50.8 F
Wichita
Monday, March 1, 2021

Cawker City Council Meeting-January 9

Sports Headlines

Royals Announce Extension With Hunter Dozier

SURPRISE, ARIZ. (March 1, 2021) – The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have agreed to a four-year contract extension with third baseman...

Sub-State Schedule Set For Area Teams; KNDY Broadcast Schedule Announced

Monday tips off sub state basketball, as the 6th seed Marysville Lady Bulldogs travel to Royal Valley, the number 3 seed. Fourth seed Washington...

Fredrickson Wins Wrestling Title; Bulldogs Compete Strong At State Wrestling

Marysville High School freshman Gable Fredrickson won the 113# championship in the class 1-2-3A State Wrestling Tournament Saturday at Salina. Senior Jack Hedke finished runner...

Jayhawks Take Down No. 2 Baylor, 71-58, on Senior Night

Courtesy of Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. – The No. 17 Kansas Jayhawks took down No. 2 Baylor, 71-58, Saturday...

West Virginia Pulls Away for 65-43 Win Over K-State

Courtesy of K-State Athletics MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – 10/13 West Virginia used a big second half to pull away...
Derek Nesterhttp://sunflowerstateradiocom.wordpress.com
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 94 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing. In 2018 he became the Studio Coordinator at the Cumulus Kansas City broadcast center for Kansas City Chiefs Football.

Some of the highlights from the recent Cawker City Council Meeting held on January 9th, 2019.

PUBLIC COMMENT & SCHEDULED VISITORS:  Terry Cunningham was present to share a letter from the Osborne City Golf course.   They were wanting to discuss discounts on golf memberships if you were a member at more than one course.   Terry stated that he had tried to contact the Osborne course but had not been able to reach them for further discussion.  Consensus of council was to gather more information and figure out what impact it would have on our Golf memberships.   Terry also reported that they would be holding their annual golf meeting on Feb. 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cawker City office.   Rollin Roth stated that he had been approached about golf members possibly making monthly payments on their golf memberships through their city utility bill.  Consensus of the council was not to allow this. Terry Cunningham then asked council if they would like to make a donation to the Waconda Baseball program.   L. Wiese made a motion to donate $500.00 towards supplies for the summer program.  C. Eberle seconded.  Motion carried 4 AYES   Cunningham thanked the city and reported on the successful season the team had last year.

CITY EMPLOYEES REPORT:                                                                                                                                                                      D. Reling:   Reling reported that the City needed to look into better ways to maintain the unpaved streets in town.  Council suggested several options and asked Reling to check on them and report back to council at the next meeting. Reling stated that he would like to do some dirt work around the new Christmas tree site and council stated to move forward with bringing in dirt.  The brown truck is needing tires.  J. Cornely made a motion to get 4 new tires from R & D repair.   L. Wiese seconded.   Motion carried   4 AYES   Reling stated that they were needing to replace the tool box in the shop, council asked him to get prices for the February meeting.   Reling gave a brief report on some street repairs and the cost of material.  He will bring more information  to the February meeting.

Mick notified the council that she was needing to add more anti-virus protection to the Cities four computers, she presented a quote from Nex-tech of $20.00 a month.  J. Cornely made a motion to add this anti-virus protection from Nex-tech at $20.00 a month.   L. Wiese seconded.   4 AYES.     Mick reported that the speed limit signs hadn’t sold and council advised her to relist them.   Mick asked Mayor Linton and council members Duskie and Wiese to come into the office on January 14 to be sworn into their new 2-year terms.   Mick stated that the council needs to be looking to the future on how we are going to take care of some major city expenses.   Several options would be to up the City mill or possibly put a City sales tax in place.   Both the items would have to be presented on an election ballot.  She asked them to look over the information for future discussion.

 ORDINANCE:

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:   

  1. City Clerk Mick presented a proposal on the City water rates for the council to review. She stated that she had reviewed the proposal with Nichole McDaneld.  Our water rates have to be at a certain rate to qualify for grants.  Council stated they would review and discuss at the February meeting.
  2. With moving forward on the storm drain issue, council advised Mick and Reling to go ahead an get engineer quotes on this project.

    NEW BUSINESS:

  1. The council appointed L. Wiese as a KMEA director and D. Bader as an alternate.
  2. Discussion was held on disposing of the City police vehicle and firearm.  Council asked if Clerk Mick would get the vehicle listed on the area buy and sale sites.  Further research would need to be done on the disposal of the fire arm. The police vehicle is to be listed for sale at $1,200.00.
  3. KRWA delegate and alternate were discussed (If no one was going to attend the conference, no delegate or alternate would be needed) No one showed interest in attending the annual conference.

Kansas Headlines

Hearing for Proposed Adoption of Conservation Regulation

MANHATTAN, Kansas — A public hearing will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, to consider the revision of a regulation...

KDHE Launches Mobile Testing Unites

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is launching three mobile testing units for COVID-19 in order to expand testing access...

Some COVID-19 Tests Come With ‘Criminal’ Prices, Experts Say, So Get Tested For Free Instead

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service A year into the pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become easier to get — just not necessarily cheaper. If you...

Investigation Continues After Three Wichita Police Officers Are Injured By Possible Booby Trap

By Tom Shine - Kansas News Service Local and federal authorities continue to investigate a shooting that injured three Wichita police officers. Police said the officers...

Fraudsters Bilk Kansas Unemployment System For Up To $600M, Audit Concludes

By Sherman Smith - Kansas Reflector TOPEKA — A report issued Wednesday by the Legislature’s auditing division estimates up to $600 million in fraudulent unemployment claims may...

Kansas News Service

Some COVID-19 Tests Come With ‘Criminal’ Prices, Experts Say, So Get Tested For Free Instead

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service A year into the pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become easier to get — just not necessarily cheaper. If you...

Investigation Continues After Three Wichita Police Officers Are Injured By Possible Booby Trap

By Tom Shine - Kansas News Service Local and federal authorities continue to investigate a shooting that injured three Wichita police officers. Police said the officers...

Kansas Customers Left To Pay The Price After Winter Storm Sends Natural Gas Prices Soaring

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Last February, the city of Cheney, Kansas – located just west of Wichita – paid about $2 per...

Kansas Foster Care Providers Say They’ve Gotten Better, But Critics Say They Need To Do Better

By Nomin Ujiyediin - Kansas News Service The long-troubled foster care system in Kansas got hit with yet another complication over the last year. Pandemic complications...

Ex-KU Med Center Official Pleads Guilty To Tax And Embezzlement Charges

By Dan Margolies - Kansas News Service A former administrator at the University of Kansas Medical Center pleaded guilty on Tuesday to bank fraud and...