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Sec. 7. (a) The committee placed in charge of the levee may perform maintenance and make all necessary repairs to the levee that are necessary to keep the levee in original condition. However, the committee shall perform the maintenance of and repairs to the levee that are necessary to maintain federal certification of the levee. The committee shall notify the county executive not later than ten (10) days after a change in the status of a levee that no longer meets the requirements necessary to maintain federal certification. If it becomes necessary for the safety of the levee to change the line and location of the levee at any point in making the repairs, the committee may make the change. However, the committee may not change or relocate the general line or location of the levee.
(b) The committee shall do the following:
(1) Keep a record of the committee's proceedings.
(2) Note in the record all expenses incurred in making the repairs.
(3) File with the county auditor a statement showing the cost and expenses of making the repairs, specifying the amounts due each person.
(c) The auditor shall draw a warrant on the county treasurer in favor of each person for the amount due the person. The amounts shall be paid out of the county revenue but reimbursed to the county.
(d) Notwithstanding any other law, the cost and expenses of performing maintenance on a levee under subsection (a) shall be apportioned and assessed in the same manner as repair costs and expenses to a levee.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 14. Natural and Cultural Resources § 14-27-3-7 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-14-natural-and-cultural-resources/in-code-sect-14-27-3-7.html
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