October 10, 2015

Edgerton names interim city administrator

Corbin H. Crable chcrable@gardnernews.com Mayor Don Roberts announced on Thursday that Mike Press has been hired as Edgerton’s interim city administrator. Press, who currently serves the city as a consultant, replaces outgoing City Administrator David Dillner, who has resigned his position to accept a job as city manager of Abilene, Kan. Dillner’s last day as Continue Reading

UPDATED: Edgerton mirred in lawsuit

Corbin H. Crable chcrable@gardnernews.com A document distributed at Thursday night’s Edgerton City Council meeting revealed the city is involved in pending litigation. A memorandum of understanding drafted by the city detailed the terms under which City Administrator David Dillner may resign from his position and outlined the specifics of how the city plans to transition Continue Reading

Dillner: Edgerton does not need to submit revised 2010 budget

Corbin H. Crable chcrable@gardnernews.com The city of Edgerton has no plans to amend its 2010 budget, according to City Administrator David Dillner. The Gardner News had contacted Dillner in the spring to alert him to discrepancies between the budget it submitted to the state and the version that appeared on the city’s website. Dillner had Continue Reading

Edgerton Planning Commission OKs rezoning land for distribution center

Corbin H. Crable chcrable@gardnernews.com Edgerton City Administrator David Dillner announced on the Edgerton Insights blog on Wednesday that the Edgerton Planning Commission has recommended to the city council approval to rezone 16 acres of land south of U.S. 56 to Business Park District. Pending the council’s approval, the land eventually will be home to a Continue Reading

Edgerton council approves issuance of $500M in IRBs for logistics park facilities

Corbin H. Crable chcrable@gardnernews.com A resolution of intent to issue industrial revenue bonds totaling $500 million for the construction of facilities related to the intermodal breezed through the Edgerton City Council on July 8. It took council members only minutes to make the $500 million decision. Scott Anderson of Kutak Rock LLC, treated the approval of Continue Reading

Cities’ purchasing order policies bear similarities

The city of Edgerton compared its proposed purchasing order policy to those of surrounding communities before approving the policy on Thursday evening.

Edgerton City Council wage and benefit anallysis

The consulting firm compared Edgerton’s city staff salaries, city staff duties, population, median household income and distance from the downtown Kansas City area with those of other metro cities. Other cities in the study include Spring Hill, Baldwin City, Paola, Wellsville and Sedgwick City.

Edgerton property values decrease

The news out of the county appraiser’s office is a mixed bag for the city of Edgerton. Nine out of 10 homes decreased in value between 2009 and 2010, but the average purchase price of existing family homes increased by 12.7 percent.

Edgerton council discusses water conservation plan

The Water Emergency Conservation Plan is designed to “isolate and conserve an adequate supply of portable water during emergency conditions that will be used only to sustain human life and maintain acceptable standards of hygiene and sanitation.”