CITY OF
 UNIONTOWN
Est. 1858



Ph: 620-756-4742
Fax: 620-756-4681
P.O. BOX 51
206 SHERMAN STREET
UNIONTOWN, KANSAS 66779
FEATURES
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the night deposit box at Union State Bank in Uniontown or Fort Scott, bring it to the office, or have it automatically withdrawn from your bank account (ACH).  With the proper documentation filed with the City Clerk, she will automatically "bank draft" your payment.  This is usually done so that it will come out of your account on the 9th of each month.


FAIR HOUSING - IT'S YOUR RIGHT!

The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination is housing because race, religion, color, sex, physical handicap, national origin, ancestry, or age.

If you think 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 four units available for rent. Must be 62 or on disability to qualify. Rent is based on income. Contact Jennie McKee, 620-756-1000.

NOW AVAILABLE - Citizens may purchase gravel from the City for $30 per tractor bucket, delivered. Call today to order yours.

There is FREE bread available at the Community Center and the Post Office. Lula Feldhut volunteers her time to go pick up day old Pepperidge Farms bread. She isn't allowed to choose what type of bread, but we are thankful for whatever we get. There are no limitations on who can receive the bread or quantity taken, just bring back the barcode for education on the outer sack.  

GriefShare - a new service of First Missionary Baptist Church. Tuesdays at 7:00 PM. The sessions are for ANYONE dealing with grief. The program uses many techniques to assist in helping those who are dealing with grief. If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Marty, Patty Homan, Carol Lee or Orval Shinn.

FREE COMMUNITY MOVIE NIGHT - 1ST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH - FIRST MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH - DOORS OPEN 6:30 PM, MOVIE BEGINS 7:00 PM - FREE POPCORN & WATER​

First Missionary Baptist Church Community Food Pantry is open the third Saturday of each month 8:00-10:00 AM. To access the Food Pantry at other times, contact Pastor Marty, 620-224-7438. Everyone Welcome!


Bourbon County Fire District #3, a volunteer fire district, is always looking for volunteer firefighters/first responders.  Fire District #3 covers Bronson, Devon, Fulton, Hiatville, Mapleton, and Uniontown.  For more information about Fire District #3 or to volunteer, please call Chief Delwin Mumbower at 620-224-8123 or Lou Howard, Retention & Recruitment, at 620-224-3410.  The number one reason people don't volunteer is they have not been asked - you have been asked.​  Volunteer today!

October USD 235 Sports:
Oct 20 - FB host Yates Center (Pink Out & Senior Night), 7PM; Oct 21 - Cross Country Regional @ Burlington; VB Sub-State @ Yates Center; Oct 26 - FB @ Colgan, 7PM; Oct 27-28 - VB State @ Emporia; Oct 28 - Cross Country State @ Wamego; Oct 30 - JH Basketball @ Moran, 5PM; Oct 31 - JH Basketball host Crest, 5PM; Nov 6 - JH Wrestling @ Osawatomie, JH Basketball host Westphalia, 5PM; Nov 7 - JH Wrestling @ Iola; Nov 9 - JH Basketball host Northeast, 5PM; Nov 13 - JH Basketball @ Yates Center, PM; Nov 14 - JH Wrestling @ Frontenac, JH Basketball @ Jayhawk, 5PM; Nov 16 - JH Basketball @ Northeast, 5PM; Nov 18 - JH Wrestling @ Coffeyville; Nov 20 - JH Wrestling @ Chanute, JH Basketball @ Southeast, 5PM; Nov 21 - JH Basketball @ Crest; Nov 27 - JH Basketball host Jayhawk, 5PM; Nov30 - JH Basketball host Moran
If you have any questions regarding ordinance enforcement, call City Hall.


