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Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Town of Griffith. Changes the definition of "eligible municipality". Provides that if at least 2/3 of the voters voting in a special election held in the town of Griffith (town) on the public question of whether the territory of the town should be transferred to an adjacent township vote "yes" on the public question: (1) the legislative body of the eligible municipality may submit a petition to one or more adjacent townships within two years after the special election requesting that the adjacent township accept transfer of the territory of the town; (2) the legislative body of an adjacent township Town of Griffith. Changes the definition of "eligible municipality". Provides that if at least 2/3 of the voters voting in a special election held in the town of Griffith (town) on the public question of whether the territory of the town should be transferred to an adjacent township vote "yes" on the public question: (1) the legislative body of the eligible municipality may submit a petition to one or more adjacent townships within two years after the special election requesting that the adjacent township accept transfer of the territory of the town; (2) the legislative body of an adjacent township that receives a petition for the transfer of the town's territory may adopt a resolution accepting the transfer before the later of December 31 of the year in which the petition is received or the ninetieth day after the date that the petition is received; and (3) if no legislative body of an adjacent township to which a petition for transfer was submitted by the town accepts the transfer before July 1, 2020, the territory of the town is automatically transferred to the adjacent township with the greatest assessed value effective January 1, 2022. ... View more