August 30, 2014

Planning workshops for community, business scheduled

In October, the city of Gardner initiated the community outreach component of the seven-step process for updating the City’s Comprehensive Plan. To continue this outreach, the city will be hosting two events: a Community Workshop and a Business Workshop.

These …

Purchase, use of portable truck scales would be a win-win for Gardner

Paul Shnorenberg
Gardner

I read with interest your article on Police Officer Huff and his training concerning the inspection of trucks that pass through Gardner. I also read with interest the article in the “Our View” section concerning the purchase …

City of Gardner facing $731,000 shortfall for 2013

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
Gardner is facing a $731,000 shortfall according to general fund projections presented to the city council on June 18.
According to information presented to the council, the city’s mill levy will remain steady at 23.107 mills.
The …

Permits up metrowide, but Gardner planners don’t expect boom in 2012

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

While area home builders are encouraged by housing starts to date in 2012, Gardner officials don’t anticipate booming growth in single family homes this year.

Melissa Mundt, assistant city administrator, said planners are projecting issuing 35 building …

OUR VIEW: Gardner council dysfunction continues with KOMA violations

For anyone who regularly follows Gardner politics, it’s no surprise that members of the Gardner City Council twice violated the Kansas Open Meetings Act.
Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe recently notified council members that they had violated the act …

250 percent jump in accidents on 175th Street

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

With an increase in the city’s population and the number of traffic accidents, some residents in Gardner have called for a reevaluation of heavily traveled thoroughfares in town. For some, the December 2010 two-car accident which cost …

City adopts legislative platform

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

Members of the Gardner City Council approved a state legislative agenda that asks state legislators to relocate the weigh station east of the city on Interstate 35 and advocates on a number of other public policy issues.…

Portion of Moonlight to close on Nov. 24

A portion of Moonlight Road will close on Nov. 24 weather permitting.  Workers on the Moonlight Road project will close the road’s eastbound lane on U.S. Highway 56 near the intersection starting at 8:30 a.m. while Amino Brothers pours concrete …