February 10, 2016

Council sets agreement with humane society

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Edgerton city council members approved an agreement between the city and the Lawrence Humane Society (LHS) on April 23. Under the terms of the agreement, the city of Edgerton would pay LHS $40 per animal transferred to the humane society. Charlie Lydon, animal control and code enforcement officer, said there are no Continue Reading

Gardner Edgerton Chamber to host candidate forums

The Gardner-Edgerton Chamber of Commerce will host a series of candidate forums in the lead-up to the April 7 General Election. Three separate forums will feature candidates for Gardner City Council, Edgerton City Council and the USD 231 Board of Education. Candidate forum March 24 The Gardner Edgerton Chamber of Commerce will host a forum Continue Reading

Edgerton council hosts short meeting

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com During a brief city council meeting on Nov. 8, Edgerton council members addressed a few administrative housekeeping issues including amending a city ordinance to allow a designee for issuing for code violations, approving a water supply conservation plan and canceling a meeting scheduled for Thanksgiving. Council members tabled the water conservation plan Continue Reading

Edgerton council meets Thursday

The Edgerton City Council will meet in regular session Oct. 25. The agenda is published below. Agenda

Edgerton to discuss lawnmowers on the streets

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com The Edgerton City Council will host a meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 31 to discuss citizens’ concerns about a city ordinance that prohibits riding lawnmowers on city streets. Mayor Don Roberts suggested the meeting on July 26 after several residents spoke in favor of a 19-year-old resident with autism who Continue Reading

New sewer plant inches closer to reality

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com The Edgerton City Council approved a $196,000 payment to Johnson County Parks and Recreation for purchase of property for the new sewer plant on July 12. The property, just fewer 15 acres,  is a portion of the yet-to-be-developed Big Bull Creek Regional Park, east of Edgerton. The purchase price includes necessary easements Continue Reading

Gardner, Edgerton to break ground on new sewer plant

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com The Gardner and Edgerton city councils will hold a joint dedication for the new Big Bull Creek Wastewater Facility on July 17. The groundbreaking will take place at 8:30 a.m. The Edgerton City Council approved a lease agreement June 21 with Johnson County Parks and Recreation for property for the new sewer Continue Reading

Edgerton approves sewer agreement

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com The Edgerton City Council approved a lease agreement June 21 with Johnson County Parks and Recreation for property for the city’s new sewer plant. According to Beth Linn, city administrator, the city intends to acquire the property through the eminent domain process but needed to secure the lease to ensure that construction Continue Reading

Edgerton votes for lot container regulations

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com After viewing photographs of intermodal container storage lots in Argentine, the Edgerton City Council voted to have more stringent requirements for storage lots within its city limits. All container storage facilities must have a minimum of 20 acres and a hard asphalt or concrete surface. Beth Linn, city administrator, showed photos of Continue Reading

Edgerton votes for stringent container lot regulations

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com After viewing photographs of intermodal container storage lots in Argentine, the Edgerton City Council voted to have more stringent requirements for storage lots within city limits. All container storage facilities must have a minimum of 20 acres and a hard asphalt or concrete surface. Beth Linn, city administrator, showed photos of the Continue Reading