Tag: Planning Commission

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 […]

Wilson Park train re-dedication, Arkalalah kickoff, free film planned Oct. 24

The City of Arkansas City will be host to a special Arkalalah kickoff event that features a train unveiling and re-dedication Oct. 24 at Wilson Park. The first step in the Wilson Park Master Plan, the restoration of the park’s famous train engine, has been occurring under a covered structure […]

City Commission annexes, rezones property for new KanPak warehouse

The City Commission of Arkansas City approved two items during its Oct. 3 meeting that will allow KanPak to move forward with a multi-million-dollar distribution warehouse facility in Goff Industrial Park. Both items were recommended last month by the Arkansas City Planning Commission. The first action the commissioners took annexed […]

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 […]

Planning Commission recommends rezone for Veterans Lake senior housing

The Arkansas City Planning Commission voted 7-0 on Dec. 13 to recommend rezoning the property located at 1401 S. Sixth St. to a R-3 high-density residential district. The property sits at the corner of Sixth Street and Taylor Avenue. It currently is zoned for public use and the city has […]

Proposed Neighborhood Revitalization changes could limit tax rebates

The Arkansas City Planning Commission will discuss the city’s Neighborhood Revitalization Plan (NRP) at its next meeting, scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Oct. 11 in the commission room at City Hall. The NRP has been in effect in various forms since 2000. It is authorized by the Kansas Neighborhood Revitalization Act […]

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 […]

District court judgment signed; Revenue Department allows tax

The City of Arkansas City was notified Tuesday afternoon by the Kansas Department of Revenue that implementation of the one-cent, 10-year SCKMC Sales Tax, approved by Arkansas City voters by an 4-to-1 margin on May 24, may proceed as scheduled Oct. 1. The decision came after Cowley County District Court […]

City commissioners approve purchase of used semi-tractor Aug. 10

The City Commission of Arkansas City voted 3-0 on Aug. 10 to authorize the purchase of a used 2007 Freightliner semi-tractor. It is to be bought from Truck Center Companies, of Wichita, for an amount not to exceed $36,750. Assistant Public Works Director Mike Crandall said $50,000 was budgeted in […]

City Commission to consider combining boards, SCKMC loan request

The City Commission of Arkansas City will consider a second reading of an ordinance that would combine the Board of Zoning Appeals with the Planning Commission. It will be the third time this item has come before the City Commission. The first time, the commissioners sent it back to the […]