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P. i0 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1 I, 2010 THE OSKALOOSA INDEPENDENT FOR SALE--Five masonite folding tables 30"x 8', Sunset Haven. Call Paul Heinen, 945-3245. 10-20-tfc 1Perry Tree Fa Over 60 Kinds of Native Oaks * Maples • Bushes Ornamentals Spaded Trees Available Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m. to 5 V2 mile East of 94th St. & K4 Vern Perry 1-785-357-7540 or 1-785-230-5479 SERVICES COPY PAPER FOR SALE! The Oskaloosa Independent 785-863-2520 BIL L IR &, ( 0511' 1 \\; Y 0000000000000000000 • * Makeyour mark .• • with a rubber * • * stamp Available at:. o • • *'*.* The  ,"** • Independent- ° NOTIC • 863 2520 ° 000eoo0•OO•00000000 YARD SALE--Furniture, lots of misc. items. Sat., Nov. 13, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 302 Elm St.,Valley Falls. ll-21-1tp 3-FAMILY SALE--Girls' clothes newborn to 3T; boys' 12 mos. and up; adult clothes; misc. & more. Fri., 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. & Sat., 7 a.m.-2 p.m. 505 Washington St. inside Hannah's Apt. Comm. Building 21-11-1tp GARAGE SALE--Everything is a dollar. Fri. & Sat., Nov. 12 & 13, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., 707 Walnut St., Valley Falls. 11-21-1tc THE FIRST Presbyterian Church, Oskaloosa, has been doing a Fall cleaning and will host a FREE GIVE- AWAY, Sat., Nov. 13, 9 a.m.-noon. Children's wooden chairs, room di- viders, wooden tables, bookshelves, glassware, and lots of misc. Please use the west basement entrance (on Cherokee St.) and be prepared to cart it away! 21-1tc DAY( ARE LICENSED full-time daycare, in- fants/toddlers. Call Michelle, 913- 796-6969. 20-8tc brand on left rear hip, orange fly tags in ears, 6500 Marion Rd. area. Call 863-2178 with any info. 21- ltf FOUND--Steer in our pasture on North Cedar Rd. west of Valley Falls. Has been there for 2 months. Call to identify. 913-773-5573. 21-11-1tf FOR SALE--'06 Ford Taurus SE, 49K; '07 Kia Spectra, 35K; and a '01 Nissan Maxima. (K designates 1,000 miles) ERHART ENTERPRISES, 913-774-8001. 10-20-tfc • '99 LeSabm-100K mi. • '06 FoKi Fusion-30 mpg, leather, 64K ° '96 Monte Carlo-good school car, $2,500 O.B.O. Ryan Shaw Body Shop & Auto Sales Frame Machine ° Painting 945-3337 or 785-851-0366 5-15-tfc Our Ad & News Deadline 4:30 p.m. Monday CLASSI FIEI) AD RATES • 16’ per word • $4.00 cash minimum (25 words) • 50’ billing fee each run • $2.00 charge for blind ads • Classified display advertising $5.10 per col. inch VISA THE Auctioneers billfair.com 800-887-6929 faUnited .ountry Heart of America Real Estate & Auction Andy Coneer, Realtor/Auctioneer Full Time • Professional • Service Auctions • Appraisals • Realtors andy@ ucheartofamedca.com. 785-806-6921 www.northeastkansasauctions.com NEED A BANKRUPTCY? Payment options available. Paperwork can be done by mail. Free information. Euler Law Offices, LLP, Troy, KS 66087. Call 785-985-3561. We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code. 01-eow-tfc GOD'S STOREHOUSE P.O. Box 26 • Meriden, KS Open 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturdays Serving Jefferson County's people in need. Your donations of non-perish- able food items and monetary gifts are greatly appreciated. Food donations may be made at the Oskaloosa Independent, 607 Dela- ware, or the Valley Falls Vindicator, 416 Broadway. c WEBSTER'S HOMES-Lawrence. New homes starting @ $59,900. 1-866-362-7700. 06-16-tfc BUSINESS FOR SALE by owner "Oskie Auto Center" located at 203 Jefferson (Hwy. 59), Oskaloosa, one block from downtown square. Com- mercially zoned. 40'x60' building. $58,000. 785-220-5421. 16-6tp Oskaloosa Home For Sale $157,000.00, 4-bedroom, 2 t& bath in new subdivision. Gas fireplace, family room, deck off back, large yard. Call 785-331-9282. 20- H)-2I, S1iPt44, AGENCY • Realtors corner of Second & Lincoln streets. Super Setting. REDUCED TO $26,000. • 113.5 ACRES m/l, East of Meriden, 3A mi. blktp., I/ mi. gravel rds., timber pasture & native hay meadow, waterline near, no bldgs, 3 ponds, some new fenc- ing, wildlife Super location appox. 8 mi. to Topeka -terrific homesite- CALL! • WINCHESTER 101 & 103 Delaware, 2 Duplexes, good condition, bit 2000, each unit appx. 750 sq. ft., 2 BR. Owners report strong rental history. Apprx. 310 x 132 tract. Includes 2 choice vacant lots zoned multi- family. $179,000. Sedlak Agency m REALTORS ,,,o.