Jeff Longwell

Steve McIntosh
December 10, 2018 - 10:24 am
The Wichita City Council meeting Tuesday will look at several issues. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the council will finalize the contract for the team to build a new downtown stadium. The council will also probably delay for a week any action on a new watger treatment facility. Longwell...
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Steve McIntosh
December 03, 2018 - 10:04 am
At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will be asked to approve issuing millions of dollars in bonds to finance expansion for several companies, including Textron Aviation. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News bond money helps companies create jobs and that is "great to see". The mayor says...
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Steve McIntosh
November 26, 2018 - 10:20 am
Work is progressing on the demolition of Wichita's LD Stadium ... in preparation for a new stadium and minor league baseball team. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News he expects an announcement this week on the architect and construction team for the new stadium. Longwell says "They're ready to go...
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Steve McIntosh
November 12, 2018 - 9:58 am
Tuesday the Wichita City Council will be asked to approve up to 55 million dollars in bonds to pay for more renovation at the Spirit AeroSystems facility in Wichita. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News Spirit plans to hire more people and "grow thier footprnt" in Wichita. The mayor also says he is...
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Steve McIntosh
November 05, 2018 - 9:55 am
Tuesday, the Wichita City Couincil will discuss selling 41 million dollars in STAR bonds to pay for most of a new stadium. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News STAR bonds will capture new sales tax in the area that will then pay off the bonds. Longwell says the new stadium will be "fantastic" and "...
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Steve McIntosh
October 22, 2018 - 9:49 am
The Wichita City Council Tuesday will take another step forward in bringing a new staduim to the city. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the council will choose a contractor to demolish the 84-year-old L-D Stadium, and will sign an agreement with the new baseball franchise that is headed for...
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Steve McIntosh
October 15, 2018 - 10:24 am
Last Saturday the City of Wichita sold seats to anyone who could dismantle them from Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News many seats were taken by individuals ... others will go to local schools. After the seats are clearwed out, the stadium will be razed ... and replaced by...
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October 09, 2018 - 1:58 pm
Being the mayor of a big city comes with its perks, a virtual key to the city and a hefty paycheck among them. Well, at least a virtual key to the city. A Business Journals' analysis of mayor salaries throughout the United States found wide discrepancies in what a city's CEO can earn on the...
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Steve McIntosh
October 08, 2018 - 10:38 am
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell is wrapping up a year as president of the League of Kansas Municipalities. Longwell tells KNSS News the League is composed of about 550 mayors, clerks, and administrators from across the state. Longwell says League members are optimistic about the future and they "care...
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Steve McIntosh
October 01, 2018 - 9:56 am
At its weekly meeting Tuesday, the Wichita City Council will be asked to approve issuing 25 million dollars in bonds for a new facility at Wichita State University. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the money will gp toward construction of a new YMCA on the Innovative Campus. The mayor says it's...
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