Montana Code Annotated 1995

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     7-12-4179. Payment of maintenance costs -- resolution for assessment. (1) The cost of maintaining each of the improvements shall be paid by assessing the benefited properties of the district under a permissible assessment option as provided in 7-12-4162 through 7-12-4165.
     (2) It is the duty of the council to estimate, as nearly as practicable, the cost of maintaining the improvements in each district for the season. Before the first Monday in September of each year, the council shall pass and finally adopt a resolution levying and assessing all the property within the several districts with an amount equal to the whole cost of maintaining the improvements within the several districts.
     (3) The resolution levying assessments to defray the cost of maintenance of the improvement shall be prepared and certified in the same manner as a resolution levying assessments for making improvements in the special improvement district.
     (4) The council may change by resolution, not more than once a year, the boundaries of any maintenance district, but the change of boundaries may not affect indebtedness existing at the time of the change.

     History: En. Sec. 18, Ch. 89, L. 1913; re-en. Sec. 5242, R.C.M. 1921; re-en. Sec. 5242, R.C.M. 1935; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 124, L. 1943; R.C.M. 1947, 11-2224(part); amd. Sec. 10, Ch. 251, L. 1979; amd. Sec. 44, Ch. 665, L. 1985.

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