Tag: City of Arkansas City

KanPak starts new 200,000-square-foot warehouse, distribution facility

KanPak U.S., a leading supplier of beverages and desserts using aseptic processing technology, recently announced the development of a new 200,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution facility in Goff Industrial Park in north Arkansas City. The state-of-the-art facility is expected to open in the third quarter of 2018. The new $10.3 million […]

Ark City resident Ayala arrested Dec. 8 for aggravated assault with pistol

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested an Arkansas City man early Dec. 8 after he allegedly threatened a female with a handgun. Jose DeJesus Ayala, 37, was arrested on suspicion of felony aggravated assault, as well as disorderly conduct and violation of a protective order, both of which are misdemeanors. […]

Arkansas City driver cited for inattentive driving Dec. 6 after striking child

The Arkansas City Police Department cited an Arkansas City driver Dec. 6 after she struck a 4-year-old child with her vehicle, causing injury. Ginda Alexander, 28, was cited for inattentive driving. She was driving a black 2004 Ford SUV. The Arkansas City Fire-EMS and Police departments responded at 3:30 p.m. […]

Commission recognizes volunteers, witnesses promotions, receives award

The City Commission of Arkansas City recognized several people during its Dec. 5 commission meeting. The first was Robert Courtland, a Winfield resident who owns property in Arkansas City. He was given a Good Neighbor Recognition Award by the city. Courtland has been involved heavily in citizen cleanup efforts in […]

ACFD: Christmas decorations, trees can be leading causes of fire risk

As people put up holiday decorations this Christmas season, the Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department offers some holiday safety tips for Ark City residents. With more than 35 years in fire service, Fire Chief Bobby Wolfe has seen many holiday seasons through the years and knows the sadness that can result […]

Street closures Nov. 30 in Sleeth Addition

Due to construction of the waste line from the new Water Treatment Facility to the Wastewater Treatment Facility, G Street will be closed to through traffic Nov. 30 in Sleeth Addition, between Tyler and Polk avenues. In addition, Tyler Avenue will be closed to through traffic between G and H […]

Arkansas City continues stormwater pollution prevention effort

The City of Arkansas City is renewing an effort this autumn to raise citizen awareness of the dangers of stormwater pollution and help to prevent it entirely. This stormwater pollution prevention campaign is being directed by the Public Works Department. The campaign consists of a mailer in residents’ utility bills, […]

Building Trades Board vets final changes to building regulations on Nov. 16

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 14, would amend building regulations, licensing and permitting of contractors, and the board’s […]

Ark City police to participate in Thanksgiving traffic enforcement effort

The Arkansas City Police Department will join many other police agencies across the state, including the Kansas Highway Patrol, in the Kansas Thanksgiving Traffic Enforcement Campaign, from today through Nov. 26. A grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) will underwrite overtime traffic enforcement that specifically targets impaired drivers […]

Ark City resident Canas arrested Nov. 19 on suspicion of marijuana sales

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested an Arkansas City man Nov. 19 in connection with a seizure of marijuana Nov. 17 at an apartment complex. Felix Canas, 28, was arrested on suspicion of no drug tax stamp and possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors, as well as felony possession with […]