September 15, 2014

Gardner, Edgerton councils quibble over boundaries

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

Although their proposed boundary lines overlap by approximately a mile, Gardner and Edgerton City Council members appeared to be light years away from a compromise after a joint work session in Gardner Monday night.

They’ll face off …

EDITORIAL: Edgerton should be embarrassed by its council

Somehow the Edgerton City Council isn’t embarrassed.

With one of the highest mill levy rates in the state, Edgerton officials are choosing not to lower it even though they’re sitting on a giant pot of cash worth $615,000 per year. …

Edgerton council OKs site plan for Logistics Park warehouse

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com
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 …

LETTER TO EDITOR: Paper misrepresented school board’s actions

Ron Ragan
USD 231 Board President

I believe in truth in journalism so let me set the record straight.  Contrary to the editorial in Wednesday’s edition (July 14), the school district and board did actively participate in discussions regarding the …

EDITORIAL: KCPL district situation sounds awfully familiar

In another ”good deal” gone bad for taxpayers, Kansas Citians are being asked to pay $10 to $15 million per year to make up a shortfall on the Power and Light economic development project.

KC officials approved a financing plan …

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, …

Edgerton council approves issuance of $500M in IRBs for logistics park facilities

Corbin H. Crable

chcrable@gardnernews.com

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 …

Updated: Analysis shows intermodal project net loss for GE District

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

With the exception of the Gardner Edgerton School District, every taxing entity the intermodal touches will see a net benefit from the project, according to a cost-benefit analysis the city of Edgerton provided to The Gardner News

Editorial: School taxpayers have most to lose from intermodal

We hate to say, “we told you so.” But at this point we’re going to have to make an exception and say it: We told you so.

The intermodal project will benefit the state, the county, Johnson County Community College, …

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

First Published June 18, 2010
Notice is hereby given that the Edgerton Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as can be heard, at the Edgerton City Hall, …