November 29, 2014

Edgerton kicks-off Intermodal class

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
A big crowd turned out for the city of Edgerton’s “Intermodal 101,” the first in a series of informational meetings concerning the Logistics Park Kansas City and BNSF Intermodal project in Edgerton.
The …

Consultants present southwest county plan

Marty Shukert, a consultant, discusses potential land uses during a southwest Johnson County planning meeting for public officials. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Marty Shukert, a consultant, discusses potential land uses during a southwest Johnson County planning meeting for public officials. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
A team of consultants presented a final of draft of the Southwest Johnson County …

Logistics Park KC to host community open house

The Logistics Park Kansas City will host a community open house on Oct. 5. Members of the public are invited to see the warehouse and distribution centers under construction at the logistics park.
Hamburgers, chips and drinks will be served. …

Free informational intermodal sessions offered

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Edgerton citizens and local stakeholders are invited to attend a series of classes about the intermodal project.
Classes will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday nights for four weeks. Citizens aren’t required to attend …

Gardner, Edgerton to offer info classes

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Gardner and Edgerton have announced classes that will inform residents about local projects and departments.
Edgerton will offer a class on Mondays entitled “Intermodal 101.” The four-week class will allow the city to showcase the intermodal project. …

Edgerton to discuss heavy haul corridor

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Edgerton council members will consider creating a heavy haul corridor near the intermodal. The governing body discussed the idea during a council meeting on Aug. 8.
When it opens this fall, heavy haul traffic will be routed …

Edgerton approves fee payment for warehouse

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Members of the Edgerton City Council approved a resolution that established bond fees and a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOT) plan for a warehouse to be constructed on the northwest corner of 191st Street and Waverly Road.
The 326,650 square-foot …

Police officer trains for inspection duties

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Robert Huff is watching the trucks that race through town.
The 8-year veteran of the Gardner Police Department recently attended training that will allow him to rigorously inspect truck traffic, and hopefully insure that the trucks passing …

Importer announces plans to relocate at intermodal

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Demdaco will re-locate to Edgerton after all, Logistics Park Kansas City officials announced June 26.
The Lenexa-based gift importer renewed its lease for warehouse space in North Kansas City at the end of 2010 after an extensive …

Decreased utility values hit Edgerton’s bottom line

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Appraised property values in Johnson County are on the rise, city administrator Beth Linn told Edgerton City Council members June 27. However, overall appraised value of Edgerton is down 6.3 percent.
In order to garner the same …