Tag Archives: Joan Strickler

Riley County Commission July 24, 2017

Riley County Commission July 24, Joan Strickler, observer Commissioners Wells and Wilson present, Rodriguez absent. Lori Feldcamp, director of Big Lakes Developmental Center, reported the Legislature approved a 3% increase in funding for developmental disabilities centers this year.  The two … Continue reading

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Riley Count Commissioners Board Meeting, June 26, 2017

Board of Riley County Commissioners June 26, 2017 Joan Strickler, observer Commissioners Wells, Rodriguez and Wilson present, Wells as chair. Robbin Cole, director of Pawnee Mental Health Services, said the news from the legislative session this year is basically positive. … Continue reading

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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, March 27, 2017

Joan Strickler, observer Riley County Commission March 27, 2017 Commissioners Wells, Rodriguez and Wilson present, Wells presiding. Lori Feldcamp, director of the Big Lakes Developmental Center, expressed her hope that a proposed increase in State funding for centers serving persons … 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, 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: 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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Riley County Commission Observer Reports, April 28-May 26, 2016

  Riley County Commission 4/28/16 Joan Strickler, observer Commissioners Ben Wilson, and Ron Wells present, Boyd absent. Human Resource Manager Cindy Volanti discussed a shared leave request from an employee experiencing health issues but with little leave time accumulated.  The … Continue reading

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