|WPD Community Feedback Meetings Start Today
The Wichita Police Department invites the public to attend the first of several community engagement meetings to discuss findings and recommendations from the Department’s organizational assessment. The first meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. Wednesday...
City Meetings on Flood Map Changes
City officials will be present at six District Advisory Board meetings to provide information on the preliminary floodplain maps recently released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The meetings will be focused on the impact of FEMA ...
City Crews Prepare for Weekend Winter Storm
City of Wichita crews are planning for the forecasted winter storm, on standby through the weekend to be activated once precipitation is imminent. The Public Works & Utilities department will deploy its full fleet of 50 plow trucks to respond to t...
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...