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14-713. Flood control works in cities in certain counties; maintenance and repair; tax levy, use of proceeds. The governing body of any city of the second class located in a county having a population of more than thirty-four thousand (34,000) and less than forty thousand (40,000), is hereby authorized and directed to levy a tax each year upon all the taxable tangible property of such city of one mill for the purpose of maintaining and operating such flood control works, dikes or levees as have been constructed for the prevention, control or mitigation of floods or flood hazards within or without its city limits and to pay a portion of the principal and interest on bonds issued by such city under the authority of K.S.A. 12-1774, and amendments thereto.

Such levy shall be in addition to all other tax levies authorized or limited by law and shall not be subject to the aggregate tax levy limitation prescribed by K.S.A. 79-1952, or any amendments thereto. It shall be the duty of the governing body of such city to maintain and operate such flood control works, and to keep all such dikes or levees in serviceable condition; and to make the proper repairs to same as may, from time to time, be necessary.

History: L. 1947, ch. 166, § 1; L. 1979, ch. 52, § 73; July 1.

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