Tuesday, February 9, 2016



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  • 3 BEDROOM DUPLEX, 1.5 BATH, LA

    3 BEDROOM duplex, 1.5 bath, large family room, central air, garage, washer/ dryer hookup. No pets. 706 Ridgewood Drive. $960. (785)537-1746 or (785)539-1545.


  • MOWING BIDS NOW BEING ACCEPTED

    MOWING Bids now being accepted for 3 cemeteries in Ogden Township for the 2016 mowing season; Catholic Cemetery (Mallon Rd & Harris, Ogden). Protestant Cemetery, (N. Walnut, Ogden) & small abandoned cemetery on Eureka Drive (west of Odd Fellows Cemetery, north side of road). Bids should be submitted in writing & based on a "per mow" charge; please include references. Successful vendor must have proof of liability insurance. Questions & bids submitted by email to: management@mkpropertymgt.com. Closing date of bids 19 February 2016 @ 5:00pm.


  • 1200’- 3600’ OF PRIME COMMERCI

    1200'- 3600' OF prime commercial space by Wal-Mart! 785-539-1554


  • UPDATED 3 BEDROOM NEAR KSU WIT

    UPDATED 3 bedroom near KSU with garage- $875/ month. May consider small pet. Call Blanton Realty (785)776-8506.


  • GET $100 CASH AT LIBERTY TAX W

    Get $100 Cash at Liberty Tax With paid tax prep. Call 785-539-5240.


  • KNOX LANE SELF STORAGE 210 KNO

    Knox Lane Self Storage 210 Knox Lane, 5x 5- 10x 30. 785-341-3578.


  • CDBG HOUSING REHABILITATION PR

    City of Manhattan Community Development Department CDBG Housing Rehabilitation Program Published in The Manhattan Mercury on February 7, 2016 The City of Manhattan, Kansas is now requesting bids for the rehabilitation of the property at: 2036 Strong Avenue This rehabilitation work includes carpentry, electrical, lead-based paint activities, radon mitigation, and foundation repair. Sealed bids for this work will be received until 3:00 P.M. February 17, 2016, by the City Clerk at City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas, at which time they will be opened and read aloud. Bid packets may be picked up at the Community Development Department in City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas prior to the walk through on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at 3:30 P.M. If you have questions concerning this project, contact George Stark, Housing Rehabilitation Inspector, at 587-2431. All persons awarded and/or entering into contracts with the City of Manhattan shall be subject to and required to comply with all applicable City, State, and Federal provisions pertaining to non-discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action.


  • AVAILABLE IN OGDEN: 2 BEDROOMS

    AVAILABLE in Ogden: 2 bedrooms, $425. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, $600. 3 bedroom, 2 bath mobile homes, $650. Security deposit, $400. Please call 785-537-0331


  • SMALL 1+ BEDROOM HOUSE IN WAME

    SMALL 1+ bedroom house in Wamego. Nonsmoking, one off- street parking space. Pets negotiable. Water, sewer, electricity, natural gas, and trash included. $550/ month plus deposit. (785)317-0557 or bhanson@k-state.edu


