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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Commission invited to participate in staff activities

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McPHERSON — On Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 8 and 9, the McPherson City Commission has been invited to participate in various group activities with city administration and staff.   

Because these activities might in...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Water Park will not be open this weekend

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McPHERSON — Due to the continued shortage of available lifeguards and with several more getting ready to return to school, administration at the McPherson Water Park has made the difficult decision to close three days this week.

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Commission approves new hours for water park

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McPHERSON — On Tuesday morning, July 26, 2022, the City of McPherson City Commission adopted new hours for the McPherson Water Park for the remainder of the swim season. 

The facility — a joint operation between the City and th...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Adjustments made to water park schedule this weekend

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McPHERSON — The McPherson Water Park will have reduced hours Saturday and Sunday, July 23 and 24, 2022. The water park continues to face staffing issues as part of a lifeguard shortage that has plagued numerous facilities across the nation.&...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Water park to cancel private parties for 2022

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McPHERSON — Due to the ongoing issue with staff shortages, the McPherson Water Park is cancelling all private parties for the remainder of the pool season. 

At Tuesday morning’s McPherson City Commission meeting, commissioners ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Chip seal process to begin in some McPherson areas

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McPHERSON — Several roadways within the City of McPherson are scheduled for chip sealing. Residents in these areas should be receiving notifications from contractor Circle C Paving at least a day prior to the process. The contractor is asking re...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Work begins on Kansas, 81 bypass intersection

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McPHERSON — An improvement project is underway at the intersection of the U.S. Highway 81 Bypass and Kansas Avenue (U.S. Highway 56). The project, which is being managed by the Kansas Department of Transportation, is a result of McPherson receiv...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

PLF Director completes “intensive” WSU course

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McPherson – Attending 16 sessions over four months, Wayne Burns recently was recognized for his completion of the MiniMPA Professional Development in Local Government course. The program is offered through the Hugo Wall School of Public...

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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Water Park to close on Mondays, effective July 11

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McPHERSON — Due to an ongoing shortage of available staff — specifically a lack of lifeguards — the McPherson Water Park until further notice will be closed Mondays.

Available staff is working excess hours, creating a...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Wall Park pond restoration to begin June 28

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McPHERSON — Beginning Tuesday, June 28, restoration work will begin on the pond in Wall Park. Work tentatively will last seven to eight weeks, per the schedule presented by contractor Cronus LLC.

The park will not close. However, people utilizing ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Public meetings scheduled to discuss half-cent sales tax

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McPHERSON — On Aug. 2, 2022, citizens of McPherson will head to the polls. Among the various items being addressed, the City of McPherson is asking voters to consider a renewal of the second half-cent sales tax, which was implemented in 2013 and...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Resolution No. 21-18

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RESOLUTION NO. 21-18

A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A SCHEDULE OF VARIOUS COSTS AND FEES TO BE ASSESSED BY THE CITY OF MCPHERSON, KANSAS

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF MCPHERSON, KANSAS:

Section 1. From and after adoption of t...

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