On Century II, Wichita City Hall won the first round, but the public issue remains, writes John Todd.
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The Century II resource center has been updated with documents and news stories.
The City of Wichita will consider canceling an economic development incentive for a firm that no longer meets policy requirements.
The Wichita city council will consider spending $250,000 on maintenance for Century II. There are questions regarding the source of funding.
A presentation by the City of Wichita regarding IRBs is good as far as it goes, which is not far enough.
When the Wichita city council delegates spending to outside agencies such as Visit Wichita, it should insist on the same transparency requirements the city itself faces.
The Wichita city council will address a misunderstanding regarding imprecise language in an economic development incentive agreement.
A proposal to hire a deputy or chief of staff to the Wichita mayor is a good idea which will increase transparency and accountability of elected officials.
A badly outdated portion of Wichita's website makes me wonder: Does anyone care?
The Wichita city council will consider borrowing $280 million from the federal government, and also consider issuing bonds of up to $331 million to repay the loan.
The conversion of a medical facility should receive city scrutiny due to tax breaks granted based on its original use.
The City of Wichita may spend to create a COVID-19 expense tracking project and to bypass normal purchasing processes.
"Sunflower Exclusive," a poem by Chinyere G. Okafor, is featured at Naftzger Park in downtown Wichita.
It would be simple for the City of Wichita to include additional relevant information regarding economic development incentive decisions.
The City of Wichita plans to expand a special tax district.
The City of Wichita property tax mill levy rose for 2019.
When the City of Wichita fulfills records requests, it should make those records available to everyone.
The profit-sharing agreement for Naftzger Park event management contains ambiguity that could lead to disputes.
Kansas law requires publication of certain notices in newspapers, but cities like Wichita could also make them available in other ways that are easier to use.