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OPEN Board Meeting
To be Held by the BOARD OF TRUSTEES at
Village of Oakview City Hall, 6404 N. Locust, Oakview, MO. 64118
November 09 th , 2022 @ 6:00PM
(POSTED November 3 rd ,2022 at 3:30PM)
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Village of Oakview 816 436-9150 MONDAY - THURSDAY 10:00 AM – 4:00PM
Bill # 741 Ordinance #2021-1
WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of the Village of Oakview, Missouri recognizes the significant risk to public safety presented by dangerous animals,
NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE VILLAGE OF OAKVIEW, MISSOURI AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1: DANGEROUS ANIMALS--GENERALLY
A. Classification. The Chief of Police or his designated representative shall classify
any animal with the following characteristics as a "dangerous animal" for purposes of this Ordinance:
1. Any animal which has inflicted a severe or fatal injury on a human on public or private
property. "Severe injury" means any physical injury resulting directly from an animal's bite, which results in broken bones or lacerations requiring stitches, or hospitalization. The victim receiving severe injuries as defined above, must provide the Police Chief with a physician's statement documenting the injury and the treatment qualifying such as a severe injury, or sign an authorization for the release of such statement.
2. Any animal which has attacked or bitten a human being or domestic animal, without
provocation, on public or private property other than the property of the owner.
3. Any animal which, while on the owner's property, has attacked or bitten, without
provocation, a human being other than the owner or a member of the owner's family who normally resides at the place where the animal is kept, or domestic animal.
4. Any animal which, while off the owner's property, has killed a domestic animal, livestock, or poultry without provocation.
5. Any animal owned or harbored primarily or in part for the purpose of fighting or any animal trained for fighting.
6. Any animal which, when unprovoked, chases or approaches a person upon the streets,
sidewalks, or any public grounds, or private property other than that property of the owner, in a menacing fashion or apparent attitude of attack, regardless of whether or not a person is injured by said animal.
7. Any animal with a known propensity, tendency or disposition to attack unprovoked, to
cause injury, or to otherwise threaten the safety of human beings or domestic animals.
B. Notice. Within five (5) working days after classifying an animal as a "dangerous animal", the
Chief of Police or his designated representative shall notify the animal's owner of such
classification, in writing. The notice shall identify the requirements and conditions for maintaining a dangerous animal as set forth in all sections of this Ordinance. If the owner cannot be located, the animal may be immediately impounded and notice shall be posted at the owner's last known address.
C. Appeal And Hearing. If the circumstances surrounding the classification as a dangerous
animal under any of the definitions listed in Subsection (A) of this Section are in dispute or if the animal owner contests the classification, then the owner has the option of submitting, within five (5) working days of Notice of said classification, a written request to the Village Clerk for a hearing to contest the "dangerous animal" classification.
1. A Village representative shall, within ten (10) working days after receipt of a bona fide written request, designate a Hearing Officer to conduct the hearing and render a decision.
2. Pending the outcome of such a hearing, the animal is to be relocated to a safe place outside of the Village limits of Oakview until such time as a proper enclosure has been built and inspected as provided for hereinafter.
3. The Hearing Officer shall determine whether to declare the animal to be a "dangerous
animal" based upon evidence and testimony presented at the time of the hearing, in addition to witnesses, animal control personnel, Police or any other person possessing information pertinent to such determination. The hearing shall be informal and strict rules of evidence shall not apply. The owner may be represented by counsel, present oral and written evidence, and cross examine witnesses.
4. The Hearing Officer shall issue a decision after the close of the hearing and notify the owner in writing of the decision. The owner or possessor of the animal found to be a "dangerous animal" shall be required to maintain the animal as herein provided in this Ordinance.
5. Any person aggrieved by the determination of the Hearing Officer may appeal the decision to the Circuit Court of Clay County pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 536, RSMo.; provided however, that any appeal must be filed with the Circuit Court within five (5) days of the date of the Hearing Officer's decision.
D. Exemptions To Dangerous Animal Classification.
1. No animal may be declared a "dangerous animal" if the threat, injury or damage was
sustained by a person who, at the time, was committing a willful trespass or other tort upon the premises occupied by the owner or keeper of the animal, or was teasing, tormenting, abusing, or assaulting the animal, or has, in the past, been observed or reported to have teased, tormented, abused or assaulted the animal or was committing or attempting to commit a crime.
2. The Chief of Police may, because of extenuating circumstances, determine from the investigation of an incident, that an animal is not dangerous. However, the owner, being responsible for said animal, shall be warned of the animal's tendencies and shall take appropriate action to prevent subsequent incidences. This, however, does not exempt the owner from being cited for other animal control ordinance violations.