  • RES# 020216-C PUBLI

    RESOLUTION NO. 020216-C Published in The Manhattan Mercury on Sunday, February 7, 2016. A RESOLUTION MAKING FINDINGS AS TO THE ADVISABILITY AND AUTHORIZING CONSTRUCTION OF AN IMPROVEMENT UNDER AND PURSUANT TO K.S.A. 12-6a01, et seq. WHEREAS, a petition was filed with the City Clerk on the 25th day of January, 2016, requesting water improvements for the Scenic Crossing Addition, Project No. SS1603 and the Governing Body of the City hereby find the petition to be sufficient. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF MANHATTAN, KANSAS, that the following findings as to the advisability of the construction of said improvements are hereby made to-wit: a) GENERAL NATURE OF IMPROVEMENT: SANITARY SEWER Engineering and Construction of approximately 1,100 feet of 8 inch SDR 26 sanitary sewer gravity main, 760 feet of 4 inch lateral sewer services, 8 manholes and related appurtenances necessary to serve Scenic Crossings Addition, an addition to the City of Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas. b) PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (Public right-of-way excluded.): Lots 1-20, Lots 21A-27B, and Lots 28-31 in Scenic Crossing, an addition in the City of Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas. The boundaries of the Improvement District cannot be modified after this Petition has been accepted by the City; however, in the event tracts or lots within the boundaries of the Improvement District are altered, prior to the adoption of any ordinance levying assessments in accordance with this petition, by a replat, lot split or boundary line adjustment accepted by the City, the legal description of the Improvement District shall be automatically adjusted to be consistent with such action and the levying ordinance shall be applied to such adjusted description. However, the acceptance of this Petition does not require the city to approve any such requested replat, lot split or boundary line adjustment. c) ESTIMATED OR PROBABLE COST: Two Hundred One Thousand Dollars ($201,000.00) d) METHOD OF ASSESSMENT: Lots 1-20 shall receive 38.66% of the Improvement District's share and that share shall be divided equally among said Lots. Lots 21A-27B shall receive 11.20% of the Improvement District's share and that share shall be divided equally among said Lots. Lot 28 shall receive 25.42% of the Improvement District's share; Lot 29 shall receive 7.54% of the Improvement District's share; Lot 30 shall receive 4.18% of the Improvement District's share; and, Lot 31 shall receive 13.00% of the Improvement District's share. In the event all or part of the lots in the Improvement District are altered by replat, boundary line adjustment or lot split accepted by the City and before assessments have been levied, the assessments against the Improvement District, as modified by such action, shall be applied on an equal share per lot for the lots in categories 1 and 2, as those lots exist after such action; and on an equal share per square foot for the lots in category 3, as those lots exist after such action. In the event a lot or lots within the Improvement District are altered by replat, boundary line adjustment or lot split accepted by the city after assessments have been levied by ordinance, the assessment applicable to the lot(s) so altered shall be apportioned to the new lot(s) based upon the relative square footage of those new lots. However, the acceptance of this petition does not require the city to approve any such requested replat, boundary line adjustment or lot split e) APPORTIONMENT OF COSTS: Improvement District: 100% One Hundred Percent City-At-Large: 0% Zero Percent BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the City Engineer or his authorized representative of the City of Manhattan, Kansas, be and is hereby appointed and directed to prepare under oath a detailed estimate of the cost of said improvement together with plans and specifications therefore, and file the same with the City Clerk for consideration and action thereon by the Governing Body of the City of Manhattan, Kansas. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, 12-6a01, et seq. provides for the abovesaid improvements to be paid by the issuance of general obligation bonds of the City (the "Bonds"). The Bonds may be issued to reimburse expenditures made on or after the date, which is 60 days before the date of this resolution, pursuant to Treasury Regulation 1.150-2. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the above described improvement is hereby authorized and declared to be necessary in accordance with the findings of the Governing Body as set out in this resolution, and that this resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication once in The Manhattan Mercury. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this resolution shall be filed with the Riley County Register of Deeds Office. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the benefit district portion of the cost of the above described improvement shall be bonded for twenty (20) years. ADOPTED AT Manhattan, Kansas, this 2nd day of February, 2016. (SEAL) _________________________ Gary S. Fees, MMC, City Clerk ___________________ Karen McCulloh, Mayor


  • 5 BEDROOM LESS THAN 2 BLOCKS F

    5 BEDROOM less than 2 blocks from campus. All Appliances included. Washer/ Dryer. 1938 Hunting. 785-632-1390


  • MAID IN MANHATTAN (KS). HOME A

    MAID in Manhattan (KS). Home and business cleaning service. Ashten, (785)213-1841.


