Monday, September 26, 2016



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    3 BEDROOM, 2 bath house for rent east of Manhattan. $1,430, includes water. Washer/ dryer, large storage shed. Call Mike, (785)477-2952.


    2004 HONDA Accord, low miles, clean inside- out, gold/ tan, auto, 4 cyl, no accidents, $2,500. (865)234-0357


    PLANNING A GARAGE SALE? Garage sale sign kits and pre-priced stickers are available at the Manhattan Mercury. Sign kits are only $4.00 (plus tax) per kit and include 3 signs, 140 pre-priced stickers, and tips to holding a successful sale. Additional packages of 420 pre-priced stickers are available for $1.50 (plus tax) per package.


    ORDINANCE NO. 7243 SUMMARY (PUBLISHED IN THE MANHATTAN MERCURY ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2016) On September 20, 2016, the City of Manhattan, Kansas adopted the following ordinance: AN ORDINANCE CREATING A TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT IN MANHATTAN, KANSAS; AUTHORIZING THE MAKING OF CERTAIN TRANSPORTATION PROJECT IMPROVEMENTS RELATING THERETO; APPROVING THE ESTIMATED COSTS OF SUCH TRANSPORTATION PROJECT IMPROVEMENTS; AND PROVIDING FOR THE METHOD OF FINANCING THE SAME. The Ordinance creates a Transportation District to be known as the Blueville Nursery Subdivision Transportation Development District (TDD), levying a transportation district sales tax in the amount of 0.5% in order to pay the costs of Transportation Projects, estimated to be in the amount of $6,000,000.00 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 This Summary certified to be legally accurate and sufficient by City Attorney Katharine Jackson.


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    NOTICE OF INTENT TO SELL EXCESS PERSONAL PROPERTY BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF RILEY COUNTY, KANSAS First Published in The Manhattan Mercury on September 25, 2016. Subsequently Published on September 28, 2016 and October 2, 2016. Public notice is hereby given pursuant to K.S.A. 19-211(b)(1) that the Board of County Commissioners of Riley County, Kansas intends to offer for sale at public auction excess personal property, generally described as follows: Small appliances, artwork, audio/visual equipment, bulletin boards, Calculators, cameras, camera equipment, cash registers, chair mats, chairs, chainsaw, air compressor, computer equipment, computers, copiers, desks, electrical equipment, electronic equipment, fans, fax machines, file cabinets, Firewalls, furniture, footstool, bookshelf, bookcases, coat rack, miscellaneous furniture, lamps, laptops, hardware, lights, maintenance supplies, medical equipment, roll of plastic, roll of carpet, office equipment, office furniture, office supplies, computer monitors, partitions, equipment parts, phones, printers, safes, scales, scanners, servers, shelving, storage supplies, tables, telephones, traffic counters, used bridge steel in the yard and used fence t-posts, rolls of chain link fence, used guardrail, and chain link gates. Said sale is subject to the following terms and conditions: 1. The auction will take place on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. and will be held at the Riley County Public Works facility located at 6215 Tuttle Creek Blvd., Manhattan, Kansas. The auction will be conducted by Ruckert Realty & Auction LLC, Manhattan, Kansas, Telephone No: 785-565-8293. Items offered for sale are listed on the Riley County website at A printed list of such items may also be obtained at Riley County Public Works, 6215 Tuttle Creek Blvd., Manhattan, KS 66503. An additional list of the items for sale, as well as information on additional sale terms may be found by contacting Ruckert Realty & Auctions. 2. The items offered for sale are for sale in their present "as is" condition, and each bidder agrees to satisfy himself or herself that any item purchased is suitable for the bidder's intended purpose. No warranties of any kind are made by either Riley County or Ruckert Realty & Auction LLC. 3. Time is of the essence in the interpretation and enforcement of these conditions, and the sale herein authorized shall be closed according to the terms of the Ruckert Realty & Auction LLC and all such sales are final. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF RILEY COUNTY, KANSAS _______________________ Chairman _______________________ Member _______________________ Member ATTEST: _______________________ Rich Vargo, Riley County Clerk (SEAL)


    RESOLUTION NO. 092016-B Published in The Manhattan Mercury on Sunday, September 25, 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 9th day of September, 2016, requesting sanitary sewer improvements for the Legacy Ridge Addition, Project No. SS1627, 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 850 feet of 8 inch SDR 26 sanitary sewer gravity main, 6 manholes and related appurtenances necessary to serve Legacy Ridge, an addition to the City of Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas. b) PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (Public right-of-way excluded.): Lots 1-17 of Legacy Ridge, an Addition to 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 Hundred and Seventy Thousand Dollars and no/cents ($170,000.00) d) METHOD OF ASSESSMENT: Lots 1-17: 1 share each (equal share per lot) Total Shares = 17 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, 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, that the Improvement District is subject to the City's Policy (the "Policy"), as set forth in Resolution No. 010516-C, which establishes certain conditions for the acceptance of petitions for the creation of improvement districts pursuant to K.S.A. 12-6a01, et. seq. and for the subsequent modification of lots or tracts within a previously created improvement district. 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 20th day of September, 2016. (SEAL) ________________________ Gary S. Fees, MMC, City Clerk ________________________ Usha Reddi, Mayor

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