Section 11-42-126

Declaration of election result; declaration of annexation of municipality.

If a majority of the votes cast in such city or town is in favor of ratifying the agreement of annexation and merger, the result shall be so declared, and the mayor of each city or town shall by joint proclamation, published in some newspaper published in the city or town or in the county, if no newspaper is published in the city or town, declare the annexation of the one city or town to the other city or town under the agreement of annexation and merger.

(Code 1907, §1139; Code 1923, §1834; Code 1940, T. 37, §201.)