Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: TAKE NOTICE that a legal petition signed by John Cranston,Carla Cranston, Ronald D. Donley, Gerald Plantz, Shirley Cranston, Donald L.Cranston, Beth Cranston, Troy Cersovsky, Tim Wancura, Sheryll Cersovsky, and Edward Cersovsky,  to vacate the roads and alleyways in the original Town of Halford, Kansas, has been presented to the Board of County Commissioners of Thomas County, Kansas, praying for the vacation of the following roads and alleyways further described as follows:


The following roads and alleyways in the Original Plat of the town of Halford, according tothe recorded plat thereof:


Main Street, 5th Street, 6th Street and 7th Street, all running north to south between Avenue A on the South and Avenue D on the North;


Avenue A, Avenue B, Avenue C, and Avenue D, all running east to west between Main Street on the East and 7th Street on the West;


All alleys or other thoroughfares located within Blocks 2 through 10 in the Original Plat ofthe original Town of Halford, Thomas County Kansas, as shown on the recorded Plat thereof.


This notice is given pursuant to K.S.A. §58-2613 and K.S.A §68-102a. Further take notice that a Public Hearing regarding the vacating of the roads and alleyways listed above will be held in the Commission Room at the Thomas County Courthouse, 300 N. Court Ave., Colby, Kansas on the 30th day of June, 2015 at 9:45 a.m. and all persons interested may attend and have a hearing.





Shelly Harms

County Clerk of Thomas County, Kansas





Meetings are the first three Mondays of each month and the last working day of each month.

See Past & Present Commissioners List


NW KS Local Environmental Protection Group:  Bryon Sowers
 Local Emergency Protection Committee: Mike Baughn
Western Plains RC&D:  Mike Baughn
NW KS Planning & Development: Mike Baughn
Economic Development Alliance: Paul Steele

Each Commissioner is elected to a 4-year term

Byron Sowers, Member - 1st District
  • Ward II (Colby), Gem City, Menlo City, Oakley City, Rexford City, Lacey Township, Menlo Township, East Morgan Township, North Randall Township, South Randall Township, Rovohl Township, Smith Township, and Wendell Township
  • Elected into office in November 2006
  • Took office in January 2007

Paul Steele, Chairman - 2nd District
  • Wards III & IV (Colby)
  • Elected into office in November 2004
  • Took office in January 2005

Mike Baughn, Member - 3rd District
  • Ward I (Colby), Brewster City, Barrett Township, East Hale Township, West Hale Township, Kingery Township, West Morgan Township, and Summers Township
  • Elected into office in November 2012
  • Took office in January 14, 2013