HB 2061--Am.
As Amended by House Committee
Session of 1997
By Representative Sloan

10 AN ACT concerning certain drainage districts; relating to the board of 11 directors thereof; amending K.S.A. 24-409 and repealing the existing 12 section. 13 14 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas: 15 Section 1. K.S.A. 24-409 is hereby amended to read as follows: 24- 16 409. All powers granted to drainage districts incorporated under the pro- 17 visions of this act shall be exercised by a board of directors consisting of 18 three persons who shall be freeholders and actual residents of the district. 19 In districts organized in counties having a population of less than 85,000, 20 the directors provided for in this act shall be freeholders of such drainage 21 districts residing owners of land located in the district. Directors also shall 22 reside in the county in which such district is located, or if such district is 23 located in more than one county, then such the directors may shall reside 24 in either county thereof in any a county in which a portion of the drainage 25 district is located. Except as provided in K.S.A. 24-412, as amended and 26 amendments thereto, the directors shall hold their offices for four years 27 and until their successors are elected or appointed, as the case may be, 28 and qualified, and shall be chosen at the time and in the manner provided 29 by law. 30 Sec. 2. K.S.A. 24-409 is hereby repealed. 31 Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its 32 publication in the statute book.