  • STUDIO, 1 OR 2 BEDROOM, DISHWA

    STUDIO, 1 or 2 bedroom, dishwasher, laundry facility in complex, 1100 Garden Way 537-2255 or 537-7810


  • 4 BEDROOM, 2 1/2 BATH, WESTSID

    4 BEDROOM, 2 1/2 bath, westside townhome. No smoking/ pets. $1050. 785-313-2045


  • 2- 5 BEDROOM HOMES AVAIL. AUGU

    2- 5 BEDROOM homes avail. August 1, 2015. Starting as low as $ 675.00 per month! 785-539-1554


  • 4 BEDROOM, 2 BATH DUPLEX, FINI

    4 BEDROOM, 2 bath duplex, finished basement, fenced backyard, convenient to Ft. Riley, walking distance to elementary/ middle schools, pets considered, available now. $1250/ month. (785)313-5281


  • RES# 020216-B PUBLI

    RESOLUTION NO. 020216-B Published in The Manhattan Mercury on Sunday, February 7, 2016. A RESOLUTION MAKING FINDINGS AS TO THE ADVISABILITY AND AUTHORIZING CONSTRUCTION OF AN IMPROVEMENT UNDER AND PURSUANT TO K.S.A. 12-6a01, et seq. WHEREAS, a petition was filed with the City Clerk on the 25th day of January, 2016, requesting water improvements for the Scenic Crossing Addition, Project No. ST1601 and the Governing Body of the City hereby find the petition to be sufficient. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF MANHATTAN, KANSAS, that the following findings as to the advisability of the construction of said improvements are hereby made to-wit: a) GENERAL NATURE OF IMPROVEMENT: STREET Engineering and Construction of all of Scenic Landing, all of Scenic Court and a portion of Scenic Crossings streets. This portion first from Kimball Avenue to the intersection of Scenic Landing, and then from Scenic Circle to Anderson Avenue. The remaining sections of Scenic Crossings will be a future Phase and future petition. Construction shall include all associated storm sewer, sidewalk, ADA curb ramps, grading, signage and related improvements necessary to service Scenic Crossing Addition, an addition to the City of Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas. b) PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (Public right-of-way excluded.): Lots 1-20, Lots 21A-27B, and Lots 28-31 in Scenic Crossing, an addition in the City of Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas. The boundaries of the Improvement District cannot be modified after this Petition has been accepted by the City; however, in the event tracts or lots within the boundaries of the Improvement District are altered, prior to the adoption of any ordinance levying assessments in accordance with this petition, by a replat, lot split or boundary line adjustment accepted by the City, the legal description of the Improvement District shall be automatically adjusted to be consistent with such action and the levying ordinance shall be applied to such adjusted description. However, the acceptance of this Petition does not require the city to approve any such requested replat, lot split or boundary line adjustment. c) ESTIMATED OR PROBABLE COST: One Million Five Hundred Eighty Thousand Dollars ($1,580,000) d) METHOD OF ASSESSMENT: Lots 1-20 shall receive 38.66% of the Improvement District's share and that share shall be divided equally among said Lots. Lots 21A-27B shall receive 11.20% of the Improvement District's share and that share shall be divided equally among said Lots. Lot 28 shall receive 25.42% of the Improvement District's share; Lot 29 shall receive 7.54% of the Improvement District's share; Lot 30 shall receive 4.18% of the Improvement District's share; and, Lot 31 shall receive 13.00% of the Improvement District's share. In the event all or part of the lots in the Improvement District are altered by replat, boundary line adjustment or lot split accepted by the City and before assessments have been levied, the assessments against the Improvement District, as modified by such action, shall be applied on an equal share per lot for the lots in categories 1 and 2, as those lots exist after such action; and on an equal share per square foot for the lots in category 3, as those lots exist after such action. In the event a lot or lots within the Improvement District are altered by replat, boundary line adjustment or lot split accepted by the city after assessments have been levied by ordinance, the assessment applicable to the lot(s) so altered shall be apportioned to the new lot(s) based upon the relative square footage of those new lots. However, the acceptance of this petition does not require the city to approve any such requested replat, boundary line adjustment or lot split e) APPORTIONMENT OF COSTS: Improvement District: 100% One Hundred Percent City-At-Large: 0% Zero Percent BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the City Engineer or his authorized representative of the City of Manhattan, Kansas, be and is hereby appointed and directed to prepare under oath a detailed estimate of the cost of said improvement together with plans and specifications therefore, and file the same with the City Clerk for consideration and action thereon by the Governing Body of the City of Manhattan, Kansas. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, 12-6a01, et seq. provides for the abovesaid improvements to be paid by the issuance of general obligation bonds of the City (the "Bonds"). The Bonds may be issued to reimburse expenditures made on or after the date, which is 60 days before the date of this resolution, pursuant to Treasury Regulation 1.150-2. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the above described improvement is hereby authorized and declared to be necessary in accordance with the findings of the Governing Body as set out in this resolution, and that this resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication once in The Manhattan Mercury. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this resolution shall be filed with the Riley County Register of Deeds Office. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the benefit district portion of the cost of the above described improvement shall be bonded for twenty (20) years. ADOPTED AT Manhattan, Kansas, this 2nd day of February, 2016. (SEAL) __________________________ Gary S. Fees, MMC, City Clerk ____________________ Karen McCulloh, Mayor