- Established in 1952 Winchester, KS 66097 Call 1-913-774-4444 Fax 913-774-4278 See at www.kspropertyads.com We urgently need listings on yar acreages & homes in town. Please, 774-4444. Nationally Accredited Land Consultant. AL C 21. , B&B Tree Removal II Barry 785-945-3589 ll Cell 785-230-5058 11 Aerial equipped Removal, trimming I t Licensed and Insured Stump Grinding l [ Herring Seeding grass seeding, verticutting, garden plowing & tilling Valley Falls 785-945-3513 www.herringseeding, com 48-6-ffc Jared Heller Professional Horse Shoeing Hot and cold shoeing. Graduate of Oklahoma State Horse Shoeing School Cell phone: 785-806-2784 33-43-tfc HOME REPAIRS & REMODELING• FREE ESTIMATES il]B00]C]]6009i OFFICE SPACE for rent. ½ of lower level- Oskaloosa Medical Clinic 100 E. Washington 785-945-6894. 43-tfc SMALL 1 BR HOUSE, $375/mo plus deposit. Washer/dryer, refrigerator & stove furnished. 785-863-2197. 17-tfc TWO 2 BR mobile homes, $400 & $500. No pets. Security deposit re- quired. 913-796-6233. 20-10-2tc HOUSE & SHOP FORRENT---3 BR, 2 BA, nice shop with concrete floor, overhead door and electricity. $645 a month. 785-691-6206. 20-10-2tc FOR RENT--Newly remodeled 2 BR, 1 BA home in Lakewood Hills. $550 per month. 913-758-4483. 21-11-4tc 2-BEDROOM Mobile Home for rent. Fridge, stove & W/D furnished, large yard and JCN Schools. $325 per month. Call 913-426-5200. 21-1tc OSKALOOSA SELF STORAGE 785-863-2189 , .... Valley Falls Housing Authority ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT FOR RENT Utilities furnished, rent based on income. Must be fifty-five years of age or on disability social security. An equal ,,m,,,..,=, opportunity housing. Contact Paul Heinen, 785-945-3245 10-20-tfc Oak Hill Apartments Good Locatior]#,_ Playground I. Senior Citizens NEW PLACE I in McLouth 1 BR apartments AVAILABLE NOW! Income Determines Rent l .Laundry facilities available-[ 913-845-9212 1 Sandy Rickey, manager I Senior Citizens NEW PLACE II in Perry 1 BR apartments AVAILABLE NOW! Income Determines Rent Laundry facilities available [[I 913-845-9212 I Sandy Rickey, manager DRIVERS: Regional, $500 sign on bo- nus, $16.50/hrt 1 week paid vacation after 1 year. Health insurance after 90 days! CDL-A, 2 years experience, 641-799-3763. 20-4tp CITY ATTORNEY--The City of McLouth is requesting proposals for City Attorney. This is a contract service position. The City Attorney is required to attend two city council meetings and one municipal court session per month at a minimum. The City Attorney is responsible for providing legal advice on municipal matters, review and/or prepares legal documents and contracts for the city, represent the city in civil cases, and prosecute municipal court. Proposals will be accepted until 9:00am, Decem- ber 7, 2010. The City of McLouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Propos- als can be sent to City Admin., City of McLouth, 110 N. Union St., McLouth, Ks. 66054, or emailed to mclcitysu- perCmbarqmail.com. CITY AUDITOR--The City of McLouth will be requesting propos- als for City Auditor. This is a contract service. The City Auditor must be an accredited CPA with experience in municipal accounting, finance, and follow the principals of the Kansas Municipal Audit Guide. The City Auditor is also expected to assist the City with preparation of the City's Budget. Proposals will be accepted until 9:00am, December 7, 2010. The City of McLouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Proposals can be sent to City Admin., City of McLouth, 110 N. Union, McLouth, Ks 66054 or emailed to mclcitysuper@ embarqmail.com. The City of Oskaloosa is accepting applications for the position of ZONING ADMINISTRATOR This position is part-time. Duties include, but are not limited to, review and approval of building permits, con- ditional use permits, variance permits, sign permits, etc. Attendance at the [ monthly meetings of the City of Oska- ! Ioosa Planning Commission is required. ! Knowledge of Universal Building Codes is helpful. Applications and information [ may be obtained at City Hall, 100 E. I Washington St., Suite C, Oskaloosa, KS 66066.785-863-2651. Applications accepted uqtil the posifi0O is filled. The : City of Oskaloosa is an EOE.  - ic Jefferson County North Public Schools, USD 339, is looking for • Middle School Assistant Boys Basketball Coach • Substitute Bus Dr,vers Commercial driver's license required for the substitute bus driver but will train the right per- son. Applicants must be willing to take defensive driving and first aid courses. A physical and drug testing will be required. Applications may be obtained from USD 339 District Office in Winchester by calling 913-774- 2000 or online at www.usd339. net. E.O.E. USD #339, Superintendent of Schools 310 5 th Street Winchester KS 66097 913-774-2000 11-21-2t 911 Call Taker/ Dispatcher/EMD Jefferson County Emergency 911 Communications is now accepting applications for the position of Com- munication Specialist I. The position description includes, but is not lim- ited to, the handling of emergency and non-emergency situations of all nature for all of Jefferson County. Multitasking, radio use, telephone skills, data entry, record keeping, typing