Local government

Eudora Community Calendar
December 30, 2008
Eudora community events
Council renews lobbyist contract
December 24, 2008
The Eudora City Council will try to combat its lawsuit with Douglas County Rural Water District No. 4 by affecting public policy, which is why it extended the contract of lobbyist Kevin Barone.
City annexes areas of K-10, Church Street
November 26, 2008
Following up on earlier discussions from the spring and summer, the Eudora City Council finally annexed two stretches of road.
Council OKs bridge inspections
November 13, 2008
The Eudora City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve a contract for bridge inspections.
Identity theft prevention program adopted by City Council
October 30, 2008
The Eudora City Council at Monday night’s meeting adopted an identity theft prevention program. The program is pursuant to the Federal Trade Commission’s Red Flag Rule, which is designed to prevent and detect identity theft connected with the opening of city utility accounts.
City to annex east half of CR 1061
October 16, 2008
The Eudora City Council voted Monday night to annex the east side of Church St. between 23rd and 28th streets.
Council considers speed limit increase
September 25, 2008
The Eudora City Council put the brakes on a proposal to increase the speed limit on Douglas County Road 1061 in front of Eudora Middle School. Complicating the issue on Monday’s council agenda is the fact Eudora only controls the west half of the road and not the eastern northbound lane, which is in county jurisdiction. The council also requested approval to annex the east half of 1061 from 23rd to 28th streets to further clarify city boundaries.
Council amends fee waiver ordinance
September 25, 2008
At the urging Monday of members from the EudoraFest Committee, the Eudora City Council agreed to amend the city ordinance drafted to set up objective criteria for waiving fees associated with organizing special events in Eudora.
Council upholds fee waiver ordinance
September 11, 2008
The Eudora City Council decided Monday not to make any changes to a city ordinance drafted to establish criteria for waiving fees associated with organizing special events in the city. The ordinance was drafted in late 2007 because council members said a uniform policy for waiving fees was needed so that their reasons for approving or disapproving waivers would not appear to be arbitrary or discriminatory.
City council approves 2009 budget
August 28, 2008
The Eudora City Council Monday approved Monday the city’s 2009 budget. Cuts were made in several areas in order to raise the mill levy by 2.5 mills instead of four mills. Total expenditures will be $10,960,594.
Council moves closer to wall repair
August 14, 2008
The Eudora City Council on Monday unanimously approved a resolution declaring the retaining wall in the 700 block of Main Street unsafe and dangerous after a public hearing. The resolution directed the owners of the wall to repair the structure and make it secure within 30 days. If they fail to do so, the city would condemn the wall, make repairs and charge the owners.
City Council will vote Monday on budget
August 7, 2008
The City Council made no decisions during a study session for the 2009 budget Thursday. They will meet again Thursday to further discuss the budget before public hearings, which will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the City Council meeting in Eudora City Hall.
City to raise sewage rates
July 31, 2008
Eudora residents will see an increase in the cost of sewage within the next two months as a result of upgrades that need to be made to the wastewater system. According to the results of a wastewater report by BG Consultants, the system cannot handle flows during peak times. One of the ways that problem will be alleviated is through the wastewater lagoon and headworks project, which will cost about $1.2 million. The City Council on Monday gave permission for BG to put the project out for bids.
City officials set to discuss economic development
July 24, 2008
The Eudora City Council will discuss the need for economic development during budget meetings next week after listening to a presentation from a market research company at a council meeting July 14.