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2-625.Same; educational extension programs, subjects; program development committees and plans; annual budget and tax levy, limitations. (a) The governing body of each extension district shall plan and conduct the educational extension programs for the extension district in accordance with this act. The governing body of the extension district shall appoint program development committees to develop educational program plans on extension work in agricultural pursuits, in home economics work, in 4-H club and youth work, and in economic development initiatives. Each program development committee shall consist of six or more members from each county. Each program development committee shall be chaired by a member of the governing body of the extension district and shall meet as needed to plan educational programs to meet the needs of the extension district. All program plans shall be subject to final approval of the governing body of the extension district.

(b) The governing body of the extension district and the director of extension of Kansas state university of agriculture and applied science, or the director's authorized representative, shall meet and adopt the annual budget for the extension district to provide for the extension programs, acting together as a body, in accordance with and subject to the provisions of K.S.A. 79-2925 et seq., and amendments thereto, regarding the budgets of taxing subdivisions, except as otherwise specified by this act.

(c) The governing body of the extension district, in the same manner as provided by law applying to other taxing subdivisions, may make an annual tax levy upon all the taxable tangible property of the extension district for the purpose of raising funds to be used to plan and conduct the educational extension programs of the extension district, to be levied and collected as other taxes, at a rate fixed in accordance with the approved budget and of not to exceed the greater of (1) the rate of 2.5 mills or (2) the rate determined to yield an amount equal to the product of $75,000 multiplied by the number of counties within the extension district. The governing body shall certify the levy so fixed to the county clerk of each county in the extension district who is hereby authorized and required to place such levy on the tax rolls of the county to be collected by the county treasurer and paid by the county treasurer to the treasurer of the extension district.

History: L. 1991, ch. 2, § 3; July 1.



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2017. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2017-10-19T03:22:12. Head Rev No: 274186