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Marysville Planning Commission Approves Two Residential Recommendations

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The Marysville Planning Commission, meeting Thursday night, moved three developments forward for City Council consideration. Preliminary and final plats were approved for 22 duplex units proposed near the new water tower. Following revisions from previous presentations, the Bulldog Apartment preliminary and final plats were approved. Changes included two water retention ponds on the site that will reduce drainage runoff, aligning ... Read More »

City of Marysville Purchases Union Pacific Depot; Makes State-Wide News

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A proposal to move forward with purchase of the former Union Pacific Depot and surrounding three block property put Marysville on the statewide map Monday, as Kansas Public Radio aired a piece by Jay Schafer, ahead of Monday night’s City Council meeting. Copies of the purchase agreement with the railroad were eventually made public, were posted on the city website ... Read More »

Wymore City Council Terminates Police Chief Kilpatrick

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Wymore Police Chief Russell E. Kilpatrick, who was placed on paid administrative leave in late June pending an investigation, was released from employment with the city, following action taken after a closed session following the City Council meeting last Wednesday. He had taken the job April 2nd. Details of the investigation were not released. Read More »

Washington Beginning Second Phase Of Community Surveys

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The City of Washington is ready to begin the second phase of community surveys to determine eligibility for grant dollars for community projects. Within the last month, every occupied household received a short income survey which was to be returned to the City Hall. The City wishes to thank everyone who has already returned the survey. If you have not ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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Marysville City Council met Monday. Robert Woodard requested, and received approval for a sewer line extension to a second 6,000 square foot building that he is proposing just west of his current building in the city industrial park. Council agreed to the waiver from standard practice of requiring another line, noting that due to the location it would be very ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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Marysville City Council met Monday, and considered options for a communications antenna located on the city water tower. Planned repainting will require moving the antennas which serve the city, schools, sheriff, and emergency services. Options for relocating the antennas to a temporary, or another permanent location were considered. Following discussion, ideas to locate a tower near the city lagoon west ... Read More »

Beatrice City Council Meeting Notes

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Beatrice City Council Monday voted unanimously to add a half percent sales tax to the May 13 ballot. Earmarked for street improvements, the proposal would bring the local sales tax to a total of 2%. An interlocal agreement with Gage County was also adopted, whereby if the increase passes, up to 5% of the funds would be used for improvement ... Read More »

Beatrice City Council Half-Cent Sales Tax Increase Faces February Vote

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A half-cent sales tax increase proposed by the Beatrice City Council now faces a final vote on February 3rd, which would advance the question to the May Primary Election Ballot. City Council this week approved wording of the ballot question, 95% of the proceeds of which would be used for public infrastructure, road, and street projects in the City of ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council opted to postpone a decision on a planning committee recommendation to rezone a 3 1/2 acre property east of Marysville from suburban residential to multi family, allowing for construction of 22 duplexes near the new water tower. Neighbor concerns to the south regarding water runoff issues had forced developers to revisit the request. Earlier the city ... Read More »

Washington City Council Meeting Notes

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The Washington City Council continued discussions with the Washington County Fair Board regarding a ten year contract that would turn over the fair ground and buildings to the board. It was agreed that the fair board would reserve the buildings a month before, and two weeks following the county fair, other building reservations would be coordinated through City Hall. Utility ... Read More »