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Glass recyling bin to be moved to Baldwin City Market

The final day for paper, cardboard, plastic and glass recycling bins at the Ottawa Street recycling site will be April 30, the Baldwin City Council was told Monday. But there was good news for local recyclers. City financial director Brad Smith said Ripple Glass and Baldwin City Market have reached an arrangement that will spot a glass recycling bin in the grocery store’s parking lot.

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Baldwin City Council restates purpose of capital improvement plan

The Baldwin City Council approved rewording Monday of a 2013 bond issue to allow use of leftover money on other projects, but it was the capital improvement plan approved last month that dominated the night's discussion.

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Baldwin City Council agenda for March 3

Meeting starts at 7 p.m. at American Legion

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$18.1 million Baldwin City plan includes police station, senior center, theater

The Baldwin City Council on Monday unanimously approved an $18.2 million, four-year capital improvement plan while advising the public not to read too much into that dollar figure. Mayor Marilyn Pearse said the CIP was a planning document that would be a tool for staff when preparing budgets and for the council in establishing priorities. None of the proposed projects have been approved, and the CIP could be adjusted as the city’s circumstances and priorities changed, she said.

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Baldwin City Council agenda for Feb. 17

Council to consider $3.66 million three-year Capital Improvement Plan.

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Baldwin City officials oppose bill that would limit cities' participation in broadband extension

Count Baldwin City officials as among those unhappy with a measure introduced in the Kansas Legislature that would prevent the state’s municipalities from bringing or helping bring broadband Internet to their communities.

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Baldwin City Council agenda for Tuesday Jan. 21

Meeting set for Tuesday because because of Martin Luther King

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Baldwin City Council approves $1 residential trash fee increase

25 cent increases to be added from 2015 to 2018

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Baldwin City Council agenda for Monday

$1 increase for trash service for 2014 on agenda

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Baldwin City Council seeks 4-year exemption to conceal-carry law

Douglas County also seeking exemption

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Few new details emerge during Baldwin City Council's first hearing on bonds

Hearing recessed until details complete

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Baldwin City Council approves resolution stating its intent to issue industrial revenue bonds

Resolutions first step needed for Dawn Fiber LLC to obtain up to $5 million in IRBs to finance fiber optic gigabit cable for community

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Industrial revenue bond request on Baldwin City Council's agenda

Construction contract for library expansion also on agenda

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Baldwin City Council approves first subdivision since start of the recession

Nine homes approved for southwest of Fremont and 12th streets

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Petitioner told city looking to improve safety at U.S. 56 crosswalk

City administrator proposes traffic study at location

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City, partners purchase new sound system for downtown Baldwin City

System should be in place for Maple Leaf Festival

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Baldwin City Council agenda for Aug. 19

Measure to lower speed limit and restrict parking on Washington Street on agenda.

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Baldwin City Council approves 2014 budget

Final budget cuts $30,000 from budget published last month

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Baldwin City Council Aug. 5 agenda

Public hearing for 2014 budget on agenda

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Douglas County dispatch commitment contributes to proposed city mill levy increase

Baldwin City Council approves 2014 budget for publication

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Baldwin City Council July 15 agenda

2014 budget, final action on Rainbow Preschool conditional use permit on agenda

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Baldwin City Council moves preschool conditional use permit forward

Rainbow still needs to obtain state license for new location

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City to approach Baker, school district about interest in bringing Internet upgrade to Baldwin City

Partners said vital for bringing gigabit fiber optic capacity

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City to present Baldwin school district with SRO proposal

Salary cost sharing in question

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Baldwin City Council agenda for Monday, June 3

Meeting starts at 7 p.m.

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City having drawing to encourage electronic utility billings, payments

Winners get credit toward future bills

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May 20 Baldwin City Council agenda

Meeting starts at 7 p.m.

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Baldwin City Council agenda, May 6

New mayor, council members to be sworn in

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Council seeks grant for trail

Trail would connect two city parks

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Canvass makes official Pearse's election as Baldwin City mayor

Canvass adds 13 provisional ballots to total

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Baldwin City looking for sister city matches

Council approves joining international program

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Baldwin City Council agenda, April 1

Sister city, Kansas Sculptors Association design proposals on agenda

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Three vying to two open Baldwin City Council seats

First-time candidates fill slate

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Baldwin City Council approves $7.17 million bond sale

City saves $180,000 in refinancing portions of bond package

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Baldwin mayor praises storm response

City street crew has 22 hours of overtime removing snow from latest storm

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Baldwin City Council agenday for Feb. 18

First reading of authorization of long-promised bond sale to be on agenda.