CITY OF UNIONTOWN
PO BOX 51
UNIONTOWN, KS 66779

ORDINANCE NO. 147

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 137 RELATING TO WEEDS IN THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN, KANSAS.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN, KANSAS:

Ordinance No. 137 shall be amended as follows:

SECTION 3. NOTICE TO REMOVE.  
    (a) The Mayor or his designated agent shall be charged with the administration and enforcement of this ordinance. The Mayor or his designated agent     shall give written notice to the owner, occupant or agent of such property by certified mail, return receipt requested, or by personal service to cut or     destroy weeds; provided, however, that if the property is unoccupied and the owner is a nonresident, such notice shall be sent by certified mail, return     receipt requested, to the last know address of the owner. Such notice shall only be given once per calendar year.
    (b) The notice to be given hereunder shall state:
        (1) that the owner, occupant or agent in charge of the property is in violation of the city weed control law;
        (2) that the owner, occupant or agent in control of the property is ordered to cut or destroy the weeds within 10 days of the receipt of the notice;
        (3) that the owner, occupant or agent in control of the property may request a hearing before the governing body or its designated representative         within five days of the receipt of the notice or, if the owner is unknown or a nonresident, and there is no resident agent, 10 days after notice has been         published by the city clerk in the official city newspaper;
        (4) that if the owner, occupant or agent in control of the property does not cut or destroy the weeds or fails to request a hearing within the allowed         time the city or its authorized agent will cut or destroy the weeds and assess the cost of the cutting or destroying the weeds, including a reasonable         administrative fee, against the owner, occupant or agent in charge of the property;
        (5) that the owner, occupant or agent in control of the property will be given an opportunity to pay the assessment, and if it is not paid within 30 days         of such notice, it will be added to the property tax as a special assessment;
        (6) that no further notice will be given during the current calendar year prior to the removal of weeds from the property; and,
        (7) that the Mayor or his designated agent should be contacted if there are questions regarding the order.

    (c) If there is a change in the record owner of title to property subsequent to the giving of notice pursuant to this subsection, the city may not recover     any costs or levy an assessment for the costs incurred by the cutting or destruction of weeds on such property unless the new record owner of title to     such property is provided notice as required by this ordinance.

SECTION 4. ABATEMENT; ASSESSMENT OF COSTS.
    (a) If the owner, occupant or agent in charge of the property has neither alleviated the conditions causing the alleged violation nor requested a hearing     within the time periods specified section 3, the Mayor or his designated agent shall abate or remove the conditions causing the violation.
    (b) If the city abates or removes the nuisance pursuant to this section, the city shall give notice to the owner or his or her agent by certified mail, return     receipt requested, of the total cost of the abatement or removal incurred by the city. The notice shall also state that the payment is due within 30 days     following receipt of the notice. The city also may recover the cost of providing notice, including any postage, required by this section.  
    (c) The notice shall also state that if the cost of the removal or abatement is not paid within the 30-day period, the cost of the abatement or removal shall     be collected in the manner provided by K.S.A. 12-1,115, and amendments thereto, or shall be assessed as special assessments and charged against the     lot or parcel of land on which the nuisance was located and the city clerk, at the time of certifying other city taxes, shall certify the unpaid portion of the     costs and the county clerk shall extend the same on the tax rolls of the county against such lot or parcel of land and it shall be collected by the county     treasurer and paid to the city as other city taxes are collected and paid. The city may pursue collection both by levying a special assessment and in the     manner provided by K.S.A. 12-1,115, and amendments thereto, but only until the full cost and applicable interest has been paid in full. (K.S.A. 12-1617f)

SECTION 5 is hereby deleted. 

SECTION 6 is hereby deleted.  

​This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication in the official city newspaper.

Passed and approved this 13th day of March, 2007.

__________________________________
Mayor

ATTEST:

_____________________________________
Linda E. Gier, City Clerk

CITY OF UNIONTOWN
PO BOX 51
UNIONTOWN, KS 6679

ORDINANCE NO. 137

AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO WEEDS IN THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN, KANSAS.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN, KANSAS:

SECTION 1. WEEDS TO BE REMOVED.  It shall be unlawful for any owner, agent, lessee, tenant, or other person occupying or having charge or control of any premises to permit weeds to remain upon said premises or any area between the property lines of said premises and the centerline of any adjacent street or alley, including but not specifically limited to sidewalks, streets, alleys, easements, rights-of-way and all other areas, public or private. All weeds as hereinafter defined are hereby declared a nuisance and are subject to abatement as hereinafter provided.

SECTION 2. DEFINITIONS.  Weeds as used herein, means any of the following:
    (a) Brush and woody vines shall be classified as weeds;
    (b) Weeds and grasses which may attain such large growth as to become, when dry, a fire menace to adjacent improved property;
    (c) Weeds which bear or may bear seeds of a downy or wingy nature.
    (d) Weeds which are located in an area which harbors rats, insects, animals, reptiles, or any other creature which either may or does constitute a     menace to health, public safety or welfare;
    (e) Weeds and grasses on or about residential property which, because of its height, has a blighting influence on the neighborhood. Any such weeds     and indigenous grasses shall be presumed to be blighting if they exceed 12 inches in height.

