ORDINANCE NO. 651
AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE CREATION OF SEWER DISTRICT NO 13
IN THE CITY OF MEADE, MEADE COUNTY, KANSAS, AND PROVIDING FOR THE
CONSTRUCTION OF COMPLETE SEWER SYSTEM THEREIN AND FOR THE PAYMENT OF
THE COST THEREOF.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF MEADE, MEADE COUNTY, KANSAS:
SECTION 1. That the following described territory in the city of
Meade, Meade County, Kansas, shall hereafter be known and
designated, and is hereby created as Sewer District No. 13, to-wit:
All of Block 57, First Addition to the
City of Meade, including Lots One through
SECTION 2. That the sewer system be constructed according to the
plans and specifications of the engineer, approved by the State
Board of Health and now on file in the City Clerk’s office.
SECTION 3. The cost of said sewer lines described in Section 2
hereof shall be assessed against the lots and pieces of ground in
said sewer district according to the special benefits, accruing to
each lot of piece of ground therein, and special assessments shall
be made by ordinance after the cost has been ascertained. The
property owners shall be notified of their respective assessments
and shall have thirty (30) days in which to pay the same. Any unpaid
portion of the cost shall be paid by the issuance of Internal
Improvement Bonds of the City of Meade, Kansas, payable in no more
that ten (10) annual installments and bearing interest at the rate
not exceeding eight percent (8%) per annum, payable semi-annually as
provided by K.S.A., Sections 12-617; 12-618, et seq., and any
amendments thereto. If it is decided that some portion of this sewer
project should be paid by the city at large on the basis that it
benefits the entire city, the governing body will so provide at the
time the assessment ordinance is passed. This will apply primarily
to outfall and/or main sewers which are found to benefit the city at
SECTION 4. That to provide funds to temporarily finance the cost of
making these sewer improvements heretofore authorized in this
ordinance, there shall be issued a temporary improvement not of the
City of Meade Kansas, in the amount of Ten Thousand Dollars
($10,000.00), to be known as Note No. 1, Series 1979 (Sewer District
No. 13) dated November 1, 1979, and becoming due November 1, 1981.
Said note shall bear interest at the rate of Eight percent (8%).
The Mayor and City Clerk shall prepare, sign, seal and issue said
note, which shall be in the usual form, all as provided by law,
K.S.A., Sections 12-617, 12-618, and 10-123, and any amendments
It is understood that the note can be redeemed by the City at any
time bonds are issued for this project. The governing body may
deliver said note to persons having claims against the city in
connection with the making of said improvements or sell the same at
private sale at not less than par and accrued interest and the
proceeds of said note shall be applied to the payment of actual
costs and expenses of said improvement.
SECTION 5. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and
after its passage, approval and publication as required by law.
Passed and approved by the City Council at Meade, Meade County,
Kansas, this 5th day of November, 1979.
Approved and signed by the ____________________________
Leroy Lemaster, Mayor
Esther M. Cheney, City Clerk