2012 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 22 - ELECTIONS
CHAPTER 29 - SPECIAL DISTRICT ELECTIONS ACT
22-29-302. Merger of districts; effect.


WY Stat § 22-29-302 (through 2012) What's This?

(a) A district may merge with another district even if formed under different principal acts, if the merger is first approved by the county commissioners and approved by the voters of each district. The districts included in the merger shall be considered joined to and absorbed into the surviving district.

(b) If the merger is approved, the district directors and officers of the merging districts shall transfer to the directors of the surviving district all funds, property, contracts and records of the merging districts. Upon the effective date of the merger:

(i) The surviving district shall succeed to all the property, contracts, rights and powers of the merging districts, and shall constitute and be a regularly organized district as if originally organized in the manner provided by the principal act;

(ii) Uncollected taxes, assessments or charges levied by the merging districts shall become the property of the surviving district and upon collection shall be credited to the account of the surviving district; and

(iii) The surviving district shall become liable for all the obligations, legal and contractual, of the merging districts.

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