Kansas Statutes Annotated
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Statute Number:12-1773
Chapter Title:CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES
Article Title:BUILDINGS, STRUCTURES AND GROUNDS
Tax Type:Corporate Income Tax
Brief Description:Acquisition of property; eminent domain, procedure;
transfer by developer subject to approval by governing body.
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12-1773. Acquisition of property; eminent domain, procedure; transfer by developer subject to approval by governing body. (a) Any city which has adopted a redevelopment project plan in accordance with the provisions of this act may purchase or otherwise acquire real property in connection with such project plan. Upon a 2/3 vote of the members of the governing body thereof a city may acquire by condemnation any interest in real property, including a fee simple title thereto, which it deems necessary for or in connection with any project plan of an area located within the redevelopment district; however, eminent domain may be used only as authorized by K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 26-501b, and amendments thereto.
(b) No city shall exercise such eminent domain power to acquire real property in a conservation area.
(c) Any such city may exercise the power of eminent domain in the manner provided by K.S.A. 26-501 et seq., and amendments thereto.
(d) Any transfer by the developer of real property acquired pursuant to this section shall be valid only if approved by a 2/3 majority vote of the members of the governing body.
History: L. 1976, ch. 69, 4;L. 1979, ch. 52, 4;L. 1980, ch. 68, 3;L. 1982, ch. 75, 9;L. 1984, ch. 74, 4;L. 1988, ch. 78, 4;L. 1996, ch. 228, 4;L. 1997, ch. 93, 1;L. 1998, ch. 17, 5;L. 2001, ch. 103, 8;L. 2004, ch. 183, 3;L. 2005, ch. 132, 5;L. 2006, ch. 201, 5;L. 2007, ch. 179, 25; July 1.


Date Composed: 04/04/2011 Date Modified: 04/04/2011

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