Tag: Humboldt City Council

HUMBOLDT — Eager to take advantage of rock-bottom interest rates, Humboldt council members took the first steps at their meeting Monday evening to refinance an estimated $1.5 million in bonds. The move will save the…

HUMBOLDT — Humboldt council members approved investing $20,000 with Amy and Scott Welch to put toward the renovation of Our Market, their up-and-coming grocery store that will partner with their butcher shop. “We’ll recoup that…

Humboldt leaders agreed to begin the process of buying a “sister” firetruck for its volunteer fire department.  “The commercial and industrial growth of town is getting ahead of our current fire-fighting capacities,” volunteer fire chief…

The pros and cons of small town living became evident at Tuesday night’s Humboldt Council meeting when longtime citizen Rex Heape asked Council members to consider the effect of raising property taxes in order to…

HUMBOLDT — Despite Mayor Nobby Davis’s gentle prodding that opening Humboldt’s swimming pool, albeit for only four weeks, would be greatly appreciated by area residents, his efforts failed to persuade council at their meeting Monday…

HUMBOLDT — Humboldt City Council members voted Monday to open the city’s municipal swimming pool June 29. The opening comes with a couple of conditions, City Administrator Cole Herder explained. First, he will continue to…

HUMBOLDT — Lower sales tax receipts and sales of gasoline have forced Humboldt city commissioners to stall the plan to improve city streets, they said at their meeting Monday night. Even with the additional half-cent…

HUMBOLDT — Humboldt council members unanimously agreed Monday evening to sell the old city hall for $27,500 to Larry Steward, owner of CDL Electric. “I had been working on the sale for a while,” said…

HUMBOLDT — Humboldt council members made two decisions of import Monday night First, they changed the city volunteer fire department protocols for giving assistance in fighting structure fires in rural areas. Such aid has been…

HUMBOLDT — Fresh off the announcement of being awarded a $1.08 million grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation for the Last Mile Project, Beth Barlow went before Humboldt’s city council on Tuesday night to…