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17-1335i. Same; annexation of territory to districts; procedure. Whenever a petition describing the territory sought to be annexed to a cemetery district organized and operating under the provisions of section 17-1330, 17-1330a, 17-1331, 17-1332, 17-1333, 17-1334 and 17-1335 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, which territory is adjacent to such cemetery district, praying that such territory be annexed to and become a part of such cemetery district, and signed by not less than fifty-one percent (51%) of the qualified electors of such territory to be determined by an enumeration taken and verified for this purpose by some qualified elector of the territory sought to be annexed and attached to the petition, is presented to the board of county commissioners of the county in which lies the greatest portion of the territory sought to be annexed, it shall be the duty of said board of county commissioners at its next regular meeting to examine said petition and enumeration, and if it finds that the petition is regular and in due form, that it is signed by the requisite number of qualified electors, that such territory is adjacent to the cemetery district, and that no part of such territory is in another cemetery district, it shall enter an order in its proceedings annexing said petitioned territory to the cemetery district and making it a part thereof.

If the annexed territory lies in two or more counties, the county clerk of the county whose board of commissioners makes the annexation order shall certify a copy of the order to the county clerk of any other county in which any of such territory is located.

History: L. 1953, ch. 128, ยง 1; June 30.

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