February 9, 2016

City adopts legislative platform

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Members of the Gardner City Council approved a state legislative agenda that asks state legislators to relocate the weigh station east of the city on Interstate 35 and advocates on a number of other public policy issues. The agenda that council members unanimously approved during a Jan. 3 meeting includes more than Continue Reading

Mill increase would help offset shortfall in Bond & Interest fund

Corbin H. Crable chcrable@gardnernews.com Gardner City Council members on July 12 discussed the possibility of a 6.5 mill increase in the city’s 2011 budget to help offset a shortfall in the Bond and Interest Fund – and Gardner residents could see higher utility bills beginning next year as well. The city already plans to transfer Continue Reading

City department directors outline 2011 budgets for Gardner council

Corbin H. Crable chcrable@gardnernews.com The Gardner City Council heard presentations from three different city department managers at its budget work session June 28. Finance Director Laura Gourley, Assistant City Administrator and Community Development Director Melissa Mundt, and Parks and Recreation Director Jeff Stewart all briefed the governing body on their projected revenues and expenditures for Continue Reading