October 23, 2014

Olathe purchases $1 million aerial truck

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
The Olathe City Council approved the purchase of a $1.053 million ariel truck for the city’s fire department on Sept. 18.
The 100-foot apparatus replaces a 2007 model that has “major safety, repair and maintenance issues,” according …

Olathe council appoints James Terrones to Ward 3 seat

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
The Olathe City Council appointed James Terrones to the council’s vacant Ward 3 seat on May 15.
The Ward 3 seat has been open since February when the council voted to appoint Ward 3 Councilman Ronald Ryckman …

Olathe council appoints Ryckman to at-large position

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
The Olathe City Council filled one vacancy and created another on Feb. 28.
The council voted unanimously to appoint Ward 3 Councilman Ronald Ryckman to fulfill the remaining term of At-Large Councilman Bob Montgomery.
Montgomery told the …