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2014 Statute


80-942.Conveyance of cemetery property to Tecumseh township in Shawnee county; transfer of books, records, papers and fund. (a) The township board of Tecumseh township in Shawnee county is hereby authorized to acquire from the Bethel cemetery association, with the consent of such association, the following described cemetery property and any improvements thereon:

Beginning at a point on the south line 20 feet west of the southeast corner of the northwest quarter of section 13 in township 12 of range 16 west of the 6th P.M., Shawnee county, Kansas, thence running north 27 rods, thence west 12 rods, thence south 27 rods to the south line of such quarter, thence east to the point of beginning.

(b) Upon the conveyance of the cemetery property under subsection (a), title to all such property shall vest in Tecumseh township, and the permanent maintenance fund, if any, together with any investments then outstanding, and all books, records and papers of such cemetery shall be transferred to the treasurer of such township and shall become the property thereof.  Upon the transfer of such property and funds, the township board shall care for and maintain such cemetery with any moneys of the cemetery corporation including the principal of and income from the permanent maintenance fund, if any; and, if such moneys are insufficient to properly maintain such cemetery, with funds of the township.  The principal of and income from the permanent maintenance fund may be deposited in any appropriate fund of the township or may be invested in the manner provided for other township money, but shall be used exclusively for care and maintenance of such cemetery.

History: L. 1997, ch. 74, § 3; Apr. 17.