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Marysville City Council Minutes 12-27-11

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The Marysville City Council met Tuesday.  A recent decision to provide electronic tablets for council members, and department heads in an effort to reduce paper waste was brought forward by the mayor for discussion.  Following a lengthy debate, a decision to move forward with essentially the same plan as was originally proposed passed the chamber on a 7-1 vote. The ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Purchases Computers, Pickup Truck and Mower

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Marysville City Council approved the purchase of 12 Sim Tablets, which are small mobile computers, at a cost of over 6000 dollars.  The Tablets will be issued to council members, department heads, the city administrator and the city attorney.  In a previous meeting the council discussed the use of the tablets, the potential improvement in communication and the potential to ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday (11/28/11).  The Koester House Museum advisory committee presented a priority list of repairs and maintenance issues for the Koester House Museum.  The group has established a goal of raising $25,000 to fund the projects, and will keep the council apprised of progress. The council discussed completing the Elm Street and Broadway intersections on Seventh ... Read More »

Blue Rapids Museum To Host Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit

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The Kansas Humanities Council approved a grant in the amount of $1,410 to the Blue Rapids Museum to enable them to be a partner site for the Smithsonian Institution’s traveling exhibition, The Way We Worked. The Humanities Council is proud that museums, historical societies, and public libraries will take the lead in continuing the critical conversation about work and working ... Read More »

Marysville Council Approves New Police Auxilary Program

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The Marysville City Council approved a new police auxiliary program at their Monday night meeting.  Police Chief Todd Ackerman requested the program to help with personnel issues in specific situations.  The new auxiliary personnel would not be armed.   According to Ackerman the auxiliary personnel would only use force as a last resort.  Their primary function would be to observe and ... Read More »

Broadway Construction Complete

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The 400 block of Broadway officially opened for traffic on Tuesday Night.    The repairs included curbs, colored concrete, waterline installation, and electrical wiring for streetlights. On Monday Marysville City Council approved the purchase and installation of three streetlights.  Marysville City Administrator Rick Shane said the final cost of the project is not yet known.  Off street parking was also added ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Minutes

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MARYSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET WEDNESDAY, AND APPROVED ISSUING $850,000 IN FOUR YEAR BONDS FOR THE SEVENTH STREET RAILBED REHABILITATION PROJECT. ADDITIONAL FUNDING OF $300,000 IN A GRANT FROM K DOT IS TO BE RECEIVED. JUST ONE BID WAS RECEIVED FOR DEMOLITION OF SIMMONS AUDITORIUM IN THE MARYSVILLE CITY PARK. THE BID FOR $49,850, INCLUDED ASBESTOS CONTAINMENT AT $18,850. THE COUNCIL ... Read More »

Kansas Selected to Help Write Science Standards

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Kansas has been selected to be one of 20 lead states that will help write new national science standards. The announcement Tuesday gives Kansas influence in writing a common set of standards for public schools. Other states on the lead team include California, Maryland, New York and Vermont. The project is a collaboration assembled by the National Research Council and ... Read More »

Beatrice City Council Agrees to Help Playground

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Beatrice City Council added $25,000 to the city budget for the Prairie Playground that will be located at the YMCA. Funding will be provided with equal matches of $12,500 coming from keno funds and the occupation tax. The city also agreed to contribute in-kind services for the park’s construction and be responsible for the park maintenance. The Beatrice City budget was ... Read More »