P.O. BOX 51
206 SHERMAN STREET
UNIONTOWN, KANSAS 66779
This page will feature ordinances, resolutions, proclamations, etc. that are of interest to the citizens of Uniontown.
Did you know that there are several options for paying your utilities? You can mail it to our post office box (51), drop it off or put in the night deposit box at Union State Bank in Uniontown or Fort Scott, bring it to the office or have it automatically withdrawn from you bank account (ACH-with proper documentation filed with the City Clerk), or online at www.AllPaid.com pay location code a001te.
FAIR HOUSING - IT'S YOUR RIGHT!
The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing because of race, religion, color, sex, physical handicap, national origin, ancestry, or age.
If you thing your rights have been violated, or have questions, call:
Housing Discrimination Hotline: 1-800-669-9777
Kansas Human Rights Commission: 1-785-296-3206
Cottonwood Estates has 4 units available for rent with rental assistance available to anyone who qualifies. Must be 62 or on disability to be eligible to rent. Rent is based on income. Contact Jennie McKee, 620-756-1000.
Summer Ball Season:
June 7 - GSB Uniontown 1 @ Moran 1, Uniontown 2 host Moran 2 (no Pigtail); June 8 - BBB Uniontown 1 @ Moran 1, Uniontown 2 host Moran 2 (no Little League); June 10 - GSB Uniontown 1 host Pleasanton 2 (Tball only), Uniontown 1 host Iola (Pigtail only); June 11 - BBB Uniontown 1 host Blue Mound 1, Uniontown 2 @ Moran 1; June 14 GSB Uniontown 1 @ Colony 1, Uniontown 2 host Pleasanton 1; June 15 - BBB Uniontown 1 @ Pleasanton 2 (no Little League), Uniontown 2 host Blue Mound 2 (Kids Pitch only); June 17 - GSB Uniontown 1 host Uniontown 2; June 18 - BBB Uniontown 1 @ Kincaid (no Little League), Uniontown 2 host Pleasanton 1; June 21 - GSB Uniontown 1 @ Moran 2 (no Pigtail); Uniontown 2 host Blue Mound; June 22 - BBB Uniontown 1 host Bronson (Tball only), Uniontown 2 @ Colony 1; June 24 - GSB Uniontown 1 host Bronson (no Pigtail), Uniontown 2 @ Pleasanton (Tball only), Uniontown 2 @ Iola (Pigtail only); June 25 - BBB Uniontown 1 @ Pleasanton 1, Uniontown 2 host Pleasanton 2 (no Little league); June 28 - GSB Uniontown 1 @ Colony 2 (no Pigtail), Uniontown 2 host Colony 1; June 29 - Uniontown 2 hosts Uniontown 1; July 1 - GSB Uniontown 1 host Pleasanton 1, Uniontown 2 @ Moran 1; July 2 - BBB Uniontown 1 hosts Blue Mound 2 (Kids Pitch only), Uniontown 2 @ Blue Mound 1; July 6 - BBB Uniontown 1 hosts Moran 2 (no Little League), Uniontown 2 @ Redfield (no Little League); July 6-10 - GSB Tball Tourney @ Kincaid; July 9-10 - GSB Pigtail Tourney @ Moran; July 11-15 - GSB Kids Pitch Tourney @ Colony; July 9-12 - BBB Little League Tourney @ Pleasanton; July 12-15 - BBB Tball Tourney @ Blue Mound; July 16-19 - BBB Kids Pitch Tourney @ Bronson
NOW AVAILABLE - Citizens may purchase gravel from the City for $30 per tractor bucket, delivered. Call today to order yours.
West Bourbon Food Pantry - Commodity Distribution is the third Wednesday of even months, 4-6 PM, at First Missionary Baptist Church. Contact Judy Ramsey (620-756-4318) or Pastor Marty Dewitt (620-24-7438) for more information.
First Missionary Baptist Church Community Food Pantry is open the third Saturday of each month, 8-10 AM. To access the Food Pantry at other times, contact Pastor Marty (620-224-7438). Everyone Welcome!
Southeast Kansas Area Agency on Aging Senior Nutrition Program (Meals-on-Wheels) delivers meals for individuals 60 years or older. They have a suggested meal donation of $2.00 per meal to maintain the nutrition program. Would you be interested in receiving Meals-on-Wheels? For more information you may contact Stacy Dickerhoof, SEKAAA, at 1-800-794-2440.
Southeast Kansas Community Action Program Head Start is accepting enrollments for Home-based Services in Bourbon County. They will serve children ages 0-5. This is a school readiness program. There is no cost for these services. To enroll call 620-724-3127, 620-687-2751, 620-724-2774, or 620-724-8204
If you have any questions regarding ordinance enforcement, call City Hall.
We will now be placing "MOW YOUR YARD" notices on doors instead of sending certified letters to property owners in violation of Ordinance No. 137 and Ordinance No. 147. We will still be send certified letters to property owners that do not live in Uniontown. Please don't ignore the notice as the City will come in and mow/trim your property and bill you for the service. The charge for mowing is $75/lot and the charges for trimming/debris removal is $75/hour.
ORDINANCE NO. 192
AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 188, RELATING TO WATER RATES AND AMENDING ANY PREVIOUS ORDINANCES OR RESOLUTIONS SETTING FORTH WATER RATES FOR THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN, KANSAS.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY
OF THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN, BOURBON COUNTY, KANSAS AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1: From and after the date of the passage and publication of this ordinance, the initial water rates required; and to be charged and collected for, through its officers and agents, for water service furnished by the waterworks system of said city, being a part of the water and sewage system of said city shall be as follows:
(a) All water users living inside the city limits of Uniontown, Kansas shall pay in any one billing month a minimum charge of $25.69 for the first 1,000 gallons or part thereof; and for all water used over the first 1,000 gallons, there shall be a charge of $11.56 per thousand gallons. (b) All water users living outside the city limits of Uniontown, Kansas shall pay in any one billing month a minimum charge of $26.87 for the first 1,000 gallons or part thereof; and for all water used over the first 1,000 gallons, there shall be a charge of $12.10 per thousand gallons.
SECTION 2: This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from February 26, 2021 billing and after its introduction, passage and publication in the official city newspaper.
ADOPTED AND APPROVED by the Governing Body, this 9th day of February, 2021.
Sally Johnson, City Clerk
ORDINANCE NO. 191
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SUNDAY SALES OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR AND CEREAL MALT BEVERAGE IN THE ORIGINAL PACKAGE WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF UNIONTOWN, BOURBON COUNTY, KANSAS.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN, KANSAS:
SECTION 1. Pursuant to KSA 41-2911, the sale at retail of cereal malt beverage in the original package is allowed within the city on any Sunday, except Easter, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 8:00 p.m.
SECTION 2. Pursuant to KSA 4-2911, the sale of alcoholic liquor in the original package is allowed within the city on any Sunday, except Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 8:00 p.m.
SECTION 3. This ordinance shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the official city newspaper.
SECTION 4. This ordinance shall take effect 61 days after final publication, unless a sufficient petition for a referendum is filed, requiring a referendum to be held on the ordinance a provided in KSA 41-2911, in which case this ordinance shall become effective upon approval by a majority of the electors voting thereon.
PASSED by the Council and signed by the Mayor of the City of Uniontown, Kansas this 9th day of February, 2021.
Larry Jurgensen, Mayor
Sally Johnson, City Clerk