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Rodney Price
December 01, 2020 - 12:43 pm
The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly altered the city's budget in 2020 and on Tuesday, the council made more adjustments.
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Steve McIntosh
July 21, 2020 - 9:40 am
The Sedgwick County Commission is preparing its budget for the coming year. Commission Chair Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News it's a "very tight" spending plan, because the pandemic is having an impact on tax revenue. He says expenses will increase just over $100,000 from this year ... with freezes on...
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Steve McIntosh
July 14, 2020 - 9:43 am
In the coronavirus pandemic, it's important to make sure the hospitals and medical professionals are not overwhelmed ... says Sedgwick County Commission Chair Pete Meitzner. He tells KNSS News most folks seem to realize the gravity of the situation ... and "everybody's wearing masks". The pandemic...
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Steve McIntosh
June 29, 2020 - 9:51 am
The Wichita City Council faces big budget challenges, thanks to the pandemic ... which has put a big dent in local tax revenue. Mayor Brandon Whipple tells KNSS News budget cuts will be noticable ... with a revenue shortfall of 5 to 11 million dollars this year, and 15 to 16 million next year...
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Steve & Ted mornings
June 29, 2020 - 8:53 am
Steve and Ted talk with Mayor Whipple about a projected budget shortfall in part do to the global pandemic.
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Steve McIntosh
June 23, 2020 - 10:01 am
The pandemic has had an impact on revenue for local government. Sedgwick County Commission chair Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News the budget-writing process is approaching "cruch time", and County Manager Tom Stolz is expected to release his budget proposals within a few days. Meitzner says the County...
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Steve McIntosh
June 09, 2020 - 9:58 am
Sedgwick County has 99 million dollars in federal CARES money to help with the impact of the pandemic. County Commission Chair Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News local governments and organizations can apply for sme of that money at the county's web site. Sedgwick County is drafting its next budget...
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Steve McIntosh
May 11, 2020 - 9:56 am
In the midst of the pandemic, life goes on at City Hall. Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple tells KNSS News it's going to be tough drafting a budget over the next few months. He says the City is looking at a revenue shortfall of between five million and 15 million dollars, thanks to the pandemic. But he...
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KNSS News
April 22, 2020 - 6:19 pm
Kansas is facing a projected 8.1% shortfall in its next state budget after a new fiscal forecast slashed projections for expected tax collections over the next 15 months by nearly $1.37 billion.
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Steve McIntosh
February 17, 2020 - 9:59 am
At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will see a quarterly and year-end financial report. Mayor Brandon Whipple tells KNSS News it's part of the budget-writing process, and that means identifying spending "priorities". The council will also begin discussions on what to do with the space...
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