2006 Kansas Code - 12-1261

      12-1261.   Same; procedure to create district; election; transfer of assets and liabilities. (a) The board of trustees of the Topeka public library may adopt a resolution proposing to create a library district. A copy of such resolution shall be filed with the county election officer who shall call and hold an election thereon. Such election shall be called and held in the manner provided by the general bond law.

      (b)   If a majority of the qualified electors of the proposed library district who reside within the corporate limits of the city and a majority of the qualified electors of the proposed library district who reside outside the corporate limits of the city voting on the proposition vote in favor thereof:

      (1)   A library shall be established and maintained and a library board shall be appointed as provided in this act;

      (2)   all contracts entered into by the board of directors of the Topeka public library shall be binding on the library board appointed pursuant to this act;

      (3)   all outstanding bonds, debts and other obligations of the Topeka public library shall become an obligation of the Topeka and Shawnee county public library; and

      (4)   all rights, property and other assets of the Topeka public library shall be transferred to the Topeka and Shawnee county public library.

      History:   L. 1992, ch. 133, § 2; July 1.

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