§ 358.1 Definitions
§ 358.1A Incorporation
§ 358.1B Combined water and sanitary district
§ 358.2 Petition — deposit.
§ 358.3 Jurisdiction — decisions — records.
§ 358.4 Date and notice of hearing
§ 358.5 Hearing of petition and order
§ 358.6 Notice of election
§ 358.7 Election
§ 358.8 Expenses and costs of election
§ 358.9 Selection of trustees — term of office.
§ 358.10 Trustee’s bond.
§ 358.11 Sanitary district to be a body corporate
§ 358.12 Board of trustees — powers.
§ 358.13 Ordinances — publication or posting — time of taking effect.
§ 358.14 Proof of ordinances
§ 358.15 Personal interest in contracts
§ 358.16 Power to provide for sewage disposal
§ 358.17 Power to acquire and dispose of property
§ 358.18 Taxes — power to levy — tax sales.
§ 358.19 Records and disbursements
§ 358.20 Rentals and charges
§ 358.21 Debt limit — borrowing — bonds — purposes.
§ 358.22 Special assessments and connection fees
§ 358.23 Appeal to district court
§ 358.24 Contracts outside of district
§ 358.25 Revenue bonds
§ 358.26 Annexation
§ 358.27 Hearing on annexation — date and notice.
§ 358.28 Annexation hearing
§ 358.29 Notice, election, and expenses — costs.
§ 358.30 Annexation of land by a city — compensation.
§ 358.30A Severance of territory by resolution
§ 358.31 Petition filed
§ 358.32 Jurisdiction by board of supervisors
§ 358.33 Hearing on petition
§ 358.34 Notice
§ 358.35 Conducting hearing
§ 358.36 Filing order of discontinuance
§ 358.37 Pending rights or liabilities
§ 358.38 Indebtedness assumed
§ 358.39 Claims prosecuted against city
§ 358.40 Dissolution

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 358

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • clerk: means clerk of the court in which the action or proceeding is brought or is pending; and the words "clerk's office" mean the office of that clerk. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • personal property: include money, goods, chattels, evidences of debt, and things in action. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • property: includes personal and real property. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • seal: shall include an impression upon the paper alone, or upon wax, a wafer affixed to the paper, or an official stamp of a notarial officer as provided in chapter 9B. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Signature: includes an electronic signature as defined in section 554D. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See Iowa Code 4.1