Special Notices

 

(Published in the Prairie Star on November 15, 2017)

 

 

ORDINANCE NO 670

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF HOWARD, ELK COUNTY, KANSAS

DESIGNATING JACKSON STREET TO BE A TWO LANE ROAD IN CERTAIN AREAS AND FURTHER REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 650

 

WHEREAS, the City of Howard is a municipal entity organized pursuant to the laws of the State of Kansas; and

WHEREAS, the laws of the State of Kansas permit the City of Howard to regulate the traffic patterns within its boundaries; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to a request from Unified School District No 282, the Council for the City did, on June 19, 2013, enact Ordinance No 650 dedicating that portion of Jackson Street near the Unified School District 282 to be a one-way street;

WHEREAS, the school district has requested that the Mayor and Council take action to return that portion of Jackson Street to two lanes; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council of the City of Howard has determined that the request is reasonable and the need for a one way street in the area is no longer necessary; and

WHEREAS, the Council determined it is in the best interest of the residents of the City of Howard to dedicate that portion of Jackson Street near the Unified School District 282 to a two way street; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Council of the City of Howard as follows:   Jackson Street shall be a two way street from Elk Street to the boundary of the City of Howard.

IT IS FURTHER ORDAINED THAT Ordinance No 650 is hereby repealed.

This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its adoption and any publication as may be required by law.

 

                                                                        /s/ Richard Clark

                                                                        Richard Clark

                                                                        Mayor

 

 

/s/Becky Oakleaf

Becky Oakleaf

City Clerk

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THE HOWARD CITY OFFICE AND THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 10, 2017 IN OBSERVANCE OF VETERANS DAY

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HOWARD HOLIDAY TRASH PICK UP SCHEDULE:

THANKSGIVING WEEK:

THURSDAY PICK UP WILL BE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21

FRIDAY PICK UP WILL BE WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR PICK UP:

NORMAL TRASH PICK UP FOR BOTH WEEKS SINCE THOSE

HOLIDAYS FALL ON MONDAY.

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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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