Nebraska Revised Statute 23-293

Chapter 23 Section 293

23-293.

Township organization; discontinuance; procedure.

(1) In counties under township organization, a registered voter may file a petition or petitions for submission of the question of the discontinuance of township organization to the registered voters of the county. The petition or petitions shall be signed by registered voters equal in number to five percent of the voters registered in the county at the preceding statewide general election. When the petition or petitions are filed in the office of the county clerk or election commissioner, the question shall be submitted to the registered voters at the next general election held not less than seventy days after the filing of the petitions.

(2) In counties under township organization, if a resolution supported by a majority of the county board is filed in the office of the county clerk or election commissioner for submission of the question of discontinuance of township organization to the registered voters of the county, the question shall be submitted to the registered voters at the next general election held not less than seventy days after the filing of the resolution.

(3) A petition or county board resolution for discontinuance of township organization shall specify whether the county board of commissioners to be formed pursuant to section 23-151 will have five or seven members and that reorganization as a county board of commissioners will be effective at the expiration of the supervisors' terms of office in January of the third calendar year following the election to discontinue township organization.

Source

  • Laws 1885, c. 43, § 2, p. 236;
  • Laws 1895, c. 29, § 1, p. 154;
  • R.S.1913, § 1057;
  • C.S.1922, § 959;
  • C.S.1929, § 26-273;
  • R.S.1943, § 23-293;
  • Laws 1973, LB 75, § 18;
  • Laws 1985, LB 422, § 1;
  • Laws 2008, LB269, § 6.