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Thursday July 14, 2016 JEWELL COUNTY RECORD 8A Northbranch the family of Maurice and Earlene McNichols. Rosetta's offertory was a John, who tound work there several Jeffery together for dinner Sunday in pianoarrangementof"NeartotheHeart months ago. We will miss the family Abilene. Those present were the hun- of God." Pastor Jon's message text from our Northbranch Friends congre- ored couple plus Scott and Christina was taken from Joshua 24 where we gation. "I'always tried to get involved in what- ever community I was located in." Her son was a wrestler, so she coached wrestling and the local softball teams By Erma Dillon ~, 3 ,Most'of the wheat has been har- JefferyandBrynlee, Brad and Colleen findperhapsthemostwell-knownverse through the years. Jeffery. Caleb and Lauren Frasier and in the book of Joshua, "Choose you . LI~ president .with Then her co-workers encouraged vesfed at this writing and reports of boys, Susan and Steve Janda, Kevin thisdaywhoyouwillserve..."Joshua's .......... yields are good -- price not so. Little two year old Devyn Frost is and Becky Pihl, and their kids Note life would soon be coming to an end sev@l l distillction$ her to run for the city council in Stock- ........ planning big on showing a bucket calf and Maggie Ginest and Kelly and and he was preparing to hand over the ton, "They thought it would stir things anctmaybeapigintheopenclassofthe Kellee Pihl. After dinner Brad and leadership to someone else. He re- to be ms,ailed makeUP'" Kimit thesaid'f'n'st time,She butran whenand didshe rannt Jewd! County Fair! Her mother made Colleen went to the Salina water park minds thelsraelites of the abundant By Ron Wilson again in 1999, she got elected. She her a shirt that says "Queen of the with Caleb and Lauren and the grand- blessings God had given them and The League of Kansas Municipali- continued to serve through the years, Ring." She willprobably steal the show children for a while before heading encouraged them tO serve God. They ties annual conference will be held in and in 2002 she became mayor -- a evenifshe doesn't place. Her brothers, hmeKermit and Loyce Jeffery attended committed to serve God, but often October, and it will be time to pass the position she has held ever since. turned away Him and had other gavel to a new president This new KiN Thomas is the first female Af- Whitley and Blaine, are both in 4-H the wedding of their granddaughter, gods. Is it possible that we as His andwillbeshowingtheirbucketcalves Mallory Woods, at the Methodist peQple, as churehes and as a nation are presidentwillhaveseveraldistinctions: rican American mayor.in the state of and pigs. All this excitement will have Church in ManhaR~n on Saturday. The like the Israelites, having the same She is a woman, she is an African- Kansas. "My grandmother was a taken place before you read thisv t ,,,. ........ reeeVtlon was held at the K-State foo - tendencies to turn to other ~ods9 God American and she comes from rural teacher," KiN said. '%Ve were taught June wheeler el anawnee came - "- ...... area ....... ; Kansas. to work hard -- that was more impor- ,~ ~, . ,. ~ ., L DUll staotum, umc!~ irom uu has olesseo us as lnOlvIouals, as xnursaay ror a rew nays WiN ner " e . KimThomasisthemayorofStock- tant than the color of your skin. _... .......... attendingwereMarkandSherriJefti ry, churches and as a nation If there is momer, Jen ~num. xneytooKmsev- . .. . . . ton.Herfamilyhasdeeprootsinnorth- Her hard work has paid off. She has ! d ever a time ,ms naUon neeas prayer It eral activities over the weekend. Natty and Elizabeth Jeffery, Toddan ........... west Kansas, where she is the fifth led her community through major iN- ) i!~j Scott Jeffery has been here through Gina Jeffery and family. Is now. rie is sm! wlmus ano ageneration to come from the commu- provements in the water plant, sewage , plan, Om we must ilUmDle ourselves harvest helping his dad, Brad. Scott s A greeting by Pastor Jon Harkness .......... nity of Nicodemus. As we have previ- treatment facility, water line replace- ~ ........... ' .... - ....... rshi- service at t rore nnn ann seek ms race, praymg .... t~arOxy, k.nnstma imu Drymee, cnm openea me aunaay we p ........ ously profiled, Nicodemus is ahistoric ments, housing improvements, new i5,~ the:weekend and helped with the NorthbranchFriendsChurch.Ourcon- roraeIlve ee.irom evn orces. . African American community which businesses downtown and enhance- Jill h est meal preparations. Wives in gregation was small because of events .. Joyce...McN.lcnoks aria, Jonn aria w ,settled after the Civil War. me,n, ,of the city power pl t. LllllOn amen m Ken t;lOUa at this area are noted for taking meals to over the weekend that took several of .......... My great- grandfather had the an- ,, It s a goodcommunity, ,,I _said. i:, the ~ields during harvest so this was a ournumbertootherplaces.Announce- n oon,,~ .un.a..ay ana,,me_en- a noea me nual Nicodemus community celebra- People w6rk together here. She rep- i play, lVltaaletown necastwasmane break for Colleen. mentsandvrayerconcemsweregiven .... ...... tion in his grove,' Kimsaid. Shegrew resentedhercommunityonmanyother Lexi Jeffery left Sunday to be a with special I rayer for the numerous up ot me.m p ..som, a .u t l.oy A:r. up in Plainville but visited her grand- organizations as well, from the Rooks P, nurewstananve upenorreuow WiN counselor at Manna Resort Christian known needs of the area. Musicians ......... . parents in Nicodemus frequently CountyEconomicDevelopmentBoard I~ Camp were Rosetta /effery and Becky me !ast name or t,elt~U: ..... While still in high school, she to the boards of the Kansas Municipal ~: Amanaa r snpus ana cnnoren nave A belated 60th wedding anniver- McNichols. Ushers were Tim Warner ........... worked for Southwestern Bell as a Utilities, Kansas Municipal Energy movexl to umanoma to Join nusDano, sary celebration brought nearly all of Grace McNichois and Kelly .... telephone operator. She went on to Agency, Kansas hospital auxiliary and NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING I EmgwnasS ta e dtthenc ?er b cukt m "m was aP a ss 1 un cil n o western Bell on equipment, which she the League of K " "p " " ill , did for 32 years before retiring as a and has continued to move through the | The governing body of PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP JEWELL COUNTY will meet on August 1, 2016, at 7:00 communications technician with the chairs of that organization. As vice [ ~~m.atRanda~~CityHa~~f~rthe~urP~se~fhearingandanswering~bjecti~ns~ftax~ayersre~atingt~the company, located at various towns president, she is scheduled to assume I proposed use of all funds and the amount of ad valorem tax. throughout the region" . the.reins" as,, _president" . m October It is' Haley Kussman, member of Webber Wide Awake 4-H Club, received the I Detailed budget information is available from a Township Office and will be available at this hearing. In 1992, her job brought her to an honor, Kam" Sald'v. lm rtant to reserve grand champion ribbon in the senior beef showmanship class at the I BUDGET SUMMARY Stockton Two male employees had ,','Home rule is cry " po, down County Fair I Proposed Budget 2017 Expenditures and Amount of 2016 Ad Valorem Tax establish the maximum retired in neighboring towns, and us, Kimsaid. The state doesn tlikeit " , Kansas limits of the 2017 budget. Est Tax Rate is subject to change depending on the final assessed valuation. Stockton was located between the two when rules are passed down to,them communities in that the town s leaders Paul Budenbender is co-owner of communities so she could serve both from the feds, and the cities don t like make a trip to Topeka each year "We Enoxv Coatino Snecialists or ECS . . p.pe . , .... I I I 2015 I 2016 I Proeo d Budget 2017 I "I told them it took one woman to itwhenitha nstous, shesald meet wlth agency heads and others, but which coated the concourses at I I I Prior Year I Actual I Current Year I Actual I [ Amount of I Est. I