SECTION 3. PUBLIC OFFICER; NOTICE TO REMOVE.  
    (a) The Mayor shall designate a public officer to be charged with the administration and enforcement of this ordinance. The public officer or authorized     assistant shall give written notice to the owner, occupant or agent of such property by certified mail, return receipt requested, or by personal service to     cut or destroy weeds; provided, however, that if the property is unoccupied and the owner is a nonresident, such notice shall be sent by certified mail,     return receipt requested, to the last know address of the owner. Such notice shall only be given once per calendar year.
    (b) The notice to be given hereunder shall state:
        (1) that the owner, occupant or agent in charge of the property is in violation of the city weed control law;
        (2) that the owner, occupant or agent in control of the property is ordered to cut or destroy the weeds within 10 days of the receipt of the notice;
        (3) that the owner, occupant or agent in control of the property may request a hearing before the governing body or its designated representative         within five days of the receipt of the notice or, if the owner is unknown or a nonresident, and there is no resident agent, 10 days after notice has been         published by the city clerk in the official city newspaper;
        (4) that if the owner, occupant or agent in control of the property does not cut or destroy the weeds or fails to request a hearing within the allowed         time the city or its authorized agent will cut or destroy the weeds and assess the cost of the cutting or destroying the weeds, including a reasonable         administrative fee, against the owner, occupant or agent in charge of the property;
        (5) that the owner, occupant or agent in control of the property will be given an opportunity to pay the assessment, and if it is not paid within 30 days         of such notice, it will be added to the property tax as a special assessment;
        (6) that no further notice will be given during the current calendar year prior to the removal of weeds from the property; and,
        (7) that the public officer should be contacted if there are questions regarding the order.

    (c) If there is a change in the record owner of title to property subsequent to the giving of notice pursuant to this subsection, the city may not recover     any costs or levy an assessment for the costs incurred by the cutting or destruction of weeds on such property unless the new record owner of title to     such property is provided notice as required by this ordinance.

SECTION 4. ABATEMENT; ASSESSMENT OF COSTS.  
​    (a) If the owner, occupant or agent in charge of the property has neither alleviated the conditions causing the alleged violation nor requested a hearing     within the time periods specified section 3, the public officer or an authorized assistant shall abate or remove the conditions causing the violation.
    (b) If the city abates or removes the nuisance pursuant to this section, the city shall give notice to the owner or his or her agent by certified mail, return     receipt requested, of the total cost of the abatement or removal incurred by the city. The notice shall also state that the payment is due within 30 days     following receipt of the notice. The city also may recover the cost of providing notice, including any postage, required by this section.  
    (c) The notice shall also state that if the cost of the removal or abatement is not paid within the 30-day period, the cost of the abatement or removal shall     be collected in the manner provided by K.S.A. 12-1,115, and amendments thereto, or shall be assessed as special assessments and charged against the     lot or parcel of land on which the nuisance was located and the city clerk, at the time of certifying other city taxes, shall certify the unpaid portion of the     costs and the county clerk shall extend the same on the tax rolls of the county against such lot or parcel of land and it shall be collected by the county     treasurer and paid to the city as other city taxes are collected and paid. The city may pursue collection both by levying a special assessment and in the     manner provided by K.S.A. 12-1,115, and amendments thereto, but only until the full cost and applicable interest has been paid in full. (K.S.A. 12-1617f)

SECTION 5. RIGHT OF ENTRY.  The public officer, and the public officer's authorized assistants, employees, contracting agents or other representatives are hereby expressly authorized to enter upon private property at all reasonable hours for the purpose of cutting, destroying and/or removing such weeds in a manner not inconsistent with this ordinance.

SECTION 6. UNLAWFUL INTERFERENCE.  It shall be unlawful for any person to interfere with or to attempt to prevent the public officer or the public officer's authorized representative from entering upon any such lot or piece of ground or from proceeding with such cutting and destruction. Such interference shall constitute an ordinance violation.

