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Legal Notice

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING. Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission of Gardner, Kansas will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 120 E. Main Street in consideration of the following items: Comprehensive Plan Amendment to incorporate the Capital Improvement Element. TA-17-02: Text amendment to the Land Development Code Section 17.05 to clarify review and approval process for uses. All persons interested in said matter shall be heard at this time for the public record. For additional information regarding these applications and detailed descriptions, contact the Business & Economic Development Department, 913-856-0913, 120 E. Main Street, Gardner,...

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Legal Notice

CITY OF GARDNER REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS Sealed qualifications for Electric Rate Study will be accepted by the City of Gardner, Kansas, at the Utility Director’s Office, Utility Department Administration Building, 1150 E. Santa Fe Street, Gardner, Kansas, 66030, until 11:00 A.M. (CDT) on July 21, 2017, at which time the proposals will be taken under advisement, and the names of respondents will be made available for public record; all other information is confidential until contract negotiations are completed. Any proposal received after the designated closing time will not be considered and will be returned unopened. All proposals shall be submitted to the Gardner Utility Department in sealed envelopes addressed to the City of Gardner, Kansas, Attention: Utilities Director, marked “Proposal for: ” Electric Rate Study”. Copies of the Request for Qualifications documents are on file at the Utilities Department, 1150 E. Santa Fe Street, Gardner, KS, 66030. Those desiring documents for use in preparing proposal may obtain a set of such documents at the address above upon payment of Five and No/100 Dollars ($5.00), which amount is non-refundable. To obtain RFQ documents via e-mail at no charge, contact...

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Legal Notice

CITY OF GARDNER REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS Sealed qualifications for Water and Wastewater Rate Study will be accepted by the City of Gardner, Kansas, at the Utility Director’s Office, Utility Department Administration Building, 1150 E. Santa Fe Street, Gardner, Kansas, 66030, until 11:00 A.M. (CDT) on July 21, 2017, at which time the proposals will be taken under advisement, and the names of respondents will be made available for public record; all other information is confidential until contract negotiations are completed. Any proposal received after the designated closing time will not be considered and will be returned unopened. All proposals shall be submitted to the Gardner Utility Department in sealed envelopes addressed to the City of Gardner, Kansas, Attention: Utilities Director, marked “Proposal for: ” Water and Wastewater Rate Study”. Copies of the Request for Qualifications documents are on file at the Utilities Department, 1150 E. Santa Fe Street, Gardner, KS, 66030. Those desiring documents for use in preparing proposal may obtain a set of such documents at the address above upon payment of Five and No/100 Dollars ($5.00), which amount is non-refundable. To obtain RFQ documents via e-mail at no charge, contact...

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Pamela Sue Capps (Casey)

Pamela Sue Capps (Casey), 62, of Spring Hill, Kan went to be with the Lord at her home on Saturday July 1st 2017 Pam was born on September 10, 1954 in Lyons, Kan. She grew up and graduated in Chase, Kan in 1973. After graduation she married Bryan L. Capps, the love of her life and eternal soul mate on October 28, 1976. They lived outside of Great Bend, Kan where they raised their two children. They were members of Free Will Baptist Church, owned two Mexican restaurants, enjoyed yard work, and being surrounded by family and friends. In 1999 they moved to Spring Hill, Kan where she worked for the state park of Hillsdale. She spent the majority of her life taking care of her family, as that is what she enjoyed doing most (besides going to the casino). She was a very faithful child of God and loved him above all. She was a loving wife, mother, grandma, sister, aunt and friend. She was an amazing cook, loved spending time with her grandchildren and loved to talk on the phone. She received happiness from helping others and would give and do anything for anyone. All that knew her felt the love that came from her. She is preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Betty Casey (Ogden); brother, Richard Casey; sister, Marquita Chism and nephew, Jeffrey...

