August 1, 2014

Edgerton council to vote on sewer system for intermodal

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
The Edgerton City Council is expected to approve a wastewater treatment system to serve the intermodal logistics park on Nov. 10.
During an Oct. 27 work session, the council reviewed five options for extending sewer service to …

BOCC approves condemnation for 191st Street

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.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 …

Brownback wants toll road to help pay for intermodal infrastructure

Governor Sam Brownback visits with members of the Southwest Johnson County Economic Development Corporation before the organization’s quarterly luncheon on Sept. 14 at Mildale Farm in Edgerton. Brownback spoke to the group about the economic impact of the intermodal logistics

Laying the groundwork…

Heavy equipment is on the site of the future intermodal logistics park facility in Edgerton. Grading work for the project is underway near 183rd Street and Waverly Road. Staff photo by Mark Taylor

Edgerton roads to close permanently

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

The city of Edgerton has announced upcoming road closures related to the construction of the BNSF Intermodal Facility.

On Tuesday, Edgerton City Superintendent Mike Mabrey released a statement notifying the public of the city’s intent to close …

County approves intermodal agreements

The Johnson County Board of Commissioners approved agreements for public road infrastructure improvements to accommodate the intermodal facility last week. Estimates for necessary road improvements total more than $32 million.

One agreement replaces a previous agreement between the city of …

Edgerton makes new agreement with county for 191st

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

Edgerton City Council members approved an interlocal agreement that would see Johnson County design and construct improvements to 191st Street between Four Corners Road and Waverly Road during a meeting Thursday night.

In the process, the city …

Edgerton debates intermodal wastewater funding

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com

Although plans to construct the intermodal facility and logistics park continue to come to fruition, Edgerton City Council members are still discussing how to fund wastewater improvements related to the project.

Since wastewater improvements are not …

Intermodal property still under consideration for warehouse

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

Rumors that Demdaco has decided not to build a warehouse in Edgerton are not true, according to David Dillner, Edgerton City Administrator.
Demdaco seeks to build a 300,000 square-foot distribution center, and the figurine-importer may just build …

Edgerton, Gardner continue boundary discussions

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com

The Gardner and Edgerton city councils on Sept. 16 inched toward a resolution to the divisive annexation boundary issue that has been the focus of two joint work sessions.

Members of both councils met for a …