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12-1922b.Same; petition procedure. (a) The provisions of this section shall apply only to those recreation systems with taxing districts as defined in K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 12-1922a, and amendments thereto.

(b) Whenever a petition signed by at least 5% of the qualified voters of a school district of which only a portion is included within the taxing district of a recreation system is filed with the clerk thereof, requesting the governing body of the school district to extend the boundaries of the taxing district to be coterminous with the boundaries of the school district, the governing body of the school district shall submit the question to the qualified voters thereof. Such election shall be called and held in the manner provided by the general bond law, and the cost of the election shall be borne by such school district.

(c) The governing body of any school district may initiate the extension of the boundaries of the taxing district to be coterminous with the boundaries of the school district by adopting a resolution proposing to extend the boundaries of the taxing district. The proposal shall be submitted for approval by the voters of the school district, at an election called and held in the manner provided by the general bond law, and the cost of the election shall be borne by the school district.

(d) Upon approval of the proposition by a majority of those voting on it at the election, the governing body of the school district, by appropriate resolution, shall provide for the extension of the taxing district to be coterminous with the boundaries of the school district.

(e) When used in this section, "qualified voter" means a registered voter of a school district who is a resident of that portion of such school district which is not included in the taxing district of a recreation system following the consolidation of such school district with a school district which has established a recreation system or which is a part of a joint recreation system.

History: L. 2002, ch. 176, § 7; July 1.



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