The next regular meeting of the Canton City Council will be at 6 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Canton City Hall, 100 S. Main St. in Canton.
The next regular meeting of the Galva City Council will be at 7 p.m. on Jan. 16 at the Galva City Hall, 208 S. Main St.
The Inman City Council met for a regular meeting on Dec. 11.
During the public input session, Shivawn Schierling expressed concern about the planting of new trees in the open areas of Lambert Park. She and Lamont will go to the park and try to reach a compromise. Diane Miller expressed her desire to have the Chamber Events Coordinator position treated as contracted labor rather than having taxes withheld. The clerk will contact the auditor about that possibility.
Concerning the police department, Wade Moore graduated from the academy for part-time law enforcement officers. A dog kennel is being built behind the police department. Officers were recertified in Taser, CPR and AED training. The new county radio system will not be in place until 2018 at least. Some radios may need to be replaced prior to that due to age.
The commission voted to enter a contract with Maguire Iron to power wash the south water tower’s exterior for $6,350, buy a used Ditchwitch FX30 hydro-excavator with 645 hours, at a cost of $25,000 from Ditchwitch, and sell the Balzer Honey wagon.
The commission appointed Michael Brunk to the Planning Commission to replace Ellen Neufeld, and also amended the Comprehensive Development Plan to extend it through 2018, to provide time to revise it.
Commissioners voted to offer a one-time $10 discount for each utility account that agrees to email billing.
The next regular meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8. There will be a special meeting at 7 p.m. on Jan. 18.
The next regular meeting of the Lindsborg City Council will be at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 18 in the Council Chamber of Lindsborg City Hall, 101 S. Main St. in Lindsborg.
The next regular meeting of the Marquette City Council will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Marquette City Hall, 113 N. Washington St. in Marquette.
McPherson City Commission
The next regular meeting of the McPherson City Commission will be at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 18 in the Municipal Center, 400 E. Kansas Ave. in McPherson.
The next regular meeting of the McPherson County Commission will be at 9 a.m. Dec. 18 in the fifth floor Conference Room of the First Bank of Kansas Building, 122 W. Marlin St. in McPherson.
The next regular meeting of the McPherson Recreation Commission will be at noon on Jan. 11 at Tres Amigos. The annual YMCA-MRC meeting will be at noon on Jan. 23 at the McPherson Museum.
The McPherson Board of Public Utilities will meet at 3 p.m. Dec. 11 at the BPU office, 401 W. Kansas Ave. in McPherson.
McPherson Area Solid Waste Utility will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. All services for both weeks will be delayed one day. The Transfer Station at 1431 17th Avenue is open every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The next regular meeting of the Moundridge City Council will be at 5:45 p.m. Jan. 8 at 225 S. Christian St. in Moundridge.
New Gottland Township
The next regular meeting of the New Gottland Township Council will be held at 6 p.m. Jan. 2 at the New Gottland Lutheran Church at 1822 17th Ave.
The next regular meeting of the Windom City Council will be at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Windom City Hall, 611 N. Main St. in Windom.