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Sec. 2. (a) If a county is a member of a joint solid waste management district and withdraws from the joint district under IC 13-21-3-1(d)(2) and IC 13-21-4, the county executive of the county may adopt an ordinance determining that both of the following apply to the county:
(1) The county will no longer be a member of a joint solid waste management district.
(2) The county will not be designated as a county solid waste management district.
(b) If a county withdraws from a joint solid waste management district under IC 13-21-4 and adopts an ordinance under subsection (a):
(1) the county is responsible for its share of legal obligations (if any) arising from its former membership in the joint district as provided under IC 13-21-4; and
(2) any assets of the joint district that are apportioned to the county under IC 13-21-4-4 become assets of the county and:
(A) shall be used by the county to satisfy the legal obligations described in subdivision (1); or
(B) to the extent that the assets are not needed to satisfy the legal obligations described in subdivision (1), shall be used by the county in providing services previously provided by the district.
(c) If the county executive of the county adopts an ordinance under subsection (a), the county, after the date on which the withdrawal of the county from the joint solid waste management district is effective under IC 13-21-4:
(1) is no longer subject to this article, except for this chapter; and
(2) is not a county district or a member of a joint district.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 13. Environment § 13-21-15-2 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-13-environment/in-code-sect-13-21-15-2/
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