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2017 Statute


19-4102.Same; financing; tax levy; protest petition and election. The board of county commissioners of any such county may, by resolution, provide for the establishment of a countywide economic development program and may provide for the financing thereof from its general operating fund, or may levy a tax annually upon all the taxable tangible property of the county for the purpose of creating a fund therefor and to pay a portion of the principal and interest on bonds issued under the authority of K.S.A. 12-1774, and amendments thereto, by cities located in the county. In any year in which the board of county commissioners of any county shall elect to levy any tax under the authority of this section, such board shall cause a notice of its intention to make such levy to be published in the official newspaper of the county, and if within 30 days next following the date of the publication of such notice a petition, signed by electors equal in number to not less than 5% of the electors of the county, requesting an election thereon, shall be filed in the office of county election officer, no such levy shall be made without such proposition having first been submitted to and having been approved by a majority of the electors of the county voting at an election called and held thereon. Any election held under provisions of this section shall be subject to election laws applicable to elections for approval of bonds issued by such county.

History: L. 1965, ch. 209, § 2; L. 1970, ch. 100, § 30; L. 1972, ch. 89, § 2; L. 1976, ch. 141, § 1; L. 1979, ch. 52, § 132; L. 1990, ch. 66, § 33; L. 1999, ch. 154, § 41; May 27.

2020. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2020-07-10T04:21:21. Head Rev No: 582576(E)