|WPD Annual Community Safety Review
Interim Police Chief Nelson Mosley gave his annual community safety review today at City Hall. Chief Mosley outlined that crime is down 2.64% from 2013.
Mosley reported that burglary and thefts were down in 2014, while homicides, rapes, r...
WPD Releases Organizational Assessment
City of Wichita officials and community partners on Thursday released findings and recommendations from a Wichita Police Department organizational assessment, which was designed to identify critical department issues, improve police-community relations...
INNOVATION CAMPUS OPEN HOUSE
A public open house regarding plans for the Wichita State University Innovation Campus is scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Feb. 23 in the Olive Room (RS261) at the Rhatigan Student Center on the campus of Wichita State University, 1845 N. Fairmoun...
Eisenhower’s Average Fare Down 29% Since 2000
Wichita’s average fare for the third quarter was $410.41, a slight increase of 1.2% from third quarter 2013 but a 29% decrease from its third quarter 2000 fare, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
Recognizing Excellent Public Service Employees
Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 10, Wichita and Sedgwick County residents are encouraged to nominate public employees for the annual Excellence in Public Service Award. The award, in its 28th year, recognizes City of Wichita, Sedgwick County and Wichita Public...
City Receives Awards for Financial Reporting
The City of Wichita has been recognized nationally for excellence in financial management and reporting. The City has been awarded the “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting” from the Government Finance Officers Association...
Bypass Pipe Ready For Use at Water Treatment Plant
Construction of a bypass pipe at the main water treatment plant is now ready for use in the event the leaking primary pipe fails. Next crews will add new structural supports and test the treatment process. They are scheduled to finish the final steps o...
City Schedules Prescribed Burns at Parks
In a conservation effort, the City of Wichita Park & Recreation Department is scheduling prescribed burns February through March at the following parks:
• Chisholm Creek,
• Dr. Glen Dey,
• Pawnee Prairie,
State of the City Address Today
Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer will present his 2015 State of the City Address at 6 p.m. today, Jan. 27, in the Wichita City Council Chamber at City Hall, 455 N. Main.
Attendees, including media, should arrive early to gain timely access throu...
MYC Promotes National Drug Facts Week
Group joins teens across the U.S. in weeklong effort to shatter the myths on drugs
The Mayor’s Youth Council (MYC) has joined forces with teens and scientists across the United States as part of “National Drug Facts Week,” or N...