The Arkansas City Building Trades Advisory Board voted 5-0 on Nov. 16 to approve final changes to and recommend the passage of a new ordinance. The ordinance, which makes quite a few adjustments throughout Municipal Code Chapter...Read More
Walmart Manager Mark Chickadonz was awarded the Good Neighbor Award by the City Commission of Arkansas City on Nov. 7. “He’s done a lot of things in the community that have been above and beyond,” said Public Information Officer...Read More
The City Commission of Arkansas City voted unanimously Oct. 17 to approve the purchase of five Motorola portable radios for the Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department. This purchase, which came to a total of no more than $16,569, is...Read More
Starting today, fireworks are legal for sale and discharge within the city limits of Arkansas City. The sale and discharge of fireworks are permitted from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today through July 3, as well as from 10 a.m. to...Read More
The City Commission of Arkansas City voted for the second time June 20 to table an ordinance that would alter Arkansas City Municipal Code to require tree trimmers to have a license. This ordinance had been tabled once before...Read More
Cowley College likely will vote soon on its new firearms policy. Because of recent changes to Kansas statutes where firearms are concerned, concealed carry without licensing is now legal in the state. Part of those changes also...Read More
The Arkansas City Police Department announced its intentions to crack down on illegal out-of-state vehicle tags in a Facebook post April 4. “If you live in Cowley County, you must register your vehicle in Cowley County,” the...Read More
The City Commission of Arkansas City passed a resolution Feb. 7 that will allow the city to seek a Historic Preservation Fund grant for a new survey of the downtown historic district. The application proposal failed in 2016 on a...Read More
Representatives of Spring Hill Golf Course came away from the City Commission of Arkansas City meeting Dec. 20 with far less assistance than they had requested. The commissioners voted 4-0 to assist the golf course with its...Read More
Contest entries are closed now for an Arkansas City High School senior’s service project contest that involves painting several benches in Wilson Park. ACHS student Hannah McNulty said a committee comprising ACHS students and...Read More
The Arkansas City Building Trades Advisory Board voted 8-0 on Nov. 17 to suspend the license of Faithful Plumbers for 30 days after several complaints. The suspension applies only to new permits. The company will be allowed to...Read More
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