CHAPTER XII. PUBLIC PROPERTYCHAPTER XII. PUBLIC PROPERTY\ARTICLE 6. PUBLIC BUILDING COMMISSION

Pursuant to K.S.A. 12-1757 to 12-1768, as amended, and Charter Ordinance No. 11 of the city there is hereby created a public building commission to be known as the Public Building Commission of Hillsboro, Kansas, which shall be a municipal corporation.

(C.O. No. 11; Ord. 979, Sec. 1)

The public building commission is created for the purposes of acquiring a site or sites for and constructing, reconstructing, re-equipping and furnishing a building or buildings or other facilities of a revenue-producing character, including parking facilities, or for purchasing or otherwise acquiring such building or buildings or facilities. The building or buildings or facilities shall be maintained and operated for a county courthouse, the housing and accommodation of county offices or county business or for city offices or such other purposes as are commonly carried on in connection with such facilities or in county courthouses and general city buildings, including administrative offices for school districts and housing, accommodations and parking facilities for offices of state and federal agencies. Without in any way limiting the generality or scope of the foregoing, such buildings or facilities may specifically include buildings or other facilities, including all furnishings and equipment, maintained and operated by the city as a public hospital. The public building commission shall have all of the power and authority conferred upon it pursuant to K.S.A. 12-1757 to 12-1768, and Charter Ordinance No. 11 of the city. The commission shall have the power to do all things necessary or incidental for the purpose of constructing or acquiring or enlarging, furnishing and equipping and operating and maintaining buildings to be made available for use by governmental agencies. The public building commission shall have the authority to issue revenue bonds and fix rental rates, fees and charges sufficient at all times to pay the maintenance and operation costs of the buildings and retire any bonds issued for their construction. The public building commission established herein shall have the power to acquire the fee simple title to real estate and shall have the power to acquire property by purchase, gift, devise or by the exercise of the power of eminent domain of the state and title shall be taken in the corporate name of the commission.

(C.O. No. 11; Ord. 979, Sec. 2)

The public building commission shall consist of five commissioners who shall be the same persons as those persons then serving on the governing body of the city. The commissioners shall serve terms on the public building commission which are simultaneous with their terms on the governing body of the city. The commissioners shall serve without compensation.

(C.O. No. 11; Ord. 979, Sec. 3)