Tag: C Street Canal

Commission decreases external funding, adds COLA in new draft budget

The City Commission of Arkansas City asked city staff during a budget work session July 14 to generate a new proposed 2018 budget that it will consider July 18. Specifically, the commissioners proposed reducing Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum’s requested $100,000 to $75,000 and the Arkansas City Area Chamber of […]

Sanitation shifts to three-day schedule next week due to Fourth of July

The City of Arkansas City will shift to a three-day sanitation schedule next week due to the closure of all city offices July 3-4 in observance of Independence Day. The Cowley County Landfill also will be closed July 4 for Independence Day. All of Monday’s route and part of Tuesday’s […]

Arkansas, Walnut rivers crest, but flooding continues in Cowley

Heavy rains have resulted in widespread area flooding, some of which has affected travel and local events. Flood warnings continue until Sept. 14 for the Arkansas River and the Walnut River at Arkansas City, according to the National Weather Service. The Arkansas River reached its crest of about 19 feet […]

District court judgment signed; Revenue Department allows tax

The City of Arkansas City was notified Tuesday afternoon by the Kansas Department of Revenue that implementation of the one-cent, 10-year SCKMC Sales Tax, approved by Arkansas City voters by an 4-to-1 margin on May 24, may proceed as scheduled Oct. 1. The decision came after Cowley County District Court […]