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Liberal City Commission Meets, Approves Rural Housing Districts

KSCB News - November 26, 2013 4:48 pm

The Liberal City Commission met Tuesday evening for their regularly scheduled meeting and started off by handing out Employee Service Awards. Recognized for 10 years of service was, Fidel Barboza, Jose Torres, and Santiago Cordoza. The commission also approved the Final Reading of Ordinance 4416 which establishes a Franchise Fee with Black Hills/Kansas Gas Utility. Commissioners also approved the First Reading of Ordinance 4417 which if passes a Second Reading, would rezone a Plat of land from C2 to PUD. This is in the Park Plaza Business Plat of Park Properties. The Commission approved Resolution 2183 which establishes a Rural Housing Incentive District in the Village Plaza area, and Resolution 2184 which would establish a Rural Housing Incentive District in the Edawards Street area. B&H Paving of Scott City once again was the lone bidder for crack sealing for the City with an amount not to exceed $170,000.00. Appointed to the Liberal Housing Authority Board was Jenifer Malin to fill the unexpired term of MaryBettie Tabor, and reappointed Robert Hittle, and appointed David Riley to the Arkalon Council Board. Both Hittle and Riley would receive 4 year terms. Commissioners approved a plan for the City of Liberal’s Shooting Range. This would allow for access to the public, and a reservation system for private shoots, with appropriate notice. A key will be available at the Liberal Golf Course. Also regarding the shooting range, Commissioners approved the expenditure of $52,000.00 from the 1 cent sales tax for improvements to the range. Also approved were several vehicle and environmental abatements in the Mobile Home Parks and throughout the City. The next regular meeting of the Liberal City Commission is set for Dec. 10th.


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