July 30, 2014

County commission, parks board reach agreement on oversight

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Members of the county commission may now remove a member of the county parks board with a simple majority vote, according to a Memorandum of Agreement commissioners approved in December.
The memorandum also gives the county commission …

Eminent domain used for Big Bull Creek Park

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
County officials put a high emphasis on acquiring park land at the end of the 1990s.
“It was, let’s get the land now while it’s affordable,” Randy Knight, community relations manager for the Johnson County Parks and …

Big Bull Creek Park unlikely to be developed soon, county officials say

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
County officials put a high emphasis on acquiring park land at the end of the 1990s.
“It was, let’s get the land now while it’s affordable,” Randy Knight, community relations manager for the Johnson County Parks and …