Monday, 30 March 2020
Login |  Register 
***BREAKING NEWS***    More Special Radio Programming on COVID-19 This Week    ***
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
MSC News National Headlines U.S Health Tech Talk World Business Sports Top Headlines
Auburn Residents to Vote on 1/2 Cent Sales Tax Increase
02/15/2017

(KLZA)-- The Auburn City Council Monday evening approved a resolution to place a half-cent sales tax proposal before voters on May 9.  

If approved, the funds would pay for a multi-use community center with a price tag estimated at $3-million.

In the past year Auburn residents were surveyed and indicated they would like to have a performing arts center, a gymnasium, a facility that could host large weddings, and an indoor pool was even suggested. 

With some of those options being cost prohibitive, Mayor Scott Kudrna provides information on an idea combining some of the ideas. The idea is to have a building that can host various functions. The building would include a floor large enough for multiple basketball and volleyball courts, a stage area and seating ranging from around 400 to 1200 depending on the event and configuration. 

Council members voted 5-1 to put the sales tax increase up for the voters to decide.  Councilman Rick Janssen cast the lone dissenting vote.  

Kudrna says the ½-cent sales tax would cover the estimated cost of the facility and help with long-term maintenance

The City of Auburn has an option on property near the bowling alley on the north side of Highway 136 in Auburn to construct the facility if approved by voters.  


 

© Many Signals Communicaitons
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.


RELATED STORIES
Housing grants dominate Auburn City Council meeting
Auburn Mayor Submits Budget Proposal
Auburn Council Action on Nuisance Properties
Auburn Council Discusses Parks
Downtown Revitalization Grants Awarded In Auburn
Auburn Council Honors Longtime Employee
Council Hears Update on Proposed Community Center
Auburn Council Confirms Appointments
Auburn BPW Budget Approved
Auburn Council Awards Bid For Waterline Project
Click Here For All Stories

MOST VIEWED STORIES
Hiawatha man arrested after chase in stolen vehicle
Calhoon seeks comeback as Atchison Co Sheriff
COVID-19 confirmed in Doniphan County
Atchison Co placed under stay at home order
COVID-19 confirmed in Atchison County
KS stays home as new death is reported
Suspect flees following shooting and pursuit
Governor Kelly issues statewide stay-at-home order
Sheriff's Office announces emergency program
Highland Community College faces discrimination lawsuit
First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Jefferson County
Motorcyclist injured in Atchison Co crash
Stay-at-home order issued for Doniphan Co
Sports complex trailer theft investigated
KS reports 4th COVID-19 death
Atchison clinic awarded $53K to fight virus
City issues release on Governor's stay-at-home order
Family Medicine Clinic adding precautions for patient visits
Horton Hospital sale finalized
Stay-at-home order issued for Jackson Co

Click Here For All Stories


LATEST STORIES
Falls City Doctor discusses Covid-19  
MO motorists could see slowdown
Burn ban in effect for Doniphan County
COVID-19 confirmed in Atchison County
2 finalists interviewed for Riverside USD 114 Supt.
City issues release on Governor's stay-at-home order
Governor Kelly issues statewide stay-at-home order
Stay-at-home order issued for Jackson Co
Calhoon seeks comeback as Atchison Co Sheriff
Atchison foundation collects for virus relief
Click Here For All Stories

©2020 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report
KNZA - KLZA - KMZA - KTNC - KAIR
Powered by Radio Media Group
172.68.65.198