Wichita City Council

April 10, 2018 - 10:47 am
The Wichita City Council has approved phase 1 of a $1.5 million project for the redevelopment of Naftzger Park in Old Town. The design of the project was presented to the public in March and was approved by the Historic Preservation Board, Design Council and Park Board. Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell...
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April 03, 2018 - 10:59 am
The Wichita City Council has unanimously approved an over $8 million project to help preserve select Wichita streets. Alan King, Director of Public Works & Utilities, brought the proposed 2018 Outsourced Pavement Preservation Program, or OP3, to the council. It provides for street maintenance...
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March 27, 2018 - 11:41 am
The Wichita City council has approved a nearly $8 million project for the west bank of the Arkansas River in downtown Wichita. On Tuesday, the council approved the project, which will provide improvements between Douglas and First Street. Those improvements will include pedestrian and bike pathways...
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March 27, 2018 - 11:31 am
The Wichita City council has approved a contract which will move the contents from the old central library on Main Street to the new library near Exploration Place. The council approved a $192,425 contract with Hallett & Sons Expert Movers, Inc. of Summitt, Illinois. They will be responsible...
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Dreamstime
February 06, 2018 - 11:34 am
On Tuesday, the Mayor and the Wichita City Council unanimously approved the Firefighters contract. The City's negotiating team and the International Association of Firefighters Local 135 reached an agreement through 2019. The Union membership approved the contract back in early January. Mayor Jeff...
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KNSS NEWS
Steve McIntosh
February 05, 2018 - 10:28 am
Tuesday the Wichita City Council votes on a new contract for firefighters. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News negotiations went on longer than expected, so wages will be made retroactive. He says expects the City Council to approve the agreement. Also Tuesday, the Wichita City Council will begin...
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Dreamstime
Max Power
October 08, 2017 - 7:12 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Officials In Wichita say the city's animal control department has reduced the euthanasia rate for shelter pets by about two-thirds over the last eight years. A report presented to the city council this past week shows the city euthanized 6,300 dogs and cats in 2009, but the...
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KNSS NEWS
Steve McIntosh
May 01, 2017 - 10:15 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will look at finalizing the STAR Bonds project to finance ther River Corridor development. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the project includes a new baseball stadium, pedestrian bridge, and other amenities ... with a price...
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