Local government

Baldwin City Council agenda, June 1, 2015
June 1, 2015
Continuation of electrical rate discount to be considered when council meets at 7 p.m. tonight at Baldwin City Public Library
Baldwin City Council awards contract for U.S. 56/High Street realignment
May 19, 2015
Four years after the city first took action on the project and a year after it was slated to be completed, the Baldwin City Council on Monday approved a contract for the realignment of the U.S. Highway 56/High Street intersection. The project with eliminate the current sharp angle at which High Street meets the highway.
Council OKs mayor’s appointments to Baldwin City boards
May 18, 2015
The Baldwin City Council appointed May 4 members of city government’s various boards. Below are the citizens appointed.
Baldwin City Council agenda, May 18
May 18, 2015
Meeting starts at 7 p.m. today at Baldwin City Public Library
Master gardeners give downtown Baldwin City park a facelift
May 14, 2015
eners mobilized Monday morning in Swan Park to give the downtown green space its spring makeover.
New Baldwin City Council members sworn in after old council approves sewer rate increase
May 5, 2015
Two important items of business were taken care of quickly Monday at the Baldwin City Council meeting. During the 30-minute meeting, the outgoing city council approved the second reading of a measure raising sewer rates before three new members elected last month received the oath of office for four-year terms.
Baldwin City Council agenda, May 4, 2015
May 3, 2015
Meeting is at 7 p.m in Baldwin City Public Library
Newly elected Baldwin City Council members to be sworn in Monday
April 29, 2015
Three newly elected members will be sworn in to the Baldwin City Council at Monday’s meeting. The new members, Steve Bauer, Tony Brown and David Simmons, received the most votes among the seven candidates running for three open seats in the April 7 general election.
Late price change rolled back as Baldwin City purchases KCP&L service area
April 28, 2015
A late hiccup in the city’s planned purchase of the right to provide service to the Baldwin City business park and four homes has been resolved, and the sale is going ahead as planned.
Intersection of CR 1055 and North 600 Road to be closed today
April 27, 2015
Wednesday will be barricade moving day as a season of upgrades and safety improvements on CR 1055 north of Baldwin City shifts to a new location.
Baldwin City Council approves first reading of proposed sewer rate increases
April 21, 2015
The Baldwin City Council took action Monday on two measures that have been on its radar for some time. The council approved 5-0 the first reading of sewer rate increases, which were recommended in from a rate stud
Baldwin City, township firefighters battle prop blazes
April 20, 2015
Baldwin City volunteer firefighter Donnie Thomas said a training exercise Wednesday on fighting a dumpster fire had an occupational benefit for him. “We learned the proper way to open the lid on top — the safe way to do it,” he said.
Christie wins another term, three new members elected to Baldwin City Council
April 8, 2015
Baldwin City’s city council, school board elections produced mixed results with an incumbent re-elected to the board and three challengers winning seats on the council over a sitting councilman.
Baldwin City Council considering citizen survey on CIP needs
April 7, 2015
The Baldwin City Council will consider surveying city residents about their views on proposed capital improvement projects and the cost to city taxpayers and utility customers. Discussion of a possible survey came after an architect presented the council with three options for a new police station, and the city’s financial consultant gave some primary information on how that facility and others being considered could be paid for and what they would cost city residents.