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Mary Colleen Marsh Wuertz

Mary Colleen Marsh Wuertz, 65, of Gardner, Kan, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017. Colleen Wuertz was born August 22, 1951, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Robert Eugene Marsh and Audrey Rayl Marsh. Colleen attended Linn-Marr High School and later graduated from St. Mary’s College. She was a school teacher in the Gardner Edgerton USD 231 District, retired, but continued to substitute teach. Colleen enjoyed knitting, crocheting, gardening and loved teaching. Colleen was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her son, Nick Marsh of Prairie Village, Kan; sisters: Sheryl Treu of Colorado and Jeanne Marsh of Salt Lake City and brother, David Marsh of Colorado. Celebration of Life will be 3:00 pm Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner, Kan 66030. Visitation will be 1-3:00 pm before the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen Foundation. Condolences may be left at...

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Elmer Ray Brunker, Sr

Elmer Ray Brunker, Sr., 93, of Olathe, Kan, passed away July 1, 2017 at the Olathe Hospice House. Elmer was born February 29, 1924 in Bethel, Mo to William Clem and Elsie Marie (Poulsen) Brunker. He had three siblings: Lester, Helen and William. Elmer attended Washington Rural High School and then attended KCK Junior College. He was drafted into the United States Army on Aug. 23, 1944. He was assigned to the 1537th Engineering Service Company overseas in New Guinea and Luzon. Elmer participated in the battles and campaigns of the Southern Philippines. He supervised and assigned enlisted personnel to duties. His rank was Staff Sergeant which is considered Military Police. October 29, 1946, he was released at Camp Beale, CA. He went to work for Forslund Pump and Machinery in KCMO. Elmer married Betty “June” Perkins on June 10, 1950 at the Welborn Community Church. Since they both worked in KCMO they lived in Eastern KCMO. On March 5, 1951, they moved to the farm South of Olathe, KS. Their son, Elmer Ray Brunker, Jr. was born Feb. 16, 1954. Elmer helped start the Farms Coop Assoc. in Gardner and was on the board of directors when they moved the operation to Edgerton. Then when Edgerton merged with Lawrence, Elmer was elected to that board. He also served on the Johnson County Fair board and became President of...

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Ruby Athalene Wyckoff

Ruby Athalene Wyckoff Arthalene Wyckoff, 90, of Gardner, Kan passed away June 30, 2017. Arthalene was born Nov. 15, 1926 in Wilsey, Kan to Ruben E. Hailey and Blanche O. (Wright) Hailey. She grew up in Wilsey and graduated from Wilsey High School. Arthalene married Irvin Wyckoff on July 24, 1945 in Council Grove, Kan. During their 53 years of marriage, they lived in Harrington, Council Grove, Columbia, Mo and Topeka. In her later years, Arthalene moved to Gardner, Kan to be closer to family. She was admittedly a “workaholic” and almost always held a job outside the home up to the age of 84, generally doing office administration work. However, at heart she was a farm girl, capable of doing anything and even worked at Delevan Air Base cleaning sparks plugs during WWII. Arthalene was an active member of the Methodist church in Topeka. She was also a member of the VFW Auxiliary and ABWE in Topeka. Her family describes her as sharp as a tack and neat as a pin. Arthalene will be dearly missed by her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Irvin; siblings, Faye Bock and Waldo Hailey and daughter in law, Janie Wyckoff. Arthalene is survived by her children: Pamela Young, Denver, Colo, Robert “Bob” Wyckoff, Gardner, Kan, Linda McCulloch (Marty), New Franklin, Mo; seven grandkids and fourteen...

