February 6, 2016

OUR VIEW: County engaged in shameless land speculation with Bull Creek Park

Edgerton’s new sewer plant is on the way now that the city officially owns the land it needed for the project.. The Edgerton City Council last week approved a $196,000 payment to Johnson County Parks and Recreation for purchase of property for the new sewer plant. The 15 acres was formerly a portion of Big Continue Reading

Edgerton adopts salary ordinance

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com The Edgerton City Council on April 26 adopted an ordinance that establishes salary ranges for city employees. Included in the range are salary ranges for two new full-time positions the city created earlier this month: codes enforcement officer and administrative services director. The new salary ranges inlcude: 1) Seasonal laborer/school crossing guard: Continue Reading

Edgerton agrees to partner in Southwest JoCo freight district study

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com The Edgerton City Council approved an agreement to participate in a study of the Southwest Johnson County Freight District on March 8. The proposed partnership includes the cities of Edgerton and Gardner, Johnson County, Mid America Regional Council (MARC) and the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT). The freight district study will examine Continue Reading