February 8, 2016

City preps for sewer expansion

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com City officials haven’t really started examining how they’ll fund sewer and water upgrades and new roads related to the recently passed USD 231 bond issue, but it will likely include sewer rate increases and a mill levy increase, Laura Gourley, city finance director, said. “Between now and then a lot could happen,” Continue Reading

EDITORIAL: Mill increase irresponsible in current economic conditions

Gardner residents should wrap a tight fist around their wallets, because city officials will be requiring an extra chunk of it soon. City council members approved a 6.5 mill increase at a meeting on Aug. 9. The increase may have come as a surprise to those who follow city politics carefully. After several weeks of Continue Reading