3. Animals owned by governmental or law enforcement agencies when being used in the
services of those agencies are exempt.
E. Actions Taken When Animals Cause Severe or Fatal Injuries. Upon receiving notification of severe or fatal injuries, the Chief of Police or his designated representative shall cause the animal/animals to be impounded.
1. An animal responsible for an unprovoked severe or fatal attack shall be humanely destroyed.
2. An animal responsible for a provoked severe or fatal attack should be maintained as a dangerous animal pursuant to Section 2 of this Ordinance.
SECTION 2: DANGEROUS ANIMALS--OWNERS' RESPONSIBILITIES
A. Limitations, Requirements And Conditions From and after December 8, 2020, owners or keepers of an animal that has been declared a dangerous animal must maintain the dangerous animal subject to the following limitations, requirements and conditions:
1. Registration. Within ten (10) days of the declaration or acquisition of a dangerous animal, every owner or keeper of a dangerous animal in the Village shall register said animal with the Village Clerk on the "dangerous animal" registry. Failure to so register shall constitute a violation of this Section of this Ordinance. Notice of this requirement shall be given by posting a copy of this Ordinance in City Hall.
2. It shall be unlawful for any person to own, keep, maintain, allow, harbor, or permit more than one dangerous animal upon any one residential lot or within any home upon such lot over the age of 6 months. At the time of the adoption of this ordinance, if a resident has more than one dangerous animal that has met all the requirements of this ordinance and has properly been licensed, that animal may remain until it dies, or is relocated outside of the Village limits. The resident may not replace the second animal.
3. Rabies quarantine impoundment. Any dangerous animal which bites or scratches a human, or any animal which is determined to be dangerous because of such biting or scratching of a human, shall be impounded for a ten (10) day rabies quarantine in accordance with the provisions of Section 1 sub-section E of this Ordinance.
4. Collar. Any dangerous animal shall wear at all times, a bright orange collar with a large brightly colored metal tag attached to the collar so the animal can readily be identified as a dangerous animal.
5. Loose, unconfined or missing dangerous animal. The owner or keeper shall notify the
Police Department immediately if a dangerous animal is loose, unconfined or missing, has attacked another animal or has attacked a human being.
6. Reporting requirements. The owner or keeper shall notify the Police Department within twenty-four (24) hours:
a. Death or transfer of ownership. If a dangerous animal has been sold, given away, or otherwise transferred in ownership or possession, the owner or keeper shall provide the Village Clerk with the name, address and telephone number of the new owner or keeper, and, if the animal is kept within the Village limits of Oakview, the new owner or keeper must comply with the requirements of this Ordinance.
b. Birth. All offspring born of dangerous animals within the Village must be removed from the Village within two (2) months of their birth.
c. New address. Notice of the new address of a dangerous animal owner or keeper should the owner or keeper move from one address within the corporate Village limits to another address within the corporate Village limits.
a. All dangerous animals must be securely confined indoors or in a securely enclosed and locked pen, kennel or other structure, except when leashed and muzzled as provided herein. The pen, kennel or other structure must be suitable to prevent the entry of young children and designed to prevent the animal from escaping. Such pen, kennel or other structure must have minimum dimensions of five (5) feet by ten (10) feet and must have secure sides and secure top attached to all sides. The sides cannot use existing property line fence as part of the enclosure. The pen, kennel, or other structure must be locked with a key or combination lock when a dangerous animal is confined within. The pen, kennel, or other structure must have a secured bottom or floor attached to all sides; however, if it has no bottom secured to the sides, the sides must be embedded in the ground no less than twelve (12) inches. The enclosure must also provide protection for the animal from the elements.
b. The enclosure, when occupied by a dangerous animal, shall not be occupied by any other animal. If the dangerous animal is a female with offspring under three (3) months of age, the offspring may occupy the same enclosure as the mother.
c. All structures erected to house dangerous animals must comply with all zoning and building regulations of the Village. All such structures must be adequately lifted and ventilated and kept in a clean and sanitary condition.
d. No dangerous animal may be kept on a porch, patio, or in any part of a house or
structure that would allow the animal to exit such building on its own volition. In addition, no such animal may be kept in a house or structure when the windows are open or when screen windows or screen doors are the only obstacle preventing the animal from exiting the structure. No dangerous animal is allowed outside of its enclosure unless it is muzzled and leashed and under the control of a responsible adult able to control such animal.
