April 24, 2014

An open letter to the citizens of Gardner regarding Gardner Auto Sales

Chris Morrow

Mayor of Gardner

In the interest of clarity and full disclosure I’m writing this letter to inform our citizens and to provide them a timeline regarding the city’s dealings with Singh Food & Gas Service and their tenant …

Planning commission sets sign code proposal aside for now

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Planning commissioners reluctantly set aside plans to make changes to the city of Gardner’s sign regulations.
Amy Kynard, city planner, told commissioners the sign code revisions could be reconsidered once the city council completes its visioning process. …

Commission approves preliminary plans for Gardner QuikTrip

Rendering of proposed QuikTrip courtesy of city of Gardner

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Planning commissioners approved a preliminary plat and a site plan for a

QuikTrip convenience store in Gardner as part of the consent agenda on Tuesday night.

The store would be built just between the Casey’s General Store …

Planning Commission preps for meeting about mini horse

Flower Souter offers pet mini-horse, Blazer, a snack. The Souters must seek approval Gardner's Planning Commission to keep Blazer in their subdivision. File photo

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

Interim Gardner City Administrator Melissa Mundt warned Planning Commissioners they may see the owners of a miniature horse before them at an upcoming meeting scheduled for June 28.

“At the next meeting there should be a conditional …

Family horse may be evicted

Brayden gives Blazer a pat Wednesday evening. He said Blazer follows people around the yard and likes to be petted. Staff photos by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

Not everyone is a Blazer fan, and that’s turning into a problem for Ryan and Flower Souter, Gardner.

Blazer, a mini-horse, is being evicted from the couple’s home, courtesy of the Gardner Police

Department.

Ryan and Flower …

News briefs: Edgerton mayor seeks Planning Commission appointee

Edgerton mayor seeks Planning Commission appointee
From the Edgerton Insights blog:

Mayor Roberts is seeking citizens who are interested in serving the City of Edgerton as a member of the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission currently meets on the second …