Session of 1999
SENATE BILL No. 303
By Committee on Federal and State Affairs
9 AN ACT concerning surveyors; authorizing creation of surveyor districts.
11 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
12 Section 1. (a) The board of county commissioners of any two or more
13 counties, by adoption of a joint resolution, may unite to form a surveyor
14 district and employ a surveyor for such district. The joint resolution shall:
15 (1) Fix the salary of the district surveyor and the portion thereof
16 which each county shall pay;
17 (2) fix the terms and conditions of employment of the district
19 (3) provide a method for altering the boundaries of and the dissolu-
20 tion of the surveyor district; and
21 (4) provide any other provision deemed necessary.
22 (b) In the absence of a specific provision in a joint resolution adopted
23 pursuant to subsection (a), the boards of county commissioners shall act
24 jointly as a district governing body and shall be subject to the provisions
25 of other laws relating to county surveyors appointed for one county.
26 (c) No person shall be eligible for employment as a district surveyor
27 unless such person is a land surveyor licensed pursuant to K.S.A. 74-7001
28 et seq., and amendments thereto.
29 (d) The boundaries of any surveyor district created pursuant to sub-
30 section (a) shall not be altered for at least one year following the date of
31 the adoption of the resolution by the counties creating the district.
32 Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
33 publication in the statute book.