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80-2204.Disposal of garbage, rubbish and trash by certain townships; eminent domain; bonds; tax levies; agreements. Whenever the township board of any township located in a county having a population of more than 55,000 and less than 100,000 finds and determines by resolution it is necessary to acquire a site or sites for the disposal of garbage, rubbish and trash within or without the township, the township board may acquire such site or sites by gift, purchase or condemnation and may construct necessary facilities thereon and purchase necessary equipment for the disposal of such garbage, rubbish and trash. In the event the township board of any such township finds it is necessary to acquire such site or sites by condemnation the governing body of the county shall proceed under the provisions of chapter 26 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and all acts amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto, or in substitution thereof. Whenever any such township shall so condemn such a site or sites, such township shall acquire a fee simple title thereto.

In order to pay for such site or sites and the construction of all necessary facilities and equipment to be used in the disposal of garbage, rubbish and trash, the township board of such township is authorized to issue general obligation bonds of the township in the manner provided by the general bond law. Whenever such a site has been acquired, the township board may pay the cost of the operation and maintenance of the same from the general fund or may levy a special tax therefor on all taxable tangible property of the township. Any two or more of such townships may join in the acquisition of a site or sites for the disposal of garbage, rubbish and trash and the operation and maintenance of such sites as heretofore provided in this section; and the township boards of such townships are hereby authorized and empowered to enter into agreements for such purposes.

History: L. 1963, ch. 506, § 1; L. 1970, ch. 385, § 12; L. 1999, ch. 154, § 71; May 27.



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