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Police Report for 06/23/2017 – 06/30/2017

Gardner Police Daily Activity Report for 06/23/2017 through 06/30/2017 06/23/2017 08:12:15 TRAFFIC STOP E MAIN ST/N SYCAMORE ST 06/23/2017 08:31:33 DISTURB REFUSE 17100 BLOCK OF MERCURY ST 06/23/2017 09:43:02 SELF AREA 16100 BLOCK OF KILL CREEK RD 06/23/2017 10:15:00 TRAFFIC STOP US56 HWY/N CEDAR NILES RD 06/23/2017 11:44:00 ANIMAL PICKUP 31100 BLOCK OF W 170TH TER 06/23/2017 12:14:28 CIVIL 100 BLOCK OF ASPEN LN 06/23/2017 13:55:09 CIVSERV 200 BLOCK OF S BEDFORD ST 06/23/2017 14:33:50 TRAFFIC STOP GARDNER RD/N I35 HWY 06/23/2017 14:38:18 TRAFFIC STOP N CENTER ST/W 167TH ST 06/23/2017 14:48:27 TRAFFIC STOP 200 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 06/23/2017 15:01:12 ANIMAL LOOSE 32000 BLOCK OF W 172ND ST 06/23/2017 15:01:55 PROPERTY RECOVER NEW CENTURY PKWY/N STONE CREEK DR 06/23/2017 15:19:56 WARRANT 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 06/23/2017 15:27:24 CIVSERV 400 BLOCK OF S HICKORY ST 06/23/2017 15:47:13 ASSIST 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 06/23/2017 15:50:58 TRAFFIC STOP OLD 56 HWY/MERCURY ST 06/23/2017 15:53:26 TRAFFIC STOP US56 HWY/N CEDAR NILES RD 06/23/2017 16:00:45 TRAFFIC STOP W 167TH ST/GARDNER RD 06/23/2017 16:04:47 FOLLOW 800 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 06/23/2017 16:11:50 ASSIST 100 BLOCK OF E SHAWNEE ST 06/23/2017 16:27:35 CIVSERV 1700 BLOCK OF E SANTA FE ST 06/23/2017 16:36:55 TELEPHON / 06/23/2017 16:58:50 TRAFFIC INSPECT 200 BLOCK OF N I35 HWY 06/23/2017 17:29:00 TRAFFIC STOP GARDNER RD/W 191ST ST 06/23/2017 17:41:59 ANIMAL NEGLECT 1700 BLOCK OF...

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Larry Lee Cordell

Larry Lee Cordell, 74, of Gardner, Kan, passed away June 28, 2017. Larry was born Sept. 12, 1942 to Howard Clarence and Choletta Marie (Wiggin) Cordell. He was a lifelong area resident who graduated from Gardner High School in 1960 and attended Emporia State. Larry married Vicki Buschhorn on April 12, 1968 in Miami, Okla.. He served in the US Marines. Larry worked for Hallmark Cards, Inc. in Kansas City, Mo as a printer. He played and coached on a men’s traveling fast pitch softball team. Larry also umpired softball and refereed basketball for many years. He was an avid Chiefs, Royals and KU basketball fan. Larry loved visiting Branson, MO and watching his grandkids play ball. He will be missed by family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. Larry is survived by his wife, Vicki, of the home; daughters: Shawn Cordell, Lawrence, Kan; Tammie and husband Robert Rhodes, Derby, Kan and Jamie and husband Ryan Williams, Wellsville, Kan; brother, James “Jim” Howard Cordell, Greenwood, Mo and eight grandchildren: Cody, Chance, Matthew, Avery, Aubrey, Chloe, Riley and Jalynn. . Funeral service 11:30 am Mon., July 3, 2017 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, Kan (913) 856-7111. Burial follows at Gardner Cemetery. Visitation 10:00 am before the service also at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Bruce Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses....

