Wichita City Council

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Rodney Price
January 21, 2020 - 12:18 pm
The city of Wichita has set a public hearing for next month to amend the new downtown ballpark's Community Improvement District.
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Rodney Price
January 21, 2020 - 11:38 am
The Wichita City Council approved $33 million in industrial revenue bonds for NetApp, Inc.
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Rodney Price
January 21, 2020 - 11:01 am
We found out how much Wichita will pay to improve traffic signals, sidewalks and railroad crossings in 2020.
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Rodney Price
January 14, 2020 - 12:36 pm
Brandon Whipple began his very first city council meeting as Wichita's new mayor. He asked the council and public to be patient as he gets accustomed to his new role. The first item of business was to select a new vice-mayor. The ballots were cast and the council made its choice, unanimously...
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Rodney Price
January 07, 2020 - 1:29 pm
Tuesday's Wichita City council meeting was the last for outgoing Mayor Longwell. Council member Bryan Frye had these compliments for the Mayor. Mayor-elect Brandon Whipple will be sworn in next week.
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Rodney Price
January 07, 2020 - 11:38 am
The Wichita City council tackled several items related to downtown development at Tuesday’s council meeting. The council approved establishing a community improvement district around the new ballpark set to open in April. The CID boundaries include the stadium site, a portion of WaterWalk and city-...
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December 17, 2019 - 11:20 am
The Wichita City Council tackled a couple of items for the downtown area near the river bank and the new ballpark. The council approved changing the boundaries of the East bank and West bank redevelopment districts. Mark Elder with the city of Wichita explained why they were proposing the changes...
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Rodney Price
December 10, 2019 - 12:56 pm
The Wichita City Council approved several new contracts at their Tuesday meeting. That included a new 3-year deal with the firefighters union, which represents around 421 firefighters in the Wichita Fire Department. Eligible employees will receive merit based step increases of 2.5% and general pay...
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Rodney Price
December 10, 2019 - 12:15 pm
The Wichita City Council deferred a motion on expanding term limits for mayor and city council members. The council was set to discuss expanding term limits from 2 to 3 at Tuesday's meeting. However, Vice-Mayor Jeff Blubaugh said the message from Wichita citizens was very clear. "No decision should...
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Wichita City Council taking a look at term limits
Steve & Ted
December 09, 2019 - 8:04 am
Mayor Longwell updates Steve on what is ahead for the Wichita City Council.
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