February 14, 2016

Squire, Ellis to vie for mayorship in SH

The race is on for Spring Hill Mayor, where incumbent Mark Squire will face council president Steven Ellis. To date, no one has filed for available seats on the Spring Hill Council. Spring Hill voters will also be asked to select new school board members. To date, Eric Boyle, a current board member, has filed Continue Reading

Grant would fund sewers, manholes in SH

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Slow and steady gets the job done, that was the consensus during a Spring Hill City Council meeting on May 12. Council members discussed an ongoing project to upgrade old sewer lines and replace worn manholes in the city. To date, they’ve used a county grant – the Community Block Development Grant Continue Reading

Voters reject old SH school renovation

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Spring Hill voters rejected a ballot initiative that would’ve saved an old school building in town. A ballot question asked voters to allow the city to issue bonds up to $1.5 million to renovate and restore the old building for use as office space. The voter’s rejection of the initiative will likely Continue Reading

Fire district briefs SH council

Amy Cunninghham acunningham@gardnernews.com Chief Jeff Johnson from Johnson County Fire District No. 2 presented third quarter performance measures to the Spring Hill City Council. Since January,  the district has had 3,800 contacts and responded to 17 different events; this exceeded the department’s goal of six events.    The report also detailed information on some of the Continue Reading