Resolution 1622: Unfit Structure 516 W. Hwy 24 Lot 406
RESOLUTION NO. 1622
A RESOLUTION FINDING THAT THE STRUCTURE LOCATED AT 516 W. HIGHWAY 24 LOT 406, 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 7th day of August, 2023, file with the governing body of said city, a statement in writing that the structure, hereinafter described, is unsafe and dangerous; and,
WHEREAS, the governing body did by Resolution No. 1620, dated the 4th day of December, 2023, 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, Resolution No. 1620 was published in the official city paper on the 7th day of December, 2022 and on the 14th day of December, 2023, and a copy of said Resolution was served upon all persons entitled thereto as provided by law; and,
WHEREAS, on the 16th day of January, 2024, the governing body did conduct the hearing scheduled in Resolution No. 1620 and took evidence from the following: the Enforcing Officer on behalf of the City and the Owner.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS, THAT:
- The governing body hereby finds that the structure located at
GOODLAND CITY TRACTS, S19, T08, R39, ACRES 4.85, BEG 71.8 N & 386.61 W OF SE COR SW4 TH NWLY 126.81 TH NWLY 62.80 TH ON A CURVE & E 577.13 TH N 320.67 TH W 410 TH S 535 TH E 90 (S) TO POB. LOT 406.
is unsafe and dangerous and directs that such structure is to be repaired and the premises made safe and secure.
- The owner of such structure is hereby directed to commence the repair of the property within thirty (30) days of January 17, 2023. 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.
- 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.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the City Clerk shall cause this Resolution to be published once in the official city paper and mail a copy to the owners, agents, lienholders, occupants and other parties in interest.
Adopted this 16th day of January, 2024.
Aaron Thompson, Mayor
Mary Volk, City Clerk