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2-615.County extension service agents; qualifications, appointment and compensation; jointly employed agents; approval of county council or district accounts and expenditures. (a) Except as otherwise provided for jointly employed agents, the executive board of the county extension council or the governing body of the extension district, as the case may be, and the director of extension, or the director's authorized representative, shall appoint an extension agent and determine the amount of the extension agent's compensation. The extension agent shall be under the general supervision of the executive board or the governing body of the extension district, as the case may be, and the director of extension. The director of extension of Kansas state university of agriculture and applied science shall determine the qualifications of each extension agent.

(b) The executive boards of two or more county extension councils and the director of extension, or the director's authorized representative, may enter into an agreement to jointly employ an extension agent or agents under like conditions as the executive board of a single county. Any such agreement may determine the amount of compensation to be paid for each such agent by each executive board of the county extension council and the director of extension, the program and service priorities that will be applicable to each such agent and the time each such agent is to spend in each county. In any case where one or more extension agents are to be jointly employed pursuant to such an agreement, each such agent may be employed and supervised by a multicounty extension governing board and the director of extension, or the director's authorized representative, in accordance with the agreement entered into by the executive boards of the county extension councils of the respective counties. Any such multicounty extension governing board shall be composed of the chairperson, vice-chairperson, secretary and treasurer of each executive board entering into the agreement.

(c) All accounts and all expenditures of funds of the county extension council or the governing body of an extension district, as the case may be, from whatever source derived shall be subject to the approval of the executive board and the director of extension of Kansas state university of agriculture and applied science.

History: L. 1951, ch. 8, § 8; L. 1972, ch. 3, § 6; L. 1981, ch. 7, § 4; L. 1987, ch. 6, § 3; L. 1991, ch. 2, § 9; July 1.



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