2014 Arkansas Code
Title 14 - Local Government
Subtitle 2 - County Government
Chapter 19 - County Buildings
§ 14-19-107 - Replacement or repair of destroyed buildings.

AR Code § 14-19-107 (2014) What's This?

(a) (1) In every case where any public buildings belonging to any county in this state have been destroyed by fire, or otherwise, and the loss of the building calls for speedy and prompt action for repair or rebuilding thereof, the county judge of the county may hold a special term of the county court for the purpose of taking such action and making such provisions as shall be proper for repairing or rebuilding the destroyed property.

(2) (A) Notice of the meeting of the court shall be published ten (10) days by advertisement in some newspaper printed in the county.

(B) If there is no such paper, the publication shall be by written notices posted at some public place at the county site of the county and at nine (9) other public places in the county, ten (10) days before the convening of such court.

(b) In all cases provided for in subsection (a) of this section, the court for levying the county taxes and making appropriations for county purposes may convene in special session at such time as the county judge may name in a call for the meeting of the court. This call shall be published for the length of time and in the manner provided for the special terms of the county court as named in subsection (a) of this section.

(c) (1) (A) When so convened in special session, the county court and court for levying county taxes and making appropriations for county purposes shall have all the powers, right, and authority of the same courts when held at the times fixed by law.

(B) (i) The county court may let contracts, and the levying courts may make appropriations and levy taxes.

(ii) Either or both of the courts may take any and all steps proper in the premises to the same extent and with like effect as if done in regular term.

(2) (A) The courts may adjourn from day to day and from time to time until the business for which they were convened is completed.

(B) A minority of the levying court, when so convened, shall have the right to adjourn from day to day until a quorum is secured as provided for in the law governing the court.

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