Sedgwick County Commission

Slot machines in a casino
Rodney Price
September 04, 2019 - 12:53 pm
The board voted unanimously to pull a resolution on slot machines from Wednesday's agenda.
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KNSS News
August 30, 2019 - 10:40 pm
Voters in Sedgwick County may get to vote again on the question of allowing slot machines at dog and horse tracks. The last vote was in 2007 when an effort to bring slots to the former Wichita Greyhound Park was defeated. On Wedmesday, county commissioners will discuss whether to put the question...
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Picture of money
Rodney Price
August 21, 2019 - 12:57 pm
The Sedgwick County Commission unanimously approved two important grant renewal proposals on Wednesday.
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Picture of solar panels
Rodney Price
August 21, 2019 - 12:47 pm
The Sedgwick County Commission approves a renewable energy plan. Commercial wind farms will not be allowed. Smaller, private wind turbines will. The county did approve solar energy farms
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August 07, 2019 - 11:29 am
The Sedgwick County Commission approved the county budget for 2020 at Wednesday's weekly meeting. This step finalized a process that started back in February. The county budget was set at $437.3 million. It includes a $149.1 million property tax levy, approximately equivalent to a property tax rate...
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July 24, 2019 - 12:21 pm
There will be no further investigations of Sedgwick County leadership. The Sedgwick County commission had made a motion in October to investigate, after Sedgwick County Manager Michael Scholes had helped the FBI with their campaign spending investigation of Commissioner Michael O’Donnell. Scholes...
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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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