Hays Parish Corridor passes to start with hurdle in apartment renovation job

The Hays Space Setting up Fee accepted a rezoning request for the former Catholic Parish Corridor in Hays to multi-household residential. An Atchinson developer hopes to renovate the historic constructing into flats. File photograph

By CRISTINA JANNEY
Hays Write-up

The former Catholic Parish Corridor in Hays handed its 1st hurdle Monday in a planned renovation of the historic setting up into flats.

The Hays Spot Organizing Commission accepted a zoning change for the property from general public and institutional to household multi-family.

The fee listened to a joint software from the Catholic Dioceses of Salina, which owns the residence, and developer Todd Co. LLC.

Developer Justin Pregont of Atchison attended the assembly Monday night. The zoning improved handed simply — no just one from the public spoke for or towards the task.

Pregont is tentatively preparing for 12 units in the previous parish middle, but that are unable to be confirmed until the project’s style stage is accomplished.

The limestone constructing, 210 W. 13th, was designed in 1907 and was utilized as a faculty and administration building for yrs. The building has not been made use of for far more than five decades.

The parish center is underneath deal, but the developer has not closed on the sale.

Since the parish centre is outlined as a historic constructing, it could qualify for condition tax credits. The house is also within just the Community Revitalization Application spot and is suitable for tax rebates for 10 a long time.

Pregont said he is doubtful what dimensions of flats the parish center will be ready to accommodate or if they will be one- or two-bedroom units.

He will be making use of for Reasonable Revenue Housing funds through the Kansas Housing Source Corp. He reported he can’t acquire the venture without the need of that funding. An announcement on software awards will be designed in December.

The zoning adjust will go just before the Hays Town Commission on Sept. 9 for closing approval.

El Charro Addition
El Charro Addition

El Charro Addition

The scheduling commission also approved a replat of the El Charro Addition. 

Both the addition’s preliminary and closing plats were approved Monday.

The addition, 2010 and 2020 E. Eighth, is not in the Hays town limitations, but it is within the city’s extraterritorial jurisdiction.

Jesse Rohr, public is effective director, who was filling in for the director of planning, said the town does not prepare to annex the addition at this time. These properties are served by city water and are element of the Major Creek Sewer District.

The addition is the site of Ol’ 40 Specific Comfort Retailer and 3 apartment complexes, which have been all constructed in the 1940s.

The addition was 1 great deal in advance of 2015. In 2015, the benefit retail outlet was split into a independent ton from the apartment buildings. The plat viewed as Monday would break the addition into 4 a lot, with each and every apartment advanced on a unique whole lot.

The metropolis fee will probable think about the replat at a single of its September meetings.