Tag: Mike Munson

City Commission approves pair of change orders in short meeting

The City Commission of Arkansas City voted 3-0 to approve a $98,649.18 change order agreement with Walters-Morgan Construction for the new Water Treatment Facility that includes work to improve a sewer relay located at Fourth Street and Washington Avenue. The sanitary sewer located in that area originally was clay tile. […]

Planning Commission approves first step toward Compass Point housing

Planning Commission approves first step toward Compass Point housing

The Arkansas City Planning Commission voted 4-0 on Nov. 14 to approve a preliminary plat of Compass Point Addition, a new housing subdivision. If the project moves forward, it could result in 54 new homes, targeted to moderate-income families, being constructed west of MeadowWalk Apartments and south of Skyline Road […]

Dockings earn Ambassador Award; Harader-Pate named Young Achiever

A large crowd of Cowley College donors were treated to a night of dinner and music at the annual Cowley College Foundation banquet Nov. 9 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The event had generous support from CPA Solutions LLC and The Trust Company of Kansas, which both have […]

Scholars, donors pack Wright Room for Cowley scholarship reception

Cowley College’s Earle N. Wright Community Room played host Oct. 3 to a record turnout of individuals attending the Cowley College Foundation’s annual scholarship reception. The event, now in its seventh year, brings together scholarship recipients with the community members, donors and alumni who donated money to the foundation in […]

Planning Commission votes 7-0 to recommend Veterans Lake duplex rezone

The Arkansas City Planning Commission voted 7-0 on Dec. 13 to recommend the rezoning of a City of Arkansas City-owned parcel of land to allow a potential senior housing development just east of Veterans Memorial Lake in southwest Arkansas City. The commissioners made the decision after hearing testimony during a […]

Sturd receives Ambassador Award; Wests named Young Achievers

A large crowd of Cowley College donors attended the annual Cowley College Foundation banquet Nov. 3 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room, where they were treated to a night of dinner and music. The event had generous support from CPA Solutions LLC and The Trust Company of Kansas, which […]

Arkansas City notified of three-spot upgrade in medical center bond status

The City of Arkansas City was notified Oct. 6 by Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. that the lease rental revenue bond rating for the Arkansas City Public Building Commission will be upgraded from Caa1, with a negative outlook, to B1, with a stable outlook. The Public Building Commission, which comprises the […]

Newly modified Planning Commission conducts reorganization

The Arkansas City Planning Commission held its annual reorganization meeting Aug. 23 in the commission room at City Hall, 118 W. Central Ave. The meeting was a little more complicated than normal, thanks to the recent decision of the City Commission of Arkansas City to combine the Planning Commission and […]

PBC OKs health care consultant contract for SCKMC

The Arkansas City Public Building Commission (PBC) met June 20 in the city manager’s office at City Hall, 118 W. Central Ave., and voted 8-0 to approve a financial, operational and strategic assessment agreement with Quorum Health Resources, LLC. The agreement was approved on behalf of South Central Kansas Medical […]

Art and Poetry Champions camp kicks off this week

Ark City Arts’ annual “Art and Poetry Champions” camp kicks off at 1 p.m. today. The program will be from 1 to 5 p.m. June 13-17 and June 20-24. It offers a camp that teaches arts, enriched writing, engineering, math and science to participants aged 10 to 13 years old. […]