Moran, Kansas
339 N. Cedar St.
PO Box 188
Moran, KS  66755-0188
Phone: (620) 237-4271
Fax : (620) 237-4291
Established 1881

Legal Publication Requirements                                             RESOLUTION NO. 2023-02 - A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF MORAN, KANSAS DESIGNATING THE MORAN, KANSAS WEBSITE AS THE OFFICIAL CITY NEWSPAPER FOR ORDINARY PUBLICATIONS AND DESIGNATING THE IOLA REGISTER AS THE OFFICIAL CITY NEWSPAPER WHENEVER RECOMMENDED BY COUNSEL. BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF MORAN, KANSAS:(a) That the City of Moran, Kansas, hereby designates the City of Moran, Kansas website (www.morancity.org) as the official city newspaper. All documents and evidence of official City action, including ordinances, when required to be published in the official City newspaper shall be published on said website.(b) Whenever the website is used for publication, then such publication shall remain active for public viewing on the website for no less than seven (7) days. The City Clerk shall maintain records of the publication on the website.(c) Alternatively, the governing body of the City of Moran, Kansas hereby designates The Iola Register as the city newspaper of the City for publication when required by bond counselor or recommended by city staff/city attorney.(d) This designation shall be effective immediately, and shall remain effective until such time as the governing body designates a different means of publication.(e) All such prior designations are hereby revoked.ADOPTED AND APPROVED BY THE Governing Body of the City of Moran, Kansas this 3rd day of January 2023.

Recently Published Ordinances

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ORDINANCE NO.  2030

AN ORDINANCE REGULATING PUBLIC OFFENSES WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF MORAN, KANSAS; INCORPORATING BY REFERENCE THE UNIFORM PUBLIC OFFENSE CODE FOR KANSAS CITIES, 38th EDITION, PROVIDING CERTAIN PENALTIES AND REPEALING ORDINANCE NUMBER 2020.  Read more...


ORDINANCE NO.  2029

AN ORDINANCE REGULATING TRAFFIC WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF MORAN, KANSAS; INCORPORATING BY REFERENCE THE STANDARD TRAFFIC ORDINANCE FOR KANSAS CITIES, 49TH EDITION, PROVIDING CERTAIN PENALTIES AND REPEALING ORDINANCE NUMBER 2019.  Read more...


CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 11

A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF MORAN, KANSAS, FROM THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 15-204 INSOFAR AS SAID STATUTE APPLIES TO THE TIME FRAME OF APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS OF THE CITY; AND PROVIDING A SUBSTITUTE PROVISION ON THE SAME SUBJECT, ALLOWING APPOINTMENT OF CITY OFFICERS TO TAKE PLACE IN JANUARY OF EACH YEAR.  Read more...


CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 10

‚ÄčA CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF MORAN, KANSAS FROM THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 12-1651, PROVIDING SUBSITUTE AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS WHICH RELATE TO THE NAMING OF AN OFFICIAL CITY NEWSPAPER, AND REPEALING ANY ORDINANCE IN CONFLICT THEREWITH:  Read more...


ORDINANCE NO.  2028

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A LOAN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF MORAN, KANSAS AND THE STATE OF KANSAS, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF OBTAINING A LOAN FROM THE KANSAS PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY LOAN FUND FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING A PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY PROJECT; ESTABLISIDNG A DEDICATED SOURCE OF REVENUE FOR REPAYMENT OF SUCH LOAN; AUTHORIZING AND APPROVING CERTAIN DOCUMENTS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH; AND AUTHORIZING CERTAIN OTHER ACTIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE LOAN AGREEMENT. 

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ORDINANCE NO. 2027

AN ORDINANCE, granting to Kansas Gas Service, a Division of ONE Gas, Inc., and its successors and assigns, a natural gas franchise, prescribing the terms thereof and relating thereto, providing definitions of terms, prescribing a franchise fee, providing terms and conditions for the use of public rights-of-way, requiring advance notice of work and duty to repair, providing for indemnification and a hold harmless agreement, providing for rules and regulations, prescribing insurance requirements, reserving certain rights, providing for revocation and termination, providing for an acceptance of the terms of the franchise, providing for a reopener, providing for notice of annexations, prescribing relevant governing law, providing for transfer and assignment of the franchise, providing for points of contact and notifications, providing for an agreement to renegotiate, and repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent with or in conflict with the terms hereof.  Read more...


ORDINANCE NO. 2026
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES; ARTICLE 2. WATER OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF MORAN, ALLEN COUNTY, KANSAS Read more...


CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 9
A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF MORAN, KANSAS, FROM THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 15-201, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF OFFICERS, THEIR TERMS OF OFFICE, TRANSITIONS TO NOVEMBER ELECTIONS, THE FILLING OF GOVERNING BODY VACANCIES, AND NOMINATION PETITIONS; AND, PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT; AND REPEALING ALL CONFLICTING PARTS OF CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 3 AND CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 8.  Read more...


ORDINANCE NO. 2025

AN ORDINANCE REGULATING THE SALE OF CEREAL MALT BEVERAGE AND BEER CONTAINING NOT MORE THAN 6% ALCOHOL BY VOLUME WITHIN THE CITY OF MORAN, KANSAS.  Read more...


ORDINANCE NO. 2024

AN ORDINANCE CONSENTING TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE CITY IN THE KANSAS MUNICIPAL ENERGY AGENCY.  Read more...

ORDINANCE NO. 2023

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE Ill OF CHAPTER VII OF THE MORAN MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO THE SALE OF FIREWORKS. Read more...


ORDINANCE NO. 2022
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE FINES FOR SEATBELT VIOLATIONS BY AMENDING SECTION 182.1(d) OF THE 2015 EDITION OF THE STANDARD TRAFFIC ORDINANCE, AS ADOPTED BY ORDINANCE NO. 2019, AND REPEALING ALL CONFLICTING ORDINANCES AND PARTS OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF MORAN, KANSAS.  Read more...

ORDINANCE NO. 2021
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE CODIFICATION OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF MORAN, KANSAS, AUTHORIZED BY ORDINANCE NO. 1039 PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF CERTAIN OTHER ORDINANCES NOT INCLUDED THEREIN, EXCEPTING CERTAIN ORDINANCES FROM REPEAL AND SAVING CERTAIN ACCRUED RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES.  Read more...


ORDINANCE  NO. 2020
AN ORDINANCE REGULATING PUBLIC OFFENSES WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF MORAN, KANSAS; INCORPORATING BY REFERENCE THE UNIFORM PUBLIC OFFENSE CODE FOR KANSAS CITIES, EDITION OF 2015. Read more...

ORDINANCE  NO. 2019
AN ORDINANCE REGULATING TRAFFIC WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF MORAN , KANSAS; INCORPORATING BY REFERENCE THE STANDARD TRAFFIC ORDINANCE FOR KANSAS CITIES, EDITION OF 2015, PROVIDING CERTAIN PENALTIES AND REPEALING ORDINANCES NUMBERED 2002. Read more...

ORDINANCE  NO. 2018
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES; ARTICLE 5. ELECTRICITY OF THE
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF MORAN, ALLEN COUNTY, KANSAS  Read more...


ORDINANCE  NO. 2017

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES; ARTICLE 2. WATER AND ARTICLE 5. ELECTRICITY  OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF MORAN, ALLEN COUNTY, KANSAS
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ORDINANCE  NO. 2016
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND REGULATING THE OPERATION OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES, MICRO-UTILITY TRUCKS, UTILITY VEHICLES AND SPECIAL PURPOSE VEHICLES WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF MORAN, KANSAS AND PROVIDING FOR RELATED MATTERS INCLUDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF.   Read more...

ORDINANCE  NO. 2015
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER IV, ARTICLE 6 (MOBILE HOMES; PARKS) OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF MORAN, BY AMENDING SECTION 4-604A (1). Read more...

ORDINANCE NO. 2014
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES; ARTICLE 3. SEWER OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF MORAN, ALLEN COUNTY, KANSAS   Read more...

ORDINANCE NO. 2013
AN ORDINANCE GRANTING CRAW KAN TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE, INC. OF KANSAS A FRANCHISE TO USE THE STREETS, AVENUES, BOULEVARDS, ALLEYS, AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES IN THE CITY OF MORAN, COUNTY OF ALLEN, STATE OF KANSAS, TO CONTINUE TO CONDUCT THE BUSINESS OF CONSTRUCTING, INSTALLING, MAINTAINING, MANAGING, AND OPERATING A TELEPHONE AND FIBER OPTIC BROADBAND SYSTEM WITH ALL NECESSARY POLES, WIRES, CABLES, FIXTURES, CONDUIT AND APPARATUS.  Read more... 

ORDINANCE NO. 2012
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER VX, ARTICLE I OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF MORAN, BY AMENDING SECTIONS 15-104 AND 15-106 ESTABLISHING ELECTRICAL AND WATER METER CONNECTION FEES FOR THE CITY OF MORAN, KANSAS. Read more...