replace twomen,"shesaldwlthasn le. Stockton IS unusual among small we don t go In asking for things. We Kauffman Stadium as well as floors [ I [ Actual I Tax [ Estimateof ITax [ I 2016Ad I Tax I " " " ask how we can be of help to them," andwallsinmanyotherfacilitiesacross I I Funds IExpenditures[ Rate* [ Expenditure~ [ Rate* [ Expenditures IValoremTax [Rate* I I she said "I even take cooki ....... the country. Paul s family has roots in Finding Senior Housing can be complex, I year. I'm kind of known as ~;c;;~Ye Pottawatomie County, where his any I IGeneral I 1,142 I 0"6891 2,000I 0.5971 6,060 I 10.5151 , . .. ~ ,- ~ - ~ ~ lady" cestors homesteaded near Fostoria. [ [Debt Service [ I I I I I I I OUt It ooesn t nave to De. In 2014 the Kansas Ma orsA Paul's dad went to K-State and then , y SSO- . . I ] I [ I ] ] ] ] clat nn worked for the corps of engineers, Road ~ CallA Place for Mom. OurAd~ tru~ted, localexpertsI " io amed KiN the mayor of the ......: . . _ .: . Noxiuos Weed ' ' ear In Se . wmcn eventuauy transrerrea nlm to ~ who can he o you understand your opU~ce 2000, we've I y . ptember, she will receive ............... Fire ~ helped over one million famillesfi~vin~ solutions that [ Kansas Community Outreach " , Special Mach ~ . - ~ AwardfromtheKm~as~mcan" :anen-~ - grew up in Shawnee but stayed sum- meet thew um ue needs. - , q can Museum befi r ...... mers on his grandparents farm [ [Totals ] 1,142 ] 0689 I 2,000 ] 0.597 [ 6,060 ] 1,500 [ 0515 ] r " " , o e bec, ....... ~ ..... ~ Paul's father died of cancer' "at age [ [Less: Transfers ] 0 ] ] 0 ] ] 0 ] ~ .... t .q ~.~ ~ ~,~,~,a a ~ [ p esldentlnOctober. It saremarkable . " aPlacefirMom record f 48 Paul went to work for a painting [ ]Net Expenditure ] 1,142 ] ] 2,000 ] ] 6,060 ] {i$OOJ l,,5~ YY'I a,. ]l or a person from the rural com- " " muni of Stockto ..... and flooring contractor in Olathe. He e~,ce ~ do no o o tt ty It, pUpUlaUOll 1 ~.,TDJ , . , ] ]Total Tax Levied [ 1,500 [ [ 1,.500 [ [ xxxxxx [ , ~,~ .... ~o , ~, ,~.,,~,,, .... ~o ~, ~2:27.'~,~ ~ ,r,.~, ~, - ~ [ -eo,qe worked there 16 years and met his ] ITotal Assessed Valuation [ 2,177,618 [ [ 2,512,041 [ [ 2,914,998 [ [ ~1~~ ~,,. ........ ~,~,;-,'~r"~;o ,,~ .......... ~,~~ ..... ; ......... I v RonV ........ Wits " " wile, ram. raul s worK''involvea" " me ;'' I ~ ..... .,,~,:., ~o :o~,~,~ I on ts director of the Huck ..... . ,~ B d N, emerging use or epoxy to paint hoers [ [Township Assessed Valuation Only [ [ ] [ 2,490,161 [ oy ational Institute for Rural De- [ Outstanding Indebtedness m.~aamox.=~aa,-- velopment at Kansas State Universim and walls. I I II ....... illlllillli'illi ":" In 1995 Paul and a man named Are You butt ffa In ' . [ Jan 1 2014 2015 2016 Y g ~ Leadina e-oY=, fin,,,. DaveSchloegelandsomeotherfriends I Bonds EUUUX3 ," .... [T~a MHrh ~rVnllr ~~|] ,. r~ "~,# . o decided to go out on their own They I Other ~ coa :. Madwahons-, t, eleorex ete.coxm, $ _ [ Lease Fur Princ ~ ~ ~ Donald Bigham, ........ ,, t rang aevempea oy created Epoxy Coating Speclahsts ,, ........ ............. ....i, lion. en*---........ Today, ECS is a leading installer Of ~ : :'~ 11 I,A l;~ L~A qgi;,I.lqg; UJ. ~: , Total I v=...... $01fl ?fl "16 Ol II lndustnalpolymerfloonngs, coatin s I IOl I u I [----------------~ Township Officer I ~0urpr~cdpti0nswith0urCanadianaM ~,,~Z.~ ~,~a~,~:, [ w=,....By Rn.W21~sn e._.~:._ and hnlngs. These are essentially hard I *Tax rates are expressed in mills. , I ,,,.n.,u--.t ...... ;,.,~ ..... b. " .~.~x~ F"'- ~mtuz~r~x~ ~/ ,, ,.,~.~,m. tu xxauHmaa~ otauxum, eooxv resins mat can coat a ,leer or I UlUtlnna'~wlnatlPt=~unFtw"e'~"*'~'~' ............................. t hem," ~F th~ d~c~anA;~c~ '*,,.",.~IA ,.I-,,,, =-- -- ~ . , ~. ~'. ' NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING ............................................... ] pion"Kansas"" u,,. ,~,.,,.,,u.,~City Royals.'~ v.,UNote,..,,m-how waterproofWallto createsurfaceanara clean,,inuraole,, the concourse floor is smooth, clean "When I got started, it was,places The governing body of ALLEN TOWNSHIP JEWELL COUNTY will meet on August 3, 2016 at 7:00 |~!