(a) Bonds authorized by Section 9-8-61 shall not be issued until proposed by order or resolution of the board of directors specifying the purpose for which the funds are to be used and the proposed undertaking, the amount of bonds to be issued and the rate of interest they are to bear. A copy of the order or resolution shall be certified to the board of supervisors.
(b) The board of supervisors shall conduct a hearing on such proposal after giving due notice of such hearing. If it appears that the proposal is within the scope and purpose of this article and meets all other requirements of the law, the proposal shall be submitted to the landowners of the watershed conservancy district by referendum under supervision of the board of supervisors.
(c) The provisions of Sections 9-8-56 through 9-8-58 as to notice, qualifications of voters, absentee voting and manner of holding referendum elections in organizing a watershed conservancy district shall apply to the referendum held under this section. If two thirds of the landowners voting favor the proposal, such bonds may be issued.