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2-129. County aid; amount; tax levies, use of proceeds. Each fair association complying with the provisions of K.S.A. 2-127 and 2-128, and amendments thereto, upon filing with the clerk of the county an estimate and a report as provided in K.S.A. 2-130 and 2-131, and amendments thereto, shall be entitled to receive from the county, and the board of county commissioners shall pay to each such fair association, a sum equal to the actual cost of providing and paying for the premiums and rewards actually awarded at its annual fair for the current year including, but not limited to, the actual cost of the printing of the premiums list and the amount to be paid judges of the fair exhibits for the current year. In counties having a population of more than 125,000 and an assessed tangible valuation of more than $150,000,000, the board of county commissioners may give official recognition to both a county fair association and a livestock show association, and where such recognition is given, the county shall pay to each such county fair and livestock show association a sum equal to the actual cost of providing and paying for the premiums and rewards actually awarded at its annual show for the current year including, but not limited to, the actual cost of the printing of the premiums list and the amount to be paid judges of the fair exhibits for the current year. In counties having a population of not less than 17,500 nor more than 22,000 which have an assessed tangible valuation of not less than $31,000,000 nor more than $47,000,000 and not adjoining another state, the county may pay additional funds which may be used for the purchase of grounds and the erecting and maintenance of buildings to be used for such fair. In Leavenworth county and counties having a population of not less than 34,000 and not more than 50,000 and having an assessed taxable tangible valuation of more than $60,000,000, the county, in addition, may pay to another fair in such county, if such fair has been established and in operation for more than 10 years, a sum for the purpose of providing and paying for the premiums and rewards actually awarded at its annual fair for the current year including, but not limited to, the actual cost of the printing of the premiums list and the amount to be paid judges of the fair exhibits for the current year. The board of county commissioners may make an annual tax levy upon all of the assessed taxable tangible valuation of such county to raise the funds for the purposes hereinbefore authorized 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.

History: L. 1929, ch. 1, § 5; L. 1949, ch. 1, § 3; L. 1951, ch. 2, § 1; L. 1953, ch. 1, § 1; L. 1957, ch. 2, § 1; L. 1961, ch. 1, § 1; L. 1963, ch. 2, § 1; L. 1965, ch. 1, § 1; L. 1967, ch. 3, § 1; L. 1975, ch. 162, § 1; L. 1979, ch. 52, § 10; L. 1987, ch. 4, § 1; L. 2004, ch. 101, § 3; L. 2013, ch. 71, § 3; July 1.



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