  • TREASURERS QUARTERLY REPORT P

    TREASURER'S QUARTERLY REPORT Published in The Manhattan Mercury on Sunday, February 7, 2016. STATE OF KANSAS COUNTY OF RILEY TREASURER'S QUARTERLY REPORT AS OF JANUARY 31, 2016 State Funds Fund Balance Fish&Game Permits 153.50 Motor Vehicle License 3,395.08 Comm Veh Registrations 196.00 TOTAL 3,744.58 County Budgeted Funds Fund Balance County General 13,210,449.30 Health Department 1,839,616.66 War Memorial 9,605.07 County Auction 57,909.97 P.A.T.F. 3,211.01 Motor Vehicle Operations 39,527.20 Special Alcohol 7,929.51 Riley Co Police Dept 1,617,849.55 Riley Co Adult Services 278,399.95 Capital Improvements Fund 4,327,042.58 Economic Development 290,786.88 Emergency 911 606,109.16 Solid Waste 587,836.69 County Building 184,046.23 Road & Bridge Cap Project 4,833,527.03 RCPD Levy/Op 1,717,491.62 Landfill Closure 57,854.38 County Bond & Interest 731,359.04 University Park W&S 55,087.36 Hunters Island Water Dist 7,736.27 Carson Sewer Benefit Dist 15,467.90 Deep Creek Sewer 8,300.54 Moehlman Bottoms 11,064.56 Valleywood Operations 45,558.96 Terra Heights Sewer 30,126.50 Terra Heights Sinking 61,819.44 Konza Water Operations 86,457.11 Lakeside Heights Sewer 827.13 TOTAL 30,722,997.60 Non-Budgeted Funds Fund Balance JJA Prevention St Formula .01 Teen Court Collected Fund 1,907.32 Court Technology 60,408.25 Museum Bequest 6,582.25 Register Deeds Tech Fund 53,854.50 Clerk Tech Fund 18,372.41 Treasurer Tech Fund 7,569.02 Returned Check Fund 426.52- Riley Co Juvenile Service 79,678.25 Cash Long or Short 10,202.36 21st Jud. Dist Teen Court 79,819.34 RCPD Spec Emergency Rsrv 662,000.00 LEPC-HMTA 221.54 University Park Improvmnt 8,280.84 Carson Capital Reserve 20,100.00 Univ Park Capital Project 36.00- H.I Water Capital Replace 18,054.89 Deep Creek Capital Replac 31,080.21 Moehlman Bottom Cap Resrv 7,730.00 Konza Water Cap Reserve 119,893.81 Valleywood Cap Reserve 37,729.55 Univ Park W&S Cap Reserve 28,138.05 Lakeside Heights Cap Rsrv 6,550.50 Payroll Clearing 1,272.87 TOTAL 1,258,983.45 Tax Funds Fund Balance Comm Fees-In Lieu of Tax 17,298.53 Recreational Vehicle Tax 747.91 Motor Vehicle Tax 136,260.53 Motor Veh Tax-Long&Short 13,334.67 Driver's License 2,179.00 16/20M Trucks 1,331.07 Watercraft Tax Holding 1,578.37 Spec Delinquent PP-Treas 78.88 Tax Sale Proceeds 5,890.38 Sales & Compensation Tax 167,949.11 Advance Tax 25.22 TOTAL 346,673.67 Tax Holding Funds