2006 Kansas Code - 12-1283
12-1283. Same; library board; terms; expenses. (a) Any library district created pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 2005 Supp. 12-1282, and amendments thereto, shall be governed by a board of trustees. Such board shall consist of seven members. Four members shall be appointed by the governing body of the city of Independence, Kansas and shall be residents of the city. Two members shall be appointed by the board of education. Members appointed by the board of education shall be residents of the library district, who reside outside the corporate limits of the city of Independence but within the boundaries of unified school district no. 446. One member shall be appointed by the governing body of the city of Elk City, Kansas.
(b) Members of the board of directors of the Independence public library serving prior to the election creating the library district shall continue on the board until the expiration of the term for which originally appointed. Such members shall be eligible for reappointment. The board of education shall appoint two members to the library board within 60 days following the election approving the creation of the district. Such members appointed by the board of education and the member appointed by the governing body of the city of Elk City, Kansas shall serve for terms expiring the second April 30 following the date of appointment. Upon expiration of the terms of such members, succeeding members shall be appointed for terms of four years.
(c) Except as provided by this section, members of the library board shall be appointed for terms of four years and until their successors are appointed and qualified. Vacancies on the library board shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired term.
(d) Members of the library board shall receive no compensation but shall be paid their actual and necessary expenses in attending meetings and in carrying out their duties as members of the board.
History: L. 2002, ch. 68, § 5; July 1.
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