and map reading are just a very few of the duties performed by Com- munications Specialists. Emergency Communications is a 24/7 depart- ment and employees are required to work all shifts. Applicants shall have a high school diploma or the equiva- lent; submit to a drug test; physical capacity test; hearing and vision test and background check. All training for this position will be provided. Applications will be accepted until the job has been filled. Applications are available to be picked up at the Jefferson County Courthouse, Clerk's Office, First FIoor, Oskaloosa, Kansas or www.jfcountyks.com. Applications mailing address: Jefferson County 911 Communications, 1230 Walnut Street, Oskaloosa, Kansas 66066. EOE, ADA 2H Ht Sell it in the Classifieds! KANSAS CLASSIFIED NETWORK D-a00aily W00---0000ekly with a total circulation of 500,000 Adoption P-GN/qT? CONSIDERING ADOPTION? A childless energetic, spiritual, committed couple seeks to adopt. Financially secure. Healthcare professionals. Expenses paid. Gil & Dave 1-888-580-ADOPT (2367) Special Notice WORLD'S LARGEST GUN SHOW - NO- VEMBER 13 & 14 - Tulsa, OK Fairgrounds. Saturday 8-6, Sunday 8,4.WANENMACHER PRODUCTIONS. Free appraisals. Bring your guns! www.tulsaarms show.com. 'S-E HIRING - T:; omir- paying Aviation Career. FAA approved pro- gram. Financial aid if qqalified -Job place- ment assistance. CALL AWation Institute of Maintenance. 888-248-7449. ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE fr Home. *Medical *Business *Paralegai, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job Placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if quali- fied. Call 688-220-3977 www.CenturaOnline. corn PE AND supervise h-sco foreign exchange students in your community. Part- time, supplemental income, bonuses, travel possible. Or volunteer to be a host family. 1-866-775-5414, www.iseusa.com. Help Wanted Be-tween High School and College? Over 18? Drop that entry level position. Earn what you're worth!! Travel w/Successful Young Business Group. Paid Training. Transporta- tion, Lodging Provided. 1-877-646-5050. INSURANCE REPRESENTATIVE NEED- ED. Most earn $50K-$100K or more. Call our branch office at 913-385-2022. Ask for Joey Flint or e-mail john.flint@insphereis.com. Visit www.insphereis-kansaseity.com Do you earn $800 in a day? Your Own Local Candy Route! 25 Machines and Candy All for $9995. 877-915-8222 All Major Credit Cards Accepted! D-RVrRS- Owner Opera-t-,O00 No Hassle Sign-On Bonus! Excellent Rates & Paid FSC. Home Daily with Regional Runs based out of Kansas City. CDL-A with 1-year tractor-trailer experience required. Call Comtrak at 866-338-2958, or apply online at www.stics.com. Drs/CDL Tr aing-- CCXRERCE-4: TRAL We Train and EMPLOY you. Com- pany Drivers Up to 40k First Year. New Team Pay! Up to .48c/Mile. Class A-CDL Training Regional Locations! (877) 369-6810 www.centraldrivingobs.net. Reefer and 'Tbe-d £)r]vers Needed! Ex- perienced drivers & Class A commercial students welcome! Assistance in obtaining CDL is Available! Call Prime Today! 1-800- 277-0212 www.primeinc.com -Home for the Holidays*** OTR Drivers APU Equipped Pre-Pass EZ-pass Every 66k mile raises. 2007 and newer equip- ment. Passenger/Pet Policy 100% NO touch. 1-800-528-7825 Managed-Homes Vt BEDROOM DOUBLEWIDE. Will move to your land. Can include utilities installed on your land. We can move quickly. 785- 862-0321 For Sale PIANO BARGAINS at www.piano4u.com! Used Kawai, Steinway, Yamaha, Baldwin. Over 100 quality, affordable grand, vertical and digital pianos! Easy financing. Deliv- ery, tuning, warranty. Mid-America Piano, Manhattan. 800-950-3774 Place your ad in The Network through: The Independent--863-2520 PUBLIC NOTICE [ PUBLIC NOTICE ] (Published in The Oskaloosa Inde- pendent November 11, 2010)lt NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given to any and all persons that the following will be considered at a Public Hear- ing by the Jefferson County Regional Planning Commission to be held on Tuesday, December 21, 2010, at 7:00 p.m., at the Jefferson County Court- house in the 2nd Floor Courtroom in Oskaloosa, Kansas. CONDITIONAL USE CU2010/8 by Highway Four Properties, LLC, 8023 K4 Highway, Meriden, KS 66512 for the following: Restaurant] Drinking Establishment, Class B Private Club, Adult Entertainment Establishment- per KSA 12-770/ Sexually Oriented Business on land described as: A part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 7, Township 10 South, Range 17 East of the 6th P.M., Jefferson County, Kansas. Record Owner of Property: Comp-U-Sew, LLC, 310 N. Spruce, Stockton, KS 67669. The property, 8023 K4 High- way, Meriden, KS 66512, is located on the North side of K4 Highway be- tween Main Street and Butler Road. At said time and place, all persons interested in