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Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Monday January 3, 2011

Today: This week at Wichita City Council; last meeting for two commissioners; legislators to hear from citizens; state GOP chief to speak in Wichita; repeal of sales tax; net neutrality advances; Wichita noticed in Boston.

Sedgwick County Commissioner disputes Wichita Eagle headline on audit

This week controversy arose surrounding a request by two Sedgwick County Commissioners for more information from the county's auditor, Allen, Gibbs & Houlik, L.C., a public accounting firm.

The financial issue concerns the way that EMS employees are paid and its impact on the county's budget. Commission chair Karl Peterjohn and Commissioner Kelly Parks asked questions of the county's auditor. But the issue has grown to become political.

Sedgwick County solid waste fee criticized

Today's by Rhonda Holman is a two-fer. Two issues for the price of one column, and two issues she's wrong on.

She criticizes Commissioner Karl Peterjohn and Board Chairman Kelly Parks for the opposition of a solid waste management fee that would add a relatively small amount to property tax bills.

Lack of information clouds Sedgwick County industrial park plans

At yesterday's meeting of the Board of Sedgwick County Commissioners, questions about a proposed industrial park development reveal that there's still a long way to go before all issues are uncovered, much less understood.

At the meeting, Chris Chronis, Chief Financial Officer for Sedgwick County, presented information and responded to questions. While Mr. Chronis was thorough in some areas, even some basic information and understanding is missing.

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