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Mayoral opening draws interest

Ande Parks will not seek re-election to school board

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Wagner opts not to seek re-election as Baldwin City mayor

Heritage Tractor owner served 10 years as councilman, mayor

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Baldwin City Council agenda for Jan. 7

Public hearing and final action on sewer district benefit district assessments before council.

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Sewer district assessments on Baldwin City Council's agenda

Meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday

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Baldwin City Council approves charter ordinance

Action will allow city to refinance sewer debt with general obligation bonds

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Baldwin City Council agenda for Monday, Nov. 19

Meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. at American Legion Hall

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Council approves extension of Lawrence water contract

Councilman hopes lower cost of water leads reduction in customer rates

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Lawrence water rate agreement on tonight's Baldwin City Council agenda

Banning parking on Eisenhower north of Ames to be considered

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Lawrence City Commission extend water agreement with Baldwin City

Agreement makes concessions to Baldwin City demands

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Baldwin City Council approves incentive pact with dinner car owners

The Baldwin City Council put in place Monday the last piece needed to bring a dinner train to Midland Railway.

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Council to consider dinner train incentives

Agreement would provide $5,000 grant and $15,000 loan to business

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Baldwin pools finishes season in black with help of shorter hours

Funding 'buffer' to be available for next season if there is demand for added hours

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Council votes to support Baldwin City Public Library expansion

The Baldwin City Council unanimously approved on Monday a nonbinding resolution supporting the expansion of Baldwin City Library.

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Baldwin City Council complete visioning 2020 exercise

A visioning study released last week foresees Baldwin City becoming by 2020 a destination for new residents, visitors and jobs and the city enjoying a quality municipal workforce and improved infrastructure.

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Baldwin city council approves permit for RV park

Associated street right of way vacations also approved

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Baldwin City Council asked to support scaled-back library expansion

Non-binding resolution of support to be one council's agenda Oct. 1

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Baldwin City Council agenda for Sept. 17

7 p.m. work session with library expansion committee to precede the meeting at American Legion Building, 803 High St.

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City making weather-alert radios available to Baldwin City residents

City asking for donations for 49 radios available

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Baldwin City Council gives first approval to church conditional use permit

Council also approves rezoning

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Baldwin City Council to meet tonight with light agenda

Meeting starts at 7:30 p.m.

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Douglas County to assist city with U.S. 56/High Street costs

Douglas County will help the city with its costs in the coming realignment of the High Street/U.S. Highway 56 intersection.

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Baldwin City to negotiate to bring dinner car operation to Midland Railway

Fremont Dinner Car owners $25,000 short of fund needed to make move

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Baldwin City Council agenda for Aug. 6

2013 budget, negotiations of "initiatives" for dinner train on council's agenda

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Baldwin City 2013 budget decreases spending, increases mill levy

The Baldwin City Council approved Tuesday a 2013 budget for publication that cuts the city’s overall spending while increasing the mill levy by 0.572 mills to 33.778 mills.

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Baldwin City Council wants city prisoners to pay jail housing costs

The Baldwin City Council gave initial approval Monday to a charter ordinance intended to make the city less friendly to those it puts in jail.

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State informs Baldwin City of need to conserve water with drought

Although the need isn’t yet critical, city residents should start taking steps to conserve water, Baldwin City public works supervisor Bill Winegar said Monday.

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Baldwin City Council receptive to sculptors' public art proposal

The Baldwin City Council has agreed to discuss with sculptors a proposal to create statues in downtown Baldwin City or its parks.

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Council envisions elite bedroom community, business park in Baldwin City's future

At the conclusion of their second visioning workshop Tuesday, Baldwin City Council members foresaw the city of the near future being the best bedroom community possible and one that has a new business park.

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Baldwin City Council agenda for June 4

Meeting at 7:30 p.m. at American Legion

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Local business looks for city help for expansion

A Baldwin City business looking to expand is asking the city for a $10,000 loan while seeking to take advantage of an economic development program made available last year.

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Engineering design contract spurs debate on no-bid contracts

What appeared on the Baldwin City Council’s agenda to be a routine approval of an engineering agreement led Tuesday to a promised review of how the city will award such contracts.

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Baldwin City Council agenda for April 2

Bid approval for North Six Street on agenda

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Baldwin City Council members suggest City Hall top floor remodel

After touring the unused upstairs at City Hall, two Baldwin City Council members are suggesting it may be time to renovate the space.

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