Reorganization into district created by election.
1.A fire protection district established pursuant to NRS 474.460 to 474.540, inclusive, which has been in existence for at least 10 years, may be reorganized as a fire protection district subject to the provisions of NRS 474.010 to 474.450, inclusive, in the manner provided in this section.
2.The reorganization of such a district may be initiated by:
(a)A petition signed by at least a majority of the owners of property located within the district; or
(b)A resolution of the board of county commissioners of the county in which the district is located.
3.If, after notice and a hearing, the board of county commissioners determines that the reorganization of the district is in the best interests of the county and the district, it shall adopt an ordinance reorganizing the district. The ordinance must include the name and boundaries of the district.
4.The board shall cause a copy of the ordinance, certified by the clerk of the board of county commissioners, to be filed immediately for record in the office of the county recorder.
5.The reorganization of the district is complete upon the filing of the ordinance pursuant to this section. The district thereafter is subject to the provisions of NRS 474.010 to 474.450, inclusive. Upon the completion of the reorganization of the district, the district shall assume the debts, obligations, liabilities and assets of the former district.
6.The board of county commissioners shall:
(a)Make an order dividing the district into election precincts, or providing for the election of directors at large, in the manner provided in NRS 474.070.
(b)Appoint the initial members of the board of directors of the district to terms established in the manner provided in NRS 474.130. Each director must be a resident of the precinct, if any, for which the director is appointed, and serves until a successor is elected and qualified.
Section 474.535 — Reorganization into district created by election.,