Nebraska Statutes > Chapter 12 > § 12-501 - Formation; trustees; election; notice; clerk; right to establish cemetery limited
Current as of: 2010
Every cemetery hereafter established, other than those owned, operated and maintained by towns, villages and cities, by churches, and by fraternal and benevolent societies, shall be owned, conducted and managed by cemetery associations organized and incorporated as hereinafter provided. The establishment of a cemetery by any agency other than those enumerated herein shall constitute a nuisance, and its operation may be enjoined at the suit of any taxpayer in the state. It shall be lawful for any number of persons, not less than five, who are residents of the county in which they desire to form themselves into an association, to form themselves into a cemetery association, and to elect any number of their members, not less than three, to serve as trustees, and one member as clerk, who shall continue in office during the pleasure of the society; all such elections shall take place at a meeting of four or more members of such association by a majority vote of those present; Provided, a notice for such meeting shall have been published in a local newspaper, or posted in three places within the precinct or township, at least fifteen days prior to said meeting.
R.S.1866, c. 25, § 45, p. 205; Laws 1905, c. 38, § 1, p. 274; R.S.1913, § 679; C.S.1922, § 588; C.S.1929, § 13-501; Laws 1935, c. 27, § 1, p. 121; C.S.Supp.,1941, § 1
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