12-3904. Same; procedures, functions; petition; election. Whenever a petition, signed by not less than 10% of the qualified electors of any political or taxing subdivision of this state or any two or more political or taxing subdivisions of this state, shall be filed with the governing body of such subdivision or subdivisions requesting that a proposition for the consolidation of specified operations, procedures and functions of designated offices or agencies of such subdivision or subdivisions be submitted to the electors thereof, such governing body or governing bodies shall submit such proposition at an election called and held for such purpose in the manner provided by the general bond law. The wording of such a petitioned-for proposition affecting the functions of two or more subdivisions shall be expressed in general terms. If the proposition is approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon, the governing body or governing bodies shall develop and implement a plan for the consolidation consistent with the intent of the proposition. If such proposition eliminates an elective office by consolidation, the governing body of such subdivision or subdivisions shall provide for the hearing by K.S.A. 12-3903, and amendments thereto. The governing body shall submit such proposition at the next regular general election of the county in which the office of governor is elected in accordance with K.S.A. 12-3903, and amendments thereto.
History: L. 1974, ch. 426, § 4; L. 1988, ch. 80, § 2; L. 1992, ch. 77, § 1; July 1.
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