Special Notices

The Howard City Office and Library will be closed Monday, May 28.  City wide garage sales are June 1, 2 and 3.  The Howard swimming pool will open Saturday, June 2 and the phone number is 374.2827.  City wide clean up will be Saturday June 9.  The city office and library will be closed July 4.  The annual fireworks display at the Howard lake will be Saturday, July 7 and the rain date will be Sunday, July 8.  Fireworks donations are being accepted now at the city office.  The city office and library will be closed Monday, September 3.  The regular council meeting scheduled for September 3 will be rescheduled.  The rescheduled date will be determined later.  

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                                                            ORDINANCE NO. 671

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND PROVIDING FOR THE CODIFICATION OF THE GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF HOWARD, KANSAS, AND THE PUBLICATION OF SUCH CODIFICATION IN LOOSELEAF BOOK FORM.

             Be It Ordained by the Governing Body of the City of Howard:

     Section 1.   That a codification of the general ordinances of the City of Howard, Kansas, including supplements thereto, as authorized by K.S.A. 12-3014 and 12-3015, is hereby ordered, authorized and provided for, the preparation of which shall be done by the League of Kansas Municipalities as provided by contract.  When completed, the codification shall be adopted by ordinance and published together with the adopting ordinance in loose-leaf book form and no fewer than 10 copies shall be published.  Such codification shall be entitle, “Code of the City of Howard, Kansas” of the year in which the work is completed and ready for publication.  The said code shall be duly certified by the City Clerk.  One copy of the code shall be filed in the office of the City Clerk and shall constitute the official ordinance book.  Three additional copies shall be filed in the office of the city clerk and shall be designated for use by the public.

    Section 2.  That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication once in the official city newspaper.

    Passed and Approved by the Governing Body this 7 day of May 2018.

                                                                           Mayor Richard P. Clark

ATTEST: Becky Oakleaf

                     City Clerk

 

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                                        POPPY DAY PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, America is the land of freedom, preserved and protected willingly and freely by citizen soldiers; and

WHEREAS, millions who have answered the call to arms have died on the field of battle; and

WHEREAS, a nation of peace must be reminded of the price of war and the debt owed to those who have died in war; and

WHEREAS, the red poppy has been designated as a symbol of the sacrifice of lives in all wars; and

WHEREAS, the American Legion Auxiliary has pledged to and will remind Americans annually of this debt through the distribution of memorial flowers.

THEREFORE, I, Richard Clark, Mayor of Howard, Kansas do hereby proclaim Friday, May 25 and Saturday, May 26, 2018, as Poppy Days and ask that all citizens pay tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of freedom by wearing the Memorial Poppy through Monday, May 28, Memorial Day 2018.

Richard Clark

Richard Clark, Mayor

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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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City Gas rates have been increased.  The minimum charge has been increased from $23.17 to $26.17.

EFFECTIVE  January 8, 2018 ***********GAS RATES*********** ***********$18.00 *********** *******$8.17 EACH UNIT AFTER*******

EFFECTIVE    January 8, 2018 ******************GAS RATES****************** ******************$18.00 ****************** *******$8.17 EACH UNIT AFTER*******
1)          26.17 21)       189.57 41)       352.97
2)          34.34 22)       197.74 42)       361.14
3)          42.51 23)       205.91 43)       369.31
4)          50.68 24)       214.08 44)       377.48
5)          58.85 25)       222.25 45)       385.65
6)          67.02 26)       230.42 46)       393.82
7)          75.19 27)       238.59 47)       401.99
8)          83.36 28)       246.76 48)       410.16
9)          91.53 29)       254.93 49)       418.33
10)        99.70 30)       263.10 50)       426.50
11)      107.87 31)       271.27 51)       434.67
12)      116.04 32)       279.44 52)       442.84
13)      124.21 33)       287.61 53)       451.01
14)      132.38 34)       295.78 54)       459.18
15)      140.55 35)       303.95 55)       467.35
16)      148.72 36)       312.12 56)       475.52
17)      156.89 37)       320.29 57)       483.69
18)      165.06 38)       328.46 58)       491.86
19)      173.23 39)       336.63 59)       500.03
20)      181.40 40)       344.80 60)       508.20

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HOWARD CITY LAKE

AS OF JANUARY 1, 2018

“USE PERMITS”

FISHING FROM BANK AND BOAT FREE

DAILY USE PERMIT = $3.00 per day

AUTHORIZES IMMEDIATE FAMILY

(DEPENDENTS LIVING AT HOME) ACCESS TO PROPERTY

FOR SWIMMING AND PLEASURE BOATING

CAMPING PERMIT = $5.50 per day

AUTHORIZES SAME AS DAILY PERMIT PLUS CAMPING

FOR ONE 24 HOUR PERIOD

(EACH DAY OF CAMPING REQUIRES A PERMIT)

ANNUAL PERMIT = $25.50

AUTHORIZES IMMEDIATE FAMILY

(DEPENDENTS LIVING AT HOME) ACCESS TO PROPERTY

FOR PLEASURE BOATING AND SWIMMING

FOR THE YEAR (JAN.1 – DEC. 31)

EXTRA ANNUAL STICKER FOR VEHICLES = $1.00
(UP TO THREE (3) ONLY)

SENIOR CITIZENS MUST PAY TO CAMP

SHELTERS MUST BE RESERVED AND PAID IN ADVANCE

AT THE HOWARD CITY HALL

FOR INFORMATION CALL THE HOWARD CITY CLERK

AT 620-374-2202

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CITY OF HOWARD

NATURAL GAS SAFETY
WHAT TO DO IF YOU
SMELL GAS

 IF THE ODOR IS STRONG

  1. Do not light matches.
  2. Do not turn lights on or off.
  3. Do not use the telephone.
  4. If possible, notify everyone in the building to leave immediately.
  5. Call the CITY OFFICE (620) 374-2202 or

    24hour emergency number (620) 330-7740

    or the SHERIFF’S OFFICE(620)374-2108 or 911

    from a nearby phone not in the building.

  6. Do not reenter the building until the Gas

    Company  tells you it is safe to reenter.

    Gas Operator, Ernest Tousley

    Home Phone  (620) 374-5048

  7. Gas Cell Phone (620) 330-7740

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The City of Howard is asking all residents to help with our Lead and Copper testing by filling out a survey to let us know what kind of plumbing is in your home.  Print the survey by following this link http://cityofhoward.org/Portals/howard/All%20Documents/City%20Code%20-%20Ordinances/Printable%20Documents/Customer%20Lead%20and%20Copper%20Survey.pdf or you can come by the city office and pick one up. We will have copies and will try to get it into everyone's hands.  Our water system is now required under drinking water regulations to send surveys to all customers asking that they complete and return the survey form.

 

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