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2014 Statute


80-943.Conveyance of cemetery property to Topeka township in Shawnee county; transfer of books, records, papers and fund. (a) The township board of Topeka township in Shawnee county is hereby authorized to acquire from the Lynn Creek cemetery association, with the consent of such association, the following described cemetery property and any improvements thereon, commonly known as the Lynn Creek Cemetery, Shawnee county, Kansas:

That part of the southeast quarter of section 33 in township 12 south of baseline in range 16 east of the principal meridian, described as follows:  Commencing at the southwest corner of the above described parcel of ground, thence north 21 rods, thence east 40 rods, thence south 21 rods, thence west 40 rods to the place of beginning.

(b) Upon the conveyance of the cemetery property under subsection (a), title to all such property shall vest in Topeka 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. 2000, ch. 43, § 1; July 1.