2006 Kansas Code - 75-2549

      75-2549.   Same; petition for establishment; contents. Any one or more boards, may petition the state commission for establishment of a regional system of cooperating libraries comprised of territory which includes one or more counties, except territory supporting a library regularly subject to a tax levy of one-fourth (1/4) mill or more shall be excluded from the proposed regional system upon request of the governing body of the district making such levy. Such petition shall be prepared in cooperation with the state librarian on forms provided by him or her. Such petition may propose cooperative arrangements with institutions of higher learning. Such petition shall include but shall not be limited to the following information:

      (a)   A statement of purpose for establishment of the proposed system and an outline of the proposed program of the system.

      (b)   A list of the counties to be included in the proposed regional system of cooperating libraries and any exclusions therefrom.

      (c)   A list of the participating libraries within the proposed regional system of cooperating libraries, together with the names and addresses of the members of the board of each such library.

      (d)   Letters or resolutions from each of the boards of participating libraries indicating the interest and attitude of such board toward establishment of the regional system of cooperating libraries.

      (e)   A list of the current budgets of each participating library showing items for library material and personnel for each such budget.

      (f)   Indication of local support appropriate to the operation of the proposed regional system of cooperating libraries.

      (g)   The number of persons to be served by the system, showing those presently within the taxing districts supporting one of the participating libraries, and those persons not within such a district.

      (h)   Such other information as may be requested by the state librarian.

      History:   L. 1965, ch. 105, § 3; June 30.

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