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28-706. Sheriff's fees, mileage and transportation; deputies; jailers; jury clerk; matron; cook; feeding prisoners. In addition to the salary prescribed by section 22 of this act the sheriff shall be entitled to retain the fees and mileage paid him from sources without the state of Kansas. He shall not receive any fees or mileage paid him from any county within the state of Kansas, but shall turn over such fees to the county commissioners of his county. The county commissioners of said county are to provide such deputy sheriffs with motorcycles, and other suitable means of conveyance, for the proper discharge of their duties in enforcing the traffic laws and regulations for the operation of vehicles and motor vehicles on the public highways of the county and state.

The sheriff may appoint deputy sheriffs one (1) of whom shall be designated undersheriff. The sheriff shall appoint jailers, with the approval of the board of county commissioners and one jury clerk. The sheriff may appoint a woman not related to the sheriff, as matron of the county jail. Such matron shall be a member of the sheriff's force; shall have all the authority now delegated to a deputy sheriff and shall be subject to removal for cause. The sheriff shall with the approval of the board of county commissioners also appoint a cook who is to prepare the meals for the prisoners in the county jail. The county commissioners shall pay all the expenses for feeding the prisoners in the county jail. No contract shall ever be made with the sheriff or other persons for feeding the prisoners.

History: L. 1943, ch. 166, § 6; L. 1945, ch. 208, § 6; L. 1947, ch. 255, § 5; L. 1949, ch. 267, § 7; L. 1951, ch. 275, § 1; L. 1953, ch. 214, § 5; L. 1955, ch. 224, § 4; L. 1957, ch. 247, § 6; L. 1961, ch. 217, § 5; L. 1963, ch. 239, § 5; L. 1965, ch. 159, § 5; L. 1969, ch. 204, § 10; L. 1970, ch. 151, § 1; L. 1972, ch. 153, § 26; January 8, 1973.

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