September 20, 2014

Gardner council begins reviewing 2013 budget proposal

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
The Gardner City Council reviewed previewed two funds from the 2013 fiscal year budget on June 11.
The budget, which interim City Administrator Mike Press called “a spending blueprint for what you hope to accomplish within a …

Church asks city to help fund road on vacant land

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
First Light Methodist Church asked city council members about sharing the cost of a proposed road during a work session last week.
The idea appeared to be a non-starter for council members, as they discussed the possibility …

Residents address council about meeting dysfunction

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
A subdued city council listened as three citizens, including the former mayor, asked that council members learn to work together with civility.
“You have a chance from this moment on to change the tenor of these council …

USD 231 unveils plans for new school buildings

Editor’s Note: The attached master plan for new schools is an updated version of the one seen here previously.

Masterplans Option 2B

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

School officials asked Gardner City Council members to commit to partially fund infrastructure for …

Editorial: It’s not just summer; It’s budget season too

It’s not just summer. It’s budget season, too.

Memorial Day weekend doesn’t only signify the start of longer days, warmer temps and vacation from school.

In Kansas, the summer solstice also ushers in budget season. All local taxing entities in …