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Title X TAXATION AND REVENUE

Chapter 137

Effective - 28 Aug 1963 bottom

  137.557.  Establishment of county-urban road systems — portion of special road and bridge tax may be expended on system roads — advisory board (Kansas City urban area). — 1.  As used in this section:

  (1)  "City" means any incorporated city, town, or village wholly or partly within a county subject to the provisions of this section; and

  (2)  "Road" includes streets, bridges, and highways.

  2.  The county commission of any county containing all or part of a city having a population of three hundred fifty thousand or more may establish a "county-urban road system" and may designate any road within the county a part of the system without regard to city or road district boundaries and without regard to the state highway system.  Any county establishing a county-urban road system and any city within the county may contract, as hereinafter provided, for the construction, reconstruction, repair and maintenance of the roads and bridges within the system, but all other services not specifically contracted for relating to such roads shall be performed by the city within which they are located.

  3.  Notwithstanding the provisions of section 137.556, any county commission establishing a county-urban road system may expend up to twenty-five percent of the amount received in the county road and bridge fund, established by section 137.555, from property located within a city upon the roads of the system which are located within the city from which derived; except that the provisions of this subsection shall not apply to any unincorporated area or municipality actually receiving funds through a special road district organized under the provisions of section 233.010 or section 233.170, or any city actually receiving funds under the provisions of section 137.580.  In the discretion of the county commission, refunds may be made to such city from the county road and bridge fund, provided that any such refund shall not exceed twenty-five percent of the amount accruing to the county from the county's special road and bridge tax levied upon property situated within the limits of said city, and provided further, that any such refund shall be used and applied by such city exclusively in the improvement and repair of public roads, streets and bridges within the corporate limits of such city and within the county making the refund, and for no other purpose whatever; or, the county, in the discretion of the county commission, may expend up to twenty-five percent of the moneys accruing to it from the county's special road and bridge tax levied upon property situated within the limits of such city by private contract for the construction, reconstruction, improvement, repair and maintenance of roads designated a part of the county-urban road system lying within such city.  At the discretion of the county commission the county may use its own equipment and employees for such construction, reconstruction, improvement, repair and maintenance.  No expenditure under this section shall be made without the consent and agreement of the city involved.

  4.  There is hereby established an area county-urban road system advisory board which shall be composed of three members appointed by the county commission from each contiguous county establishing a county-urban road system, and the county engineer of each such county shall be an ex officio member of the board.  Members of the board shall serve at the pleasure of their respective county commissions, and shall receive no compensation, but shall be reimbursed by their respective counties for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.  The board shall select its chairman from its members, and shall meet within one week after the first meeting of the county commission each year, and thereafter at the call of the chairman.  The area county-urban road system advisory board as a whole shall make recommendations and suggestions to coordinate planning between the counties and submit plans for proposed projects to the county commissions of the counties having such a road system.

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(L. 1963 p. 185 § 1)


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