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Chapter 205

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  205.979.  Election — notice — ballot form — how conducted. — 1.  The board of trustees may request that the governing body of the county or counties request the election officials of any county or city not within a county containing all or part of such service area to submit to the qualified voters of such county, or city not within a county, at a* general, primary, or special election the proposition contained in subsection 3 of this section.  Such election officials shall give legal notice at least sixty days prior to such general, primary, or special election in at least two newspapers that such proposition shall be submitted at any general, primary, or special election held for submission of the proposal.  A request by the board of trustees for a proposition to be submitted to the voters as set out in this section shall be considered a request of the county, or city not within a county, for purposes of section 115.063.

  2.  The tax may not be levied to exceed forty cents per each one hundred dollars assessed valuation therefor.

  3.  The ballot to be used for voting on the proposition shall be substantially in the following form:


(Check the one for which you wish to vote.)
Shall (name of county) establish a community mental health fund to establish, improve (and) (or) maintain a community mental health service, and for which the (county) shall levy a tax of (insert exact amount to be voted upon) cents per each one hundred dollars assessed valuation therefor?
☐ YES ☐ NO


  4.  The election shall be conducted and the vote canvassed in the same manner as other county elections.


(L. 1969 S.B. 168 § 5, A.L. 1978 S.B. 652, A.L. 1990 H.B. 1383)

Effective 1-1-91

*Words "at a" do not appear in original rolls.

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