Friday, 24 March 2023
Login |  Register 
MSC News National Headlines Sports Top Headlines CBS US News CBS Technology
Falls City Council Will Vote on Amendments to Burning Ordinance

An amendment to the ordinance on fire regulations, that would further clamp down on burning trash will be sent to the City Attorney in Falls City.  On  a 5-3 vote Monday night the Council moved the proposed amendment forward.  The public will have a chance to voice their opinions at upcoming Council meetings.
Council members Ryan Rieschick, Steve Scholl and Jim Wisdom casting nay votes to the amendments offered by Councilman Hal Sutter. The amendment would cut the allowed time for burning trash from twice a week between 7 a-m and 7 p-m to Wednesday’s only between the hours of 10 a-m and 2 p-m.  The amendment would also require fires to be located at least 25 feet from any building, structure, power poles or trees. 
In addition, the amendment proposed that an outside fire must be attended by a person at least 16 years of age.  Sutter explained.  ( play audio :24 seconds )
Sutter also included another provision that fires cannot be offensive to others in the area.  ( play audio :17 seconds )
Voting in favor of the proposal were Council members Brad Campbell, Kirby Roubidoux, Mike Moore, Jerry Oliver and Sutter.
Ryan Rieschick said the timing provision would make it impossible for some to burn their trash. ( play audio  :27 seconds )
In recent years there have been several proposals to ban the burning of trash in Falls City, but all have failed to completely do away with burning trash.  This proposal would greatly diminish the opportunity for those who burn trash. 


You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.

City and County to discuss combined dispatch center
Waterfall project approved by Falls City Council
Falls City Council denies truck parking request
Falls City Council organizes for 2020
Falls City making progress on nuisance properties
Neighbors bring complaints to City Council
Falls City Council updated on park projects
Falls City utility rate increases gain first round approval
Nuisance property demo projects approved
New Falls City Council member appointed
Click Here For All Stories

Plea entered for forced kiss on teen
Two local couples to be honored
Two arrested on drug charges in Morrill
Former Pawnee City School employee facing child sexual assault charges
Atchison crimes lead to weekend arrests
Death investigation underway in Johnson County NE
New Holton High School principal named
KS cannabis reform appears dead for year
Scott appointed as Hiawatha Public Works Director
Demolition begins on old Horton Hospital buildings
Man bound over on charges in fatal 2021 Jackson Co wreck
Atchison pursuit lands two in jail
Hiawatha sewer project moves forward
Interest voiced in replacing long closed Jefferson Co bridge
Richardson County Sheriff warns of intimate photo scam
Holton man files for KS Senate
Atchison waste fees increase due to vote
Seneca Area Chamber/SDI hold annual meeting
USD 415 board hears update on bus fuel issue
Proposed road project discussed with county

Click Here For All Stories

USD 415 board hears update on bus fuel issue
Atchison Co sets clean-up for April weekend
Atchison pursuit lands two in jail
Atchison Co Sheriff unveils new website
Babysitting workshop offered in Falls City
NioCorp now trading on NASDAQ
Falls City Council takes no action on request for burning
Bullet-proof vests donated to Sheriff's Office
Former Pawnee City School employee facing child sexual assault charges
Perry veteran honored by Governor
Click Here For All Stories

©2023 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report
Powered by Radio Media Group