November 1, 2014

County commission delays asphalt plant decision

Members of the Johnson County Board of Commissioners delayed a granting or denying a conditional-use permit for a proposed asphalt plant near Edgerton. The commission will next take up the issue during an Oct. 23 commission meeting.
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Firework event scheduled for July 3 in Edgerton

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News  
The City of Edgerton is presenting a Community Picnic and Fireworks Show on Thursday, July 3, at Martin Creek Park. All activities at the celebration are free.
The event will begin at 6:30 …

New Edgerton logo to be placed on water tower

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
The city of Edgerton’s new logo will soon be placed on the water tower on Edgerton Road.
The city council approved the $6,700 expenditure on Oct. 11.
The logo will be placed as part of the tower’s …

City of Edgerton launches new website design to complement city logo

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
The city of Edgerton launched its new website this week.
The website was designed by Candid Marketing of Lee’s Summit, Mo.
The council in July approved a five-month, $10,000 to Candid Marketing for communications and marketing systems …

Gardner council to apply for low interest state loan for sewer plant

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
The Gardner City Council authorized a revolving loan agreement with the state of Kansas to help finance its portion of a partnership with the city of Edgerton to construct a sewer treatment plant.
The $6.945 million will …

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 quiet zones underway

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
The Edgerton Council has approved a $44,800 agreement for professional services related to planned quiet zones at the 199th Street and Nelson Street crossings.
The contract with Olsson Associates includes work regarding pre-construction documents, testing, permitting and …

Edgerton website dark since city administrator’s exit

Mark Taylor
submissions@gardnernews.com

Edgerton’s city Web site hasn’t been updated since mid-January.

That’s because the only person authorized to administer the site – former city administrator David Dillner – no longer works for the city.

Dillner recently resigned the city’s …

Edgerton allows early exit of city admin

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com

Edgerton City Administrator David Dillner’s last day of employment with the city will be Feb. 7.

The Edgerton City Council on Jan. 13 voted to allow Dillner to leave the job a week earlier than the …