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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes – 3/26/18

The Marysville City Council met Monday. A fifteen cent per hour increase for seasonal workers was approved. Council approved the MHS Prom Walk Saturday, April 21st at 8 p.m., suggesting only walkers, street legal vehicles, and police presence.

A mower bid was approved from Bruna Implement for $16,500. The bid was $3,200 higher than the low bid but would accommodate grasshopper attachments that the city currently owns. A $5,000 bid for an aerator was approved 5-1, with Terry Hughes voting no.

Concern was expressed with a $4,425 change order for the school crosswalk signal project, and following discussion a motion to split the cost with the school district was approved.

The downtown tree project was again discussed, with a variety of opinions and input. Consensus was to proceed, on a 5-3 count. The matter will be referred to the Tree Committee.

The amount of $18,000 was approved for boring work involved with moving underground utilities to accommodate adding handicapped accessible walks at 5th and Carolina. CES Group received approval for engineering work at Hometown Drive for concrete replacement, and 20th and Center for drainage.

The third week in April was designated as City Cleanup Week. City crews will pick up yard debris and tree limbs left curbside beginning April 16th.

It was decided that the street sweeper will operate in sections of the community each week, as opposed to the current practice of city wide street sweeping. The new sweeper is to arrive in April.

Derek Nesterhttps://sunflowerstateradio.com
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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