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2-202.State fairgrounds and buildings; use for other purposes. The tract of land conveyed by the county of Reno to the state of Kansas for fair purposes, and all other real estate acquired by the state of Kansas, for fair purposes, shall be held by the state of Kansas as a state fairgrounds, and for other authorized uses. The state fair board may direct, regulate, lease and control the use of the fairgrounds, and the buildings located thereon, in the conducting and operating of a state fair. When use of the fairgrounds, and the buildings located thereon, is not deemed necessary for use for fair purposes, the state fair board may enter into a contract, lease or agreement permitting the use of all or a portion of such fairgrounds, or buildings located thereon, for such uses and on such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon. Such contract, lease or agreement shall be in writing. In the event such contract, lease or agreement involves a use in which two or more persons or firms are known to be interested, then the contract, lease or agreement shall be awarded by the director of purchases pursuant to the provisions of article 37 of chapter 75 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated. If at any time the state of Kansas fails to hold a state fair in any one year, then the county of Reno or any association in that county organized for the purpose of holding a fair shall be permitted to use the tract conveyed by the county of Reno to the state of Kansas and buildings thereon free of charge for the purpose of holding a state fair that year.

History: R.S. 1923, § 2-202; L. 1955, ch. 2, § 1; L. 1987, ch. 5, § 7; April 30.



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2017. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2017-12-12T23:53:21. Head Rev No: 342733