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The board of township trustees of any township to which this act applies is expressly authorized to contract with any school district, any state department, or any state institution, board of county commissioners of any county, or with any other township, municipality or political subdivision of the state of Kansas for the purpose of supplying water, and such school district, state department or state institution, county commissioners, other township boards, municipalities, and political subdivisions of the state are hereby authorized to contract and pay a reasonable price for such water, and such contract may extend for a period of years not longer than the period for which revenue or additional bonds are issued: Provided, That any township in which a water system is established under the provisions of this act is hereby authorized and empowered to obligate the township to pay a reasonable price as rental for the installation and maintenance of fire hydrants or plugs, and to pay a reasonable price for the water used for fire-fighting or other emergency purposes, and such contract may extend for a period of years not longer than the period for which the revenue or additional revenue bonds were issued. For the purpose of raising funds to pay for such rental of fire hydrants and water used, said township board is hereby authorized and empowered to levy annually, a tax sufficient to raise the amount necessary. The levy herein authorized shall be in addition to all other levies authorized or limited by law.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Kansas Statutes Chapter 80. Townships and Township Officers § 80-1605. Contracts to supply water; tax levies for rental of fire hydrants and water - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ks/chapter-80-townships-and-township-officers/ks-st-sect-80-1605/
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