§ 359.1 Definitions
§ 359.2 Division authorized
§ 359.3 Boundaries conterminous with city
§ 359.4 Record
§ 359.5 Divisions where city included
§ 359.6 Petition — remonstrance.
§ 359.7 Notice
§ 359.8 Division — effect.
§ 359.9 Restoration to former township
§ 359.10 New township — first election.
§ 359.11 Officers to be elected
§ 359.12 Order for election
§ 359.13 Service and return
§ 359.14 Changing name — petition — notice.
§ 359.15 Hearing — order.
§ 359.16 Petition dismissed
§ 359.17 Trustees — duties — meetings.
§ 359.18 County attorney as counsel
§ 359.19 Employment of counsel
§ 359.20 Clerk to keep record
§ 359.21 Receipt and custody of funds
§ 359.23 Receipts and expenditures — annual statement.
§ 359.24 Clerk and trustees abolished
§ 359.25 Clerk and council to act
§ 359.26 Transfer of funds
§ 359.27 Payment of funds
§ 359.28 Condemnation
§ 359.29 Gifts and donations
§ 359.30 Cemetery and park tax
§ 359.31 Power and control
§ 359.32 Sale of lots — gifts.
§ 359.33 Tax for nonowned cemetery
§ 359.34 Scope of levy
§ 359.35 Cemetery funds — use.
§ 359.36 Joint boards
§ 359.37 Regulations
§ 359.38 Watchpersons appointed
§ 359.39 Ex officio police officers
§ 359.40 Cemeteries — plats — records.
§ 359.41 Conveyance of lots
§ 359.42 Township fire protection service, emergency warning system, and emergency medical service
§ 359.43 Tax levy — supplemental levy — districts.
§ 359.45 Anticipatory bonds
§ 359.46 Compensation of township trustees
§ 359.47 Compensation of township clerk
§ 359.49 Township budget
§ 359.50 Budget amendment
§ 359.51 Separate accounts
§ 359.52 Disposal of property

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 359

  • 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.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • 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.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • 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
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Magistrate: means a judicial officer appointed under chapter 602, article 6, part 4. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" and the abbreviation "A. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • oath: includes affirmation in all cases where an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and in like cases the word "swear" includes "affirm". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • 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
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • property: includes personal and real property. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Public debt: Cumulative amounts borrowed by the Treasury Department or the Federal Financing Bank from the public or from another fund or account. The public debt does not include agency debt (amounts borrowed by other agencies of the Federal Government). The total public debt is subject to a statutory limit.
  • real property: include lands, tenements, hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. 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