Sedgwick County Commission

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Rodney Price
January 15, 2020 - 11:42 am
Wednesday was David Dennis' last meeting as Chairman of the Sedgwick County Commission. Mr. Dennis served as chairman the last 2 years. One of his final items of business was to present the 2019 Chairman's Award. It went to Kansas Honor Flight, which provides World War II, Korea, and Vietnam War...
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January 08, 2020 - 10:32 am
The Sedgwick County Commission voted to amend policies and procedures for property tax relief for homesteads. The original 2013 state law authorizes the commission to grant property tax relief when a homestead is destroyed or substantially destroyed by an earthquake, flood, tornado, fire, storm, or...
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Rodney Price
December 18, 2019 - 12:33 pm
The Sedgwick County Commission approved funding an EMS station in Clearwater next year, at a cost of $376 thousand. Under the agreement, the county will use Clearwater's existing ambulance and facility but will be staffed 12 hours of the day, 7 days per week. While Chairman David Dennis was in...
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Intrust Bank Arena in downtown Wichita
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Rodney Price
December 11, 2019 - 11:51 am
The Sedgwick County Commission approved a new contract with SMG Management to continue operating Intrust Bank Arena in downtown Wichita. The new deal starts January 1, and goes to the year 2030 and possibly to 2035 if the county makes $1.7 million over the next decade. SMG will provide $1.50 of...
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Sedgwick County Courthouse, downtown Wichita, Kansas
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Rodney Price
December 04, 2019 - 10:10 am
It took just 25 minutes for the Sedgwick County Commission to complete their weekly meeting. The county accepted a $50,000 grant from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment that will go to the Sedgwick County Health Department. The grant will address prevention of drug and opioid-involved...
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Rodney Price
November 20, 2019 - 11:59 am
The Sedgwick County Commission heard a request for a zoning change in the southeast part of the county during their Wednesday meeting. The proposed zoning designation would change the 3.78 acres of land near 159th St. East and Pawnee from single-family to office-warehouse. The applicant planned to...
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Rodney Price
November 06, 2019 - 11:45 am
The Sedgwick County Commission unanimously approved an expansion and modification of the Union Station TIF district in downtown Wichita.
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Rodney Price
November 06, 2019 - 11:39 am
At Wednesday's Sedgwick County Commission meeting, we learned the county is in sound financial shape.
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A view of the Arkansas River in Wichita, with the Keeper of the Plains in the foreground and Exploration Place behind it
Rodney Price
October 23, 2019 - 10:39 am
The new President and CEO of Exploration Place was chosen Wednesday at the Sedgwick County Commission meeting.
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Rodney Price
October 22, 2019 - 11:38 am
The Sedgwick County Commission will meet Wednesday morning to discuss a variety of topics.
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