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Steve McIntosh
September 22, 2020 - 10:24 am
At Wednesday's meeting, the Sedgwick County Commission will look at spending CARES money from the federal government, to deal with effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Commission Chair Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News there is 77 million dollars left in the 99 million-dollar fund. He says the county's...
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Steve McIntosh
September 08, 2020 - 9:43 am
The Sedgwick County Commision has important decisions to make at their weekly meeting Wednesday. Commision Chair Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News there is more than 80 million dollars left in a fund to help deal with the pandemic ... from the CARES package passed by Congress. Meitzner says a lot of...
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Steve McIntosh
September 01, 2020 - 9:52 am
State officials say Kansas voter turnout for the Primary in August was 34.2 percent ... a bit higher than normal for a primary before a presidential election. Sedgwick County Commission Chair Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News a race for a U.S. Senate seat proabably boosted traffic at the polls. 41...
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Steve McIntosh
August 04, 2020 - 9:53 am
The Sedgwick County Jail was quarantined after an inmate who works in food preparation tested positive for COVID-019 Friday. Sedgwick County Commission Chair Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News it was a "thorough cleaning" of the jail. He says it's "pricey" to clean and sanitize the jail. Meitzner says...
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Steve McIntosh
July 28, 2020 - 9:42 am
The pandemic has created an interesting time in the workplace ... for those lucky enough to keep their jobs. That's true at Sedgwick County government offices, as well. County Commission Chair Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News county employees are working hard and they're not complaining "because they...
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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
July 07, 2020 - 9:56 am
edgwick County Commission Chair Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News wearing a mask to control the spread of COVID-19 is a political question for some people. But he wants to see businesses do well and get the kids back to school. He says if wearing masks will control the spread of the virus "it will save...
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Steve McIntosh
June 30, 2020 - 10:04 am
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly promises to release guidelines Thursday, on her mandate that everyone wear masks in public to combat the COVID 19 pandemic, beginning Friday. The Sedgwick County Commission is considering how to respond to the mandate. Commission Chair Pete Meitzner tells K-N-S-S News...
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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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