8. Signs. The owner or keeper shall display a sign on his premises that there is a dangerous animal on the property and which bears a symbol, warning children of the presence of a dangerous animal. This sign shall be visible and capable of being read from the public highway or thoroughfare from which the property is entered. In addition, a similar sign is required to be posted on the kennel or pen or fenced yard of such animal.
9. Leash and muzzle. A dangerous animal may be outside of the owner or keeper’s home or required pen if it is muzzled and restrained by a substantial chain or leash not exceeding six (6) feet in length and under the control of a responsible adult. The muzzle must not cause injury to the animal or interfere with its vision or respiration but must prevent it from biting any person or animal.
10. Insurance. The owner or keeper of a dangerous animal shall present to the Village Clerk proof that the owner or keeper has procured liability insurance in a single incident amount of at least one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00), for bodily injury to or death of any person or persons or for damage to property owned by any persons which may result from the ownership, keeping or maintenance of such animal covering the twelve (12) month period during which licensing is sought. An effective insurance policy with the coverage and in the amounts specified herein must be maintained by the owner or keeper at all times. This policy shall contain a provision requiring the Village of Oakview receive ten (10) days' written notice by the insurance company prior to any cancellation, termination, or expiration of the policy.
11. Photographs. All owners or keepers of dangerous animals, must, within ten (10) days of such classification, provide the Village Clerk with two (2) color photographs (one (1) showing the left profile and the other showing the right profile) of the animal, clearly showing the color, distinguishing markings, and approximate size of the animal.
SECTION 3: GUARD DOG
A. No person shall own, keep, harbor, maintain or allow to be upon any premises occupied by him or under his charge or control, any guard dog without such dog being confined behind a fence from which it cannot escape. No guard dog may be kept in any part of a house or structure when the windows are open or when screen windows or screen doors are the only obstacle preventing the dog from exiting the structure. Guard dogs must not be used or maintained in a manner which, as determined by the Chief of Police, endangers individuals on or off the premises guarded.
B. All guard dogs residing in or used as such in the Village of Oakview must be registered annually with the Village Clerk.
SECTION 4: RENTAL PROPERTY
From and after _______________, 2022 any owners or keepers of an animal that has been declared a dangerous animal that resides within the Village of Oakview, in a property that is rented by the owner shall be required to obtain a written and notarized affidavit from the property owner allowing permission to the owner or keeper of any animal to do so within the Village limits. The affidavit should contain the address of the property, the breed, approximate age, color/markings, names of the owner/keeper and the name(s) and address(es) of the owner of the property.
It shall be the responsibility of the rental property owner to present to the Village Clerk proof that the property owner has procured liability insurance in a single incident amount of at least one hundred thousand dollars (S100,000.00), for bodily injury to or death of any person or persons for damage to property owned by any person which may result from the keeping/ harboring of any dangerous animal.
SECTION 5: COMPLIANCE, VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES
A. It shall be unlawful for the owner or keeper of a dangerous animal within the Village of Oakview to fail to comply with the limitations, requirements and conditions set forth in this Ordinance. Any animal found to be in violation of this Ordinance may be, in addition to other penalties provided by the Municipal Code, subject to immediate seizure and impoundment for a minimum of ten (10) days or the time necessary for the owner or keeper to show compliance with this Ordinance, whichever is shorter.
B. Any person found guilty of a violation of any provision of this Ordinance shall be punished with a fine of up to $500.00 per day for every day in violation of this Ordinance. In addition to any penalty as provided above, the Court shall order the registration of the subject dangerous animal revoked and the animal removed from the Village. Should the defendant refuse to remove the animal from the Village, the Municipal Court Judge may find the defendant owner in contempt and order the immediate confiscation and impoundment of the animal. Each day that a violation of this Ordinance continues shall be deemed a separate offense. In addition to the foregoing penalties, any person who violates this Ordinance shall pay all expenses, including shelter, food, handling, veterinary care and testimony necessitated by the enforcement of this Ordinance.
FURTHERMORE, Ordinance 2006-5 is hereby repealed in entirety.
READ ONCE BY TITLE ON ______________, 2022, AND BY TITLE ONCE ON ______________, 2022. PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS _________ DAY OF _______________________, 202____.
Approved by Village Attorney, _________________________ Date ______________
Craig Hill, Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Michael K Lacey, Village Clerk.
