The Kiowa News
Published in The Kiowa News, August 20, 2014
ORDINANCE NO. 416
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE 2 OF CHAPTER II, BY CHANGING SUBSECTION 2-206 SUBPARAGRAPH (C), ADDING SUBSECTION 2-206 (I) REGARDING HABITUAL VIOLATORS, AND CHANGING SUBSECTION 2-207 SUBPARAGRAPH (F), OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF KIOWA, THE SAME PERTAINING TO RUNNING AT LARGE FINES AND IMPOUND FEES
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF KIOWA, KANSAS:
Section 1. The governing body of the City of Kiowa, Kansas, hereby amends Article 2 of Chapter II, by changing Subsection 2-206 subparagraph (c) and by adding Subsection 2-206 (i) regarding Habitual Violators, of the Code of the City of Kiowa, Kansas, by deleting the entire existing subsection, or part thereof, of Chapter II of the Code of the City of Kiowa and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
ARTICLE 2. DOGS
2-206. RUNNING AT LARGE.
(c) Any person found guilty of animal at large as defined herein shall be fined as follows: $30.00 for the first offense within a twelve (12) month period; $40.00 for the second offense within a twelve (12) month period; $60.00 for the third offense within a twelve (12) month period; and $100 for the fourth and subsequent offense(s) within a twelve (12) month period. The Municipal Judge shall have no authority to suspend the fine or any portion thereof established by this Section. The fine shall be in addition to any applicable court costs or impoundment fees.
2-206 (i). HABITUAL VIOLATOR; RUNNING AT LARGE. It shall be a separate municipal offense for any person to receive four (4) or more citations for violation of Section 2-206 within a twenty-four (24) month consecutive period. Such person shall be cited as a habitual violator. Any person found guilty of violation of this Section shall be fined a minimum of $100.00 and a maximum of $500.00 for each habitual violator citation. The Municipal Judge shall have no authority to suspend the minimum fine or any portion thereof. A person cited for violation of this Section shall be required to appear in municipal court. It shall be a defense to an alleged violation of this Section for the defendant to have been adjudged not guilty, or the charge dismissed, of Section 2-206 for a specific citation issued under Section 2-206.
Section 2. The governing body of the City of Kiowa, Kansas, hereby amends Article 2 of Chapter II, by changing Subsection 2-207 subparagraph (f), of the Code of the City of Kiowa, Kansas, by deleting the entire existing subsection, or part thereof, of Chapter II of the Code of the City of Kiowa and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
2-207. IMPOUNDMENT; RECORD; NOTICE; REDEMPTION; MINIMUM FEE.
(f) The minimum impoundment fee shall be $20. An additional board fee of ten dollars ($10.00) for each additional twenty-four (24) hour period up to a maximum of seventy-two (72) hours to pay the cost of keeping the animal. In addition, the owner of any animal in custody of the city shall be responsible for reimbursing any and all medication or veterinarian expenses.
This ordinance shall take effect on the 20th day of August, 2014, and upon its publication as required by law.
PASSED BY THE COUNCIL this11th day of August, 2014.
Brandon Farney, Mayor
Marlo Rugg, City Clerk
First Published in the Kiowa News, August 20, 2014)3t
IN THE THIRTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT, BARBER COUNTY, KANSAS
In the Matter of the Estate of
ROBERT LESTER BECKER,
Case No. 2014 PR 24
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
You are hereby notified that on August 14, 2014, a Petition for Probate of Will and Issuance of Letters Testamentary was filed in this Court by Chris Allen Becker, heir at law and named executor under the Will of Robert Lester Becker, deceased, praying that Chris Allen Becker be appointed as executor and be granted Letters Testamentary.
All creditors are notified to exhibit their demands against the estate within four months from the date of first publication of this Notice, as provided by law, and if their demands are not thus exhibited, they shall be forever barred.
CHRIS ALLEN BECKER, Executor
ALAN C. GOERING
GOERING AND SLINKARD
P. O. BOX 366
MEDICINE LODGE, KS 67104
Attorney for Petitioner