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24-483.Duties of county commissioners; style and powers of drainage district. At the time designated for said hearing, if the board of county commissioners shall find said application to be in proper form and that the requirements of law relating thereto have been complied with, it shall be the duty of said board of county commissioners to which said application shall be made to cause said drainage district to be incorporated, and thereafter said drainage district shall be a body politic and corporate with perpetual existence, and shall exercise its functions and powers under a corporate name, approved by said board of county commissioners, which shall be "The ______ Drainage District of ____________ county, Kansas." (Using a suitable name and the county in which same is located.) Said board of county commissioners shall cause an entry to be made upon its records of the incorporation of said drainage district and its findings and declarations relating thereto, and shall cause articles of incorporation to be issued to said drainage district agreed to by said commissioners, and attested by the county clerk over the seal of said county.

The charter of incorporation shall be conclusive evidence of the due incorporation, and that all requisite proceedings have been complied with. When said charter of incorporation shall have been issued to any such drainage district, such drainage district shall be vested with and thereafter have all of the powers, authority, rights, privileges and jurisdictions as are provided by law in case of drainage districts organized and incorporated under the provisions of article 4, chapter 24 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and acts amendatory thereto and supplemental thereof, except where the same are inconsistent with the provisions of this act; and except as herein expressly provided, any drainage district incorporated hereunder shall be subject to the limitations and restrictions contained in said article 4 of chapter 24 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated.

History: L. 1925, ch. 163, § 3; March 2.



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