September 21, 2022
Hope everyone is doing well in these challenging times, I wanted to inform everyone that Rachel
Merlo of Google fiber has stated that, this fall possibly mid- October to begin installation of fiber
optics. Google Fiber crews will hang door tags in advance of construction starting (typically 48
hours prior to start). If residents want to email or chat online with Google Fiber representatives,
they can visit their website, https://fiber.google.com/support/. They can also call 866-777-7550
to ask questions, and the phone number to escalate construction concerns is 877-454-6959.
Due to some occurring issues with sbcglobal from time to time, the village is changing their
email to the following address, firstname.lastname@example.org It will be gradual so please
feel free to use both, and the Village Clerk will be testing the new email to ensure that the
information gets to our villagers.
On October 8 th , Oakview, again, will be hosting Dumpster Day. There will be two dumpsters,
one for junk and the other for yard waste. It will begin at 9:00AM till dumpsters are full.
Upcoming Board Meetings:
Tuesday, Oct 11, 6pm
Tuesday, Nov 8, 12, 6 pm
Tuesday, Dec 13, 6 pm
The Agenda for each meeting is posted on the bulletin board next to the front door at city hall,
on our website: oakviewmissouri.com and emailed to residents.
BUILDING PERMITS REQUIRED!
One of your first steps for any construction or electrical project should be a building permit
application! It is the Boards responsibility to enforce zoning and building ordinances. Permit
applications are reviewed at monthly Board Meetings, held on the 2 nd Tuesday of every month,
and must be received at City Hall by noon on the Thursday prior to a Board Meeting. Forms are
available on the web-site, via email and at City Hall, in the lobby.
GOING ON VACATION
Fill out a Resident Check Form and the Police Department will keep an eye on your home while
PROPERTY CODE VIOLATIONS
If City Hall receive a complaint this will results in a cordial warning letter from us, upon
verification, asking you to tend to the issue. If it is within the time frame specified in the letter,
the matter is resolved. If not, a citation may be issued.
Commonly issued warnings:
Trash, appliances, furniture left outside
Tree limbs, tall grass
Tires, Wheels and Pallets
Outside storage of household items.
Brush piles that attract vermin
If circumstances exist that may interfere with a timely response, then please reach out to us
at City Hall. We’re here to work out situations, to be more of service.
TRASH/ RECYCLING AND YARD WASTE
Weekly pick-up occurs on Thursdays. Residents should have items out before 7 am
All trash should fit into your polycart. Additional bag stickers are available at City Hall for $1
All recycling should fit into your polycart.
Up to 7 biodegradable yard waste paper bags or tied stick bundles (4’x2’ wide) per week.
Yard waste pick-up is March 1 – Dec 31.
Bulky item pickup stickers are available at City Hall for $10 each. Purchase a sticker and
the schedule the pick-up for the next available date with WCA
No open burning is allowed without confined incinerator device & monitoring.
If you have questions or problems with WCA Trash Service, contact Mike at City Hall via
phone or email.
Holidays when trash pick-up will be delayed 1-day:
o Martin Luther King Jr. Day
o Presidents Day
o Memorial Day
o Independence Day
o Labor Day
o Veterans Day
o Thanksgiving Day
o Christmas Day
Clear leaves and grass clippings from drains, under sidewalks and driveways to keep water
from backing up and flooding yards and roadways.
Fire Pits – for safety, a water source must be close by, the burn must be monitored and
should not be left unattended. Be sure to follow burn restrictions on windy & dry days.
Report you live in Oakview when you license your automobiles. We’ll put your tax dollars to
work for you.
If you don’t work in KCMO, your employer should not take the 1% earnings tax out of your
Home-based businesses must have an Occupational License application completed and
approved by the Board of Trustees, for businesses operating in Oakview.
Cats as well as canines are now too required to registered with City Hall and have a city tag.
As always, the very best to all of you!
You may download these forms and drop off at City Hall or download, copy and paste in the Contact US section and fill it out there to email directly to the City Clerk.
We now vote at St. Charles School in the cafeteria located on the 700 block Shady Lane
OAKVIEW MUNICIPAL COURT 6404 N Locust, Oakview, MO 64118 (816) 436-9150
Clerk’s email: email@example.com Office Hours 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Monday through Thursday Answering machine available 24 hours a day-7 days a week.
YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A NOTICE OF YOUR COURT DATE THROUGH THE MAIL, IT IS ON YOUR TICKET, TOP LEFT. THIS CITATION MAY NOT REQUIRE A COURT APPEARANCE.
Traffic Violation Bureau Information Oakview Municipal Court has established a Traffic Violation Bureau for the convenience of anyone charged with certain traffic offenses wishing to avoid a court appearance. Some violations may be paid in advance. If your violation is listed (and does not involve a traffic accident) and you wish to plead guilty without coming to court, you may choose from the payment methods listed below.
