Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 36-9-36-2; IC 36-9-37-11.

Synopsis: Funding of warning sirens under the Barrett law. Provides that emergency warning sirens may be funded under the county and municipal Barrett Law provisions.

Effective: Upon passage.


    January 5, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security.


Second Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2006)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning local government.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 36-9-36-2; (06)IN1107.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 36-9-36-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 2. (a) The following improvements may be made under this chapter by a county:
        (1) Sanitary sewers and sanitary sewer tap-ins.
        (2) Sidewalks.
        (3) Curbs.
        (4) Streets.
        (5) Storm sewers.
        (6) Lighting.
         (7) Emergency warning sirens.
        (7) (8) Any other structures necessary or useful for the collection, treatment, purification, and sanitary disposal of the liquid waste, sewage, storm drainage, and other drainage of a municipality.
    (b) The following improvements may be made under this chapter by a municipality:
        (1) Sidewalks.
        (2) Curbs.
        (3) Streets.
        (4) Alleys.
        (5) Paved public places.
        (6) Lighting.
        (7) A water main extension for a municipality that owns and operates a water utility.
         (8) Emergency warning sirens.
SOURCE: IC 36-9-37-11; (06)IN1107.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 36-9-37-11 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 11. If a municipal works board orders any of the following improvements and assessments are imposed after June 30, 2001, to pay for the improvements or to repay bonds issued under this chapter after June 30, 2001, each owner of property assessed for that improvement may elect to pay the owner's assessment in installments with interest as described in section 8.5(a) of this chapter:
        (1) Streets.
        (2) Alleys.
        (3) Other paved public places.
        (4) Lighting.
        (5) For municipalities that own and operate a water utility, water main extensions from the water utility.
        (6) Sanitary sewers.
         (7) Emergency warning sirens.
SOURCE: ; (06)IN1107.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. An emergency is declared for this act.