Monday, February 8, 2016



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  • ORD# 7195 SUMMARY (PU

    ORDINANCE NO. 7195 SUMMARY (PUBLISHED IN THE MANHATTAN MERCURY ON FEBRUARY 7, 2016) On February 2, 2016, the City of Manhattan, Kansas adopted the following ordinance: AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE ELECTION AND TERMS OF OFFICE OF MEMBERS OF THE CITY'S GOVERNING BODY. This Ordinance amends Section 2-12 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Manhattan, Kansas relating to the election of members of the governing body and establishing terms of the Commission. The complete text of the Ordinance may be obtained or viewed free of charge at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., and is available for at least one week following the publication date of this summary at http://www.cityofmhk.com. This Summary certified to be legally accurate and sufficient by City Attorney Katharine Jackson.


  • 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


  • ESU POPERTIES OWNER FINANCING

    ESU Poperties Owner Financing 13 houses, two- five bedrooms. 27 apartments, one- three bedrooms. Fixer- uppers. Walk to campus. $57K each. Owner financing available. (620)757-1220


  • PET GROOMING HENRY AT TAIL WAG

    PET GROOMING Henry at Tail Wagger Pet Care has openings in his schedule. Jan. & Feb. special: mention this ad for a $5.00 grooming upgrade. (785)776-9686 for details.


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 3 BEDROOM MOBILE HOME FOR RENT

    3 BEDROOM Mobile Home for rent, starting at $750. Section 8 Accepted. (785)539-5791


  • 3 BEDROOM, 1 1/2 BATH, GARAGE,

    3 BEDROOM, 1 1/2 bath, garage, fireplace, walk- out basement, big yard. $1,050. (785)537-2255, (785)537-7810.


  • MAID IN MANHATTAN (KS). HOME A

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


  • 12X 30 COVERED RV/ BOAT STORAG

    12X 30 COVERED RV/ boat storage, $65/ month. (785)537-2190


  • RFP- 2016 GLOBAL MX3 STREET SW

    REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Published in The Manhattan Mercury on Sunday, February 7, 2016. Sealed bids for the furnishing of the following vehicle to be used by the City of Manhattan will be received until 3:00 p.m., on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at which time the bids will be opened in the City Commission Room, City Hall, and read aloud. Bids should be delivered/mailed to the City Clerk's office, 1101 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502. Bids received after said time will be returned unopened. One (1) 2016 Global MX3 Street Sweeper THE FULL REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL AND SPECIFICATIONS MAY BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE DREXEL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. WEBSITE: http://planroom.drexeltech.com/ Specifications can be obtained at no charge through the online Plan Room administered by Drexel Technologies. Please visit http://www.drexeltech.com and click on the Plan Room tab to get registered. Questions on getting registered, or using the Plan Room can be answered at http://www.drexeltech.com or by calling Drexel Technologies toll free at (888) 202-1301. Questions concerning this proposal can be directed to Jeff Walters, Public Works Street Superintendent at 785-587-4539 or walters@cityofmhk.com. All persons awarded and/or entering into Contracts with the City of Manhattan shall comply with all applicable city, state, and federal provisions pertaining to non-discrimination, equal employment opportunity, and affirmative action. The City of Manhattan reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any irregularities therein.


  • 2 BEDROOM, 2303 BUTTERNUT. ATT

    2 BEDROOM, 2303 Butternut. Attached garage/ opener, washer/ dryer hookup. No Pets. Feb. 1st. (785)313-7407


  • AVAILABLE NOW! VERY CLEAN. WEL

    AVAILABLE Now! Very clean. Well maintained by local landlord. 3 BR, 2 Ba ranch home. New appliances, wood laminate, and tile floors. Fenced yard with patio seating. Large storage shed. Fireplace and 2 car garage. $1,400. 1732 Kenmar. (785)565-2577


  • NICE 1 BEDROOM, UTILITIES PAID

    NICE 1 bedroom, utilities paid. No pets. $595/ month. 785-370-2792


  • ORD# 7193 SUMMARY (PU

    ORDINANCE NO. 7193 SUMMARY (PUBLISHED IN THE MANHATTAN MERCURY ON FEBRUARY 7, 2016) On February 2, 2016, the City of Manhattan, Kansas adopted the following ordinance: AN ORDINANCE REZONING A TRACT OF LAND FROM R-M/TNO, FOUR-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT WITH TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOOD OVERLAY DISTRICT, TO R-3/M-FRO, MULTIPLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT WITH MULTI-FAMILY REDEVELOPMENT OVERLAY DISTRICT, IN THE CITY OF MANHATTAN, RILEY COUNTY, KANSAS, AND ALTERING THE ZONING MAP ACCORDINGLY. This Ordinance rezones 801 Moro Street from R-M/TNO, Four-Family Residential District with Traditional Neighborhood Overlay District, to R-3/M-FRO, Multiple-Family Residential District with Multi-Family Redevelopment Overlay District. The complete text of the Ordinance may be obtained or viewed free of charge at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., and is available for at least one week following the publication date of this summary at http://www.cityofmhk.com. This Summary certified to be legally accurate and sufficient by City Attorney Katharine Jackson.


  • 4 BEDROOM, GREAT CENTRAL LOCAT

    4 BEDROOM, Great central location, sidewalk next to house leading to stadium or campus. All appliances, including washer/ dryer. 1531 University Dr. 785-632-1390


  • 704 MISSION AND 2530 BROCKMAN.

    704 MISSION and 2530 Brockman. Both 3 bedroom, 1 bath, single attached garage. Rent for $800/ month, $400 deposit. Please contact (785)537-0331.


  • 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


  • B & T STORAGES 2 LOCATIONS: 5X

    B & T STORAGES 2 locations: 5x 5 through 12x 30 stalls. (785)539-8996



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