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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • N. Maple, Kansas to close for road work

  • North Maple and Kansas Avenue will be temporarily closed for construction purposes.
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  • North Maple and Kansas Avenue will be temporarily closed for construction purposes.
    Commissioners approved a project on Monday that would close North Maple on Monday, near the railroad tracks, and close one lane of Kansas Avenue next to Peoples Bank as of today.
    Both roads will be closed for three to four days, weather permitting.
    North Maple will be closed for the demolition of grain silos at Mid Kansas Cooperative Association’s facility at 321 N. Maple.
    Kansas Avenue will have a closed lane to allow for a crane to setup roof work on Peoples Bank. The McPherson Street Department will assist with traffic control.
    In other business:
    • Mayor Tom Brown presented an award of recognition to St. Joseph’s sixth grade for their work on Hydropolis, a Future City project competition in which the students earned first place in new entries.
    The students also sat through the city commission meeting to see the inner workings of city management in person.
    • Commissioners approved a budget of $8,365 for a contract with Service Master for the cleaning and locking of five sets of public restrooms. The contract goes into effect April 15, and ends Oct. 31.
    • Commissioners approved a budget of $1,300 for the purchase of scorecards for the McPherson Golf Course.
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