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Clayton Elliott Simmons

Clayton Elliott Simmons, 52, of Kansas City, Mo passed away June 22, 2017 at Menorah Medical Ctr. Clay was born Nov. 18, 1964 in St. Louis, Mo to Clarence Eugene and Yvonne Eunice (Hinrichs) Simmons. He grew up in St. Louis where he graduated from Univ. High School and attended Univ. of Missouri in Columbia. Clay joined the US Navy where he served as a nuclear machinist mate. His Navy experience had him travel to many places including Charleston, SC, Connecticut and Kansas City, Mo in 1995 when he was discharged. He married Marilou Morrison on March 6, 1993 in Charleston. Clay worked as an equipment operator for Suburban Lawn and Garden, Kansas City, Mo and worked part-time at Lowe’s. He was a member of First Light United Methodist Church in Gardner. Clay enjoyed gardening and was a community activist who helped out with PTA and was active with Marching Band Parent Club in Grandview, Mo. He was an animal lover who worked at the St. Louis and KC Zoos. Family was a highlight in his life and he will be dearly missed by family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father. Clay is survived by his mother, St. Louis, Mo; his wife, Marilou, of the home; children: John and wife Jaime Simmons, Yulee, Fla, Kyle and wife Crystal Welch, St. Louis, Mo, Danielle Simmons, Imperial,...

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Police Report 6/16/2017 to 6/23/2017

Gardner Police Daily Activity Report for 06/16/2017 through 06/23/2017 06/16/2017 08:14:44 ANIMAL PICKUP 200 BLOCK OF S BEDFORD ST 06/16/2017 08:37:37 TRAFFIC HAZARD W 175TH ST/N I35 HWY 06/16/2017 08:51:06 TRAFFIC STOP S I35 HWY/GARDNER RD 06/16/2017 09:23:02 TRAFFIC STOP W 175TH ST/CLARE RD 06/16/2017 09:32:47 TRAFFIC STOP 100 BLOCK OF E MAIN 06/16/2017 09:39:12 JUVENILE RUNAWAY 1100 BLOCK OF E SANTA FE ST: @CONNESTO 06/16/2017 09:48:16 CIVSERV 900 BLOCK OF E WILDCAT RUN ST 06/16/2017 09:55:00 CIVSERV 600 BLOCK OF S STONE CREEK DR 06/16/2017 10:03:39 ANIMAL LOOSE E MAIN ST/N MOONLIGHT RD 06/16/2017 10:06:11 SUSPICI ACTIVITY E WARREN ST/S ELM ST 06/16/2017 10:08:53 CIVSERV 800 BLOCK OF S WOODSON CT 06/16/2017 10:47:10 ANIMAL LOOSE 500 BLOCK OF S HICKORY ST 06/16/2017 10:48:10 INFO 900 BLOCK OF CIMARRON TRL 06/16/2017 10:55:08 ANIMAL NEGLECT 800 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 06/16/2017 11:06:06 MEDICAL NONLIFE 600 BLOCK OF N LOCUST ST 06/16/2017 11:38:18 ESCORT 100 BLOCK OF S CENTER ST 06/16/2017 11:52:12 SPECIAL E MAIN ST/N CENTER ST 06/16/2017 11:58:15 TRAFFIC STOP CONESTOGA ST/E SANTA FE ST 06/16/2017 12:17:30 TRAFFIC STOP UNIVERSITY DR/MOONLIGHT RD 06/16/2017 12:54:14 TRAFFIC STOP 18700 BLOCK OF GARDNER RD 06/16/2017 12:57:38 CODES CITIZEN 300 BLOCK OF E PARK ST 06/16/2017 13:00:17 TRAFFIC STOP GARDNER RD/W 191ST ST 06/16/2017 13:11:43 MEDICAL NONLIFE 18300 BLOCK OF S CENTER ST 06/16/2017 13:36:29 WELFARE 900 BLOCK OF E OAK CREST...

