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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 […]

Applications invited for city’s new Community Spirit Award Committee

Arkansas City residents are invited to apply now to join a new city committee that will select the annual winner of the Joe B. Avery Community Spirit Award. The City Commission of Arkansas City voted 4-0 on Tuesday night to create the new Community Spirit Award Committee. The first members […]

V.J. Wilkins Foundation announces $500K Challenge Grant for Wilson Park

The V.J. Wilkins Memorial Foundation has generously announced a $500,000 Challenge Grant toward the advancement of the Wilson Park Master Plan. The grant is contingent on matching funds, but could result in up to $1 million being invested to kick off the plan if the full $500,000 can be matched. […]

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 […]

Applications still being accepted for City Commission vacancy

Applications for a City Commission of Arkansas City vacancy continue to be accepted until noon June 3, when the four remaining commissioners will have a special meeting in the commission room at City Hall, 118 W. Central Ave., to consider the applicants. Depending on how that discussion goes, the commissioners […]

City outlines replacement process for Giles’ seat

City officials have outlined a replacement process for Chad Giles, who resigned May 25 from the City Commission of Arkansas City in a letter emailed to City Manager Nick Hernandez. Giles, who just completed his second consecutive term as mayor and had served on the City Commission since 2011, cited […]