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ORDINANCE No. 1219
City of Scott City, Kansas
AN ORDINANCE PETITIONING SCOTT COUNTY TO INCLUDE THE CITY OF SCOTT CITY WITHIN THE TERRITORY OF SCOTT COUNTY RURAL FIRE DISTRICT PURSUANT TO THE AGREEMENT FOR FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES BETWEEN CITY OF SCOTT CITY, KANSAS AND SCOTT COUNTY, KANSAS AND REPEAL THOSE CODE SECTIONS PROVIDING FOR A CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT.
WHEREAS, the governing bodies of the City of Scott City, Kansas and Scott County, Kansas have reached agreement on the consolidation of their respective firefighting services and a formal Agreement for Fire Protection Services has been approved and signed, setting out the terms and conditions whereby the City contracts with the County for fire protection services. Such agreement anticipates that the City will be made part of the Scott County Rural Fire District; and
WHEREAS, the governing body of Scott City finds that participating in a cooperative effort with the Scott County will promote efficient and professional fire protection services within the County and City as a whole; and
WHEREAS, the City of Scott City may petition Scott County pursuant to K.S.A. 19-3605 to include the City of Scott City within the boundaries of Scott County Rural Fire District.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF SCOTT CITY, KANSAS, that:
The Governing Body of the City of Scott City hereby petitions that the City of Scott City be included within Scott County Rural Fire District effective January 1, 2022, pursuant to the terms of the Agreement for Fire Protection Services with the City of Scott City.
Sections 4-1-1, 4-1-2, 4-1-3, 4-1-4, and 4-1-5 of the City of Scott City, Kansas are hereby repealed effective January 1, 2022.
ADOPTED in regular session this September 7, 2021.
Everett M. Green, Mayor
Ruth Becker, City Clerk