Jeff Longwell

Steve McIntosh
September 24, 2018 - 10:47 am
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell will be attending the annual meeting of the League of Kansas Municipalities in Topeka. Longwell tells KNSS News he will be ending his year as president of the League. Longwell says the state's mayors work well together in sharing information about running local...
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Steve McIntosh
September 10, 2018 - 10:34 am
The City Council is moving forward with plans for a new stadium, after last week's announcement that Triple-A baseball is coming to Wichita in 2020. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News there is some unfinished business with the Wingnuts, the independent team that has been playing in L-D Stadium the...
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Steve McIntosh
August 20, 2018 - 9:52 am
At Tuesday's meeting the Wichita City Council will discuss making improvements to the Douglas Design District along east Douglas. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the Council will name a committee. The idea is to improve Douglas from Washington to Hydraulic ... to "spruce it up" ... and bring...
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March 27, 2018 - 10:17 am
You may have already noticed some changes in the downtown area near Intrust Bank Arena. The new LED streetlights were installed ahead of the NCAA tournament. Westar Energy is replacing street lights throughout the Wichita metro area. Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell said the city is thrilled to support...
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KNSS News
Ted Woodward
March 22, 2018 - 1:31 pm
Wichita mayor Jeff Longwell and some other city officials recently visited Washington, D.C.; the mayor says one of their meetings was with Amtrak, and they discussed bringing passenger rail service back to Wichita, and the possibility of locating a ticketing office in Union Station. Another meeting...
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City of Wichita
March 22, 2018 - 9:09 am
The latest design of Naftzger Park was unveiled on Wednesday during a public information meeting at Downtown Wichita, 505 E. Douglas. Wednesday marked the third public input meeting on the future of the park since July. Public feedback and best practices for park operations were incorporated into...
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Dreamstime
Steve McIntosh
February 26, 2018 - 10:04 am
Wichita is preparing to host the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament next month. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News it's an exciting time for the city.. and he expects as many as 40,000 visitors to the city during that week. Longwell says those visitors won't confine themselves to Intrust Bank Arena...
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Dreamstime
February 13, 2018 - 11:18 am
During the public agenda portion of Tuesday's Wichita City Council meeting, the atmosphere got heated when Pastor Jeanne Garrelts, from Wichita City Church, spoke out in support of the Wichita Police Department. This was after Wichitans' Robin Ulmer and Brenda Fields had voiced their concerns about...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
February 08, 2018 - 2:19 pm
Wichita mayor Jeff Longwell and the City's director for Public Works & Utilities, Alan King, will be at the White House on Monday; Mayor Longwell says they were invited to a Monday morning meeting. Mayor Longwell says, "It's a great opportunity for Wichita to get engaged in some issues that are...
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KNSS NEWS
Steve McIntosh
February 05, 2018 - 10:28 am
Tuesday the Wichita City Council votes on a new contract for firefighters. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News negotiations went on longer than expected, so wages will be made retroactive. He says expects the City Council to approve the agreement. Also Tuesday, the Wichita City Council will begin...
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