Special Notices

You are hereby notified that there will be a “Special Meeting” of the City of Howard governing body at 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at the Cox Bldg in the east room regarding public wholesale water supply. 

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ORDINANCE NO: 668

An Ordinance Regulating Traffic Within the Corporate Limits of the City of Howard, Kansas; Incorporating by Reference the Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities, Edition of 2017, providing certain penalties and repealing Ordinance No 664

BE IT ORDAINED by the Governing Body of the City of Howard:

 

Section 1: INCORPORATING STANDARD TRAFFIC ORDINANCE.  There is hereby incorporated by reference for the purpose of regulating traffic within the corporate limits of the City of Howard, Kansas, that certain standard traffic ordinance  known as the “Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities”, Edition of 2017, prepared and published in book form by the League of Kansas Municipalities, Topeka, Kansas.   No fewer than three copies of said Standard Traffic Ordinance  shall be marked or stamped “Official Copy as Adopted by Ordinance No 668”,  and to which shall be attached a copy of this ordinance and filed with the City Clerk to be open to inspection and available to the public at all reasonable hours.  The police department, municipal judge, city attorney and all administrative departments of the City charged with enforcement of the ordinance shall be supplied, at the cost of the City, such number of official copies of such Standard Traffic Ordinance similarly marked, as may be deemed expedient.

Section 2.  TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS AND TRAFFIC OFFENSES

  1. An ordinance traffic infraction is a violation of any section of this ordinance that prescribes or requires the same behavior as that prescribes or required by a statutory provision that is classified as a traffic infraction in K.S.A. 8-2118.
  2. All traffic violations which are included within this ordinance, and which are not ordinance traffic infractions, as defined in subsection (A) of this section, shall be considered traffic offenses.

Section 3.  PENALTY FOR SCHEDULED FINES.   The fine for violation of an ordinance traffic infraction or any other traffic offense for which the municipal judge established a fine in a fine schedule shall not be less than $30.00 nor more than $200.00, except for speeding which shall be not less than $30.00 no more than $500.00.   A person tried and convicted for violation of an ordinance traffic infraction or other traffic offense for which a fine has been established in a schedule of fines shall pay a fine fixed by the court not to exceed $500.00

Section 4.  REPEAL.  Ordinance No 664 is hereby repealed.

Section 5.  EFFECTIVE DATE.  This ordinance shall take effect and be in from and after its publication in the Prairie Star.

 

Passed by the Council the __7___ day of August, 2017.

Signed by the Mayor this ___7___ day of August, 2017.

 

                                                                                    Richard P. Clark

                                                                                    MAYOR

 

ATTEST: Becky Oakleaf

                CITY CLERK

 

(SEAL)

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ORDINANCE NO: 669

An Ordinance Regulating Public Offenses Within the Corporate Limits of the City of Howard, Kansas; Incorporating by Reference the Uniform Public Offense Code for Kansas Cities, Edition of 2017

BE IT ORDAINED by the Governing Body of the City of Howard:

 

Section 1: INCORPORATING UNIFORM PUBLIC OFFENSE CODE.  There is herby incorporated by reference for the purpose of regulating public offenses within the corporate limits of the City of Howard, Kansas, that certain code known as the “Uniform Public Offense Code”, Edition of 2017, prepared and published in book form by the League of Kansas Municipalities, Topeka, Kansas.   No fewer than three copies of said Uniform Public Offense Code shall be marked or stamped “Official Copy as Adopted by Ordinance No 669”, and filed with the City Clerk to be open to inspection and available to the public at all reasonable hours.

Section 2: REPEAL Ordinance No. 665 is hereby repealed.

 

Passed by the Council the ___7__ day of August, 2017.

Signed by the Mayor this ___7___ day of August, 2017.

 

                                                                                   Richard P Clark

                                                                                    MAYOR

 

ATTEST: Becky Oakleaf

                CITY CLERK

 

(SEAL)

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City Gas rates have been increased.  The minimum charge has been increased from $19.17 to $23.17.

EFFECTIVE  February 6, 2017 ******************GAS RATES****************** ******************$15.00 ****************** *******$8.17 EACH UNIT AFTER*******
1)23.17         21)186.57      41)349.97
2)31.34         22)194.74      42)358.14
3)39.51         23)202.91      43)366.31
4)47.68         24)211.08      44)374.48
5)55.85         25)219.25      45)382.65
6)64.02         26)227.42      46)390.82
7)72.19         27)235.59      47)398.99
8)80.36         28)243.76      48)407.16
9)88.53         29)251.93      49)415.33
10)96.70       30)260.10      50)423.50
11)104.87     31)268.27      51)431.67
12)113.04     32)276.44      52)439.84
13)121.21     33)284.61      53)448.01
14)129.38     34)292.78      54)456.18
15)137.55     35)300.95      55)464.35
16)145.72     36)309.12      56)472.52
17)153.89     37)317.29      57)480.69
18)162.06     38)325.46      58)488.86
19)170.23     39)333.63      59)497.03
20)178.40     40)341.80      60)505.20

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DOG TAGS

City of Howard dog tags and kennel licenses are due by April 1, 2017.  There will be a $10.00 late fee added if not purchased in the month of April.  If you have four or more dogs, you will need to purchase a kennel license also.  City Ordinance No. 635 does not allow pit bull dogs in the City limits.  City Ordinance 636 requires all dogs to be on a leash or in a pen.  Dogs running loose are subject to a $120.00 fine.

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