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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1962 NO. 170 > Sep 27 1962

The annexation by a city or town of only a part of a fire protection district, sewer district or water district has the following effect upon the qualifications of the voters residing within the area annexed to vote in district elections:  (1) Fire protection district‑- the area annexed ceases to be a part of the district and residents of the area annexed are no longer qualified to vote in district elections; (2) sewer districts‑-the area annexed ceases to be a part of the district unless the legislative authority of the city or town consents to continued inclusion of the annexed area as a part of the district and residents of the area annexed are no longer qualified to vote at district elections unless the required consent has been given; (3) water districts‑-the area annexed remains a part of the district and the residents of the area annexed remain qualified to vote in district elections.