Wichita City Council

April 16, 2019 - 1:09 pm
During Tuesday’s Wichita City Council meeting, the group approved adjustments in user fees for water and sewer services. User fee revenue is supposed to cover services that benefit individual customers, such as trip charges associated with water shutoffs. A cost analysis found that under the...
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April 16, 2019 - 12:13 pm
The Wichita City council discussed the latest amendment to fund the continued construction of the downtown multi-sport stadium. Phase 3 will cover expenses such as masonry, roofing and drywall just to name a few. Mayor Jeff Longwell was very pleased with the efforts of the construction team thus...
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April 16, 2019 - 12:05 pm
The Wichita City Council approved a plan to construct a new police substation in east Wichita. Patrol East, located near Kellogg and Edgemoor, was originally built in 1989 and is the oldest substation in the city. It was built to serve around 30-40 personnel but currently has around 117. Wichita...
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April 09, 2019 - 12:01 pm
The Wichita City Council heard a proposal to build an 80-foot tall communications tower just northwest of midtown Wichita. The proposed tower would be built near the northwest corner of West 18th Street and North Woodland Avenue. The applicant wanted to build the tower to keep up with data needs in...
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April 09, 2019 - 11:30 am
The city voted on a roughly $790 thousand contract with Garver General. The group will manage the day-to-day operations of the water treatment facility project during this phase. Garver's past clients include communities such as Shreveport, Louisiana, Little Rock, Arkansas and Wylie, Texas just to...
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April 09, 2019 - 10:41 am
At Tuesday’s Wichita City Council meeting, the group heard a request for revenue bonds for Newman University. Newman requested $4.5 million to refund bonds issued in 2015, in order to gain interest rate savings. Tim Goodpasture with the city explained that since the university is in Wichita, the...
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April 08, 2019 - 8:44 am
We hear from Mayor Jeff Longwell with a city council meeting preview, plus check in with Wichita Business Journal Editor Bill Roy.
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April 02, 2019 - 1:07 pm
The Wichita City Council approved a water conservation rebate program for 2019. Rebates will be awarded for items such as water efficient toilets, dishwashers and washing machines, along with rain barrels and smart irrigation controllers. You must be a city water customer and are eligible for up to...
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April 02, 2019 - 12:44 pm
The Wichita City Council heard a proposal to allow a dog boarding kennel in west Wichita. The council heard from Blake Bower, who looked to open a kennel on about a half-acre of land, just east of the Central and I-235 intersection. The proposal was originally met with protest from some individuals...
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April 02, 2019 - 11:43 am
The Wichita City Council approved two proposals during Tuesday morning's meeting. They agreed on improvements to Mt. Vernon, between Oliver and Woodlawn, in south Wichita. The improvements would include adding a bicycle lane. The total cost of the project would be $125,000. The group also agreed to...
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