(1) If the board of directors considers it for the best interest of the district that the proposed improvement be constructed, the board, by resolution, may call an election to be held within the boundaries of the land described in the petition for the purpose of submitting the question as to whether or not the proposed improvement shall be constructed. The board shall in the resolution fix the time and place of holding the election, specify the polling place and appoint three judges who shall constitute a board of election. The resolution shall also contain the ballot title to be used at the election. The ballot title shall contain such information as in the judgment of the board will advise the owners of the land to be charged with the cost of the proposed improvement as to the general nature of the improvement and the estimated cost.
(2) The board at the time of calling the election within the land described in the petition shall also by resolution call an election to be held within the district at large for the purpose of submitting the question as to whether or not the proposed improvement shall be constructed. This resolution shall contain provisions identical with those provided for in subsection (1) of this section. The election in the district at large shall be held on the same day that the election within the territory described in the petition is held. The election shall be conducted, as nearly as practicable, in accordance with the general election laws of the state applicable to irrigation districts. [Formerly 545.404]Section: Previous 545.305 545.307 545.312 545.314 545.315 545.316 545.318 545.319 545.320 545.322 545.323 545.324 545.326 545.328 545.330 Next
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