A merged area shall not purchase land which will increase the aggregate of land owned by the merged area, excluding land acquired by donation or gift, to more than three hundred twenty acres without the approval of the director of the department of education. The limitation does not apply to a merged area owning more than three hundred twenty acres, excluding land acquired by donation or gift, prior to January 1, 1969.
With the approval of the director of the department of education, the board of directors of a merged area at any time may sell any land in excess of one hundred sixty acres owned by the merged area, and an election is not necessary in connection with the sale. The proceeds of the sale may be used for any of the purposes stated in section 260C.22. This paragraph is in addition to any authority under other provisions of law.
[C71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 280A.35]
83 Acts, ch 25, § 1; 86 Acts, ch 1245, § 1473; 92 Acts, ch 1037, §1 ~IC93, § 260C.35
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