Sedgwick County Commission

July 17, 2019 - 1:08 pm
The Sedgwick County Commission heard a proposal for a group home near Haysville. The applicant, Andrea Henschel, wanted to start a home for teenage boys in the 8300 block of south Hydraulic. While several people spoke in favor of Henschel and her plan, the commission heard from a number of...
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July 10, 2019 - 1:55 pm
At Wednesday's Sedgwick County Commission meeting, Commissioner Michael O'Donnell requested the City of Derby turn on a groundwater pump for 2 months to help residents of Hancock Acres that have been plagued by flooding. A substitute motion followed, and was passed, that rescinded a motion made in...
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Steve McIntosh
July 10, 2019 - 10:55 am
The Sedgwick County Commission has approved funding of $100,000 for a study of develolpment of the east bank of the Arkansas River in downtown Wichita. It's the same amount approved by the Wichita City Council Tuesday, with other money coming from the private sector. County Commission Chair David...
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June 25, 2019 - 11:43 am
The Sedgwick County commission held a special meeting Tuesday. Last week, the commission requested that the city of Derby turn on two water wells near 95th Street South and Hillside for 60 days to help in dewatering efforts. Homeowners in this area have had considerable basement flooding in the...
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June 19, 2019 - 12:32 pm
Sedgwick County Commissioners discussed a community investments plan at their weekly meeting Wednesday. The plan outlines how the county will implement land use policies in the future. It calls for orderly growth to meet future market demand while considering impacts to taxpayers, developers, and...
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February 20, 2019 - 11:04 pm
Sedgwick County has a new county manager. The County Commission on Wednesday, unanimously approved a contract for Tom Stolz. Stolz had been serving in an interim role until commissioners voted on the position. KSN News reports that his vision for the county, includes focusing on public safety. "Our...
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KNSS News
January 30, 2019 - 11:54 am
In December 2018, the Sedgwick County Commission voted to support legislation to eliminate Daylight Savings Time statewide. On Wednesday, the commissioners reversed course and concluded that's now a dead issue. Sedgwick County Commission Chairman David Dennis said the county has more important...
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January 16, 2019 - 11:50 am
Lacey Cruse took her seat on the Sedgwick County Commission Wednesday, and offered her vision for both herself and the commission as a whole. Cruse, who replaced fourth district commissioner Richard Ranzau, thanked the voters who supported her. She also said the this marks the beginning of a new...
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KNSS News
January 15, 2019 - 11:14 am
The Wichita City Council swore in a new member on Tuesday. Becky Tuttle be the interim District 2 Council member until the seat is permanently filled in November. She takes over for Pete Meitzner, who was elected to the Sedgwick County Commission.
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KNSS News
December 18, 2018 - 1:58 pm
When the Sedgwick County commission meets on Wednesday morning it will have a lot of routine business on its agenda. Some of that routine business will focus on the renewal of agreements between Sedgwick County EMS and some nearby community colleges that allows students learning to be paramedics to...
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