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Legal Notice

NOTICE OF BOND ELECTION Notice is given to the qualified electors of the City of Gardner, Kansas (the “City”), that an election has been called and will be held on August 1, 2017, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of submitting to the electors of the City the following question: Shall the following be adopted? Shall the City of Gardner, Kansas, issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $13,725,000 to pay the costs of constructing and equipping a facility on a site owned by the City to be used as a justice center to house police department headquarters, municipal court and other community purposes, together with all things necessary and incidental thereto, all pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 10-101 et seq. and K.S.A. 12-1736 et seq.? The election will be held by ballot at the following voting places, such voting places to serve the following voting districts or territories: Pct 1 Gardner Senior Center, 128 E Park St Pct 2 Grace Baptist Church, 650 E Madison Pct 3 New Life Community Church, 17935 S Moonlight Rd Pct 4 Gardner American Legion, 315 S Meadowbrook Cir Pct 5 No Registered Voters, 2101 E Kansas City Rd Pct 6 Fellowship Bible Church, 16900 S Waverly Pct 7 Gardner Senior Center, 128 E Park St Pct 8 Gardner Church Nazarene, 16640 Moonlight...

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Brandon Z Binkley

June 14, 1996 – May 22, 2017 Brandon Zachary Binkley, beloved son, brother and father, was born June 14, 1996 in Kansas City, MO and passed unexpectedly in his sleep at home May 22, 2017 in Gardner, KS. He was 20. Brandon is survived by his fiancée Aubrey Schick and daughter Haven Lynn Binkley of the home; father Jason and step-mother Patricia Binkley of Gardner, KS; mother Kimberly Martin of Independence, MO; sisters Samantha and Hannah Binkley of Gardner, KS. Also left to cherish his memory are his grandparents Janice and Ed James of Gardner, KS and Susan Smith of Kansas City, KS; Aunt Cassie Davis and cousins Kevina and Andre Brothers of Kansas City, KS; his uncle Bryan Binkley of Olathe, KS, and step-uncle Michael Weddle of Kansas City, KS. Brandon will also be missed by his many friends in Gardner, KS and Independence, MO. Brandon was always a wonderful source of entertainment and laughter for us through his quirky sense of humor, random sayings that came out of nowhere, silly faces and the jams he would occasionally get into. We will miss his smile, his sparkling blue eyes and most of all his hugs. The boy could hug like nobody’s business. Like all of us he had his faults and issues but we loved and still love him nonetheless. He was ours and will live on in...

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Police Report 6-16-2017

Gardner Police Daily Activity Report for 06/09/2017 through 06/16/2017 06/09/2017 08:08:04 ANIMAL PICKUP 18400 BLOCK OF ASH ST 06/09/2017 08:38:57 TRAFFIC INSPECT W 191ST ST/WAVERLY RD 06/09/2017 09:00:54 MEDICAL NONLIFE 100 BLOCK OF E MADISON ST 06/09/2017 09:08:04 ALARM PANIC 300 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST: @ARVEST BANK 06/09/2017 09:45:05 THEFT 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 06/09/2017 10:08:32 TRAFFIC STOP N I35 HWY/GARDNER RD 06/09/2017 10:41:46 TRAFFIC INSPECT / 06/09/2017 10:46:43 TRAFFIC STOP GARDNER RD/W 191ST ST 06/09/2017 10:53:54 FOLLOW 29700 BLOCK OF W 188TH ST 06/09/2017 11:17:03 WELFARE 600 BLOCK OF E WILLOW ST 06/09/2017 11:17:12 TRAFFIC STOP 29900 BLOCK OF W 191ST ST 06/09/2017 11:42:14 TRAFFIC STOP W 191ST ST/GARDNER RD 06/09/2017 12:28:46 ANIMAL CATBITE 18300 BLOCK OF S CENTER ST 06/09/2017 12:44:24 TRAFFIC INSPECT 200 BLOCK OF N I35 HWY 06/09/2017 13:28:57 DISTURB ROLLING E MAIN ST/N MOONLIGHT RD 06/09/2017 13:33:20 ANIMAL INJURED 800 BLOCK OF N EVERGREEN ST 06/09/2017 14:05:22 CIVIL 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 06/09/2017 14:09:46 THEFT 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 06/09/2017 14:32:57 TELEPHON 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 06/09/2017 14:54:49 SPECIAL E MAIN ST/N ELM ST 06/09/2017 14:58:06 911 DISCON 1700 BLOCK OF E SANTA FE ST 06/09/2017 15:03:08 THEFT 32500 BLOCK OF W 174TH ST 06/09/2017 16:01:42 CIVSERV 800 BLOCK OF E SADDLEWOOD ST 06/09/2017 16:17:42 TRAFFIC STOP N MOONLIGHT RD/E LINCOLN LN 06/09/2017 16:22:24 TRAFFIC...

