Tag: Highland Drive

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 new Valley Road water line; two other projects planned

Red water issues soon might be largely a thing of the past in Arkansas City, thanks to a trio of upcoming water line replacement projects, including one that was approved unanimously during Tuesday night’s City Commission meeting. By taking advantage of using a contractor that already is in Ark City […]

Annual hydrant flushing program continues July 18

The City of Arkansas City is continuing its annual fire hydrant flushing program, with work proceeding in northeast Arkansas City starting today. The Environmental Services Division will begin flushing Section 8 — which includes all fire hydrants in the area of A Street and Kansas Avenue, north to Radio Lane […]