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80-302. Auditing board; quarterly meetings; annual report; compensation of trustee, clerk and treasurer. The township trustee, clerk and treasurer of each municipal township shall constitute an auditing board. The auditing board shall meet in March, June, September and December of each year and examine and audit all claims against the township, and shall file their annual report with the county clerk for the approval of the board of county commissioners on or before January 31 of the succeeding year. No claim against any township shall be paid until allowed by the auditing board. All claims allowed by the auditing board shall be recorded by the clerk electronically or in a book to be kept for that purpose.

The township trustee, clerk and treasurer shall each receive for the officer's services in attending to the township business, an amount determined by the township board as provided by K.S.A. 80-207, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1885, ch. 168, § 9; L. 1887, ch. 234, § 1; L. 1913, ch. 333, § 1; R.S. 1923, 80-302; L. 1953, ch. 462, § 1; L. 1965, ch. 546, § 1; L. 1968, ch. 375, § 18; L. 1977, ch. 348, § 1; L. 1982, ch. 429, § 2; L. 1984, ch. 371, § 1; L. 1996, ch. 184, § 6; L. 2007, ch. 39, § 2; July 1.

Source or prior law:

G.S. 1868, ch. 110, § 23; L. 1877, ch. 189, § 1.

Revisor's Note:

Definition of word "claim," as used herein, see 12-105a.

Cross References to Related Sections:

Additional or special compensation acts:

As board of highway commissioners, see 68-525.

As sewer board members, see 80-2002.

As township officers in certain counties over 80,000, see 80-1407.

Prairie dog extermination, see 80-1203.

Attorney General's Opinions:

Township clerk; salary. 81-288.

Compensation of members of township boards. 95-113.

CASE ANNOTATIONS

1. Accounts to be itemized; formal presentation not necessary. Rock Creek Township v. Codding, 42 Kan. 649, 650, 652, 22 P. 741.

2. Claim for damages; filing of verified claim not necessary. Leisenring v. Pleasant Hill Township, 108 Kan. 29, 193 P. 893.


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