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12-685. Designation of main trafficways. The governing body of any city is hereby authorized and empowered to designate and establish, by ordinance as a main trafficway any existing or proposed street, boulevard, avenue or part thereof, within such city, the primary function of which is, or shall be, the movement of through traffic between areas of concentrated activity within the city or between such areas within the city and traffic facilities outside the city performing the function of a major trafficway. Such designation by the governing body shall be final and conclusive.

History: L. 1959, ch. 71, ยง 1; June 30.

Law Review and Bar Journal References:

"Home Rule in a Nutshell," Sandra Craig McKenzie, 48 K.L.R. 1005 (2000).

CASE ANNOTATIONS

1. Whether city's designation of street as main trafficway precludes financing improvements by special assessments under K.S.A. 12-6a01 et seq. examined. Davis v. City of Leawood, 257 Kan. 512, 513, 893 P.2d 512 (1995).

2. Whether the designation of street as main trafficway precludes financing improvements under K.S.A. 12-685 examined. Bauer v. City of Olathe, 257 Kan. 540, 541, 547, 894 P.2d 823 (1995).

3. Whether city designated main trafficway is precluded from financing improvements by impact fees examined. McCarthy v. City of Leawood, 257 Kan. 566, 569, 580, 894 P.2d 836 (1995).


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