the above will be grant- ed a hearing. A full legal description for the above described is available for review in the Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Office during regular business hours. The Planning Commission may continue consider- ation of this matter at the conclusion of the public hearing to a future date without further notice. JEFFERSON COUNTY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION s/Paul Johnson Paul Johnson, Secretary (Published in The Oskaloosa Inde- pendent November 11, 2010)lt ORDINANCE NO. 2010-722-1 AN ORDINANCE, granting to Kansas Gas Service, a Division of ONEOK, Inc., its successors and assigns, a natural gas franchise, prescribing the terms thereof and relating thereto, and repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent with or in conflict with the terms hereof. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOV- ERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF OSKALOOSA, KANSAS: SECTION 1. That in consideration of the benefits to be derived by the City of Oskaloosa, Kansas, ("City"), and its inhabitants, there is hereby granted to Kansas Gas Service, a Di- vision of ONEOK, Inc. ("Company"), said Company operating a system for the transmission and distribution of natural gas in the State of Kansas, the right, privilege, and athorRy for' a period of twenty (20)years from the effective date of this Ordinance, to occupy and use the several streets, avenues, alleys, bridges, parks, park- ing areas, and public places of said City, for the placing and maintaining of equipment and property necessary to carry on the business of selling and distributing natural gas for all pur- poses to the City, and its inhabitants, and through said City and beyond the limits thereof; to obtain said natu- ral gas from any source available; and to do all things necessary or proper to carry on said business. SECTION 2. As further consid- el:ation for the granting of this fran- chise, and in lieu of any city oc- cupation, license, or permit fees, or revenue taxes, the Company shall pay to the City during the term of this franchise five percent (5%) of the gross cash receipts from the sale of natural gas and transportation services to all consumers within the corporate limits of the City, such payments to be made monthly for the preceding monthly period. Gross cash receipts shall not include revenues from certain miscellaneous charges and accounts including, but not lim- ited to, connection fees, disconnection and reconnection fees, temporary service charges, delayed or late pay- ment charges, collection fees, and returned check charges as such terms are used in tariffs or in the natural gas industry, Payments of the com- pensation above shall commence with the first cycle of the monthly billing cycle which begins in February, 2011. Prior to that date, payments shall continue to be calculated and be paid in the manner previously provided in Ordinance No. 91-1 and amendments thereto. SECTION 3. The payments and compensation herein provided shall be in lieu of all other licenses, taxes, charges, and fees, except that the usual general property taxes and special ad valorem property assess- ments, sales, and excise taxes or charges made for privileges which are not connected with the natural gas business, will be imposed on the Company and are not covered by the payments herein. From and after the date hereof, however, the permit fees required of the Company by any ordi- nance presently in effect or hereafter adopted for a permit to excavate in or adjacent to any street, alley, or other public place shall be deemed a part of the compensation paid in Section 2 and shall not be separately assessed or collected by the City; in no event, however, shall this provision be inter- preted to waive the requirement of notice to the City and the procedural requirements of such ordinance. SECTION 4. The use of Right of Way under this franchise by the Company shall be subject to all rules, regulations and policies now or hereafter adopted or promulgated by the City in the reasonable exer- cise of its police power. In addition, the Company shall be subject to all rules, regulations and policies now or hereafter adopted or promulgated by the City relating to permits, side- walk and pavement cuts, utility location, construction coordination, and other requirements on the use of the Right of Way; provided however, that nothing contained herein shall constitute a waiver of or be construed as waiving, the right of the Company to oppose, challenge, or seek judicial review of, in such manner as is now or may hereafter be provided by law, any such rules, regulation or policy proposed, adopted, or promulgated by the City and, further provided other than the items enumerated in Section 3 herein, that such