With the official vote count tallied and canvassing complete, the city commission will have three newcomers sworn in on Dec. 2. Challenger Lisa Moody held off incumbent Charlie Perdue by seven votes for the third commission seat after 22 provisional ballots and seven mail-in ballots were added to Election Day
U.S. Route 59 Closed - east side of bridge blocked due to flooding.
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The City of Atchison’s REDO (Rehabilitation, Enforcement, Demolition, Occupation) program is making its second home available for rehabilitation at 1412 Kansas Avenue in Atchison, Kansas. There will be an open house at 1412 Kansas Avenue from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Monday, November 18th. During the open house prospective rehabilitators will
The City Commission earlier this year approved the creation of a Board of Building Code Review. Previous adoptions of electrical and plumbing codes were handled by separate Boards and by recommendations of City Staff. The new Board has members from electrical, building, plumbing, and mechanical trades combined into one Board.
There are many legitimate questions and concerns when it comes to the Commercial Street Mall. This release is an attempt to address those concerns. There is no solution that will please everybody, and nobody is dismissing countering viewpoints – of course those are more than welcome. The idea of removing
The City of Atchison will have a new Human Resources Director in mid-December, as 42-year employee Lori Moore has announced her retirement. Moore, who started with the City in 1977 as a finance clerk, has served in the chief HR role since 1981. After an intense application and interview process,
There will be at least two new city commissioners when new representatives are sworn in during the Dec. 2 commission meeting. Abby Bartlett and J. David Farris were the runaway top vote getters during Tuesday’s municipal election, and each will get four-year terms on the City Commission. Meanwhile, the third