~i~;~i~~i :~i~&~ ~!1 and beautiful That's because it was .......................... = ....... ' [~0~:":::::: ::'" " " :~ ........ :~:]~[~[I~ .......... :"i::::~: ::~: ~ :: :::~:~::~:$~i~iii:i~:i~:iik~:~:?a::i lIKE: 5Ul tg~l.l lilO~ illlU lli:UlllilGl~S ulat p.m. at Alan McMillan s Residence for the purpose of hearing and answering objections of taxpayers ~L:iN~]~0~9~:t~!~ duced by a company with ties to rural floors," Paul said Now the company relating to the proposed use of all funds and the amount of ad valorem tax. r~2:::~: ii:~;: ~i:: ::~ ~: ~: i! : ~ ~ i :~: ~:::~i~:: i;I coateo WiN a specml treatment pro- wanted these types of coatings on Detailed budget informaIio s va ila le orn a Township Officer and will be available at this hearing. ::: ................................. ................ i: ............................................................ ........................................................... , , , .... i provides these for many differently " : "~. T~i'~r' ~-P~'~T :'11~"~ lr?rlt~ T Tli~..4k "I'IP T"tlkT#'" ........ of applications, such as mdustnal an~-. Proposed Budget 2017 Expenditures and Amount of 2016 Ad Valorem Tax establish the maximum ~ 1~1K)IIK..IP_, Ur D ID IL~K.~IP-,I I'llG/-~I%IIN b manufacturing, aerospaCGhealthc~, limits of the 2017 budget Est Tax Rate is subject to change depending on the final assessed valuation, sports venues, auto dealerships," schools-- The governing body of HARRISON TOWNSHIP JEWELL COUNTY will meet on August 2, 2016 at and universities, food and beverage 7:00 p.m. at Sondra Decker's Residence for the purpose of hearing and answering objections of taxpayers " " " 2015 2016 Proposed Budl~et 2017 relating to the proposed us..e of all funds and the amount of ad valorem tax. plants and retail facilities. Prior YearActualCurrent Year Actual Amount of Est. Detailed budget informat~n is available from a Township Officer and will be available at this hearing "These coatings are ideal for any- Actual Tax Estimate ofTax 2016 Ad Tax BUDGET SUMMARY one who wants a clean, seamless floor," Funds Expenditures Rate* Expenditures Rate* Expenditures Valorem TaxRate* Proposed Budget 2017 Expenditures and Amount of 2016 Ad Valorem Tax establish the maximum Paul said."They have greatcleanabilRy General 1,541 2.008 4,400 1.711 7,370 3,048 1.520 limits of the 2017 budget. Est Tax Rate is subject to change depending on the final assessed valuation because they have no seams or other Debt Serviceplaces tolet bacteria in." ~: They might be used in new con- Road 2015 2016 Proposed Budget 2017 struction or in retrofitting old facili- ,Special Machinery Prior Year ActualCurrent Year Actual Amount of Est. ties. They might be used in a school or TOtals 1,541 2.008 4,400 1.711 7,370 3,048 1.520 Actual Tax Estimate ofTax 2016 Ad Tax where there is an old warehouse being Less: Transfers 0 0 0 Funds Expenditures Rate* Expenditures Rate* Expenditures Valorem TaxRate* repaired or a facility being upgraded Net Expenditure 1,541 4,400 7,370 General 2,171 1.739 2,400 1.540 4,693 2,000 1.379 by a manufacturing firm. In a plant, for Total Tax Levied 3,048 3,048. xxxxxxxx Debt Service example, Paul and his team can fix Road joints in the concrete, coat with epoxy I ] [ i resin and use striping to mark aisleways: ' Assessed Valuation Special Much "Every week, we have a crew Work~ Township 1,517,633 1,781,195 2,004,930 Totals 2,171 1.739 2,400 1.540 4,693 2,0001.379 ing at airplane plants," Paul Said. As a Less: Transfers 0 0 0 result, the company now maintains' Outstanding Indebtedness, Net Expenditure 2,171 2,400 4,693 offices in Wichita plus Kansas City Jan1 2014 2015 2016 Total TaX Levied 2,000 2,000 xxxxxxx ECS primarily serves Kansas, Mis- G.