Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas Volume 107
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... the original estimate. In the Leavenworth case, Wright v. Board of Education, supra, it was said: "The legislature can hardly have intended that where, as in the present case, it is found impossible to erect a suitable building for the amount of the original estimate, the board must nevertheless, despite any obstacles or changed conditions, proceed to put up such an edifice as the bonds already voted would pay for.... If a board has on hand or can raise by the tax permitted in the current year, a sufiicient fund to pay for such a building as is found to be necessary, there can be no occasion for issuing bonds. And if a part of the amount necessary to pay for the construction of a new building is available from a fund on hand or from the proceeds of current taxes, there can be no occasion for issuing bonds beyond the sum needed to make up the difference. We interpret the statutes as permitting the board to incur such expense in the erection of a school building as may be met from the proceeds of the bonds and the levy of a two-mill tax." (p. 473.) In this case the petition shows that the defendants, who were authorized to provide a school building, found that the $25,000 in bonds voted for the purpose of building a schoolhouse, was insufficient, and that they contemplated the levy of a tax to meet the deficiency. It is not contended that the building the board was proceeding to erect is unnecessary; it seems to be conceded that a school building suitable for the district cannot be erected for the amount of the bonds or for a sum less than that which the board proposed to expend. It is not alleged that the amountthat might be levied under the provisions of the statute for the very purpose of erecting a school building would not...
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