2014 Arkansas Code
Title 14 - Local Government
Subtitle 15 - Solid Waste Disposal, Waterworks, And Sewer Improvement Districts
Chapter 250 - Wastewater Treatment Districts
§ 14-250-106 - Petition to establish.
(a) When resolutions proposing creation of a regional wastewater collection and treatment district are passed by the councils or other governing bodies of two (2) or more municipalities, a petition to establish a regional wastewater collection and treatment district may be submitted to the circuit court of a county which contains a significant portion of the proposed district.
(b) The petition shall contain a duly executed resolution from each entity authorizing each entity to be included in the district, provided that, in any unincorporated area, fifty-one percent (51%) of property owners by number shall approve by petition prior to being included in the district. The petition shall also contain:
(1) An accurate description and a map of the area to be served initially;
(2) A brief statement showing the need for formation of the district and describing the benefits to be received by residents or property owners in the area;
(3) The proposed name of the district;
(4) The proposed location of the principal office of the district.
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