~. Bonds 0 0 0 souri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arkan-:' No,Fund Warrant 0 0 0 Assessed Valuation I I sas, Iowa and South Dakota, although Lease Pur Princ 0 0 0 Alan McMillan, Township 1,149,948 I 1,299,103 1,449,725 [ the company does epoxy floors across Total 0 0 0 Township Officer the country, ECS did floors in Kauffman Stadium, which led to them. Tax rates are expressed in mills. Outstanding Indebtedness, doing the floors in Goorge Brett' s house , Jan 1 2014 2015 2016 as well. , .... NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING G.O. Bonds f 0] [ 0 0 The floors are ideal for research No-Fund Warrant -6 0 0 facilities. ECS will be doing 80,000 The governing body of ERVING TOWNSHIP, JEWELL COUNTY will meet on August 3, 2016, at 9:00 Lease Pur Princ [ ] i "0 0 0 SondraDecker feet offlooring within the National Bio a.m. at Richard Schmitt Home for the purpose of hearing and answering objections of taxpayers relating Total "0 0 0 Township Officer andAgro-DefenseFacility. At K-State, to the proposed use of all funds and the amount of ad valorem tax. ECS has done everything from tabora- Detailed budget information is available from a Township Officer and will be available at this *Tax rates are expressed in mills, tories to the Memorial Stadium green hearing. BUDGET SUMMARY roof to the bathrooms and showers in Proposed Budget 2017 Expenditures and Amount of 2016 Ad Valorem Tax establish the maximum N OTI CE OF B UDG ET HEARIN G the new residence hall. .... In one industrial application, a limits of the 2017 budget. Est Tax Rate is subject to change depending on the final assessed valuation. The governing body of VICKSBURG TOWNSHIP JEWELL COUNTY will meet on August 4, 2016 at manufacturer in southeast Kansas had 8:00 p.m. at Phil Vetter Home for the purpose of hearing and answering objections of taxpayers relating installed new equipment which didn't 2015 2016 Proposed Budget 2017 to the proposed use of all funds and the amount of ad valorem tax. seem to be working right A company Detailed budget information is available from a Township Officer and will be available at this hearing consultant was brought in from Japan. Prior Year ActualCurrent Year Actual Amount of Est. BUDGET SUMMARY He found that the equipment was okay, Actual Tax Estimate ofTax 2016 Ad Tax Funds Expenditures Rate* Expenditures Rate* Expenditures ValoremTax Rate* Proposed Budget 2017 Expenditures and Amount of 2016 Ad Valorem Tax establish the maximum butresiduefromtheconcretefloorwas General 2~520 1871 2t550 1.651 4~073 2e358 1.475 limits of the 2017 budget. Est Tax Rate is subject to change depending on the final assessed valuation affecting the sensors. "After we coated the floor, the equipment worked just Debt Service fine," Paul said. ;. ' Road 2015 2016 Proposed Budget 2017 ECS employs about 75 l~eople, and Fire Prior Year ActualCurrent Year Actual Amount of Est. Paul remains active as an installer. He Actual Tax Estimate ofTax 2016Ad Tax lives in Pott County, where he has Cemetery Funds Expenditures Rate* Expenditures Rate* Expenditures ValoremTax Rate* bought land near the family farm Spec Much General 4,356 2731 5,910 3.448 11,6666,349 3.048 through the yearS. He also collects Debt Service antique tractors as a hobby, with more Fotals 2~520 1.8711 2~550 1.651 4t073 2r3.581.475 Road than 100 in his collection. ' Less: Transfers 0 0 0 Special Much Paul's place is in a rural location between Havensville, population 145, Net Expenditure 2e520 2550 4t073 Totals 4,356 2.731 5,910 3.448 11,666 6,3493048 Total Tax/' Levied 2:304 2e358 xxxxxx and Wheaten, population 91 people / Less: Transfers 0 0 0 Ron Wilson is director of the Huck Assesse~ Valuation Net Expenditure 4,356 5,910 11,666 Boyd National Institute for Rural De- Total Tax Levied 4,349 6,349 xxxxxx velopment at Kansas State University. Township 1:231~194 1e428e422 1599e149 ' ' Assessed Valuation, I I I I i ing Indebteciness, Township 1,592,499 1,841,165 2,082.810 Jan 1 2014 2015 20i6 Other 0 0 0 0 0 Lease Purchase Principal 0 0 -6 -6 0 Total 0 0 Richard 5chmitt 5 5 0 Charli Barrett I-~ J~'W ~'~ ~ " Tax rates are expressed in mills Township Officer -6 "6 0 Township Officer 111 E. Main St., Mankato , , , , *Tax rates are expressed in "lls 785-378-3191 ,