HOUSE BILL No. 2727
An Act concerning cities; relating to the general
improvement and assessment law;
amending K.S.A. 1997 Supp. 12-6a02 and repealing the
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 1997 Supp. 12-6a02 is hereby amended to
follows: 12-6a02. As a complete alternative to all other methods
by law, the governing body of any city is hereby authorized to
cause to be made, municipal works or improvements which confer a
cial benefit upon property within a definable area of the city and
and collect special assessments upon property in the area deemed by
governing body to be benefited by such improvement for special
conferred upon such property by any such municipal work or
ment and to provide for the payment of all or any part of the cost
work or improvement out of the proceeds of such special assessments
hereinafter provided. Such work or improvements may include the
lowing without limitation because of enumeration:
(a) Acquisition of property or interest in property when
any of the purposes authorized by this act.
(b) To open, widen and extend streets and otherwise to improve
ing and other surfacing, gutters, curbs, sidewalks, crosswalks,
entrances and structures, drainage works incidental thereto, and
connections from sewer, water, gas and other utility mains,
pipes necessarily lying within curb lines.
(c) To improve main and lateral storm water drains and
systems and appurtenances thereto.
(d) To improve street lights and street lighting systems.
(e) To improve waterworks systems owned by the city and
tribution systems owned and operated by a water district
suant to K.S.A. 19-3501 et seq., and amendments
(f) To improve parks, playgrounds and recreational
(g) To improve any street or other facility by landscaping
ings, planting of trees, shrubs and other
(h) To improve dikes, levees and other flood control works,
stations, bridges and streets appurtenant thereto.
(i) To improve vehicle and pedestrian bridges, overpasses and
(j) To improve retaining walls and area walls on public ways
(k) To improve property for off-street parking facilities
struction and equipment of buildings thereon for such purpose.
(l) Asbestos control projects and lead control projects.
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 1997 Supp. 12-6a02 is hereby repealed.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 27, 1998