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31-301.Fire protection; creation of benefit district; procedure. Whenever 51% of the resident property owners of territory located partly in two or more counties and adjacent to, or within a radius of 10 miles of a city, and the boundaries of the territory coincide with the boundaries of a common-school district or a rural high school district, shall petition the board of county commissioners of the county in which the city is located for the creation of a benefit district for the purpose of providing fire-fighting service within the benefit district by the city, it shall be the duty of the board of county commissioners subject to the provisions of K.S.A. 19-270, by resolution, to organize such benefit district and to define the limits thereof as set forth in the petition. Thereafter the board of county commissioners organizing the benefit district shall direct the county clerk of the county in which the city is located to transmit to the county clerk of any other county in which any territory of the benefit district lies, a copy of the original resolution of the board of county commissioners organizing such district.

History: L. 1951, ch. 238, § 1; L. 1986, ch. 70, § 33; May 15.



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