Ch. 17             1997 Session Laws of Kansas             39

Chapter 17


An Act concerning townships; relating to compensation of township officers; amending
K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 80-207 and repealing the existing section.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

Section 1. K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 80-207 is hereby amended to read as
follows: 80-207. (a) The township officers of any township shall be re-
imbursed for any expenses incurred while actually and necessarily at-
tending to township business.

(b) Members of the township board shall receive compensation for
their services while actually and necessarily conducting township busi-

(c) The township board, by adoption of a resolution, may fix the
amount of compensation to be received by the members of the board.
Such resolution shall be published at least once each week for two con-

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secutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation within the township.
If the total amount of compensation to be received annually by each mem-
ber of the board is $100 or less, such resolution shall not be required to
be published and shall be effective upon adoption of the resolution.
resolution providing for an increase in compensation shall not be effective
until 30 days following the date of the last publication of the resolution.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 80-207 is hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
publication in the statute book.

Approved March 24, 1997.