2015 Arkansas Code
Title 14 - Local Government
Subtitle 3 - Municipal Government
Chapter 37 - Classification Of Cities And Towns
§ 14-37-109 - Appointment of enumerators to take census.

AR Code § 14-37-109 (2015) What's This?

(a) (1) Whenever any city or incorporated town shall desire to be made a city of the first or second class, or if it shall be deemed necessary to determine the number of inhabitants within the town or city for any purpose, on petition of ten (10) qualified voters of the town or city filed with the recorder thereof, the board of aldermen of the town or city shall consider the petition at its next regular meeting.

(2) If the board deems the prayer of petitioners well founded and deems that a census of the town or city should be taken in accordance with the prayer of the petitioners, the board may pass a resolution authorizing and directing the taking of a census of the town or city, and the mayor shall appoint enumerators to take the census, the appointees to be approved by the board.

(b) (1) The resolution authorizing the taking of census shall prescribe the duties of the enumerators as to when and how to proceed.

(2) Not more than one (1) enumerator shall be appointed for each ward. However, one (1) enumerator may take more than one (1) ward if the board deems it proper.

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