Levy to pay interest and expenses
(1)It is the duty of the board of county commissioners of the county in which the office of any irrigation district is located, immediately upon receipt of the returns of the total assessment of said district and upon the receipt of the certificates of the board of directors certifying the total amount of money required to be raised as provided in section 37-42-125, to fix the rate of levy necessary to provide the amount of money required to pay the interest and principal of the bonds of said district as the same becomes due; also, to fix the rate necessary to provide the amount of money required for any other purposes provided in this article which are to be raised by the levy of assessments upon the real property of said district; and to certify said respective rates to the board of county commissioners of each county embracing any portion of said district. The rate of levy necessary to raise the required amount of money on the valuation for assessment of the property of said district shall be increased fifteen percent to cover delinquencies.
(2)For the purposes of said district, it is the duty of the board of county commissioners of each county in which any irrigation district is located, in whole or in part, at the time of making levy for county purposes, to make a levy, at the rates above specified, upon all lands in said district within their respective counties and, in case of contract with the United States, in the amounts and on the tracts as fixed and certified by the board of directors. If the board of directors of an irrigation district has certified the amount payable for any tract of one acre or less, it is the duty of the board of county commissioners of each county in which the irrigation district is located, in whole or in part, also to levy such amount against each of such tracts. All taxes levied under this article are special taxes.
Section 37-42-127 — Levy to pay interest and expenses,
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