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Former Finney County Commissioner and past President of KLPG Cliff Mayo passed away on November 19, 2022. A celebration of life service will on Friday, November 25th at 1:30pm at the First United Methodist Church in Garden City. https://www.garnandfuneralhomes.com/memorials/clifford-mayo/5077563/

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Kansas Infrastructure Summit July 13-14 The federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) is providing historic investments in United States infrastructure. With BIL, Kansas will receive $3.8 billion in infrastructure funding over the next five years with additional grant opportunities as well. Because we’re stronger when we work together, the Kansas Infrastructure Hub was created as Kansas’ …

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Community Housing Workshop

Community Housing Workshop – Representative Marty Long has scheduled an Affordable Housing Workshop for June 7 in Ulysses. Rural communities have access to financial and technical resources to assist with developing multi family and single family housing. Communities in southwest Kansas have opportunities for growth from dairy and other agriculture development. With job growth comes …

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So much is happening with housing is Kansas right now, getting the most current information is extremely valuable. Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) will be hosting informational webinars for communities (cities and counties), developers and stakeholders so we can begin planning and identifying resources for the development of affordable housing. To register for the Cites and …

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Today the House Committee on Redistricting recommended to the full House for further consideration proposed legislation re-drawing the boundaries for the 125 House of Representatives districts. The ideal house district population based on the 2020 census is 23,503. The proposed districts range from 22,577 to 24,346 in population, The new House boundary lines would be …

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The Senate has adopted their redistricting map for all 40 Senate districts, which will be effective for the 2025 term of office. The final vote was 28-8 in the Senate, The ideal size for each Senate district is 73,447. The guidelines adopted by the Senate Committee on Redistricting state the range of deviation for Senate …

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If you would like to listen to today's Water Committee discussion on HB 2686 here is a link to the committee live stream. The Committee meets at 9 AM this morning.

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Here is a link to the Kansas Department of Water bill if you would like to review it. (its 283 pages). There will be another briefing today and hearings on the bill are scheduled to start on Wednesday http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2021_22/measures/documents/hb2686_00_0000.pdf

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The House Committee on Water had a briefing on HB 2686. which creates a new executive branch agency called the "Kansas Department of Water" and transfers many water related duties from the other agencies to this new department. The bill also modifies groundwater management district (GMD) elections, which can impact county election officers in GMD …

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