PUBLIC NOTICE

On January 26, 2012, the Board of County Commissioners of Johnson County, Kansas (BOCC), held a public hearing, and subsequently adopted Resolution No. 003-12, granting approval for the creation of a new cemetery district within a certain portion of McCamish Township, Johnson County, Kansas, including that portion of the City of Edgerton, Kansas, located within said township.
Therefore, pursuant to K.S.A. 17-1373 and 17-1330 et seq., notice is hereby given that the first annual meeting of the new cemetery district will be held on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., at the Edgerton City Hall, 404 E. Nelson Street, Edgerton, Kansas, for the purposes of, among other things, electing five (5) Directors for terms of office, who shall have authority for caring and maintenance of the new cemetery district; the selection of a name for the new cemetery district; determination of the amount of tax to be levied for the caring and maintenance of the new cemetery district next year; and select from offers on file to convey cemetery association property to the new cemetery district. All landowners owning real property within the boundaries of the new cemetery district are qualified electors who shall be entitled to vote at the meeting. Those interested in running for the office of Director must reside either (1) in the county in which the cemetery district is located or (2) within 25 miles of the cemetery district boundaries. The area comprising the new cemetery district can be more particularly described as follows:
All that part of McCamish Township described as Sections , 2, 11, 14, 23, 24, 25, 26, 35 and 36 in Township 14, Range 21 and Sections 1, 2, 11, 12, 13 and 14 in Township 15 Range 21 and Sections 4, 8, 9, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, and 33 in Township 14 Range 22 and Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 16, 17, & 18 in Township 15 Range 22, more particularly described as:

Beginning at the Southeast corner of Section 16, Township 15, Range 22, thence North to a point 2323.85’ South of the Northeast corner of the Northeast Quarter Section 16, Township 14, Range 22, thence South 88 degrees 20 minutes 58 seconds West a distance of 230.00 feet; thence North 01 degrees 39 minutes 02 seconds West a distance of 493.88 feet, thence North 32 degrees 42 minutes 04 seconds West a distance of 265.40 feet; thence North 86 degrees 28 minutes 20 seconds West a distance of 139.45 feet; thence South 56 degrees 16 minutes 18 seconds West a distance of 531.22 feet to a point of curvature; thence along a curve to the right having an initial tangent bearing of North 31 degrees 52 minutes 12 seconds West and having a radius of 925.00 feet and an arc length of 487.87 feet; thence North 01 degrees 39 minutes 02 seconds West a distance of 315.65 feet to a point of curvature; thence along a curve to the right tangent to the last described course having a radius of 1475.00 feet and an arc length of 252.45 feet; thence North 08 degrees 09 minutes 20 seconds East a distance of 368.49 feet to a point of curvature; thence along a curve to the left tangent to the last described course having a radius of 1525.00 feet and an arc length of 261.00 feet; thence North 01 degrees 39 minutes 02 seconds West a distance of 213.21 feet to a point on the North section line of said Section 16 said point being 975.01 feet West of the Northeast corner of Section 16, Township 14, Range 22; thence West to the Southwest corner of the Southeast Quarter of Section 9, Township 14, Range 22; thence North to the Northwest corner of the Northeast Quarter of Section 9, Township 14, Range 22; thence East to the Northeast corner of said Section 9, Township 14, Range 22, thence North to the Northeast corner of Section 4, Township 14, Range 22. Thence West to the Northwest corner of Section 4, Township 14, Range 22, thence South to the Southwest corner of Section 4, Township 14, Range 22, also being the Southeast corner of Section 5, Township 14, Range 22. Thence West to the Southwest corner of the Southeast Quarter of Section 5, Township 14, Range 22, thence South to the Southeast corner of the Southwest Quarter of Section 17, Township 14, Range 22, thence West to the Southwest corner of the Southeast Quarter of Section 14, Township 14, Range 21, thence North to the Northwest corner of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 11, Township 14, Range 21. Thence East to the Northeast corner of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 11, Township 14, Range 21, also being the Northwest corner of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 12, Township 14, Range 21, thence North to the Northeast corner of Section 2, Township 14, Range 21 thence West to the Northwest corner of Section 2, Township 14, Range 21, thence South to the Southwest corner of Section 14, Township 15, Range 21, thence East to the point of beginning.

Except that part (Four Corners Cemetery) described as:

Section 16, Township 14, Range 22 Commencing at a stone 24 poles (396’) South of the Northwest corner of the Southeast Quarter, South 18 poles (297 ‘) to a stone; thence East 18 poles (297‘); thence North 18 poles (297‘); thence West 18 poles (297’) to the place of beginning; and

Except that part (Saint Columbine Catholic Cemetery) described as:

Section 8, Township 15, Range 22 Part of the West one-half of the Southeast Quarter and part of the East one-half of the Southwest Quarter, Beginning 3 chains and 16 links (208.56’) North from the common corner of the Northeast Quarter and the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter and the Northwest Quarter and the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, East 3 chains 16 links (208.56’) South 6 chains 33 links (417.78’) West 6 chains 32 links (417.12’) North 6 chains 33 links (417.78’) East 3 chains 16 links (208.56’) to Point of Beginning; and

Except that part described as:

The South Half of the Northwest Quarter of Section 5, Township 15, Range 22.

The district also excludes any schools and churches contained within the district.
Any person who has questions regarding the meeting or the election, may call Sarah (Dolly) Shanley at 913-893-6024.

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