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Journal-World classified (published 02/22/2013)

(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World
February 8, 2013)

RESOLUTION NO. 7004

A RESOLUTION DIRECTING
AND ORDERING A PUBLIC
HEARING ON THE ADVISABILITY OF THE MAKING OF
CERTAIN INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS IN THE CITY
OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS,
UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF
K.S.A. 12-6a01 ET SEQ., AS
AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED; AND PROVIDING
FOR THE GIVING OF NOTICE
OF SAID HEARING (SEWER
IMPROVEMENTS/FORMER
FARMLAND PROPERTY).

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE
GOVERNING BODY OF THE
CITY OF LAWRENCE,
KANSAS:That a public hearing shall be held by the
Governing Body of the City
of Lawrence, Kansas, on the
advisability of the following improvement: THE CONSTRUCTION OF SANITARY
SEWER IN THE FORMER
FARMLAND PROPERTY INCLUDING PROPERTY ACQUISITION, EXCAVATION, INSTALLING SEWER MAIN,
MANHOLES AND OTHER
NECESSARY AND APPROPRIATE IMPROVEMENTS (the
"Improvements"). Said
hearing shall be held on
February 19, 2013 in the City
Commission meeting room,
City Hall, 6 East 6th Street,
Lawrence, Kansas, at 6:35
p.m. or thereafter as provided by K.S.A. 12-6a01 et
seq. The City Clerk shall
publish the following notice
of such public hearing in
the official city newspaper,
two (2) times, such publications to be one (1) week
apart, and the last publication to be at least three (3)
days prior to the date of
the hearing. NOTICE OF
PUBLIC HEARING Notice is
hereby given that the Governing Body of the City of
Lawrence, Kansas, will
meet for the purpose of
holding a public hearing as
provided by K.S.A. 12-6a01
et seq. in the City Commission meeting room, City
Hall, 6 East 6th Street, Lawrence, Kansas on _February
5th 2013, at 6:35 p.m., to
consider the advisability of
the following proposed improvement: (a) The general
nature of the proposed improvement: THE CONSTRUCTION OF SANITARY
SEWER IN THE FORMER
FARMLAND PROPERTY INCLUDING PROPERTY ACQUISITION, EXCAVATION, INSTALLING SEWER MAIN,
MANHOLES AND OTHER
NECESSARY AND APPROPRIATE IMPROVEMENTS (the
"Improvements"). (b) The
proposed improvement district includes: Lots 1-6,
Block A; Tract D, Block A;
Lots 1-4, Block B; Lots 1-6,
Block C; all in the Final Plat
for the Former Farmland
Property, Douglas County,
Kansas (the "Improvement
District"). (c) The estimated or probable cost of
the Improvements is
$1,725,000 (to be increased
at the pro-rata rate of 1
percent per month from
and after the adoption date
of the resolution authorizing the Improvements),
plus costs of issuance and
plus costs of interest on
any temporary financing.
(d) The method of assessment: Property in the district shall be assessed for
the costs of the Improvements based upon the ratio
of the square footage of
each lot, parcel, or tract to
the square footage of the
entire Improvement District
(e) The apportionment of
costs shall be: One hundred
percent (100%) of the cost
of the Improvement shall
be paid by the Improvement District and zero percent (0%) of the cost shall
be paid by the
City-at-large. The hearing
may be adjourned from
time to time and until the
Governing Body shall have
made findings by resolution as to the advisability of
the Improvement, the nature of the Improvement,
the estimated cost, the
boundaries of the Improvement District, the method
of assessment and the apportionment of cost between the Improvement
District and the
city-at-large, all as finally
determined by the governing body. ADOPTED by the
governing body of the City
of Lawrence, Kansas, this
5th day of February, 2013.

APPROVED:
/s/Robert J. Schumm
Robert J. Schumm, Mayor
ATTEST:
/s/Jonathan M. Douglass
Jonathan M. Douglass, City
Clerk

Approved as to form and
legality:
/s/ Toni R. Wheeler
Toni R. Wheeler, Director of
the Legal Department
LEGAL DESCRIPTIONI
APPROVED BY:
/s/ Charles F. Soules, P.E.
Charles F. Soules, Director
of Public Works
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