Jeff Longwell

Steve McIntosh
April 08, 2019 - 10:38 am
At Tuesday's meeting the Wichita City Council will consider approval of an 80-foot wireless communication tower near 18th and Woodland in north Riverside. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News he's not sure the tower will get much support from City Council members, but he anticipates a good "...
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Steve McIntosh
April 01, 2019 - 10:20 am
Wichita has been named one of 20 finalists for a 2019 All-America City designation. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the City will go before a panel and "plead our case" to be one of ten cities to be designated All-America. The cities are judged on civic engagement, collaboration, inclusiveness...
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Steve McIntosh
March 25, 2019 - 9:56 am
A recent survey indicated that Wichita is missing out an estimated 40 million dollars a year in convention business because of outdated facilities. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News a new convention center is one item on a list of improvements the City is considering. He says "we know we have a...
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Steve McIntosh
March 18, 2019 - 10:27 am
What is the fate of baseball's NBC World Series, now that it's long tome home -- L-D Stadium -- has been demolished? Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the tournament will have a "play-in" week and a "championship". The "play in" week's games will likley be played at Eck Stadium on the...
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Steve McIntosh
February 12, 2019 - 4:36 am
At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will discuss adding some special features to the new stadium. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the council will set the gross national price for the first phases of the project. They will also discuss three tunnels that have been added to the design...
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Steve McIntosh
February 04, 2019 - 10:34 am
Wichitans have offered many suggestions for mascot names for the new Triple-A baseball team. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News about 3,000 entries will be narrowed down to six this week. Longwell says the franchise owner will have the last word. Spirit AeroSystems ... Wichita's largest employer...
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Steve McIntosh
January 28, 2019 - 10:08 am
Kansas Day is Tuesday. Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News there is one very good reason to celebrate. He says Wichita has been named one of the top seven cities in the United States considered "recession proof" after recent improvements. Wichita is number 2 on that list. One of the core...
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Steve McIntosh
January 14, 2019 - 9:53 am
At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will look at rescinding a ten-year tax abatement for Fiber Dynamics. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the company created jobs ... but not enough to satisfy their promise to the City. Longwell says when the City offers incentives to businesses, they...
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Steve McIntosh
January 07, 2019 - 9:55 am
At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will select an interim council member to represent District 2 until the next municipal election ... after council member Pete Meitzner was elected to the Sedgwick County Commission in November. There are five candidates for the open seat. Mayor Jeff...
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Steve McIntosh
December 17, 2018 - 11:01 am
Tuesday's Wichita City Council meeting carries a busy agenda. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the council will consider plans for a $500 million water plant and how to build it near 21st and Hoover in northwest Wichita without raising water rates. The council will also look at extending tax...
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