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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday, and gave final approval for the mayor to sign and proceed with acquisition of the former Union Pacific Depot, and surrounding property, as all conditions in the purchase contract previously agreed to have been met. Contractor bids for lead paint and asbestos removal for the depot came in $42,000 under the cap of $177,000, ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes (Dec. 22nd)

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The Marysville City Council met last Monday, and considered an opinion from legal counsel regarding the issue of levying 2014 intangibles taxes. Termed intriguing and complicated, a memo received outlined and agreed with aspects of both sides of the question, which arose when councilmember Carla Grund argued that the tax should not have been levied after it was turned down ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. An ordinance was adopted formalizing city annexation of North Eighth Street to/and including Jayhawk Road east to Sixteenth Street. Condemnation proceedings on a property at 600 Elm were tabled, as new owners plan demolition of the structure. Work continues as weather permits on the south Seventh Street concrete, and the city hopes to begin work on the 11th ... Read More »

Partial Solar Eclipse Viewable Today Across The Area

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Back on October 8th, much of North America was able to view a total lunar eclipse, as the earth passed between the moon and the sun. Now it’s the sun’s turn to get in on the action as a partial solar eclipse will occur over much of North America today. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the ... Read More »

Marysville School Board Meets In Special Meeting

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A motion by the Marysville USD 364 School Board to accept a proposed user fee agreement with the City of Marysville failed on a tie 3-3 vote at a special meeting Wednesday. The motion included the understanding that fast negotiations take place for a reciprocal agreement on all other facilities used by the school and city. That motion was amended ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday, and was presented an estimate for roughly $90,000 for curb and gutter work on Tenth Street, from Laramie to Jenkins. That was approved. Council discussed several vacant, or neglected properties in the city. It was consensus that the specific properties noted were current on taxes, and did not present an immediate threat to health or safety. Still, the city ... Read More »

Washington City Council Discusses Golf Course

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Washington City Council at a recent meeting discussed options for operating the Cedar Hills Golf Course. That followed a recommendation by the City Auditor that the course operate independently of the city, as a nonprofit entity. It was decided that additional information be gathered, with a goal of making a decision by the end of the year. The city currently ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes – Oct. 28

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Marysville City Council met Monday. The grant process for the KDOT Alternative Transportation Program was discussed, with the possibility of applying for a trail connection from Center Street north to Carolina Street. Consensus was to wait until a final decision on efforts by a local group to acquire and renovate the former Union Pacific Depot is determined. Negotiations with the ... Read More »

Power Outages Planned For The City of Washington

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The City of Washington will have two scheduled power outages on Friday, November 1, 2013. 9:00 AM – 2 hour outage. 2:00 PM – 30 minute outage. All city utility customers will be affected. Work is being performed to correct a problem with a connection in the substation, and to install switches on the substation at the power plant to ... Read More »

KDOT Awards Grant To Improve Highway 36 Access In East Marysville

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The City of Marysville has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation toward improving traffic flow, line of sight, and business drive access along a section of US Highway 36 extending east from the old water tower to the former city limits near the Surf Motel. This is the third time the grant has been submitted, ... Read More »