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24-1227. Extension of territory of district; petition, contents; approval of chief engineer. The secretary of state, with the approval of the chief engineer of the division of water resources, shall have power, upon proper petition being presented for that purpose to extend the territory of any watershed district organized and incorporated under the provision of article 12 of chapter 24 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, or any amendments thereto. The petition to extend the territory of any watershed district shall be addressed to the secretary of state, and shall: (a) Describe the territory to be annexed by section numbers and fractions thereof, and other platted areas as appropriate, except as provided for in K.S.A. 24-1205, as amended, for the inclusion of incorporated cities; (b) state to what watershed district annexation is sought; (c) have a map attached thereto as an exhibit, and incorporated therein by reference, showing said watershed district and the lands proposed to be annexed; and (d) show that the proposed extension of territory has been recommended by the watershed district concerned by resolution duly adopted by its board.

The petition shall be circulated, signed, filed and transmitted in the manner prescribed for the original organization of a watershed district in K.S.A. 24-1203, 24-1205, 24-1206, and 24-1207, or any amendments thereto, and similar action shall be taken as prescribed in said section 24-1206, in so far as same is applicable.

History: L. 1961, ch. 193, ยง 18; July 1.

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