Posted on: August 15, 2017

City Seeks Public Opinion

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McPherson residents will vote on an important issue November 7, which introduces a half-cent sales tax renewal to support street improvements. The City of McPherson recently hosted a series of community conversations to help voters understand the issue. M...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Bullpups Host Fall Preview

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Community members are invited to attend the Bullpup Fall Preview featuring upcoming activities at McPherson High School and McPherson Middle School. The event begins at 3 p.m. on Friday, August 25, at the McPherson College stadium. Supporters will also ha...

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

City Schedules Budget Hearing

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For the 2018 proposed budget, the City of McPherson was able to hold the mill levy to the same as the 2017 adjusted mill levy level by examining and holding down expenditures wherever it could. The public hearing notice for the 2018 Budget Hearing was pub...

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

GraceMed Provides Affordable Medical Services

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A new medical facility in downtown McPherson is providing much needed services to low-income residents. GraceMed McPherson Family Clinic opened on May 15 and offers primary health and dental care. The clinic accepts all forms of insurance, including Medic...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

North High Drive Closes August 9

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North High Drive will be closed beginning Wednesday, August 9, to allow for improvements to the lift station located on the west side of McPherson High School. Specifically, North High Drive will be closed between First Street and Anna Street. Motorists w...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Commissioner Expresses Appreciation

Paving the Future-FINAL

McPherson residents will have the opportunity to vote for an important issue on November 7. To help voters understand the issue, the City recently hosted a series of eight community conversations. More than 200 residents attended the meetings and provided...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

City Conducts Speed Study

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In response to public concern, the City of McPherson will conduct a speed study along North High Drive. Neighborhood residents reported vehicles traveling above the posted 20 miles per hour speed limit in the 1400 block, and expressed concern for the safe...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

City Addresses Dutch Elm Disease

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The City of McPherson is addressing the spread of Dutch Elm Disease (DED) and is asking local residents to remove infected trees as they are identified. According to City Forester Kody Kraemer, the disease is caused by a fungus and specifically affects Am...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Concerts for a Cause Begins

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The annual Concerts for a Cause series began on June 1 with a performance by local guitarist Ian Miller. The summer music series occurs every Thursday, 7 p.m., at 214 E. Euclid. Entertainment is arranged by Hopp’s Sound & Electric, and an on...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Rehabilitation Project Improves Neighborhoods

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“I felt like I won the lottery,” said McPherson resident Shirley Kelly referring to her experience with McPherson’s housing rehabilitation project. As a recipient of grant dollars from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Kelly was able to upgrad...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

McPherson Ranked as Pet Friendly Community

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The City of McPherson was recently ranked 48th out of 500 as one of America’s “Most Pet Friendly Cities” in a report compiled by Millennial Personal Finance (MPF). The list was completed after evaluating more than 5,000 citie...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Emergency Notification System Available

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In an effort to best assure the community receives notice of an emergent situation when quick notification is essential, the City of McPherson and McPherson County utilize an Emergency Notification System powered by Everbridge. This is a tool for Public S...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

City Offers Sewer Advice

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Due to a growing percentage of sewer backups throughout the City of McPherson, the McPherson Wastewater Department is launching an educational campaign. The “Keep the Wipes Out of the Pipes!” campaign focuses on eliminating sewer blockage by properly disc...

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Posted on: December 23, 2016

City Adopts “Next Generation” Board Management Technology

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The City of McPherson is leveraging Cloud-based technology to radically improve its governance processes while saving staff time and taxpayer dollars. The remarkably powerful, easy-to-use service will allow the organization to maximize the effectiveness o...

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