12-1249. Issuance of library bonds by certain counties between 6,600 and 7,300; duties of planning commission and governing board of city in which building to be located; election provisions. The board of county commissioners of any county having a population of more than six thousand six hundred (6,600) and less than seven thousand three hundred (7,300) and having an assessed tangible valuation of less than twenty-one million dollars ($21,000,000) and in which there is located a city of the second class which maintains a library is authorized to issue general obligation bonds of the county to acquire a site and construct a building to be used for library purposes in such second-class city. Before any such bonds are issued under authority of this act the governing body of such city shall request the recommendations of its library board as to the location and type of building needed to best serve the community, including the provision of such library materials as may be appropriate for use in connection with vocational or technical training. Upon receipt of recommendations from its library board the governing body of any such city shall transmit a copy thereof to the planning board of such city for its recommendations as to site location and accessibility. Such planning board shall promptly consider and act upon such recommendations by giving its advice thereon to the governing body of such city. Upon receipt of the recommendations of the planning board the governing body of such city shall by resolution duly adopted submit to the board of county commissioners of such county its findings as to the advisability of issuance of bonds under authority of this act and its recommendations as to location, type of construction and such other recommendations as it may deem appropriate. Such resolution shall be transmitted to the board of county commissioners by such city and upon receipt thereof such board of county commissioners is authorized to issue general obligation bonds of the county in an amount not in excess of one percent (1%) of the assessed tangible valuation of the county: Provided, No bonds shall be issued under authority of this act until the same have been approved by the electors of such county at a special election called for the purpose or at a general election, and any such election shall be conducted and such bonds shall be issued in the manner prescribed in chapter 10 of Kansas Statutes Annotated.
History: L. 1965, ch. 208, § 1; June 30.
2014. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2014-08-28T20:18:02. Head Rev No: 351364