Wichita City Council

August 13, 2019 - 11:57 am
The Wichita City Council approved the Delano neighborhood master plan at their weekly meeting Tuesday. The plan, which first came before the city council last year, will be a guide for improvements and development over the next 15 years. Some of the items to tackle in the next 5 years include the...
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August 13, 2019 - 10:58 am
The Wichita City Council formally adopted the 2020 city budget and the 10-year Capital improvement plan. It's the culmination of efforts that began earlier this year and included an online budget simulator that citizens took part in during May and June. The budget was presented at the District...
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Steve McIntosh
August 12, 2019 - 9:32 am
At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will approve the city's budget for 2020. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News spending will be up slightly over last year, including funding for 27 new police officers, at $100,000 each.The council will also approve a capitol improvement program. But...
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August 06, 2019 - 11:53 am
The Wichita City Council heard from the public today regarding the 2020 city budget and the Capital improvement plan. Nearly 39 percent of the proposed $624.5 million budget will cover salaries and benefits. $20.8 million is slated for aquatics, part of that being spent this year. $5.3 million will...
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Steve McIntosh
August 05, 2019 - 10:10 am
It was the busiest weekend of the year for visitors in Wichita. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News in addition to the NBC baseball tournament, Wichita hosted several big meetings and a group from the Phillipines. Longwell says it was "crazy" to have all the city's hotels sold out. The Wichita City...
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Steve & Ted mornings
August 05, 2019 - 8:33 am
Steve and Ted talk with Mayor Longwell about a busy weekend in Wichita and capital improvement.
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Steve & Ted mornings
July 26, 2019 - 9:20 am
Ted talks with KNSS' John Whitmer about this year's city budget and the Robert Mueller testimony.
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Steve McIntosh
July 22, 2019 - 10:01 am
At Tusday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will begin discussing next year's budget. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News this is the "first step in letting the community hear it". He says the City will "let the community weigh in multiple times before we approve the final budget in August". For...
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KNSS News
July 16, 2019 - 11:36 am
The Wichita City Council agreed to put a hold a new hotel agreement at Eisenhower National. The proposed hotel was to be built near Eisenhower Airport Parkway and west Harry Street, north of the airport. After hearing the proposed agreement and public comments, Mayor Jeff Longwell voiced...
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Steve McIntosh
July 10, 2019 - 10:55 am
The Sedgwick County Commission has approved funding of $100,000 for a study of develolpment of the east bank of the Arkansas River in downtown Wichita. It's the same amount approved by the Wichita City Council Tuesday, with other money coming from the private sector. County Commission Chair David...
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