AMENDMENT 975 RATIFIED

Tallapoosa County: Road Maintenance.

(a) In Tallapoosa County, the Legislature by local law may provide for the establishment of a road maintenance district as a public corporation composed of the owners of all lots in the Willow Point Estates as further defined herein.

(b) For the purposes of this amendment, "Willow Point Estates" means:

All recorded phases and lots in the subdivisions known as Willow Point Estates or Willow Point recorded in the office of the Judge of Probate of Tallapoosa County, which includes, but are not limited to the following:

(1) Willow Point Estates - Phase 1, Plat Book 5, Page 196, 06/22/1972.

(2) Willow Point Estates - Phase 3, Plat Book 5, Page 201, 08/23/1972.

(3) Willow Point Estates - Phases 2-4 and 5, Plat Book 6, Page 21, 08/01/1973.

(4) Willow Point Estates - Phase 6, Plat Book 56, Page 140, 05/27/1977.

(5) Willow Point Estates - Phase 7, Plat Book 7, Page 57, 03/03/1986.

(6) Willow Point Estates - Amended Phase 6, Lots 37 and 39, Plat Book 7, Page 73, 12/09/1986.

(7) Willow Point Estates - Phase 7A, Lot 22, Plat Book 7, Page 78, 01/28/1987.

(8) Willow Point Estates - Phase VIII, Plat Book 7, Page 82, 04/02/1987.

(9) Willow Point Estates - Phase VII B, Plat Book 7, Page 85, 05/20/1987.

(10) Willow Point Estates - Phase VII C, Plat Book 7, Page 90, 01/19/1988.

(11) Willow Point Estates - Amended Phase VII C, Plat Book 7, Page 128, 02/16/1989.

(12) Willow Point Estates - Phase IX, Plat Book 7, Page 158, 07/31/1990.

(13) Willow Point Estates - Phase X, Plat Book 7, Page 162, 09/26/1990.

(14) Willow Point Estates - Phase 2-A (Being a Replat of Lots 15 and 16, Block A, Willow Point Estates at Plat Book 6, Page 21), Plat Book 8, Page 1, 05/21/1993.

(15) Willow Point Estates - Phase Six "B", Plat Book 8, Page 72, 02/06/1997.

(16) Willow Point Estates - Replat of Lot 17, 18, and 19 Willow Point Estates, Phase II 4 and 5, Plat Book 9, Page 27, 09/15/1999.

(17) Willow Point Estates - Phase 3A, (Being a Replat of Lot 7 of Willow Point Estates at Plat Book 5, Page 201), Plat Book 10, Page 17, 01/17/2002.

(18) Willow Point Estates - Resurvey of Lot #1, Phase 1, Plat Book 10, Page 39, 07/16/2003.

(19) Willow Point Estates - Phase II-B, (Being a Replat of Lots 1-6, Willow Point Estates, Block C, Phase 2, at Plat Bk 6, Page 21), Plat Book 10, Page 50, 12/15/2003.

(20) Willow Point Estates - Phase VII-D, (Being a Replat of Lots 20 and 21 of Willow Point Estates, Phase VII at Plat Bk 7, Page 57), Plat Book 12, Page 91, 06/08/2016.

(21) Willow Point - Phase XI, Plat Book 8, Page 57, 06/19/96.

(22) Willow Point - Phase XII, Plat Book 8, Page 58, 06/19/96.

(23) Willow Point - Phase XII-A, Plat Book 10, Page 56, 04/23/04.

(24) Glynmere at Willow Point, Plat Book 11, Page 22, 11/04/05.

(c) The district may be established only after the filing of a petition as provided in the local law in the office of the judge of probate of the county and the approval of the formation of the district by a majority vote of the qualified voters, with each lot having one vote, voting in favor of the formation of the district at a referendum election conducted by the judge of probate pursuant to the local law. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the district shall not be established unless the owner of the roads in Willow Point Estates, with the exception of subdivision (24) Glynmere at Willow Point, joins in the petition and agrees to transfer ownership of the roads to the district in the event that the district is created. The ownership of the roads transferred to the district shall be held by the district for the benefit of the owners of lots in Willow Point Estates and the roads shall be private roads for use by the property owners of lots in Willow Point Estates and as provided by the district. After the transfer of ownership of the roads to the district, the duty to maintain the roads transferred is vested in the district. After the district becomes operative and in the manner provided by local law, the district may assess and collect an annual road maintenance charge on the owner or owners of each lot in Willow Point Estates. The proceeds of the road maintenance charges shall be used by the district only for the maintenance, construction, repair, and paving of the roads and bridges, including rights-of-way, in the district and for administration of the district. Failure to pay the road maintenance charges in a timely manner as provided by the district shall result in a lien on the property which may be enforced in the manner provided by the local law.