Jeff Longwell

Steve McIntosh
August 26, 2019 - 9:43 am
Governor Laura Kelley has appointed Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell to a special advisory group on transportation. Longwell tells KNSS News the group is meeting Tuesday at the Hughes Metroplex Center in northeast Wichita from 9 to noon, and Wednesday in Dodge City. After collecting information, the...
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Steve McIntosh
August 12, 2019 - 9:32 am
At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will approve the city's budget for 2020. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News spending will be up slightly over last year, including funding for 27 new police officers, at $100,000 each.The council will also approve a capitol improvement program. But...
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Steve McIntosh
July 22, 2019 - 10:01 am
At Tusday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will begin discussing next year's budget. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News this is the "first step in letting the community hear it". He says the City will "let the community weigh in multiple times before we approve the final budget in August". For...
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Steve McIntosh
July 15, 2019 - 9:55 am
Today (Monday) city officials are beginning a pilot program to bring electric scooters for rent to downtown Wichita. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News a new ordinance will allow motorized scooters in the "core area" from dawn to sunset ... not to exceed 15 mph. At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita...
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Steve McIntosh
July 08, 2019 - 10:09 am
At Tuesday's meeting the Wichita City Council will consider a change in zoning for the area that was once Joyland Amusement Park in southeast Wichita. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the new owner of the land is interested in "doing a number of different things" to make it into an "event center...
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Steve McIntosh
July 01, 2019 - 9:59 am
At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will look at one-year agreements with two electric scooter-sharing companies. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News this is a plot project. And as Wichitans celebrate Independence Day, seven, three-member teams are monitoring the use of fireworks in...
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Steve McIntosh
June 10, 2019 - 10:56 am
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News a parking garage is in the plans for the new stadium ... where construction is going well. Longwell says construction workers have been "out there weekends and evenings" ... and the project is "coming together nicely". At Tuesday's City Council meeting, B...
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Steve McIntosh
June 03, 2019 - 10:35 am
At Tuesday's meeting, the City Council will look at a plan to bring electric stand-up scooters to Wichita. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News "people are excited about them". He says "the nice thing is we have seen some of the issues other cities have had, and we can fix that". Longwell says the...
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Steve McIntosh
May 20, 2019 - 10:40 am
At Tuesday's meeting the Wichita City Council plans to amend the lease on the former Gander Mountain building near downtown. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the plan is for King of Freight to move in and "give that area a little bit of life" and add as many as 900 new jobs. The mayor also says...
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Steve McIntosh
May 13, 2019 - 10:49 am
At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will discuss issuing bonds for the Gridley Family Foundation, to turn the former Macy's and state office building into a medical school. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News big development is planned for the area near Broadway and Douglas in downtown...
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