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2019 Statute


19-2890.Same; powers of board. The park board shall have power: (a) To finance, operate, improve and maintain the county park district as provided in this act.

(b) To accept by gift or devise any real or personal property, and to purchase and lease and condemn real estate for use of the park district, and to sell any improvements of any real estate so acquired not usable by the district or to take down such improvements and use or dispose of the salvage and use any of the proceeds thereof for park district purposes.

(c) To improve the land of the district.

(d) To issue revenue bonds of the district as authorized by K.S.A. 19-2896.

(e) To appoint a park superintendent and employ such other employees, servants, police and agents as may be necessary for the proper and adequate operation, improvement and maintenance of the park district, and may appoint, employ or retain attorneys, engineers, landscape architects, surveyors and other professional or technical persons or firms for a period or for specified projects and pay the necessary compensation therefor.

(f) To adopt, promulgate and enforce reasonable rules and regulations for the operation and use of the park district and the conduct of persons using such park district as provided by this act.

(g) To sell or salvage equipment found to be worn out or beyond repair or dangerous to use or to trade it in as part payment on new equipment.

(h) To sell and convey real estate acquired by purchase or condemnation when it appears such property is no longer needed for park district purposes or is poorly situated for such purposes: Provided, No such sale shall be made except upon authorization of a majority of the votes cast by the qualified electors of the county at an election called and held for such purpose as provided by this act. If the instrument of gift or devise vests fee title in the district or authorizes the district to sell the real property such property may be sold by the procedure herein provided.

(i) To adopt, change and modify a seal for the district and to use such seal in attestations by the secretary and in all other cases where a seal is required or advisable.

(j) To establish lakes within the district, and to provide for the zoning thereof as hereinafter provided.

(k) To do and perform all other things provided by this act or amendments thereto and to have all the powers prescribed by this act, and to carry out and exercise the powers of the district as its governing body.

History: L. 1963, ch. 193, § 9; June 30.

2022. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2022-08-13T10:00:19. Head Rev No: 593009(E)