Tag: CIP Committee

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 […]

Hernandez floats Spring Cleanup Day; Spring Hill Golf gets new contract

City Manager Nick Hernandez announced a possible addition to this year’s citywide Spring Cleanup Week in Arkansas City during the Feb. 21 City Commission meeting. Traditionally, Spring Cleanup Week brings extra trash out to the curbs of Ark City residents. However, Hernandez said he wants to see that expanded, with […]

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 […]