Section 11-42-151

Councils to define boundaries of territory to be incorporated in consolidated municipality upon receipt of petition requesting election as to consolidation.

When 10 percent in numbers of the qualified voters according to the last municipal election of each of the municipalities to be consolidated shall sign a petition addressed to their respective municipal councils, requesting that an election be held to determine whether the three municipalities be consolidated, said councils of the municipalities between which outside territory to be incorporated in the consolidated municipality lies shall define the boundaries of such territory.

(Acts 1919, No. 423, p. 547; Code 1923, §1860; Code 1940, T. 37, §219.)