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11/3/2015 - Ordinance No. 15-10809 Amending the Comprehensive Plan for the City of Salina, Kansas


BE IT ORDAINED by the Governing Body of the City of Salina, Kansas:

Section 1.  Findings. In relation to the following described real estate:

The west side of South Ohio Street, north and south of the Ohio-Midway intersection (the “Property”)

the Governing Body makes the following findings:

1.    All conditions precedent for the amendment of the City’s Comprehensive Plan have been timely met;
2.    Most of the public park areas in the city have a Public/Semi-Public land use designation;
3.    A Public/Semi-Public land use designation is more reflective of the ownership (City) and intended long term use of the Property (extension of Kenwood Park); and
4.    The proposed entryway enhancements at Ohio and Midway are consistent with the City’s Strategic Plan and Smoky Hill River Renewal Master Plan.

Section 2.  Comprehensive Plan Amendment.  The Future Land Use Map (Figure 2.1) of the Salina Comprehensive Plan is amended to show the Property as a future Public/Semi-Public land use area.

Section 3.  Repealer.  All prior ordinances relating to the Property are repealed to the extent they are in conflict with this ordinance.

Section 4.  Summary of ordinance for publication.  That this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its adoption of publication once in the official city newspaper.

Ordinance No. 15-10809 Summary

On November 2, 2015, the City of Salina, Kansas, passed Ordinance No. 15-10809.  The ordinance amends the Future Land Use Map in the Salina Comprehensive Plan to show the future land use designation of the west side of South Ohio Street, north and south of the Ohio-Midway intersection, as  Public/Semi-Public instead of a future Urban Residential area in order to allow for the expansion of Kenwood Park along The Midway to Ohio Street. A complete copy of the ordinance is available at or in the office of the city clerk, 300 W. Ash, free of charge.  This summary is certified by the city attorney.

                            Introduced:    October 26, 2015
                            Passed:    November 2, 2015


ATTEST:                        Jon R. Blanchard, Mayor

Shandi Wicks, CMC, City Clerk

Certification of Publication Summary:

Greg A. Bengtson, City Attorney