Mark Taylor email@example.com Johnson County Commissioners are no longer considering applying for federal TIGER grant funds for improvements to U.S. 56 Highway and 199th Street as reported last week. Staff recommended against applying for the grant Feb. 23 due to unforseen costs and time constraints. Mac Andrew, public works director, said the decision was made Continue Reading
The city of Edgerton will host a youth Valentine’s dance from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Feb. 18 at Edgerton Community Hall, 404 E. Nelson St. The dance is open to elementary and middle school students. The event includes adult chaperones, concessions, and a DJ. Admission is $2 at the door.
Mark Taylor firstname.lastname@example.org Mike Schmidt, one of the most influential members of the Edgerton community over the past 35 years, passed away last weekend in San Rafael, Calif., where he had lived for a year-and-a-half. Schmidt, 71, lost a year-long battle with lung cancer. Friends and colleagues remember Schmidt as a tireless worker who had Continue Reading
Mark Taylor email@example.com The Johnson County Board of Commissioners on Sept. 29 voted 5-2 to condemn right-of-way along 191st Street between Four Corners and Waverly Roads. The condemnation follows a December 2009 agreement with the city of Edgerton for road improvements to serve the intermodal logistics park, which is slated to open in late 2013. Continue Reading
By Mark Taylor firstname.lastname@example.org 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 the $275,000 project. The remaining amount was to be paid from the city’s sewer Continue Reading
The Edgerton exit 202 at Interstate 35 will be closed for maintenance from Sept. 20-24.
Mark Taylor email@example.com A woman is hospitalized following a shooting in Edgerton on Sept. 3. According to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, two women were arguing inside their residence about 6 p.m. when one of the women pulled a handgun and shot the other in the neck. The victim was taken to Overland Park Regional Medical Continue Reading
Mark Taylor firstname.lastname@example.org The Edgerton City Council is planning an estimated $275,000 in sewer improvements along three streets in the older part of town. The council on July 28 accepted a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the county that will cover $182,260 of the project’s cost. The remaining amount will be paid from the Continue Reading
Mark Taylor email@example.com The Edgerton City Council hopes to have a new city administrator in place by early June. Mike Press, interim city admin, told the council on April 14 that 50 applicants have expressed interest in the job. The council will review the applications during a 7:30 p.m. special meeting/executive session on April 21. Continue Reading