rules, regulations or policies shall not require the pay- ment of additional fees or additional costs for the use of the Right of Way. In any event, the Company is granted an offset for such fees and costs against the franchise fees required to be paid hereunder. SECTION 5. All mains, services, and pipe which shall be laid or in- stalled under this grant shall be so located and laid as not to obstruct or interfere with any water pipes, drains, sewers, or other structures already installed. Company shall provide, prior to commencing work, information to the City concerning work to be performed in the streets, avenues, bridges, parks, parking areas, and public places of the City, as the City may from time to time re- quire for purposes of record keeping. The City may require that the infor- mation be provided on its standard permit form, but without requiring approval, consent, or fees. In the event of an emergency, Company shall have the right to commence work without having first providing such form(s). SECTION 6. Company shall, in doing the work in connection with its said gas mains, pipes, and services, avoid, so far as may be practicable, interfering with the use of any street, alley, avenue, or other public thor- oughfare. It shall, without expense to the City, and in a manner satisfactory to the duly authorized representa- tives of the City, replace such paving or surface in substantially as good condition as before said work was commenced. SECTION 7. It is recognized that the natural gas to be delivered hereunder is to be supplied from a pipeline system transporting natural gas from distant sources of supply; and the Company, by its acceptance of this franchise as hereinafter pro- dded, does obligate itself to furnish natural gas in such quantity and for such length of time, limited by the terms hereof, as the said sources and said pipelines are reasonably capable of supplying. SECTION 8. Company, its succes- sors and assigns, in the construction, maintenance, and operation of its natural gas system, shall use all reasonable and proper precaution to avoid damage or injury to persons and property, and shall hold and save harmless the City from any and all damage, injury, and expense caused by the negligence of said Company, its successors and assigns, or its or their agents or servants. SECTION 9. This franchise Or- dinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage, approval by the City, acceptance by the Company, and publication in the official City newspaper. Company shall have sixty (60) days after the final passage and approval of this franchise Ordinance to file with the City Clerk its acceptance in writing of the provisions, terms and conditions of this franchise Ordinance and when So accepted, this Ordinance and ac- ceptance shall constitute a contract between the City and Company and said contract shall be deemed ef- fective on the date Company files acceptance with the City. SECTION 10. This franchise Ordinance, when accepted as above provided, shall constitute the entire agreement between the City and the Company relating to this franchise and the same shall supersede and cancel any prior understandings, agreements, or representations re- garding the subject matter hereof, or involved in negotiations pertaining thereto, whether oral or written, shall be binding upon the parties, in- cluding their successors and assigns, and shall not be amended or further obligations imposed without mutual consent of the parties hereto. SECTION 11. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Ordinance, the fees provided for in Section 2 above shall not become ef- fective within any area annexed by the City until the first of the month billing cycle which begins no more than 60 days after the date that the City provides the Company with a certified map of the annexation ordinance, proof of publication as required by law and a map of the City detailing the annexed area. SECTION 12. The franchise is granted pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 12-2001 and amendments thereto .... SECTION 13. Any and all or- dinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the terms hereof are hereby repealed or considered as hav- ing no effect as of the first cycle of the monthly billing cycle which begins in February 2011. SECTION 14. Should the Kansas Corporation Commission take any action with respect to this franchise Ordinance and any amendment thereto which precludes Company from recovering from its custom- ers any costs or fees provided for hereunder, the parties hereto shall renegotiate this franchise Ordinance in accordance with the Commission's ruling. PASSED AND APPROVED this 4th day of November, 2010. MIKE BOYD MAYOR ATTEST: Patty A. Harem City Clerk (SEAL) FOR RECENT NEWS AND PHOTOS: J E FFCOU NTYN EWS. CO M