SECTION 7. NOXIOUS WEEDS.
    (a) Nothing in this ordinance shall affect or impair the rights of the city under the provisions of Chapter 2, Article 13 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated,     relating to the control and eradication of certain noxious weeds.
    (b) For the purpose of this ordinance, the term noxious weeds shall mean kudzu (Pueraria lobata), field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis), Russian     knapweed (Centaurea picris), hoary cress (Lepidium draba), Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense), quackgrass (Agropyron repens), leafy spurge (Euphorbia     esula), burragweed (Franseria tomentosa and discolor), pignut (Hoffmannseggia densiflora), musk (nodding) thistle (Carduus nutans L.), and Johnson     grass (Sorghum halepense).  (K.S.A. 2-1314)

SECTION 8. This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication in the official city newspaper.

Passed and approved this 13th day of June, 2006.

__________________________________
Edward Covey, Mayor

ATTEST:

_____________________________________
Linda E. Gier, City Clerk

CITY OF UNIONTOWN 
PO BOX 51
UNONTOWN, KS 66779

ORDINANCE NO. 176

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 169 RELATING TO THE KEEPING OF DOGS AND CATS WITHIN THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN AND PROVIDING FOR THE PUBLIC SAFETY BY REQUIRING ALL DOGS AND CATS KEPT WITHIN THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN TO BE REGISTERED AND VACCINATED FOR RABIES.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN, KANSAS:

SECTION 1. AMEND SECTION 7 IMPOUNDMENT; REDEMPTION; MINIMUM FEE
Add subsection (g) If at any time within the 48 hour impoundment period the owner claims the dog or cat but refuses to redeem, a fine of $100 will be levied on the owner.

SECTION 2. EFFECTIVE DATE. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force after its passage and publication in the official city newspaper.

Passed and approved this 10th day of May, 2016.

___________________________
Larry Jurgensen, Mayor

ATTEST:

________________________________
Sally Johnson, City Clerk

CITY OF UNIONTOWN 
PO BOX 51
UNONTOWN, KS 66779

ORDINANCE NO. 174

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 169 RELATING TO THE KEEPING OF DOGS AND CATS WITHIN THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN AND PROVIDING FOR THE PUBLIC SAFETY BY REQUIRING ALL DOGS AND CATS KEPT WITHIN THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN TO BE REGISTERED AND VACCINATED FOR RABIES.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN, KANSAS:

SECTION 1. PERMITTED DOGS AND CATS.
No person or household shall own or harbor more than three dogs of six months of age or older and more than one litter of pups; and/or more than three cats of more than six months of age and more than one litter of kittens; totaling a maximum of three adult dogs and three adult cats more than six months of age.

SECTION 2. EFFECTIVE DATE. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force after its passage and publication in the official city newspaper.

Passed and approved this 9th day of February, 2016.

___________________________
Larry Jurgensen, Mayor

ATTEST:

________________________________
Sally Johnson, City Clerk

CITY OF UNIONTOWN 
PO BOX 51
UNONTOWN, KS 66779

ORDINANCE NO. 169

AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE KEEPING OF DOGS AND CATS WITHIN THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN AND PROVIDING FOR THE PUBLIC SAFETY BY REQUIRING ALL DOGS AND CATS KEPT WITHIN THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN TO BE REGISTERED AND VACCINATED FOR RABIES AND REPEALING ORDINANCES NO. 42 AND ORDINANCE NO. 143.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN, KANSAS:

SECTION 1. REGISTRATION AND VACCINATION REQUIRED; FEE.
    (a) Every owner of any dog or cat over six months of age shall annually register with the city clerk his or her name and address with the name, sex and description         of each dog or cat owned and kept within the city. It shall be unlawful for the owner of any newly acquired dog or cat, or any dog or cat brought into the city, to fail         to register such animal within 30 days from acquisition or bringing the dog or cat into the city. It shall be unlawful for the owner of any previously registered dog or         cat to fail to maintain current registration of such animal.
    (b) Upon registration, the owner shall present a current, completed certificate of immunization against rabies. No registration shall follow without evidence of this         document, and it shall be unlawful for the owner of any dog or cat over six months of age to fail to maintain effective rabies immunization of such dog or cat.
    (c) The owner or harborer of any dog or cat shall, at the time of registering such dog or cat, present to the city clerk a certificate from an accredited veterinarian         showing that a male dog or cat has been neutered or a female dog or cat has been spayed, if the animal has been neutered or spayed.
    (d) The city clerk shall collect an annual registration fee of $5.00 for each neutered male dog or cat and for each spayed female dog or cat, and $7.00 for each         unneutered male dog or cat and for each unspayed female dog or cat.
    (e) The registration year shall be from January 1st through December 31st of each year. The fee shall be payable before March 1st of each year without penalty.
    (f) The fine for not registering is $25.00 per dog or cat.

