Category Archives: Riley County Commission

Riley County Commission, May 22 and May 25, 2017

Riley County Commission May 22, 2017 Joan Strickler, observer Commissioners Wells, Rodriguez and Wilson present, Wells chair. During the open comment period Commissioner Wells expressed frustration at recent remarks made by Representative Ron Highland that Wells felt downplayed the serious … Continue reading

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Riley County Commission, April 24, 2017 and April 27, 2017

Riley County Commission April 24, 2017 Joan Strickler, observer Commissioners Wells, Rodriguez and Wilson present, Wells presiding. Robbin Cole, Director of Pawnee Mental Health Services, said the association of community mental health providers still has funding requests pending when the … Continue reading

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Riley County Commission Meeting, April 3, 2017

Report on the Board of Riley County Commissioners Meeting for April 3, 2017 Topics of the Business Meeting Observer:  Bill Shenk-Hamlin Commissioners proclaimed April as Child Abuse Prevention month. The proclamation asserted that children are the key to the State’s … Continue reading

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Riley County Commission, February 27, 2017

Riley County Commission February 27, 2017 Observer:  Joan Strickler Commissioners Wells, Rodriguez and Wilson present, Wells presiding. Commissioner Wells expressed the opinion that Kansas counties should consider legal action against the State for loss of local mill levy funds. Locally … Continue reading

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Riley County Commission February 23, 2017

Riley County Commission February 23, 2017 Joan Strickler, observer Commissioners Wells, Rodriguez and Wilson present, Wells chair. Commissioner Wells expressed his opinion that the failure of the Kansas Senate to override the Governor’s veto of the tax bill resulted from … Continue reading

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Riley County Commissioners Meeting for February 6, 2017

Report on the Board of Riley County Commissioners Meeting for February 6, 2017 Observer:  Bill Shenk-Hamlin The following topics were covered. Topics of the Business Meeting Pawnee Mental Health Services contract was unanamously approved without comment. The cost of the … Continue reading

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Riley County Commission, January 26, 2017

Riley County Commission January 26, 2017 Joan Strickler, observer Commissioners Wells, Rodriguez and Wilson present, Wells chair. Assistant County Attorney Craig Cox updated the Commissioners on his work.  Benefit districts have expanded as property owners who originally refused to participate … Continue reading

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Riley County Commission, November 28, 2016

Joan Strickler, observer Commissioners Wilson, Boyd and Wells present, Wilson chair. During the public comment period incoming Commissioner Marvin Rodriguez argued against the Commission’s intent to lower his salary as a new Commissioner from the amount currently paid Robert Boyd … Continue reading

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Riley County Commission: September 26, 2016

Riley County Commission September 26, 2016 Joan Strickler, observer Commissioners Wilson, Boyd and Wells present, Wilson chair. Commissioner Wells mentioned that a woman asked him about costs relating to the tow charge she received following a car accident.  Apparently the … Continue reading

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What Does the County Commission Do?

By Joan Strickler (In response to many questions, our faithful observer, Joan Strickler compiled this explanation.  Here is a reminder for community members who aren’t sure whether or not their vote makes a difference in our local government.  Thank you, … Continue reading

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