A RESOLUTION FINDING THAT THE STRUCTURE LOCATED AT 1521 KANSAS AVE., GOODLAND, KANSAS, IS UNSAFE OR DANGEROUS AND DIRECTING THAT THE STRUCTURE BE REPAIRED OR REMOVED AND THE PREMISES BE MADE SAFE AND SECURE
WHEREAS, the Enforcing Officer of the City of Goodland, Kansas, did on the 15th day of June, 2020, file with the governing body of said city, a statement in writing that the structure, hereinafter described, was unsafe and dangerous; and
WHEREAS, the governing body did by Resolution No. 1566, dated the 15th day of June, 2020, fix the time and place of a hearing at which the owner, his or her agent, and lienholders, any occupants and all other parties of interest of such structure could appear and show cause why such structure should not be condemned and ordered repaired or demolished, and provided for giving notice thereof as provided by law; and,
WHEREAS, on the 3rd day of August, 2020, the governing body did conduct the hearing scheduled in Resolution No. 1566 and took evidence from the parties in attendance.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS:
SECTION 1. The governing body hereby finds that the structure located at:
A tract of land described as that part of parcel lying in the C.K.&N. Addition to the City of Goodland, Kansas, situated on the South east Quarter (SE/4) of Section Nineteen (19), Township Eight (8) South, Range Thirty-nine (39), W of the 6th P.M. more particularly described as:
Commencing at a point on the southwest corner of Lot Five (5) in Block (11) in the C.K.& N. Addition to the City of Goodland, Kansas; thence across the alley West to a given point; thence North parallel with said alley 120 feet; thence West 60 feet, more or less to the East side of Voltaire Avenue; thence South and parallel with said Voltaire Avenue 120 feet; thence East to the point of Beginning.
also known as 1521 Kansas Ave., is unsafe and dangerous and directs that such structure is to be repaired and the premises made safe and secure.
SECTION 2. The owner of such structure is hereby directed to commence the repair of the property within thirty (30) days of August 3, 2020. Provided that upon due application by the owner and for good cause shown, the governing body, in its sole discretion, may grant the owner additional time to complete the repairs to the property.
SECTION 3. If the owner fails to commence the repair of the structure within the time stated, or any additional time granted by the governing body, or fails to diligently prosecute the same until the work is completed, the governing body will cause the structure to be razed and removed and the costs of razing and removing, less salvage, if any, shall be collected in the manner provided by K.S.A. 12-1,1115, and amendments thereto or shall be assessed as special assessments against the lot or parcel of land upon which the structure is located or both, all as provided by law.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that if the owner fails to commence the repair of the structure within the time provided herein or fails to diligently prosecute the same, the governing body may take such further action as it deems necessary to raise and remove the structure without further notice to the owner or other parties in interest.
PASSED AND ADOPTED this 3rd day of August, 2020 by the Governing Body of the City of Goodland, Kansas.
John Garcia, Mayor
Mary P. Volk, City Clerk