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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1957 NO. 22 > Feb 21 1957

Expenses incurred in preparing tax assessment roll in newly created weed district can be paid in following year when funds are available from assessment.

AGO 1951 NO. 150 > Oct 17 1951

Should section 1, chapter 107, Laws of 1951, be held invalid, the statutes relative to the weed districts as existed prior to chapter 107, would come into effect.

AGO 1958 NO. 199 > Jun 5 1958

1.  State highway right of ways are subject to taxes or assessments levied by weed districts to be paid by legislative appropriation from the state general fund.   2.  Railroad right of ways are subject to taxes and assessments levied by weed districts based upon the value of the benefits to such property or upon the cost to the district of destroying weeds thereon when the railroad fails to do so.

AGO 1950 NO. 329 > Sep 5 1950

A weed district is a "taxing district," and as such its boundaries must have been established by March 1st of year in which the tax is levied.