Registration fees as enumerated above may be prorated for newly acquired dogs and cats or for dogs and cats owned by a person or persons moving to and establishing a home in the city during a calendar year. Every owner or harborer of dog or cat or dogs or cats who shall fail to register the same prior to the 1st day of March of each year shall pay in addition to the registration fee herein provided a penalty fee for late registration of $5.00.  

SECTION 2. DOG AND CAT TAGS.  It shall be the duty of the city clerk or designated agent, upon a showing of current rabies immunization and receipt of the registration fee hereinbefore required, to keep in a book suitable for the registration of dogs and cats, the time of the registration, the name of the owner or keeper, the number of the registration and the amount paid therefore, and shall deliver to the owner or keeper of the dog or cat a certificate in writing, stating that the person has registered the dog or cat and the number by which the dog or cat is registered, and shall also deliver to the owner or keeper of the dog or cat a tag with the registration number and the registration year thereon, which shall be, by the owner or keeper, attached to the collar to be used on the dog or cat so registered. When any tag has become lost during a registration period, the owner of the dog or cat may request a duplicate tag for the remainder of the registration period. When so requested, the city clerk shall, upon presentation of the registration certificate, issue a duplicate of such tag upon the payment of a $2.00 fee. It shall be unlawful for any person to take off or remove the city registration tag from any dog or cat belonging to another, or remove the strap or collar on which the same is fastened.

SECTION 3. SAME; COUNTERFEIT TAG.  It shall be unlawful for any person to place on any dog or cat a tag issued for any other dog or cat or to make or use any false, forged or counterfeited tag or imitation thereof.

SECTION 4. EVIDENCE OF VACCINATION.  It shall be unlawful for the owner of any dog or cat kept within the city to fail to display a current certificate of immunization against rabies issued by an accredited veterinarian evidencing the vaccination of such dog or cat within two years, when requested by the codes enforcement officer, animal control officer, or any law enforcement officer.

SECTION 5. VISITING DOGS AND CATS.  The provisions of this article with respect to registra¬tion shall not apply to any dog or cat owned by any person visiting or temporarily remaining within the city for less than 30 days. However, such dogs and cats shall be kept under restraint by the owner thereof at all times.

SECTION 6. RUNNING AT LARGE; FINE.
    (a) It shall be unlawful for the owner or harborer of any dog to permit such dog to run at large within the city at any time;
    (b) Any dog running at large within the city shall be impounded as set out in Section 7;
    (c) The owner of any dog impounded for running at large without the tag required by Section 2 shall, for the first offense, pay a fine of $20.00 plus the board bill; 
    (d) For the first offense of a dog running at large with a tag as required by Section 2, the owner or harborer claiming the dog, shall, in addition to presenting a         registration receipt, pay the cost of the board bill. For a second offense within a one year period, the owner or harborer shall pay a fine of $10.00 plus the board         bill.  For a third and all subsequent offenses within a one year period, the owner or harborer shall pay a fine of $20.00 plus the cost of the board bill.

SECTION 7. IMPOUNDMENT; REDEMPTION; MINIMUM FEE.
    (a) Any dog or cat found in violation of the provisions of this ordinance shall be subject to impoundment by the city and the owner or harborer will be assessed a fine         as set forth in section (b). The Mayor shall employ a suitable person whose duty shall be to capture all dogs and cats found in violation of the provisions of this         ordinance and to place them in a pound to be provided for that purpose. Such dogs or cats may at any time be moved to a veterinary hospital for treatment or         observation, or euthanized by a licensed veterinarian if it appears to the veterinarian that the dog or cat is diseased or disabled beyond recovery. If within 48         hours the owner does not appear to claim the dog or cat, then the dog or cat may be sold, euthanized or otherwise disposed of.
    (b) If at any time before the sale or destruction of any dog or cat impounded under the provisions of this article, the owner of an impounded dog or cat does appear         and redeem the dog or cat, it shall be turned over to the person claiming it upon payment of any impoundment fees or penalties plus the actual cost         of impoundment. This shall not apply to any dog alleged as being vicious under City Ordinance No. 85 or any dog or cat suspected of rabies.
    (c) The minimum impoundment fee shall be $50.00.
    (d) Any dog or cat impounded may not be released without a current rabies vaccination.
    (e) Impoundment hereunder shall not preclude any court from imposing and executing any fine which might otherwise be levied under this article for violation of any         of the provisions thereof; nor shall impoundment be a defense in any prosecution commenced hereunder.
    (f) The redemption of any dog or cat impounded for a violation of any provision shall be prima facie evidence of the violation of such provision by the person         redeeming the dog or cat.

