ORDINANCE NO. 2306
AN ORDINANCE LEVYING SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS ON CERTAIN PROPERTY TO PAY THE COSTS OF INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS IN THE CITY OF PRATT, KANSAS, AS HERETOFORE AUTHORIZED BY ORDINANCE NO. 2215; AND PROVIDING FOR THE COLLECTION OF SUCH SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS.
WHEREAS, the governing body of the City of Pratt, Kansas (the "City") has heretofore authorized certain improvements (the "Improvements") pursuant to K.S.A. 12-6a26 et seq.(the "Act"); and
WHEREAS, the governing body has heretofore conducted a public hearing in accordance with the Act and desires to levy assessments on certain property benefited by the construction of the Improvements, all pursuant to the Act.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF PRATT, KANSAS:
Section 1. Levy of Assessments. For the purpose of paying the costs of the following described Improvements:
Sandy Creek Addition – Infrastructure Projects
Authorized by Ordinance No. 2215
Construction and installation of water, wastewater, electric, street, drainage, and other necessary infrastructure projects
there are hereby levied and assessed the amounts (with such clerical or administrative amendments thereto as may be approved by the City Attorney) against the property described on Exhibit A attached hereto.
Section 2. Payment of Assessments. The amounts so levied and assessed in Section 1 of this Ordinance shall be due and payable from and after the date of publication of this Ordinance. Such amounts may be paid in whole or in part within fifteen (15) days from the date of this Ordinance.
Section 3. Notification. The City Clerk shall notify the owners of the properties described in Exhibit A attached hereto insofar as known to said City Clerk, of the amounts of their respective assessments; and said notice shall further state that unless such assessments are paid within fifteen (15) days from the date of this Ordinance, the amount of such assessment will be collected in installments.
Section 4. Certification. Any amount of special assessments not paid within the time prescribed in Section 2 hereof shall be certified by the City Clerk to the Clerk of Pratt County, Kansas, in the same manner and at the same time as other taxes are certified and will be collected in twenty (20) annual installments, as prescribed by the Act.
Section 5. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage, approval, and publication once in the official City publication.
PASSED by the governing body of the City of Pratt, Kansas, on July 17, 2023, and signed by the Mayor.
Zach Deeds. Mayor
LuAnn Kramer, City Clerk