Sedgwick County Commission

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Rodney Price
July 08, 2020 - 12:12 pm
COVID-19 matters took a large part of the agenda of the Sedgwick County Commission meeting Wednesday morning.
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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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KNSS News
July 01, 2020 - 7:13 pm
Using the Webex video platform, the Board of Sedgwick County Commissioners will hold a special staff meeting at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 2 to have a conversation with the business community to discuss COVID-19 business safety practices.
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Rodney Price
July 01, 2020 - 1:11 pm
There's no word from county commissioners on what action, if any, they will take regarding the governor's mandate of wearing masks.
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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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Rodney Price
June 17, 2020 - 1:23 pm
The county's Public Works Director is stepping down after nearly 40 years on the job.
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Rodney Price
June 17, 2020 - 1:12 pm
The County's Health officer spoke for nearly an hour to county commissioners Wednesday, with regards to the coronavirus and testing.
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Steve McIntosh
June 16, 2020 - 9:56 am
Local governments are drafting their annual budgets ... feeling the impact of the pandemic on tax revenue. Sedgwick County Commission Chair Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News there will be an impact after lower sales taxes for a couple months. He says that will make the budgeting process "difficult"...
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Rodney Price
June 10, 2020 - 12:55 pm
We learned today the county will continue their partnership with the Kansas Department of Transportation on plans for a highway bypass project around the west and northwest part of Wichita.
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Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security CARES Act on the desk
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Rodney Price
June 03, 2020 - 12:07 pm
We have details on Wednesday's Sedgwick County Commission meeting, highlighted by future funding opportunities available to county residents.
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