Text: HF2178            Text: HF2180
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House File 2179

HOUSE FILE BY ROGERS A BILL FOR 1 An Act related to filing requirements for certain petitions to 2 the city development board. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: TLSB 5702YH (2) 84 aw/sc PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. Section 368.11, subsection 1, Code 2011, is 1 2 amended to read as follows: 1 3 1. A petition for incorporation, discontinuance, or 1 4 boundary adjustment may be filed with the board by a city 1 5 council, a county board of supervisors, a regional planning 1 6 authority, or five percent of the registered voters of a 1 7 city or territory involved in the proposal. A petition for 1 8 discontinuance or boundary adjustment may be filed with the 1 9 board by a city council, a county board of supervisors, a 1 10 regional planning authority, or five percent of the registered 1 11 voters of the city involved in the proposal. Notice of the 1 12 filing, including a copy of the petition, must be served upon 1 13 the council of each city for which a discontinuance or boundary 1 14 adjustment is proposed, the board of supervisors for each 1 15 county which contains a portion of a city to be discontinued or 1 16 territory to be incorporated, annexed or severed, the council 1 17 of a city if an incorporation includes territory within the 1 18 city's urbanized area, and any regional planning authority for 1 19 the area involved. 1 20 EXPLANATION 1 21 This bill modifies the filing requirements for petitions 1 22 to the city development board involving involuntary city 1 23 development action by specifying that a petition for 1 24 incorporation must be filed with the city development board 1 25 by 5 percent of registered voters of a territory involved in 1 26 the proposal, and a petition for discontinuance or boundary 1 27 adjustment must be filed with the city development board by 1 28 5 percent of registered voters of the city involved in the 1 29 proposal. 1 30 Current law which allows petitions for incorporation, 1 31 discontinuance, or boundary adjustments to also be filed by 1 32 a city council, a county board of supervisors, or a regional 1 33 planning authority involved in the proposal is maintained. LSB 5702YH (2) 84 aw/sc
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