Kansas Statutes Annotated
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STATE DEPARTMENTS; PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
Sale of certain state real estate in Clark county
75-5129. Sale of certain state real estate in Clark county authorized; procedure. (a) The secretary of revenue is hereby authorized to sell the following described state property located in Clark county, Kansas; to-wit: Lots 1, 2, 3 and 4 in block 12 in the original town of Sitka, according to the recorded plat.
(b) Before any such sale shall be made, the interest in said real estate shall be appraised by three disinterested persons, acquainted with land values in the county where said land is located and appointed as provided in K.S.A. 75-3043a. Such appraisement shall be in writing and filed with the secretary, and the cost of the appraisement shall be paid from the proceeds of the sale. Thereafter, the secretary shall solicit sealed bids by public notice inserted in one publication in a newspaper of general circulation in the county where said land is situated, and authorized by law to publish legal notices.
Said sale shall be made to the highest responsible bidder who submits his or her bid within thirty days after publication of such notice, except that in no case shall said real estate be sold for less than the appraised value thereof. The secretary may reject any and all bids, and, in any case, new bids may be called for as in the first instance. When a bid has been accepted, the acceptance thereof shall be made a part of the records of the secretary. Upon acceptance of any such bid, a deed conveying such real estate shall be approved by the attorney general and shall be executed by the secretary, and duly acknowledged by him or her before any officer authorized by law to take acknowledgments. Said deed shall contain a recital that all proceedings for the conveyance of such land were made in compliance with this act, and said recital shall be prima facie evidence that said proceedings were had in the manner and form recited. When such real estate is sold, the proceeds thereof, after deduction of the expenses of the sale and the cost of the appraisement of the real estate, shall be paid into the state treasury.
History: L. 1979, ch. 273, § 1; April 13.
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