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CHAPTER 365. TOWN GENERAL LAW

Table of Sections
Section Headnote
BOUNDARIES, POWERS, CONTRACTS, PROPERTY
365.01 1906 BOUNDARIES REMAIN UNLESS CHANGED BY COUNTY.
365.02 TOWN CORPORATION MAY SUE, OWN PROPERTY, MAKE CONTRACTS.
365.025 CONTRACTS; TIME PAYMENTS; PETITION ON BIG BUYS.
365.03 [Repealed, 1988 c 639 s 7]
365.04 PROPERTY TO OR FOR USE OF TOWN IS TOWN PROPERTY.
365.05 DEED OF TOWN LAND; FORMALITIES; INTEREST GIVEN.
365.06 [Repealed, 1987 c 90 s 11]
TOWN CHARGES
365.07 TO PAY OFFICERS AND EXPENSES; TO RAISE MONEY.
365.08 TOWN DAMAGE TO PRIVATE ROAD IS A CHARGE IF VOTED.
365.09 CHARGES PAID BY TAXES LEVIED UNDER CHAPTER 275.
TOWN MEETING POWERS
365.10 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING; POWERS OF ELECTORS.
365.105 [Repealed, 1984 c 562 s 48]
365.106 [Repealed, 1984 c 562 s 48]
ORDINANCES; BYLAWS
365.11 NOTICE OF BYLAW REQUIRED; BINDS ALL IN TOWN.
365.12 [Repealed, 1984 c 562 s 48]
365.125 ORDINANCE FORMALITIES; PUBLISH, POST, RECORD.
ANIMAL POUNDS
365.13 POUNDMASTER NEEDED IF ELECTORS WANT POUND.
TOWN BUILDINGS
365.14 BOARD TO TAX FOR, CONTRACT FOR, MANAGE TOWN HALL.
POLICE, FIRE, WATER SERVICE
365.15 ELECTORS TELL BOARD HOW MUCH FOR POLICE, FIRE.
365.16 BOARD TO TAX FOR, GET, MANAGE POLICE, FIRE GEAR.
365.17 JOINT FIRE EQUIPMENT WITH ADJACENT TOWNS.
365.18 BOARD LEVY FOR POLICE, FIRE GEAR, AND PROTECTION.
365.181 CONTRACTED FIRE SERVICE; COST DATA; ASSESSMENTS.
365.19 RELATION OF LEVIES TO FORESTRY ACT, LEVY.
365.20 POLICE, FIRE, WATER IN CERTAIN PLATTED TOWNS.
365.21 SPECIAL ELECTION FOR POLICE, FIRE, WATER.
365.22 CONDUCT OF ELECTION; BALLOTS, VOTING, HOURS.
365.23 MEETING FOR SECTION 365.20 SPENDING, PACTS, TAX.
365.24 ELECTION MAY REVOKE EARLIER GRANT OF POWER.
365.243 COUNTY FIRE SERVICE TO UNORGANIZED TERRITORY.
365.25 [Repealed, 1971 c 845 s 20]
TOWN CEMETERIES
365.26 LAND; BOARD CONTROL; SALE OR LEASE; CITY AID.
365.27 SALE AND REVERSION OF LOTS LIMITED; USE OF FUNDS.
365.28 PUBLIC BURIAL GROUND IS TOWN'S AFTER TEN YEARS.
365.29 PART OF LOT PRICE TO CEMETERY FUND; USE OF FUNDS.
365.30 BOARD SETS LOT CARE SHARE; USE OF FUNDS.
365.31 GIFT FOR CEMETERY OR LOT; USE OF FUNDS FOR CARE.
365.32 BOARD MAY HAVE LOT MONEY GO TO COUNTY TREASURER.
365.33 HOW COUNTY TO TREAT TOWN CEMETERY MONEY.
365.34 IF DEPOSITORY CHANGED, FUND TO BE CHANGED.
365.35 FUND PRINCIPAL; INTEREST.
365.36 INVESTMENT OF CEMETERY FUND.
BID REQUIREMENTS, CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
365.37 CONFLICTS, BIDS, EMERGENCIES, PENALTY, REMOVAL.
CLAIMS, LAWSUITS, JUDGMENTS
365.38 NOTIFY CLERK BEFORE SUIT; WAIT 30 DAYS ON ORDER.
365.39 LAWSUIT WITH TOWN AS PARTY IS LIKE ANY LAWSUIT.
365.40 TOWN NAME IN SUIT; EXCEPTION; SERVICE; DEFENSE.
365.41 JUDGMENT AGAINST TOWN; PAYMENT; EXECUTION.
365.42 AMOUNT OF UNPAID JUDGMENT ADDED TO TAX LEVY.
YEARLY TAX, SPENDING, DEBT LIMITS
365.43 NO DEBT, SPENDING BEYOND TAX LIMIT WITHOUT VOTE.
365.431 AMOUNT VOTED AT MEETING IS TAX LIMIT.
SEPARATION FROM STATUTORY CITY
365.44 FIFTY-VOTER PETITION; BALLOT AT TOWN MEETING.
DISSOLUTION OF TOWNS
365.45 AFTER ELECTION OR COUNTY BOARD MAY IF TAXES LATE.
365.46 NOTICE TO SECRETARY OF STATE, OTHERS; RECORDING.
365.47 COUNTY'S DISPOSAL OF TOWN'S FUNDS; DEBT LEVY.
365.48 COUNTY MAY BOND TO PAY DEBT OF DISSOLVED TOWN.
365.49 PROPERTY OF DISSOLVED TOWN BELONGS TO COUNTY.
TOWN MEETING
365.50 FIRST TOWN MEETING; NOTICE, OFFICERS, POWERS.
365.51 ANNUAL MEETING; NOTICE, BUSINESS, ELECTIONS.
365.52 SPECIAL MEETING; FOR ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE.
365.53 CLERK TO RECORD NEED TO MEET; GIVE NOTICE.
365.54 ANNUAL MEETING TIME; CONVENER; MODERATOR; PAY.
365.55 TOWN CLERK IS MEETING CLERK; MINUTES TO BE FILED.
365.56 ORDER OF BUSINESS; PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE.
365.57 WHO MAY VOTE; CHALLENGES; OATH.
365.58 MAY ADJOURN MEETING.
365.59 COUNTY TO APPOINT OFFICERS IF NONE ELECTED.
365.60 [Repealed, 1978 c 572 s 8]
365.61 [Repealed, 1980 c 487 s 23]