August 28, 2014

Edgerton rejects bids for sewer

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
The Edgerton City Council is going back to the drawing board after bids for a planned sewer upgrade exceeded the project’s budget.
The city had successfully applied for a Community Development Block Grant to cover $182,260 of …

Edgerton council introduces new city administrator

Mark Taylor
submissions@gardnernews.com

The Edgerton City Council hired Elizabeth “Beth” Linn as city administrator on May 26.

Linn, who was one of nearly 60 persons who applied for the job, currently works as

Beth Linn

director of community development for …

Edgerton hiring process winds down

Mark Taylor
submissions@gardnernews.com

The city of Edgerton is nearing the end of its search for a new city administrator.
The council interviewed the final round of candidates on May 15 and has set June 6 as the target date for …

Edgerton considers changes to water leak policy

Mark Taylor
submissions@gardnernews.com

Residents with water leaks may soon get a break from the city of Edgerton.

The council agreed on April 28 to consider an ordinance that would change the way the city charges water customers who sustain high …

Edgerton to create job description for city administrator

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com

Edgerton City Council members plan to establish a profile for a permanent city administrator in the coming weeks.

Interim City Administrator Mike Press, at the governing body’s Feb. 17 work session, distributed a checklist of qualities …

Edgerton hires 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 …

Edgerton citizens vie for council seats

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com

Four candidates will be vying for three open seats on the Edgerton City Council in April’s general election.

The terms of incumbents Clay Longanecker, Jody Brown and Ken Gillespie end this spring; Mayor Don Roberts and …

City offers support to KDOT’s Homestead interchange plan

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com

The city of Edgerton has officially voiced its support for the installation of a new interchange on Interstate 35 at Homestead Lane.

The Edgerton City Council, along with Johnson County, approved a joint letter of support …

Notice to Proceed sparks intermodal discussion

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com

The ink on BNSF’s highly anticipated Notice to Proceed barely dry, Edgerton City Council members reviewed the intermodal project’s immediate future on Thursday.

A memo from City Administrator David Dillner laid out in detail the project’s …

Edgerton councils discusses comp plan update

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

Edgerton council members will take more time to consider possible changes to the city’s comprehensive plan. The plan maps out future land uses in Edgerton and lays out goals for the community and development.

Roger Kroh,a planning …