Local government

Council at an impasse with Honey Bee Septic
December 17, 2009
The Eudora City Council is moving cautiously in its decision to allow the construction of a septic service facility.
City council updates eleven codes
November 25, 2009
The Eudora City Council adopted at a meeting Monday 11 city ordinances updating various building, fire and electrical codes.
City Council approves construction payments
November 12, 2009
The Eudora City Council approved at a meeting Monday payments and change orders for the wastewater treatment plant.
Council meeting time to change in November
October 29, 2009
The Eudora City Council approved an ordinance at a meeting monday stating that city council meetings now would begin at 7 p.m., which is 30 minutes earlier than they had in the past.
Vendor policy developing
October 15, 2009
After community-based Eudora vendors felt out-of-town vendors were infringing upon their business during this year’s CPA Picnic, the Eudora Planning Commission at last month’s meeting began to discuss regulating roadside vendors. The commission continued that discussion at an Oct. 7 meeting where it hoped to find a middle ground between allowing free reign for vendors and a policy that would smother the common practice of selling seasonal produce.
New administrator Harrenstein to begin work this week
October 1, 2009
It’s all about equilibrium for newly hired Eudora City Administrator John Harrenstein. He is equal parts sincere affability and professionalism mixed with small-town sensibilities and big-city experience.
‘No U-turn’ signs to be posted on Main Street
October 1, 2009
The Eudora City Council at a meeting Monday night approved an ordinance that will make U-turns illegal on Main Street where it intersects with Seventh, Eighth and Ninth streets.
Council clarifies position on volunteers in office
September 17, 2009
The Eudora City Council on Monday clarified a decision it made in January regarding city volunteers holding city government positions.
Council finally gets its man
September 17, 2009
The Eudora City Council voted unanimously Monday to hire John Harrenstein as city administrator.
Study session adjourned after veering off topic
September 10, 2009
The ongoing conflicts between the Eudora Fire Department and the Township Fire Department led to an abrupt adjournment of a Sept. 1 Eudora City Council meeting to discuss recruiting more EFD firefighters.
Council interviews candidates
September 3, 2009
The Eudora City Council renewed its search for a city administrator Monday night with interviews of three candidates.
Council approves budget
August 27, 2009
Despite a decrease in valuation and stagnant growth, the 2010 budget for the city of Eudora will keep the mill levy steady, with a slight increase from 2009’s 26.625 mills to 2010’s 27.191 mills.
City council approves fire station upgrades
August 13, 2009
The Eudora City Council at a meeting Monday approved upgrades to the city fire station. The upgrades will bring the facility up to building code, meet Americans with Disabilities Act and accommodate out-of-city firefighters who spend part of their shift at the station.
Council hires new top man
July 30, 2009
The Eudora City Council voted unanimously Monday to hire Scott Hildebrand as city administrator. Hildebrand is the risk manager and a city attorney for the city of Lenexa.