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71-1306.Election of board of trustees after consolidation approved. (a) If a proposition to consolidate is approved as provided in K.S.A. 71-1304, and amendments thereto, the election of trustees at the next following community college election shall be by the method of election and voting plan provided in the agreement for the consolidated community college district.

(b) Subject to the provisions of subsection (c), at an election next following the approval of a proposition to consolidate, six new trustees shall be elected. The three candidates receiving the highest number of votes at the general community college election shall serve as trustees for four-year terms commencing on the July 1 following such election and the three candidates receiving the next highest number of votes shall serve for two-year terms commencing on the July 1 following such election, except where a member-district method of election is in effect in which case persons elected to even-numbered trustee positions shall serve for two-year terms commencing on the July 1 following such election and persons elected to odd-numbered member positions shall serve for four-year terms commencing on the July 1 following such election. At community college elections in odd-numbered years thereafter, successor trustees shall be elected to serve for four-year terms.

(c) At an election next following the approval of a proposition to consolidate when a seven member board of trustees has been provided for in the agreement for the consolidated community college district, seven new trustees shall be elected. The four candidates receiving the highest number of votes at the general community college election shall serve as trustees for four-year terms commencing on the July 1 following such election and the three candidates receiving the next highest number of votes shall serve for two-year terms commencing on the July 1 following such election, except where a member-district method of election is in effect in which case persons elected to even-numbered trustee positions shall serve for two-year terms commencing on the July 1 following such election and persons elected to odd-numbered member positions and to the at-large position shall serve for four-year terms commencing on the July 1 following such election. At community college elections in odd-numbered years thereafter, successor trustees shall be elected to serve for four-year terms.

(d) Trustees shall hold office until a successor is elected or appointed and qualified.

History: L. 1968, ch. 77, § 6; L. 1980, ch. 207, § 67; L. 1990, ch. 252, § 14; May 17.



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