Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2013 Legislative Session
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Redevelopment district containing an auto race track
facility; procedure for establishing; bond issuance limitations; revenue
redirected upon collections sufficient to satisfy bond obligation.
12-1771b. Redevelopment district containing an auto race track facility; procedure for establishing; bond issuance limitations; revenue redirected upon collections sufficient to satisfy bond obligation. (a) The boundaries of any redevelopment district in a major tourism area including an auto race track facility located in Wyandotte county, shall, without regard to that portion of the district pertaining to the auto race track facility, be as follows: Beginning at the intersection of Interstate 70 and Interstate 435; West along Interstate 70 to 118th Street; North along 118th Street to State Avenue; Northeasterly along proposed relocated State Avenue to 110th Street; North along 110th Street to Parallel Parkway; East along Parallel Parkway to Interstate 435; South along Interstate 435 to Interstate 70.
(b) Any major tourism area may include an additional area not exceeding 400 acres of additional property, excluding roads and highways, in addition to the property necessary for the auto race track facility upon a finding by the governor that the development plan and each project within such additional 400 acre area will enhance the major tourism area. For the development of each project within such additional 400 acre area the city shall select qualified developers pursuant to a request for proposals in accordance with written official procedures approved by the governing body of the city.
(c) If a city determines that revenues from sources other than property taxes will be sufficient to pay any special obligation bonds issued to finance a redevelopment project for an auto race track facility as described in subsection (a) of K.S.A. 12-1770a, and amendments thereto all real and personal property, constituting an auto race track facility described in subsection (a) of K.S.A. 12-1770a, and amendments thereto, in such redevelopment district shall be exempt from property taxation for a period ending on the date on which no such special obligation bonds issued to finance such auto race track facility in a major tourism area remain outstanding.
(d) The city which is authorized to issue bonds pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 12-1770 et seq. in order to finance a redevelopment project in a major tourism area as defined by K.S.A. 12-1770a, and amendments thereto, shall obtain underwriting services required by the city for the issuance of such bonds pursuant to written proposals received in accordance with this section.
Each city which is authorized to issue such bonds shall establish written official procedures for obtaining underwriting services required for the issuance of such bonds, including specifications for requests for proposals and criteria for evaluation of proposals on a competitive basis. The proposal evaluation criteria shall include factors based on cost, capacity to provide the required services, qualifications and experience.
Prior to the issuance of any such bonds to finance a redevelopment project in a major tourism area the city shall publish notice of a request for proposals to provide the underwriting services that are required by the city with regard to the proposed bond issuance and shall mail requests for proposals to qualified interested parties upon request for such notice. The city shall award contracts for such underwriting services from the proposals received in accordance with the procedures and evaluation criteria adopted by the city for such purpose. A city shall publish such notice in the official newspaper of the city.
(e) The maximum maturity on bonds issued to finance projects pursuant to this act shall not exceed 20 years except that such maximum period of special obligation bonds not payable from revenues described by subsection (a)(1)(D) of K.S.A. 12-1774, and amendments thereto, issued to finance an auto race track facility shall not exceed 30 years.
(f) The secretary of revenue shall determine when the amount of sales tax and other revenues that have been collected and distributed to the bond debt service or reserve fund is sufficient to satisfy all principal and interest costs to the maturity date or dates, of any special obligation bonds issued by a city to finance a redevelopment project in a major tourism area. Thereafter, all sales tax and other revenues shall be collected and distributed in accordance with applicable law.
History: L. 1993, ch. 213, § 8;L. 2001, ch. 103, § 6;L. 2003, ch. 154, § 4;L. 2004, ch. 183, § 2;L. 2005, ch. 132, § 3;L. 2007, ch. 179, § 24; July 1.
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