Chamber Coffee Hosted by Angela VanDeBerghe of Edward Jones Financial Office on May 23

Join us for Chamber Coffee!

Thursday, May 23rd, 8am

Hosted by Edward Jones office of Angela VanDeBerghe

222 S. State Street

The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce invites members and guests to a Chamber Coffee hosted by the Edward Jones office of Angela VanDeBerghe, 222 State Street, on Thursday, May 23rd at 8am. Coffee, juice, and refreshments will be served, and attendees may register to win a special drawing.

When it comes to your financial goals, the experiences you wish to have, the trips you plan to take, the legacy you strive to leave behind — each of these priorities deserve attention to detail, a holistic approach to planning and a dedicated financial advisor to partner with you through the years ahead. Whether you need help organizing, building, protecting, or creating strategies to transfer your wealth, Angela promises to offer you a new level of attention, insight, and guidance. Join us this Thursday to meet Angela and office administrator Jennifer Lowe and hear about their business and what they do for the community!

Contact the Chamber of Commerce at (620) 223-3566 for more information. Visit the Events Calendar and category of Chamber Coffees on fortscott.com for upcoming locations.

Thank you to our Chamber Champion members

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Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce

231 E. Wall St., Fort Scott, KS 66701

620-223-3566

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Kansas Families Tourism Program Opens May 25

2024 Sunflower Summer Program to Run

May 25-Aug.11

TOPEKA – Kansas Tourism has announced the 2024 Sunflower Summer program will be open for Kansas families on Saturday, May 25. Designed for Kansas students and their families, the Sunflower Summer program provides complimentary access to over 220 tourism attractions across the state. The 2024 Sunflower Summer season will run through August 11.

To participate, Kansas families with school-age children can download the Sunflower Summer app at the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, or at SunflowerSummer.org to claim tickets to attraction venues. These digital tickets are redeemed upon arrival at the participating venue. Each user can only use tickets once per venue during the 2024 season.

“We’re excited to make this year’s growing Sunflower Summer program available to Kansas families,” Kansas Tourism Director Bridgette Jobe said. “Our aim is to encourage Kansans’ to embark on unforgettable journeys and create lasting memories in their home state.”

Exclusive to Kansas families, the Sunflower Summer program is open to all Kansas families with school-aged students, pre-K through 12th grade, including public, private, and homeschooled.

Out-of-state students and families are not eligible to participate in Sunflower Summer.

Participating attractions include museums, discovery centers, historic sites, arboretums, water parks, amusement parks, zoos, guided trolley tours, live theater events and professional sports events. A comprehensive list of attractions participating in the 2024 Sunflower Summer program can be found on SunflowerSummer.org and on the mobile app.

To share your Sunflower Summer experiences on social media, use the hashtags #ToTheStarsKS and #SunflowerSummer as you post your travels. For more travel inspiration and tips about exploring Kansas, go to TravelKS.com.

About Kansas Tourism:

The mission of Kansas Tourism is to inspire travel to and throughout Kansas to maximize the positive impacts that tourism has on our state and local communities. Kansas Tourism works hand in hand with other Commerce community programs to elevate and promote Kansas as a tourist destination. Kansas Tourism oversees all tourism marketing and PR for the state, produces travel publications and advertising, manages state Travel Information Centers, manages both the Kansas By-ways program and the Kansas Agritourism program, approves tourist signage applications, produces the KANSAS! Magazine, and provides financial and educational support to the tourism industry in Kansas through grants, education, and support.

About the Kansas Department of Commerce:

As the state’s lead economic development agency, the Kansas Department of Commerce strives to empower individuals, businesses and communities to achieve prosperity in Kansas. Commerce accomplishes its mission by developing relationships with corporations, site location consultants and stakeholders in Kansas, the nation and world. Our strong partnerships allow us to help create an environment for existing Kansas businesses to grow and foster an innovative, competitive landscape for new businesses. Through Commerce’s project successes, Kansas was awarded Area Development Magazine’s prestigious Gold Shovel award in 2021, 2022 and 2023, and was awarded the 2021 and 2022 Governor’s Cup by Site Selection Magazine.

