307.26 Organization and maintenance of civic and social centers.

The board of county commissioners may, provide for the organization and maintenance of civic and social centers throughout the county, employ an expert director who shall superintend and administer the centers, and levy a tax and create a fund for the payment of all expenses involved in the social and educational work contemplated in this section. Any municipal corporation carrying on similar work shall, at the option of the city council or other governing body, be exempt from the operation of this section. The board may, or, upon petition of ten per cent of the qualified school electors of the county shall, refer the question of providing for this social, educational, and recreational work to a vote of the electors of the county or such portions of the county as are affected by this section.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953.