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“Times In Marysville 1860-1902″ Goes On Sale This Week

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“Times in Marysville 1860-1902” goes on sale this week, and the author, Sarah Koester Morrison, will be here to help with distribution and for a book signing from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Koester House Museum & Gardens. The booklet chronicles Marysville’s earliest days, when Charles F. Koester, at age 19, arrived with his parents, his ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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Marysville City Council met Monday. Rob Peschel with the Partnership For Growth presented a proposal the group is pursuing to develop a business park. They are currently negotiating for eleven acres located north of the property from Kan Equip, the Pizza Hut, and Walmart. Council heard, and addressed the city insurance carrier regarding city employee concerns with claims and reimbursements. ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes – August 26

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. Among public comment, overgrowth of brush in the ditch along Jayhawk Road was noted, with concern for walkers and bikers along the route. Allie Argo with Marysville Main Street was present, and updated the council on several upcoming events and activities. She received approval to add a window to the office, in the former ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. A public hearing on the 2014 budget was held. A motion by Carla Grund to accept her alternate to the published budget was seconded, and resulted in a 4-4 tie with Grund, Todd Frye, Vicki Gross and Dennis Schroller for the alternate. Mayor Bill Phillipi broke the tie with a no vote. Following public ... Read More »

Clarification On Marysville Tennis Court Project

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A clarification on the tennis court project in the Marysville City Park. The city council at their last meeting authorized moving forward with engineering work on construction of eight tennis courts, putting out a proposal for engineering work, which would involve site assessment and soil testing where the courts are currently located to determine if room exists for two additional ... Read More »

Tennis Courts & Mill Levy In Marysville City Council Notes

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The Marysville City Council last Monday discussed the city budget, and approved a draft for publication. The mill levy would remain the same as last year, and is scheduled for a vote at the next meeting. A final budget will be determined after a public hearing August 12th at 7 pm. Councilmember Carla Grund is proposing an alternative that would ... Read More »

Proposed Housing Project Tabled By Marysville City Council

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A proposed 22 unit duplex housing development at the east edge of Marysville, near the new water tower, was sidelined at Monday’s city council meeting. Several property owners south of the site had expressed concerns regarding water runoff and drainage issues. With that in mind, the city planning commission earlier last month had recommended against the city rezoning the area, ... Read More »

Independence Day Activities Are Planned In Area Communities

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Waterville gets a jump start on Wednesday evening with entertainment and concessions. Fireworks are scheduled for dusk at Lipton ball field. Marysville starts the fourth with a family fun run/walk/ride on the Blue River Rail Trail beginning at 9.  Pre-register at Marysville Health and Fitness, with on-site registration also available. The city will offer free swimming at the pool. Historic ... Read More »

Washington hires new City Administrator

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Carl Chalfant has been hired as the new Washington City Administrator and will begin his duties on July 8. He is currently the city administrator for the city of McClouth, which he has been since 2007, prior to that he was city superintendent for the city of McClouth from 1990-2007. His salary has been set at $55,000 a year. Read More »

City Council votes for new tennis courts

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The Marysville City Council voted 7-0 to fund 8 new tennis courts for $400,000. The plan is to have the city pay for the whole thing and then have the school district pay the city $150,000, over the course of 10 years, and the tennis committee will raise private funds, along with a grant from the U.S. Tennis Association in ... Read More »