(1) The governing body may adopt by resolution or ordinance a proposal to construct sewage treatment works and to finance the construction by revenue bonds, general obligation bonds or by assessment against the benefited property.
(2) The resolution or ordinance shall:
(a) Describe the boundaries of the affected area which must be located within a single drainage basin as identified in regional treatment works plans; and
(b) Contain findings that there is a threat to drinking water.
(3) The proposal must be approved by a majority vote of the governing body and does not require the approval of the residents or landowners in the affected area or municipality.
(4) The governing body shall forward a certified copy of the resolution or ordinance to the Environmental Quality Commission. Preliminary plans and specifications for the proposed treatment works shall be submitted to the commission with the resolution or ordinance. [1981 c.358 §3; 1983 c.235 §8]Section: Previous 454.215 454.225 454.235 454.245 454.255 454.275 454.280 454.285 454.290 454.295 454.300 454.305 454.310 454.315 454.317 Next
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