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House File 2223

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  1  1    Section 1.  Section 368.7, subsection 1, Code 1997, is
  1  2 amended to read as follows:
  1  3    1.  All of the owners of land in a territory adjoining a
  1  4 city may apply in writing to the council of the adjoining city
  1  5 requesting annexation of the territory.  Territory comprising
  1  6 railway right-of-way or territory comprising not more than
  1  7 twenty percent of the land area may be included in the
  1  8 application without the consent of the owner to avoid creating
  1  9 an island or to create more uniform boundaries if a copy of
  1 10 the application is mailed by certified mail to the owner and
  1 11 each affected public utility, at least ten days prior to any
  1 12 action taken by the city council on the application.  The
  1 13 application must contain a legal description and a map of the
  1 14 territory showing its location in relationship to the city.
  1 15 An annexation including territory comprising not more than
  1 16 twenty percent of the land area without consent of the
  1 17 property owners is not complete without approval by four-
  1 18 fifths of the members of the board after a hearing for all
  1 19 affected property owners and the county and a favorable vote
  1 20 of the registered voters of the territory to be annexed.  The
  1 21 election shall be scheduled and conducted as provided in
  1 22 section 368.19, except that only the registered voters
  1 23 residing in the territory to be annexed are eligible to vote
  1 24 on the proposal.  
  1 25                           EXPLANATION
  1 26    This bill provides that voluntary annexation of a territory
  1 27 adjoining a city which includes territory comprising not more
  1 28 than 20 percent of the land area without consent of the owners
  1 29 is not complete without approval by four-fifths of the members
  1 30 of the city development board plus a favorable vote of
  1 31 registered voters of the territory to be annexed.  
  1 32 LSB 4048HH 77
  1 33 tj/cf/24
     

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