SECTION 8. DISPOSITION OF UNCLAIMED DOGS AND CATS.  If any dog or cat is not redeemed by its owner or harborer within the time allowed for redemption as specified in Section 7 thereof, the animal control officer, any authorized law enforcement officer, any authorized veterinarian or any duly authorized pound personnel may destroy such dog or sell the same for the costs of impoundment and keeping, plus any registration fee due for the current year. 

SECTION 9. CONFINEMENT OF DOGS IN HEAT.  Any unspayed female dog in the stage of estrus (heat) shall be confined during such period of time in a house, building or secure enclosure, and the area of enclosure shall be so constructed that no other dog or dogs may gain voluntary access to the confined animal except for purposes of planned breeding. Any animal that is in the state of estrus (heat) and that is not properly confined, or any such animal that is creating a neighborhood nuisance, shall be removed to a boarding kennel, to a veterinary hospital or to the animal shelter. All expenses incurred as a result of the confinement shall be paid by the owner. The owner of animals removed to the animal shelter shall be charged at the rate established from time to time by the animal shelter for routine confinement.

SECTION 10. MUZZLING.  Whenever the mayor shall deem it necessary for the protection and welfare of the inhabitants of the city, he or she shall issue an order requiring all dogs kept within the city to be effectively muzzled for such length of time as may be specified in the order, to prevent them from biting or injuring persons or animals. Such order shall be published in the official newspaper of the city for such period of time as the mayor may deem necessary.

SECTION 11. SEVERABILITY. If any section, sentence, clause or phrase of this Ordinance is for any reason held to be invalid or unconstitutional by a decision of any court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this Ordinance

SECTION 12. EFFECTIVE DATE. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from January 1, 2015, after its passage and publication in the official city newspaper.

Passed and approved this 21st day of October, 2014.


___________________________
Larry Jurgensen, Mayor

ATTEST:

________________________________
Sally Johnson, City Clerk

CITY OF UNIONTOWN
PO BOX 51
UNIONTOWN, KS 66779

ORDINANCE NO. 166

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 41-B, SECTION 1 AND SECTION 4 REGULATING AND SECURING THE GENERAL HEALTH OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN, KANSAS: TO PREVENT AND REMOVE NUISANCES IN SAID CITY: PROVIDING PENALTIES AND REPEALING OTHER ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN, BOURBON COUNTY, KANSAS AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1:  Ordinance #41-B, Section 1 and Section 4 shall be amended as follows:
Section 1: Whatever is dangerous to human health or whatever renders the ground, the water, the air or food hazardous or injurious to human health, including but not limited to noise, trash, clutter, or debris, is hereby deemed and declared to be a nuisance.
Section 4: Upon the receipt of the notice specified in Section 3, it shall be the duty of the occupant, owner, or agent so notified to abate such nuisance within ten (10) days unless otherwise specified, and it shall be unlawful for any such occupant, owner, or agent to maintain or permit to be maintained any such nuisance after the expiration of such time.

SECTION 2: This ordinance shall take effect and be in force after its introduction, passage and publication in the official city newspaper.

ADOPTED AND APPROVED by the Governing Body, this 13th day of May, 2014.

_________________________________
Larry Jurgensen, Mayor
ATTEST:
___________________________________[SEAL]
Sally Johnson, City Clerk



Uniontown FFA
invites you to attend a 
Community Breakfast

FREE of Charge!!!!

Date:  Saturday, November 4
Time:  8 AM to 10:30 AM or until we run out
Place:  Uniontown High School Commons
Who:  Everyone is invited
Menu:  Biscuits and gravy, sausage, donuts,                 juice and coffee

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