Tag: CIP

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 […]

Commission OKs application for grant to survey downtown historic district

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 2-2 vote, but two new commissioners have been appointed since […]

City announces formation of CIP Committee, citizen input process

The City of Arkansas City will gather citizen input on possible future projects and form a short-term citizen committee to process those ideas in early 2017. As part of the planning for the 2018 budget and the 10-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), the CIP Committee will help staff to prioritize […]