Corbin H. Crable firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Corbin H. Crable email@example.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
Corbin H. Crable firstname.lastname@example.org 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
The city of Edgerton compared its proposed purchasing order policy to those of surrounding communities before approving the policy on Thursday evening.
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.
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.
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.”