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§ 39-108. Hearings on creation of district--Protests and objections

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 11. Cities and Towns

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 11. Cities and Towns (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Municipal Code (Refs & Annos)
Municipal Departments and Services
Article XXXIX. Improvement Districts (Refs & Annos)
11 Okl.St.Ann. § 39-108
§ 39-108. Hearings on creation of district--Protests and objections
A. At the hearing of the governing body on the proposed resolution creating a district, any interested person or owner of property to be assessed for the improvement may file a written protest or objection questioning the:
1. Propriety and advisability of constructing the improvement;
2. Estimated cost of the improvement;
3. Manner of paying for the improvement; and
4. Amount to be assessed against the individual tract or parcel of land.
B. The governing body may recess the hearing from time to time so that all protestants may be heard.
C. At the hearing, the governing body may:
1. Correct any mistake or irregularity in any proceeding relating to the improvement;
2. Correct an assessment made against any tract or parcel of land;
3. In case of any invalidity, reassess the cost of the improvement against an abutting tract or parcel of land;
4. Delete any tract or parcel of land, protested by the owner, from the district; and
5. Recess the hearing from time to time.
D. Within thirty (30) days after the governing body has concluded the hearing; determined the advisability of constructing the improvement and the type and character of the improvement; and created the improvement district, any person who, during the hearing, filed a written protest with the governing body protesting the construction of the improvement may commence an action in district court to correct or set aside the determination of the governing body. After the lapse of thirty (30) days succeeding the determination of the governing body, any action attacking the validity of the proceedings and the amount of benefit to be derived from the improvement is perpetually barred. Provided, however, if the owners of fifty percent (50%) or more in area of the tracts or parcels within the district or a majority of the owners of record of property in the assessment area protest, in writing, the creation of the district, the district shall not be created.

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Laws 1978, c. 233, § 8, emerg. eff. April 25, 1978; Laws 1985, c. 26, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1985; Laws 1999, c. 343, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 1999.
11 Okl. St. Ann. § 39-108, OK ST T. 11 § 39-108
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2022) effective through October 1, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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