Fund Balance Tax Holding-Current Tax 906,589.79 Treasurer's Holding 89,707.13 Motor Vehicle Holding 10,993.67 Delinquent Real Estate 33,521.31 TOTAL 1,040,811.90 Federal Funds Fund Balance Special Prosecutor Trust 875.58 Juvenile Intake Case Mgr 2,414.14 TOTAL 3,289.72 City Funds Fund Balance Manhattan City-Spec Cty&H 34,278.54 Leonardville Cty-Spec C&H 278.91 Ogden City-Spec City & Hwy 1,310.55 Randolph City-Spec Cty&Hw 103.59 Riley City-Spec City&Hwy 609.30 TOTAL 36,580.89 Township Funds Fund Balance Ashland Township-Road 1,358.66 Bala Township-Road 5,471.24 Center Township-Road 2,599.92 Fancy Crk Township-Road 3,398.75 Grant Township-Road 2,125.13 Jackson Township-Road 3,285.33 Madison Township-Road 1,870.94 Manhattan Township-Road 2,385.26 May Day Township-Road 2,725.52 Ogden Township-Road 1,618.88 Sherman Township-Road 3,379.50 Swede Creek Township-Road 4,892.07 Wildcat Township-Road 2,867.25 Zeandale Township-Road 2,518.96 TOTAL 40,497.41 Cemetery Funds Fund Balance Bala Jt #2 Cemetery 429.45 Bellegard Jt #1 Cemetery 439.01 Rose Hill Cemetery 842.34 Swede Creek Cemetery 173.04 TOTAL 1,883.84 Special Assessment Funds Fund Bal. Special-02 Weed Special 272.50 City Special Assessments 45,928.45 Fox Run Streets 350.73 Fox Run Sewer 315.39 Fox Run Water 105.34 Spec-Stills Ranch Street 486.23 Spec-Stills Ranch Sewer 267.86 Spec-Stills Ranch Water 159.36 Sp-Still Ranch Lift Stati 81.77 River Trail-Street 200.61 River Trail-Sewer 115.17 River Trail-Water 95.92 TOTAL 48,379.33 Bonds & Temporary Notes Fund Bal. Fire Dist #1 Tuttle Cove 387,145.53 Mertz/McGehee Drainage 6,183.36 TOTAL 393,328.89 Fire Funds Fund Balance Riley Co Fire Dist #1 365,269.72 Riley Co Fire Dist CapOut 391,314.33 TOTAL 756,584.05 TOTAL CASH IN TREASURY 34,653,755.33 STATE OF KANSAS) COUNTY OF RILEY) I do solemnly swear the above statement is complete, true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, so help me God. _____________________________ Shilo Heger, Riley County Treasurer Subscribed and sworn before me this 31st day of January 2016. _________________________ Rich Vargo, Riley County Clerk


  • AAA NOW PAYING $50 & UP FOR SA

    AAA Now paying $50 & up for salvage or used vehicles. Pick up available. Wamego Recycling, 785-456-2439 or 785-456-3793.


  • 2 BEDROOM BASEMENT, 1 CARPORT,

    2 BEDROOM basement, 1 carport, $400 + utilities. 532-8815.



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