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Chapter 257

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  257.240.  Board to make regulations, violation, misdemeanor, enforcement by civil process. — 1.  In order to secure the best results from the execution and operation of the plans and facilities of the district, the board of trustees, after due publication and public hearings, and subject to appeal to and decree of the court, shall make regulations for the administration of the district and for the adjustment, connection or coordination of watercourses or works, facilities or operations to or with the waters, improvements, works, operations or facilities of the district.

  2.  The construction or operation of any works or facilities harmful to the district and contrary to regulations adopted or approved by the board of trustees is deemed a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars for each offense.

  3.  The board of trustees may enforce by mandamus or otherwise all necessary regulations made by them in accordance with this chapter and may remove any harmful construction or may close any operation improperly done and they may bring such suits in mandamus in the court of appeals in the first instance, if deemed advisable by them.

  4.  Any public corporation or person willfully failing to comply with the regulations is liable for damage caused by such failure, and for the cost of renewing any construction damaged or destroyed.


(L. 1959 S.B. 199 § 24)

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