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19-4110.Interlocal cooperation agreement between counties for economic development promotion; authority conferred by agreement; filing of agreement; certification of assessed valuation by appraiser. (a) The board of county commissioners of any two or more counties may enter into an interlocal cooperation agreement under K.S.A. 12-2901 et seq., and amendments thereto, to jointly promote economic development at any location or locations within the geographical boundaries of any one or more of such counties in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 19-4101 et seq., and amendments thereto.

(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, any such interlocal cooperation agreement may:

(1) Provide for the establishment of a strategic, multi-year economic development plan that identifies any capital improvement, infrastructure or other needs, or combination thereof, within the geographical boundaries of the counties which have entered into such agreement and addresses those needs, on a prioritized basis, to promote economic development activities by any public agency, private agency or combination of such agencies within the geographical boundaries of such counties;

(2) provide for the creation of a separate legal entity that shall be authorized to exercise all powers conferred upon separate legal entities under the provisions of K.S.A. 12-2904a, and amendments thereto, and all powers conferred upon incorporated industrial districts under the provisions of K.S.A. 19-3808, and amendments thereto, within the geographical boundaries of the counties which have entered into such agreement in connection with the execution, implementation, management or conduct, or combination thereof, of the joint or cooperative economic development activities set forth in the agreement;

(3) provide that the separate legal entity described in subsection (b)(2) shall use any dues, fees, assessments and other financial contributions from member public agencies; any receipts from any general tax levied on all tangible property within the geographical boundaries of all of the counties which have entered into such agreement to support economic development activities set forth in the agreement; any proceeds of bonds, notes, loans or other authorized forms of indebtedness; any grants, gifts or donations from public and private agencies; and any other authorized source of revenue to create an economic development fund to further the objects and purposes set forth in the agreement. Such agreement shall provide that such separate legal entity shall make such expenditures, transfers, including grants and loans and disbursements from the economic development fund deemed necessary or otherwise appropriate in connection with any established economic development project or activity at any location or locations within the geographical boundaries of any one or more of such counties; and

(4) provide that consideration for participation in the agreement may include a system of revenue-sharing assessments or transfers among and between the counties which have entered into such agreement based on the growth in assessed valuation of the property subject to the interlocal cooperation agreement.

(c) A copy of the interlocal cooperation agreement shall be filed with the county clerk and provided to the county or district appraiser of each county which has entered into such agreement.

(d) The county or district appraiser of each county which has entered into the interlocal cooperation agreement shall certify the amount of any increase in assessed valuation of the property subject to the interlocal cooperation agreement and shall furnish such information to the county clerk of each such county on or before June 15 of each year.

History: L. 2007, ch. 152, § 1; April 26.



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2017. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2017-10-02T06:11:29. Head Rev No: 272191