|1st and 2nd Street Bike Lanes Update
Construction to install the 1st Street and 2nd Street bike lanes is scheduled to start the week of August 3, City of Wichita officials announced on Thursday during Mayor Jeff Longwell’s news briefing at City Hall, 455 N. Main.
Online Surplus Auction
The City of Wichita is holding an internet-only auction of surplus miscellaneous items. The online auction closes at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2015. Items include commercial kitchen equipment, catering items, grocery store fixtures, etc.
Barry’s Recreation Station Adds One More Event
Wichita Park & Recreation is adding another date to the schedule of Barry’s Recreation Station, a new mobile van carrying recreation equipment this summer to public parks and providing outdoor games and activities for families and friends.
City Responds to Localized Flooding
City of Wichita officials on Wednesday provided an update on the flash flooding that occurred Tuesday afternoon in parts of the city.
All streets are now open, said Don Henry, a spokesman for Public W...
Flash Flooding Impacting Wichita Streets
The City of Wichita is advising drivers to avoid several areas of town due to flash flooding. A Flash Flood Warning for Sedgwick County is in effect until 9:30 p.m.
Maple Street from West Street to I-235 has been closed. Drivers are encourage...
Neighbors Enjoy New Neighborhood Playground
What was a grassy and empty lot at Central and Grove is now a neighborhood playground providing a swing set and more fun for youth in the surrounding area.
This morning neighbors who worked to transform the empty land into a playgro...
Assistant City Manager, Development Director Hired
Wichita City Manager Robert Layton today announced the hiring of Scot Rigby as Assistant City Manager and Director of Development.
Rigby, who starts work today, has more than 15 years of public sector management experience, most recently wit...
New Park & Rec Event Features Anime and Cosplay
Wichita Park & Recreation is hosting a new event featuring anime and cosplay. Anime is a style of Japanese film and television animation, typically aimed at adults as well as children; cosplay is the practice of dressing up as a character from a mo...
Proposed Budget Released Today
Wichita City Manager Robert Layton released the 2016-17 Proposed Budget during today’s regularly scheduled City Council meeting. Residents are encouraged to visit www.wichita.gov to review the proposed budget.
In keeping with City Council pol...
Animal Control Board Meeting
The first meeting of the new Animal Control Advisory Board is scheduled for 3 - 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7 at the Wichita Animal Shelter, 3303 N. Hillside (near K-96 and Hillside).