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2014 Statute


12-16,127.Removal of debris in certain cities, request of assistance from department of transportation, limitations; eligible cities. (a) Any eligible city may request from the department of transportation such equipment and personnel as may be necessary to remove, haul or transport any debris from demolished residential structures located within the boundaries of such city, but outside any existing 100-year flood-plain as identified by the United States federal emergency management agency, that have been damaged by flood waters. Upon receipt of such request by the department of transportation, the department shall provide the requested equipment and personnel as the secretary of transportation deems appropriate and at such time as the equipment and personnel become available according to the work schedule of the department. The equipment and personnel shall be provided at no cost to the city making such request.

(b) An eligible city shall only request the demolition of those residential structures which have been deemed unsafe, dangerous or abandoned by the city and which may be razed by the city pursuant to K.S.A. 12-1750 et seq., and amendments thereto.

(c) For the purposes of this section "eligible city" means any city located, in whole or in part, within the boundaries of any county designated by the United States federal emergency management agency under major disaster declaration FEMA-1711-DR as eligible to receive individual or public assistance from the United States federal government.

(d) The provisions of this act shall expire on and after July 1, 2013.

History: L. 2008, ch. 161, § 1; May 22.