1) PAY BY MAIL: Sign the “Appearance, Plea of Guilty & Waiver” on the back of your ticket and send a money order or cashiers check payable to Oakview Municipal Court. Address and mail (before your court date) your copy of the signed citation and payment to: OAKVIEW MUNICIPAL COURT P.O. BOX 10766 KANSAS CITY, MO 64188
2) PAY ONLINE: credit/debit/electronic check payments. If your ticket number is greater than 200952687 pay at: www.courts.mo.gov and click on the PAYMENT$ button. If you are paying a ticket before appearing in court choose the Plead and Pay your Traffic Ticket button on the left. If you have appeared in court and are paying fines and costs ordered by the judge, click on the Pay After Going to Court button on the right. In the “Search for cases in:” choose Clay County-7th Judicial Circuit from the drop down and then enter your ticket number. If ticket number is 200952687 or less pay at : www.trafficpayment.com *
3) PAY BY PHONE: credit/debit card payments: Call 816-436-9150 Monday –Thursday Noon - 4:00 PM *
4) TO PAY IN PERSON: 6404 N Locust, Oakview, MO Noon - 4:00 PM Monday –Thursday. Cash, personal checks, money order, cashier’s check, Visa, Discover, Mastercard accepted.* Be sure to bring your copy of your ticket!
5) TO REQUEST A CONTINUANCE: Call the clerk during business hours. *Payment by credit/debit card will include a non-negotiable instrument fee as allowed by court operating rule 21.01(a)21. WARNING: A WARRANT WILL BE ISSUED FOR YOUR ARREST IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR IN COURT OR YOUR PAYMENT HAS NOT BEEN RECEIVED BY YOUR SCHEDULED COURT DATE.
TRAFFIC VIOLATION BUREAU
Amounts include the fine and applicable court costs. All ticket numbers below 200952687 the fine amount is listed first. All ticket numbers 200952687 and above the fine amount is listed second.
All violations involving an accident require a court appearance.
Moving and Non-Moving Violations: (No Accident)
Amount $77.00/ $84.00
No Headlights when Required
Failed to Dim Headlights
Excessive Noise from Squealing Vehicle Tires
Operated Motor Vehicle with Expired License Plates
Displayed/Possessed License Plates of Another
Failure to Register Motor Vehicle
Improper Display of License Plates/ Plates Issued to another Vehicle
Expired Driver’s License
Parked in “NO PARKING” Zone
Allowed Animal to Roam at Large
Failure to License Dog
Made U-Turn-Traffic Hazard Created
Failure to Stop for Stop Sign at Stop Line
Failed to Obey Traffic Control Devise
Failed to Drive Within Single Lane
Improper Backing of Motor Vehicle
Failed to Signal or Improper Signal When Turning
Followed another Vehicle too Closely
Amount $107.00/ $114.00
Failure to Yield to Emergency Vehicle Displaying Siren, Lights
Amount $127.00/ $134.00
Handicapped Parking Violation
Amount $157.00/ $164.00
Failed to Stop for School bus Rec/Discharging School Children
Amount $25.00/ $25.00
Failed to Wear Protective Headgear When Motorcycle in Motion
Amount $10.00/ $10.00
Driver Failed to Wear Seat Belt Properly
Amount $76.00/ $83.00
Driver Failed to Secure Child < 8 yrs Old in Child Restraint/Seat
Amount $10.00/ $10.00
Driver Failed to Secure Child =/> 80 pounds, or >4 foot 9 inches
Driving without Driver’s License
Failure to Show Proof of Insurance
Vision Reducing Material (Tint)
SPEEDING- POSTED SPEED ZONE:
Speeding 01-05 over posted limit $77.00/ $84.00
Speeding 06-10 over posted limit $87.00/ $94.00
Speeding 11-15 over posted limit $97.00/ $104.00
Speeding 16-20 over posted limit $127.00/ $134.00
Speeding 21-25 over posted limit $182.00/ $189.00
Speeding 26 or more over posted limit or in an Accident: Must Appear in Court
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On the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM, the Board of Trustees meet to handle village business. These meetings are open and the public is encouraged to attend. The meeting is held in the Oakview City Hall, 6404 N Locust St. Oakview, MO 64118.
Municipal Court is held the third Wednesday of each month, unless rescheduled due to holidays.
Copies of specific ordinances of the village are available upon request. Contact the clerk at 816 436-9150, MON-THURS, 1 PM to 4 PM.