April 24, 2014

Gardner council to discuss abatement at July 15 work session

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Gardner City Council members tonight will discuss annexing and offering a tax abatement to Zimmer Company, a real estate development firm. The company is seeking a 10-year, 75 percent tax abatement and additional incentives for property located …

Edgerton approves pay raise for administrator

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
The Edgerton City Council approved a 3 percent salary increase for City Administrator Beth Linn on June 14.
Linn, a Shawnee resident, was hired in May last year with a starting salary of $83,000.
She previously worked …

Edgerton adds 2 full time city positions

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
The Edgerton City Council approved the creation of two new full time positions — an administrative services director and a codes enforcement officer — on April 12.
City Administrator Beth Linn said the new positions are necessary …

Edgerton agrees to hire marketing consultant

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
Edgerton will soon have a new branding and marketing image.
The council on Nov. 10 hired Candid Marketing and Communications for the project, which will include creating a new logo and tagline that would position the city …

Edgerton council introduces new city administrator

Beth Linn

Mark Taylor
submissions@gardnernews.com

The Edgerton City Council hired Elizabeth “Beth” Linn as city administrator on May 26.

Linn, who was one of nearly 60 persons who applied for the job, currently works as director of community development for the city …