KEARNEY — As it has over the course of the last year, Kearney is working to resolve issues associated with faulty, aging waterlines throughout the city.
SMITHVILLE — Two-time school board candidate Carmen Xavier was appointed as a commissioner for a four-year term to Smithville’s Planning and Zoning Commission by aldermen Sept. 3.
SMITHVILLE — Having pooled input from community members in a number of different ways, FutureIQ will reconvene the Smithville Think Tank from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at Smithville High School, 645 S. Commercial Ave. All community members are invited to participate.
SMITHVILLE — Smithville's property tax levy rate will be lower for the coming year from Nov. 1, 2019 to Oct. 31, 2020, after aldermen set the rate to nearly 45 cents for every $100 of assessed valuation. The amount is 3 cents lower than 2018's rate.
KEARNEY — In an effort to provide added security and needed upgrades in technology, Kearney leaders are spending nearly $138,000 for new security and computer equipment for City Hall staff and the police department.
LIBERTY — The Liberty City Council settled on a tax levy rate of about 90 cents per $100 of assessed valuation at the council’s Monday, Aug. 26 meeting. The state requires that cities set tax levy rates before Sept. 1.
SMITHVILLE — Longtime City Clerk Linda Drummond was recognized during the Aug. 6 Smithville Board of Aldermen meeting for earning certification as a municipal clerk. Following acknowledgment of her accomplishment, winners of the city photo contest were announced and a bid for sidewalk work a…
LIBERTY — Brian Hess, Liberty’s director of utilities, is resigning to take a new position in Gulf Shores, Alabama, as the general manager of Gulf Shores Utilities Board. His last day will be Aug. 19.
LIBERTY — Voters in Liberty will vote Nov. 5 on a ballot question about adding a short-term lending code and permitting fee to the city’s ordinances.
KEARNEY — After handfuls of people took to social media and informing the Courier-Tribune to complain about the city’s July 3 fireworks display, Kearney Mayor Randy Pogue took time Monday, July 15, at the aldermanic meeting to explain issues that resulted in intermittent delays and the displ…
Smithville City Administrator Cynthia Wagner said repairs for the Main Street sinkhole would begin Monday, July 8, weather permitting. The road will be close during that time, through Wednesday, July 10, from Mill Street to Bridge Street.
KEARNEY — Since city staff were alerted via social media about a sinkhole off Mission Drive last week, Kearney leaders have been discussing ongoing issues with the holes.
HOLT — After years of planning, saving and identifying the city’s biggest problem areas by Holt city leaders, residents will soon see $52,000 in repairs to more than a dozen roadways in the city.
SMITHVILLE — Smithville's Parks and Recreation Committee is seeking an additional volunteer member. Candidates should be invested in the community and interested in being involved in shaping city parks and activities.
SMITHVILLE — A “dip” has begun to develop on Main Street between Mill and Bridge streets, Smithville City Administrator Cynthia Wagner told aldermen during their board meeting Tuesday, June 4. It was merely days later, Friday evening, June 7, when the question everyone had been asking, “what…
SMITHVILLE — The city reminds community members of a Smithville Future Think-Tank workshop scheduled to begin with registration at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 8, in Smithville High School cafeteria, 645 S. Commercial Ave.
LIBERTY — In June, the Liberty City Council will either follow along with state guidelines for medical marijuana facilities or alter where facilities can be in relation to places like schools and churches in an attempt to better fit the city.
KEARNEY — With no public comment and little aldermanic discussion Monday, May 20, Kearney aldermen approved the city’s zoning ordinance for allowances of medical marijuana facilities. The ordinance aligns with what the state drafted since voters passed a state constitutional amendment allowi…
KEARNEY — The city of Kearney wants people to know park trash containers are not for people’s personal dumping use. Illegal dumping, Parks and Recreation Director Eric Marshall said, has been an ongoing issue in all city parks. As a result, the city posted stickers on park trash bins and dum…