Lands a basic asset of state.
Consequence of soil erosion.
Appropriate corrective methods.
Legislative policy for conservation.
Powers and duties of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; rules.
Soil and Water Conservation Council; powers and duties.
Additional powers of department.
Administrative officer of soil and water conservation.
Creation of soil and water conservation districts.
Hearing upon question of creation; notice, etc.
Referendum for creation.
Results of referendum; publication, etc.
Organization of district, etc.
Addition of territory to district or removal of territory therefrom.
Presumption as to establishment.
Election of supervisors of each district.
Qualifications and tenure of supervisors.
Powers of districts and supervisors.
Adoption of land use regulations.
Performance of work under the regulations by the supervisors.
Rules of procedure of board.
Petition to board to vary from regulations.
Cooperation between districts.
State agencies to cooperate.
Discontinuance of districts; referendum; commissioner’s authority.
Certification of results of referendum; dissolution.
Establishment of watershed improvement districts within soil and water conservation districts authorized.
Petition for establishment; provisions.
Notice and hearing on petition; determination of need for district; boundaries.
Determination of feasibility of proposed district; referendum.
Consideration of results of referendum; declaration of organization of district.
Organization of district; certification to clerks of circuit courts; limitation on tax rate.
Establishment of watershed improvement district situated in more than one soil and water conservation district.
Change of district boundaries; additions, detachments, transfers of land from one district to another; change of district name.
Board of directors of district.
Officers, agents, and employees; surety bonds; annual audit.
Status and general powers of districts; power to levy tax; power to construct, operate, improve and maintain works of improvement; power to obtain necessary lands or interests therein.
Levy of taxes; procedure, etc.
Fiscal powers of governing body; bonds, etc.
Additional powers and authority.
Watershed improvement district to coordinate work with flood control districts.
Discontinuance of watershed improvement district.
Discontinuance of soil and water conservation district.