Jail: Building Fund for Construction



WHEREAS, Sedgwick County has need for additional correction facilities; and


WHEREAS, the period Of time required for the design contracting and consideration of such facilities will be such that the provisions of State Statute can be put to beneficial use by Sedgwick County; and WHEREAS, K.S.A. 19-15,116 provides for creating a special public building fund to be used for the purpose of constructing additional correction facilities, all as more fully set forth hereinafter.


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF SEDGWICK COUNTY, KANSAS, that an annual tax levy of one (1) mill shall hereby exist for a period not to exceed ten (10) years for the purpose of creating a building fund for said purpose, with funds to be raised not to exceed a total amount of 627.5 million.


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that funds acquired pursuant to this resolution and its enabling statute, K.S.A. 19-15,116, which statute is incorporated herein by this reference the same as though fully set forth, may be used to replace parking that may be lost due to the location of the new corrections facility and any facility required as an adjunct thereto.


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that any portion of the funds raised pursuant to this resolution and the enabling statute may be used to demolish and remodel as necessary the interior of the present jail facility.


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that such levy is permitted, unless a petition requesting an election upon the proposition, signed by electors as set forth in K.S.A. 19-15#116(d)l is filed with the County!: Clerk as set forth in said section, in which event no such levy shall be made unless such proposition shall receive the approval of a majority of the votes cast thereon.