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13-14b12.Creation of board of trustees; tax levy, use of proceeds; special improvement fund. Upon and after the creation of a board of trustees to manage and control a hospital, the governing body of the city shall levy annually, in addition to other taxes provided by law, a tax on all tangible taxable property within the limits of said city, for the purpose of equipping, operating, maintaining and improving such hospital and to pay a portion of the principal and interest on bonds issued by such city under the authority of K.S.A. 12-1774, and amendments thereto.

The board may transfer annually such amounts as it deems advisable to a special improvement fund to be used for the purpose of purchasing major items of equipment and making capital improvements to the hospital. The amount on hand in such fund shall at no time exceed two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) and such fund shall not be subject to the provisions of K.S.A. 79-2925 and 79-2937 or acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto except that in making the budget of the city the amounts credited to, and the amount on hand in such special fund and the amount expended therefrom shall be shown for the information of the taxpayers of the city.

History: L. 1949, ch. 149, § 5; L. 1951, ch. 160, § 1; L. 1957, ch. 118, § 1; L. 1970, ch. 77, § 7; L. 1975, ch. 494, § 19; L. 1979, ch. 52, § 63; July 1.

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