Montana Code Annotated 1995

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     7-2-4807. Hearing on question of exclusion -- resolution of exclusion. (1) The clerk shall, at the next regular meeting of the city or town council after expiration of the 20 days, lay before the same all communications in writing so received by him for its consideration, and if after considering the same, such council shall duly and regularly pass and adopt a resolution to that effect, the boundaries of such city or town shall be altered so as to exclude the territory described in said petition. Said resolution shall also describe the streets, avenues, alleys, and public places in said excluded territory which are to be vacated and abandoned.
     (2) Said resolution shall become effective 30 days after its passage and approval, and thereafter the boundary of said city or town shall be as set forth in said resolution.
     (3) Such resolution shall not be finally adopted by such council after written disapproval by a majority of the owners in value of the territory proposed to be excluded or after written disapproval or protest by a majority of the owners in value of property within the corporate limits of said city or town immediately adjacent and contiguous to the territory sought to be excluded.

     History: (1), (3)En. Sec. 2, Ch. 33, L. 1927; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 130, L. 1935; re-en. Sec. 4979.2, R.C.M. 1935; Sec. 11-502, R.C.M. 1947; (2)En. Sec. 3, Ch. 33, L. 1927; re-en. Sec. 4979.3, R.C.M. 1935; Sec. 11-503, R.C.M. 1947; R.C.M. 1947, 11-502(part), 11-503(part).

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