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WHAT IS YOUR VISION FOR THE CR-1 CORRIDOR?
PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULED FOR MAY 2
Developers and employers have expressed interest in the (Leavenworth County Road 1) CR-1 corridor, but we want to know what local community members envision for the area. As a result, Leavenworth County and the City of Tonganoxie invite you to attend a public open house and share your ideas with us. The meeting will be Wednesday, May 2 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Leavenworth County Fair Grounds, Administration Building (405 W. 4th Street) in Tonganoxie. It kicks off the planning process for the Leavenworth CR-1 Land Use Analysis.
During the meeting, the public will be able to review detailed exhibits that show the CR-1 corridor as it is today, spanning six miles between Tonganoxie’s south limits and K-32. Representatives from the County, City, and consultant team will be present to answer questions and discuss issues or concerns. We will be seeking community feedback about the key issues and potential opportunities that are important to consider as we plan for future land development in the corridor. We will not give a formal presentation, so community members may stop by anytime during the meeting’s two-hour timeframe. If you are unable to attend, you are welcome to share your comments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week online at LVCR1.digicate.com through June 30, 2018.
The purpose of the Leavenworth CR-1 Land Use Analysis is to develop a community-focused plan for thoughtful, future land development in the corridor. The planning process began during spring 2018 and will continue through fall 2018. During it, the study team will consider your ideas, community character, land use and development trends, transportation and infrastructure, natural resources, marketplace data, urban design, and more.
Feedback from the community is essential to the successful development of the study. The County, City, and a team of consultants have planned two rounds of community engagement. The first begins with the May 2 public open house and includes a summer meeting with the study’s stakeholder/focus group. We anticipate the second round to occur during the fall in order to present a preferred concept for future land development to the community for comment. Online commenting is available throughout the planning process at LVCR1.digicate.com.
For more information about the Leavenworth CR-1 Land Use Analysis, contact Jeff Joseph, Leavenworth County Planning and Zoning Director, at email@example.com and (913) 684-0465. Attend the public open house or visit LVCR1.digicate.com to share your comments through June 30. You may also follow the project on Facebook at Leavenworth CR-1 and use our #LVCR1 hashtag.
THE LEAVENWORTH COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION HAS ONE VACANCY IN THE 2ND DISTRICT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY
The Leavenworth County Planning Commission is a body comprised of nine members who are appointed to three-year terms. The Planning Commission hears and makes recommendations concerning various applications related to the Leavenworth County Zoning and Subdivision Regulations.
Each member of the Leavenworth County Planning Commission must be a resident of Leavenworth County.
The Planning Commission meets monthly, at 6:00 p.m., on the second Wednesday of the month, at the Leavenworth County Courthouse.
The Leavenworth Board of County Commissioners would like to notify interested Leavenworth County citizens that there is one vacant position in the 2nd District on the Leavenworth County Planning Commission that is available for an appointment with the term being as soon as possible and expiring June 30, 2020. The chosen candidate must reside in the 2nd District.
The Leavenworth County Board of County Commissioners will accept resumes and letters of interest for this position. Resumes and letters of interest can be sent to the Leavenworth County Clerk’s office, at 300 Walnut, Leavenworth Kansas 66048. Please clearly mark the envelope Planning Commission Candidate.
Resumes will be accepted until April 30, 2018.
The contractor is scheduled to begin construction on 147th Street.
147th Street between Donahoo Road and Fairmount Road will be closed to through traffic starting March 1, 2018.
FOR LEAVENWORTH COUNTY
PURSUANT TO K.S.A 79-1460a.
The following market study analysis of residential properties should be used for its intended purpose of illustrating general trends for all residential properties within defined valuation areas of Leavenworth County. The study is not intended to apply to individual properties and would not be useful for that purpose. This study was based on analysis of valid at arm’s length sales of real estate, which occurred in the years 2016 & 2017.
Please bear in mind the fact that the statistics given in the following valuation areas are what are typical for those areas. The numbers are averages for large groups of properties. Since averages only measure the central tendency of an area, individual properties may deviate from average by significant amounts.
Leavenworth Neighborhoods Built Prior to 1960: A study of the residential real estate market for neighborhoods in Leavenworth built primarily prior to 1960 indicated there is an overall inflationary trend of 3% per year.
Leavenworth Neighborhoods Built from 1960 to 1990: A study of the residential real estate market for neighborhoods in Leavenworth built primarily from 1960 to 1990 indicated there is an overall inflationary trend of 3% per year.
Leavenworth Neighborhoods Built 1990 and after. A study of the residential real estate market for neighborhoods in Leavenworth built primarily from 1990 to present indicated there is an overall inflationary trend of 3% per year.
Lansing: A study of the residential real estate market for neighborhoods in Lansing indicated there is an overall inflationary trend of 3% per year.
Tonganoxie: A study of the residential real estate market for neighborhoods in Tonganoxie indicated there is an overall inflationary trend of 4% per year.
Basehor: A study of the residential real estate market for neighborhoods in Basehor indicated there is an overall inflationary trend of 4% per year.
North Rural Leavenworth County: A study of the residential real estate market for unincorporated areas of the county generally north of Dempsey Road indicated there is an overall inflationary trend of 4% per year.
South Rural Leavenworth County: A study of the residential real estate market for unincorporated areas of the county generally south of Dempsey Road indicated there is an overall inflationary trend of 4% per year.
A study of the real estate market for vacant lots indicated that there is no overall inflationary or deflationary trend.
The following is a market study analysis of commercial/industrial properties.
The Cost Approach, Income Approach, and Market Approach are valuation methods used for Commercial/Industrial properties.
A study of the commercial real estate market indicated that there is no overall inflationary or deflationary trend.
This market analysis fulfills the requirements of K.S.A. 79-1460a which states that it will be published annually, at least ten business days prior of the mailing of change of valuation notices pursuant to K.S.A. 79-1460.
Beginning Monday February 5th, 2018, McIntyre Rd will be closed to thru traffic from 131st Street to 127th Street. As part of our McIntyre Road Improvement Project, paid for by the Sales Tax funds, contractors will be constructing a single cell RCB approximately 6,500-ft east of K-7. Construction of the RCB anticipated to last through the middle of March 2018. No traffic will be allowed through that area.
Motorists should use 123rd St and 127th St as alternate routes.
Please be patient and find alternate routes during this time period.
The Leavenworth County Register of Deeds is offering a FREE online subscription to help prevent PROPERTY FRAUD.
What is it?
When someone illegally uses your property for financial gain.
How does it happen?
Someone records a fraudulent document in the County Land records office, making it look like they own your home or property.
Should I be concerned?
Yes, According to the FBI, property and mortgage fraud is the fastest growing white-collar crime.
What can I do about it?
Your County Register of Deeds Office has teamed up to create a notification service called PROPERTY FRAUD ALERT
Protecting the most valuable investment: BE INFORMED - BE ALERT - BE NOTIFIED
To sign up for this FREE service, go to http://pfa.fidlar.com/KSLeavenworth and complete the registration form and submit. You will be given the option to be notified by either "Email" or by "Phone" of any document recorded against your property with your name on it in the Office of The Register of Deeds.