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Legal Notice

CITY OF EDGERTON, KANSAS NOTICE OF HEARING ON PLAT AND SITE PLAN APPLICATIONS Case No.: PP2017-06 Case No.: FS2017-03 Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission of the City of Edgerton, Kansas, will hold a Public Hearing at their regular scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the Edgerton Community Building, 404 E. Nelson Street, Edgerton, Kansas at 7:00 p.m. at which time and place the public may be heard in regards to the plat and site plan applications situated in the City of Edgerton, Johnson County, Kansas to wit: Colby Series 17, applicant for property located in the vicinity of the 400 block of Morgan (U.S. 56 Highway), is requesting approval of a plat and site plan on the following property: Description: A tract of land being part of Lot 3 and Lot 4, County Clerks Subdivision, a subdivision of land recorded in Plat Book 4 at Page 39, located in the Northwest Quarter of Section 7, Township 15 South, Range 22 East, in the City of Edgerton, Johnson County, Kansas, being more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Northeast corner of said Northwest Quarter; thence South 88°17’14” West, along the North line of said Northwest Quarter, 974.13 feet; thence South 01°42’46” East, 20.00 feet to a point at the Northwest corner of said Lot 4, said point also being the Point of Beginning: Thence...

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Legal Notice

INVITATION TO BID CITY OF GARDNER The City of Gardner is requesting bids for the CENTER STREET (KANE TO I-35) & KANE STREET REALIGNMENT PROJECT. This project includes, but is not limited to, asphalt mill and overlay, curb replacement, concrete sidewalk, ramps, drives, storm sewer, pavement marking, street lighting, seed and sod, and appurtenant items. Sealed bids will be accepted by the City of Gardner, Kansas, at the Public Works Department, Gardner City Hall, 120 E. Main Street, Gardner, Kansas, 66030, until 10:00 A.M. (local time) on June 29, 2017, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the Gardner City Hall. Any bid received after the designated closing time will not be considered and will be returned unopened. Copies of each set of plans and specifications can be viewed or purchased for a Non-Refundable fee on-line at www.drexeltech.com in their eDistribution plan room and additional assistance is available at [email protected] Information regarding this project can be found in the “Public Jobs” link on the website. Contractors desiring the Contract Documents for use in preparing bids may also obtain a set of such documents from Drexel Technologies; 10840 West 86th Street, Lenexa, KS 66214,...

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Legal Notice

CITY OF EDGERTON, KANSAS NOTICE OF HEARING ON SITE PLAN APPLICATION Case No.: PS2017-06 Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission of the City of Edgerton, Kansas, will hold a Public Hearing at their regular scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the Edgerton Community Building, 404 E. Nelson Street, Edgerton, Kansas at 7:00 p.m. at which time and place the public may be heard in regards to the site plan application situated in the City of Edgerton, Johnson County, Kansas to wit: Edgerton Land Holding Company, LLC applicant for property located in the 185th and Waverly Road, is requesting approval of a site plan on the following property: Description: A tract of land in the Northwest Quarter of Section 35, Township 14 South, Range 22 East, in the City of Edgerton, Johnson County, Kansas being more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Northwest corner of said Northwest Quarter, thence South 01°56’27” East, along the West line of said Section 35, a distance of 1649.01 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence North 88°03’33” East, a distance of 50.00 feet to a point on the Easterly right-of-way line of Waverly Road as it now exists, thence along the Southerly right-of-way line of 185th Street as it now exists for the next seven courses: thence North 7°31’17” East, 121.66 feet; thence North 79°38’21” East, 122.00 feet to...

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