THE DRAIN CODE OF 1956 (EXCERPT)
Act 40 of 1956
280.102 Intercounty drainage districts; copies; joint drainage board, meeting, time, location, notice.
Upon filing of such application the commissioner shall within 20 days send a copy of such application by registered mail to the state director of agriculture and also to the drain commissioner of each county in which lie lands liable for assessment for benefits for the construction of such proposed drain. The drain commissioners of such counties and the director of agriculture or any deputy designated by him shall be and constitute the drainage board.
The state director of agriculture shall call a meeting of such drainage board, which meeting shall be held not less than 15 and not more than 60 days from the receipt of such notice. Such meeting shall be held in the immediate locality of the proposed drainage district. Notices of such meeting shall be posted in 5 public places within the proposed drainage district within each county, and served on the county clerk of each county and the supervisor of each township within the proposed drainage district personally or by registered mail at least 10 days before such public meeting. A notice of such meeting shall be published in each county affected once a week for 2 consecutive weeks before such meeting in a newspaper of general circulation in such county, if there is one, the first publication to be at least 10 days before the meeting.
History: 1956, Act 40, Imd. Eff. Mar. 28, 1956
Popular Name: Act 40
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