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24-610. Drain commissioner; term; duties; bond; oath. The board of supervisors of any district organized under this law shall appoint some competent person to award all contracts contemplated in this article to the lowest bidder, subject to the approval of the board of supervisors, except as herein otherwise provided, to be known as the drain commissioner. He shall hold his office for one year and until his successor is appointed and qualified. He shall have a general superintendence of all works put under contract by said district, subject to the supervision and control of said board of supervisors, and shall report the same when complete according to the terms and stipulations of the contract, and certify the same to the board of supervisors who shall review and accept or reject the work so completed.

Said drain commissioner shall, before entering upon the discharge of his duties, enter into bond with proper surety, subject to the approval of the board of supervisors in any sum not less than two thousand dollars and not more than ten thousand dollars, to the drainage district of which he shall be appointed drain commissioner, conditioned that he faithfully and honestly perform all the duties required of him by law, and deliver to his successor in office all instruments, papers and documents that may come into his hands by virtue of his office as said drain commissioner, and shall take and subscribe the said oath required by K.S.A. 24-607, which shall be endorsed upon his bond, and filed in the office of the county clerk of the county in which said district, or greater part thereof, shall be situated.

History: L. 1911, ch. 168, ยง 10; May 22; R.S. 1923, 24-610.

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