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Chapter 242

< > Effective - 02 Jan 1979, see footnote    bottom

  242.030.  Notice of application — form. — 1.  Immediately after such articles of association shall have been filed, the clerk in whose office the articles of association have been filed shall give notice by causing publication to be made once a week for four consecutive weeks in some newspaper published in each county in which are situate lands and other property of the district, the last insertion to be made at least fifteen days prior to the first day of the next regular term of the circuit court at which said articles of association and petition are to be heard; said notice shall be substantially in the following form and it shall be deemed sufficient for all purposes of sections 242.010 to 242.690:


Notice is hereby given to all persons interested in the following described real estate and other property in ______ County of Missouri (here describe the property as set out in the articles of association) that articles of association asking that the foregoing lands and other property be formed into a drainage district under the provisions of chapter 242, and that the lands and other property as above described will be affected by the formation of said drainage district and be rendered liable to taxation for the purposes of paying the expenses of organizing and making and maintaining the improvements that may be found necessary to drain, protect and reclaim the lands and other property in said district, and you, and each of you, are hereby notified to appear at a session of this court to be held on the ______ day of ______, 20______, at ______ in ______ County, and show cause, if any there be, why said drainage district as set forth in the articles of association shall not be organized as a public corporation of the state of Missouri.
Clerk of the circuit court of ______ County.


  2.  The circuit court of the county in which said articles of association have been filed shall thereafter maintain and have original and exclusive jurisdiction coextensive with the boundaries and limits of said district without regard to county lines, for all purposes of sections 242.010 to 242.690; provided, that where lands in different counties are sought to be incorporated in the same district, it shall not be necessary to include all of the lands and other property in said proposed drainage district in the notice published in the different counties, but only such lands and other property in the district as are situate in the respective counties.


(RSMo 1939 § 12325, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1634)

Effective 1-2-79

---- end of effective  02 Jan 1979 ----

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