24-516. Bond election; notice; canvass of returns. After the approval of the plans, specifications and estimates by the school of engineering, the board of directors shall order an election to be held, in the manner hereinafter provided, for the purpose of submitting to the electors of the district the proposition to issue improvement bonds for the purpose of carrying on the work laid out in said plans, specifications and estimates, or such portion thereof as the board of directors may deem necessary: Provided, That all work shall be done in harmony with the first subdivision of K.S.A. 24-514. A proclamation calling such election shall be published in at least one newspaper of each county in the district, stating the time and places when and where said election shall be held. Said proclamation shall be published at least ten days before the time set for said election and shall contain the names of the judges and clerks appointed for each precinct designated therein.
The polls shall be kept open from eight a.m. to six o'clock p.m., and the returns made and the results ascertained in the same manner as provided by law for general county elections, except that the returns shall be made to and canvassed by the board of directors of the district. The board of directors shall meet and canvass the returns of all such elections and declare the result, and if a majority of those voting at the election authorize the issuing of the bonds, the board of directors shall have power to issue the same and cause the work for which they were authorized to be done.
History: L. 1911, ch. 170, § 16; March 27; R.S. 1923, 24-516.
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