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Valley Falls officials schooled in municipal finance

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The Valley Falls City Council members were schooled July 20 in municipal finance.

August 1st, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Financing projects next on Valley Falls agenda

by Clarke Davis The recession has cost the city of Valley Falls $80,500 in lost valuation, administrator Chris Channell told the mayor and council when they met July 6. Channell had just received the estimated figures from the county that will be used to establish next year’s budget. The lower valuation figure will mean a […]

July 18th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Residents question the need for attorney at Oskaloosa city meetings

by Dennis Sharkey Oskaloosa Mayor Mike Boyd said last week that many residents are expressing concerns about attorneys Mike and Jan Hayes at city council meetings. Boyd brougt the issue up before the council approved a new contract with Hayes & Hayes for attorney services. The contract pays the firm $6,000 a year for 10 […]

May 31st, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Linn Street next big project for city of Valley Falls

by Clarke Davis Rebuilding Linn Street from Highway K-16 to 19th Street will be such a big expense, Valley Falls Mayor Charles Stutesman worries that the rest of the streets will fall into decline because of it. As three council members pondered letting street bids for this year at the May 18 meeting, the mayor […]

May 31st, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Valley Falls City Council criticized for taking high trash hauling bid

City hall is taking some heat after the Valley Falls City Council accepted the high bidder to haul trash last month, jumping the monthly fee $2.75 a household.

May 16th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Valley Falls waste contract goes to high bidder, new coucil seated

S.M. Ball, Perry, was awarded the solid waste hauling contract for Valley Falls for the next three years, even though the company was the high bidder.

May 2nd, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

FD No. 11 cancels meeting dealing with paramedic

The special meeting of Fire District No. 11 board that was supposed to be held Tuesday night was cancelled.

April 30th, 2011 | Posted in County,Government,Valley Falls | Read More »

Valley Falls City Council decision on recycling program set for April 20

The opportunity for a recycling program in Valley Falls is available, but there is a cost and the decision will be made by a new city council.

April 18th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Valley Falls will be represented at Kansas Sampler Festival

The Kansas Sampler Festival will be held May 7 and 8 in Leavenworth and Valley Falls will be represented. “Valley Falls will have a presence there,” Mayor Charles Stutesman said. “We are going to promote this town and the services it has to offer.” The mayor said he and city Administrator Chris Channell was putting […]

April 7th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Valley Falls school designated storm shelter for public

The school house is the designated storm shelter for the public who wish to take cover in times of threatening weather conditions in Valley Falls.

April 4th, 2011 | Posted in County News,Municipalities,Schools,Valley Falls,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

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