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2021 Statute


75-52,158. Secretary authorized to sell property in Reno county to Reno county for law enforcement purposes. (a) The secretary of corrections is hereby authorized to sell and convey, on behalf of the state of Kansas, to Reno county, Kansas, to be used for a jail and related law enforcement purposes, in the manner hereinafter provided, the following described real estate, including any improvement thereon:

A tract of land in the Southwest Quarter (SW/4) of the Southeast Quarter (SE/4) of Section 19, Township 23 South, Range 5 West of the 6th P.M., Reno County, Kansas; more particularly described as: Beginning at the Southwest corner of the Southeast Quarter (SE/4) of said Section 19; thence North 0°33'01" West 776.0 feet along the West line of said SE/4; thence North 89°43'39" East 650.0 feet; thence South 0°33'01" East 776.0 feet, thence South 89°43'39" West 650.0 feet along South line of said SE/4 to the point of beginning, containing 11.579 acres, inclusive of road right-of-way easements across the South and West 50 feet thereof, as recorded at the Reno County Register of Deeds office in Book 124 Page 211.

(b) Before any property shall be sold under the provisions of this section, the real estate described in subsection (a) shall be appraised by a disinterested appraiser acquainted with real estate values in Reno county and appointed by the secretary upon agreement between the secretary and the Reno county commissioners. Such appraisement shall be in writing and filed with the secretary, and the cost of the appraisement shall be paid by Reno county.

(c) The attorney general shall approve the abstract of title or title insurance policies as showing merchantable fee simple title to such property and shall approve the form of the deed or deeds to such property.

(d) Except as provided in subsection (e), the provisions of K.S.A. 75-3043a and 75-6609, and amendments thereto, shall not apply to the sale and conveyance authorized by this section or any contracts required therefor.

(e) When such real estate is sold, the proceeds thereof shall be deposited in the state treasury as prescribed by subsection (f) of K.S.A. 75-6609, and amendments thereto.

(f) In the event that the secretary of corrections determines that the legal description of the parcel described by this section is incorrect, the secretary of corrections may sell and convey the property utilizing the correct legal description, but the deed conveying the property shall be subject to the approval of the attorney general.

History: L. 2012, ch. 165, § 1; June 7.

2023. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2023-09-26T12:00:06. Head Rev No: 893521(E)