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19-247. Duties of county counselor. The county counselor shall: (a) When requested by the board of county commissioners or when necessary, attend the meetings of such board;

(b) give advice upon all legal questions that arise and assist the board on all legal matters referred to the county counselor;

(c) commence, prosecute or defend, as the case requires, all civil suits or actions in which the county is interested and represent the county generally in matters of civil law;

(d) draw all contracts and other papers required by the board of county commissioners and furnish to the board, when requested by it, opinions in writing upon legal matters pending before the board;

(e) if applicable, perform the duties provided by K.S.A. 19-716, and amendments thereto; and

(f) perform all the duties in civil matters that have previously been required by law of the county attorney of the county.

History: L. 1917, ch. 128, § 2; L. 1923, ch. 112, § 2; R.S. 1923, 19-247; L. 1947, ch. 189, § 1; L. 1955, ch. 145, § 1; L. 1968, ch. 398, § 2; L. 1972, ch. 71, § 8; L. 1984, ch. 99, § 1; July 1.

Attorney General's Opinions:

County counselor; duties regarding conservation districts. 80-121.

Public officers and employees; conflicts of interest. 81-170.

County counselor; county attorney; duties of. 82-210.

County counselor; duties; social security benefits. 85-41.

Home rule; transaction of county business; reducing salaries of county officers. 85-147.

County counselor; duties; who may hold public office. 86-174.

Controlled substances; forfeiture; procedure; duties of county attorney and county counselor. 89-102.

County attorney and county counselor; duties; juvenile matters. 92-67.

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