Post Tagged with: "Goessel City Council"

Goessel City Council makes annual office appointments

The Goessel City Coun­cil made annual appointments at its May 21 meeting. The appointments were Jennifer Whitehead, city clerk and court clerk; Greg Nickel, municipal judge; Josh Boehm, city attorney; and Patsy Schmidt, treasurer. There are no changes in these positions. The Citizens State Bank is the official depository. The council appointed Miriam Freeman and Kir­sten Solberg to the library […]

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Goessel council adopts higher rates for water, sewer customers

The Goessel City Council adopted new water and sewer rates at its Sept. 18 meeting. The council had been informed the city’s rates are too low. Raising the rates would enable the city to qualify for state funding a proposed sewer project. According to Ordinance 274, a minimum charge of $11.66 per month will be assessed for each 3/4-inch water […]

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Goessel raises water rates for coming year

The Goessel City Council discussed water issue, including a customer rate increase, during its Nov. 21 meeting. Public Works Director Karen Dalke told the council that anyone who uses a water sprinkler hooked to city water is required to have a back-flow preventer that needs to be inspected every year, and the inspection needs to be on file with the […]

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Goessel council addresses additional burn site issues

The Goessel City Council discussed the city’s burn site during its Oct. 17 meeting. Councilor Dean Snelling said he checks the site every day. He has noticed that some people are dumping grass clippings on the gravel road instead of at the proper place. Also, someone dumped unacceptable material at the burn site again. The council also discussed issues at […]

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Goessel City Council talks water issue with the public

Goessel City Council met on July 18 and heard a report by speaker phone from Stephen Connelly, the city’s auditor. Connelly commended city clerk Jennifer Whitehead for her work. “(She) did a great job,” he told the council. “The city is doing very well financially.” The city’s fiscal year expenditures of $515,976 had all been covered with receipts to the […]

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Fireworks top Goessel council agenda

In the midst of an electrical outage, the Goessel City Council met June 15 by the light of candles and flashlights. Fireworks topped the council’s agenda. After much discussion, the council decided to allow fireworks on the following days and times: Friday, July 1, 8 a.m. to midnight; Saturday, July 2, 8 a.m. to midnight; Sunday, July 3, 8 a.m. […]

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Goessel council appoints city officials

The Goessel city council made annual appointments during its May 16 meeting. Jennifer Whitehead was appointed city clerk/court clerk; Greg Nickel, municipal judge; Josh Boehm, city attorney; Donna Cook, city treasurer; and Citizens State Bank, official bank depository. The council also listened to a pictometry presentation by Jonathan Ballard. “This is a project we started in 2014,” Ballard said. Mayor […]

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Goessel council seeking buyer for housing addition

The Goessel City Council discussed during its April 18 meeting finding a buyer for the Harvest Meadow housing addition. One lot was sold and has a house. But the city recently gained possession of the remaining lots since the previous owner had not paid taxes on them. Those lots are still empty. The city paid for the infrastructure in that […]

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Goessel council addresses dog issue

The Goessel City Council discussed during its March 21 meeting dogs that stray into town from beyond the city limits. One dog had been quarantined for 10 days because it bit someone. The council also discussed the Harvest Meadows housing addition, which now belongs to the city. The council discovered 19 pages of covenants for the addition, some of which […]

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Goessel council resumes sludge discussion

The Goessel City Council revisited the topic of sludge in wastewater lagoons during its Feb. 16 meeting. Karen Dalke, public works director, told the council that someone from Kan?sas Rural Water Association would meet with her and offer advice about the sludge situation. Dalke had been told by KRWA that 12 to 20 inches of sludge is common, even in […]

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