September 23, 2014

City grants use permit over neighbor’s protest

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
Edgerton City Council members debated the merits of a conditional use permit during a council meeting on Jan. 9.
The issue required that the council pass a city ordinance adopting the Edgerton Planning …

KC Pumpkin Patch earns hard-fought permit

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Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
The KC Pumpkin Patch is moving, but the pumpkin cannon won’t be making the trip across town.
That’s the decision members of the board of county commissioners reached after hours of debate about whether to allow …

Northpoint looks to add acreage at intermodal

Strings of empty shipping container well cars sit under the five large production cranes at the Edgerton intermodal. The adjacent logistics park developers seek to almost double the size of acreage available for logistics and warehousing. Northpoint Development recently purchased 560 acres to add to Logistics Park Kansas City. File photo

Strings of empty shipping container well cars sit under the five large production cranes at the Edgerton intermodal. The adjacent logistics park developers seek to almost double the size of acreage available for logistics and warehousing. Northpoint Development recently purchased

City Council approves salary increase for city administrator

On December 12, 2013, the Edgerton City Council approved a 15% salary increase for Beth Linn, City Administrator. Linn has held this position since July 2011. During this time, she has made a significant impact on the processes and procedures …

City agrees to help finance water tower

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
Two main items of discussion were on the agenda at a special session of the Edgerton City Council on Dec. 3.
Construction of a water tower near the BNSF Intermodal facility and Logistics …

BNSF opens Logistics Park Kansas City Intermodal Facility

The Logistics Park Kansas City has five cranes now operating at the Intermodal site. Each crane sits 90 feet up in the air and each operator must climb 112 steps.   Photo courtesy of Debbie Hickman

The Logistics Park Kansas City has five cranes now operating at the Intermodal site. Each crane sits 90 feet up in the air and each operator must climb 112 steps. Photo courtesy of Debbie Hickman

Members of the public were …

BNSF opens Logistics Park Kansas City Intermodal Facility

 

BNSF Railway introduced its new Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC) Intermodal Facility in Edgerton today during the facility’s grand opening ceremony. LPKC is a more than 1,550-acre master-planned distribution and warehouse development anchored by BNSF’s newest intermodal facility.

BNSF?s …

Edgerton, SWJCEDC up contract

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
The unanimous approval of an agreement between the city of Edgerton and the Southwest Johnson County Economic Development Corporation (SWJCEDC) was the highlight of the Oct. 10 Edgerton City Council meeting.
The council’s …

Intermodal Open House scheduled for this Thursday

BNSF Railway will introduce its new Logistics Park Kanas City (LPKC) Intermodal Facility to customers, community, federal and state leaders, and the media during the facility’s grand opening ceremony on Oct. 17.
A formal presentation by BNSF CEO Matt Rose …

Officials host grand opening of interchange

Ed Eilert, Chair of the Johnson County Board of Commissioners, welcomes guests and dignitaries to the grand opening of the Interstate 35 interchange at Homestead Lane in Edgerton. The interchange was opened to traffic at the end of September, but officials cut a red ribbon in celebration of the completed project on Oct. 11. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Ed Eilert, Chair of the Johnson County Board of Commissioners, welcomes guests and dignitaries to the grand opening of the Interstate 35 interchange at Homestead Lane in Edgerton. The interchange was opened to traffic at the end of September, but