November 27, 2015

Edgerton approves 2011 budget

Corbin H. Crable The Edgerton City Council approved the city’s 2011 budget, which includes a 50-percent trash subsidization for residents, at its Aug. 26 meeting. The city’s current mill rate will hold steady at 42.893, but due to the trash subsidization, Edgerton residents will now pay $6.65 per month for trash services, instead of Continue Reading

Edgerton to consider budget with flat mill rate

Corbin H. Crable Edgerton City Council members prepared to approve the city’s fiscal year 2011 budget, which may include a 50-percent trash subsidization for its residents, at an Aug. 19 work session. As of right now, Edgerton residents pay nearly $160 each year for trash disposal services; the subsidization of those services would halve Continue Reading

Dillner: Edgerton does not need to submit revised 2010 budget

Corbin H. Crable 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

EDITORIAL: Edgerton should be embarrassed by its council

Edgerton citizens should be appalled at their council for several reasons.

Edgerton council OKs site plan for Logistics Park warehouse

Corbin H. Crable Edgerton City Council members on July 29 gave the OK to the site plan for a 312,000-square-foot warehouse that will eventually be part of the long-awaited KC Logistics Park. Council members also voted to rezone the land on which it will sit from agricultural to business park. The structure would be Continue Reading

Edgerton council approves new city logo

Corbin H. Crable The city of Edgerton has a new logo for its banners, letterhead, business cards – and, eventually, a city flag. The Edgerton City Council approved a design by local resident Matt Todd at its July 22 regular meeting. Todd’s design was one of several submitted to the Edgerton Recreation and Cultural Continue Reading

Edgerton mulls subsidizing city’s trash services

Corbin H. Crable If the Edgerton City Council has its way, Edgerton residents may be paying less for trash services next year. The council, at its July 15 work session, discussed subsidizing the city’s trash services in 2011, from anywhere between 50 to 100 percent. Money to fund the project would come from the Continue Reading

City of Edgerton to begin review of FY 2011 budget on July 15

Corbin H. Crable The Edgerton City Council will review the city’s proposed 2011 budget at a work session July 15. City Administrator David Dillner, at the council’s July 8 meeting, distributed a June 22 memo to the governing body; that memo notified the council that the city has received an additional $615,000 in revenue Continue Reading

UPDATED: Edgerton approves issuance of $500M in bonds for logistics park

Corbin H. Crable 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

EDITORIAL: Edgerton council, school board handled IRB issuance poorly

The city of Edgerton has grossly missed the mark when it comes to the issuance of $500 million in industrial revenue bonds for facilities to be constructed in the KC Logistics Park. The council approved the issuance of the IRBs, which would translate into a 10-year, 75 percent tax abatement, at its July 8 meeting, Continue Reading