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FS National Cemetery Memorial Day Services May 27

Memorial Day Services
Monday, May 27, 2024
National Cemetery
Fort Scott, Kansas
UNDER AUSPICES OF
THE AMERICAN LEGION
POST 25
ASSISTED BY
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 1165
FORT SCOTT NATIONAL CEMETERY STAFF
MEMORIAL DAY MESSAGE
We are gathered today to pay tribute to the
memory of those who served their country
when called upon, and who now hand down
to us this torch of freedom to love, cherish
and carry high.
Let us be ever mindful of this heritage and
protect it well against those who would lead
us into despair and disunity
May each succeeding Memorial Day strengthen our
faith in a peaceful world
and a brotherhood of mankind.
MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES
Monday, May 27, 2024
9:30 A.M.
Prayer at Courthouse Steps in Honor of all
American War Veterans
11:00 A.M.
Welcome & Master of Ceremony.….………….………..Mr. Craig Stice
Technician Fort Scott National Cemetery
Pledge of Allegiance……………..…………….… Scout Grace Pommier
Troop 114
Invocation……………………..……………Rev. Chistopher Eschelman
Pastor, First United Methodist Church of Fort Scott
Commander’s Address…………………………………….Jessica Allison
Commander, American Legion Post #25
Memorial Day Address………..…Sergeant Major Anthony D. Worsley
Senior Enlisted Advisor
Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency
Placing of Wreath……..…………Mrs. Michele Lyon & Grace Pommier
Legion Auxiliary & Troop 114
Benediction ……………………………….. Rev. Chistopher Eschelman
Pastor, First United Methodist Church of Fort Scott
Honor Volley………………………Legion Post 25 &V.F.W. Post 1165
Taps at both Services…………………………….….Mr. Christian Seals

In case of inclement weather services will be held in Memorial Hall.
Visit V.F.W. Post after Service for free-will donation lunch.

Minutes of the Bo Co Commission for May 13

May 13, 2024                                                                               Monday, 5:30 p.m.

 

 

The Board of Bourbon County Commissioners met in open session with all Commissioners and the County Clerk present.

 

 

Angie Owenby, Pete Owenby, Sam Owen, Jason Silvers, Mike Wunderly, Deb Martin, Roxy Gregg, Deion Gregg, Brent Smith, Diana McKinney, and Clint Walker were present for some or all of the meeting.

 

 

Jim opened the meeting with the flag salute.

 

 

Clifton made a motion to approve the consent agenda which includes approval of minutes from 5-6-2024. Brandon seconded the motion and all approved.

 

 

Sam Owen introduced himself as a candidate for Senate District 13 and spoke of his goals if he were to get elected. Jim wished him good luck.

 

 

Mike Wunderly said all the gravel haulers have done a fantastic job getting things fixed up after the storm. Mike also said the truck drivers are being courteous and moving over and stopping when they meet an oncoming vehicle. Jim and Eric both thanked Mike for the compliments and Eric said he would relay it to his crew.

 

 

Rob Harrington reminded everyone about the sales tax vote tomorrow and said many entities won’t come without some form of a subsidy. Rob urged people to go out and vote.

 

 

Pete Owenby asked the Commissioners what they thought of Mary Pemberton’s suggestion  last week of forming a committee to assist with solar panel information. Jim said he doesn’t 100% support or oppose the idea. Jim said we need to get special use permit on the ballot because nothing today makes the solar companies have to come and talk with us. Pete asked if a committee was formed who would choose the members and Jim stated the Commissioners would. Pete said he was asked why he was so against solar farms and he said he shouldn’t have to put my tax dollars up, for example subsidies and tax credits, to pay somebody to make money off my property and make my property worth less and possibly put his family at health risk. Pete asked why anybody would be for it and asked the Commissioners if they would be okay if it was by their houses. Jim said a special use permit is a tool to cover restrictions and would be for industrial or commercial purposes. Jim said the companies would have to fill out a permit and it would have to be approved by the Commissioners. Brandon said it could be a tool to make sure solar farms wouldn’t have lithium battery packs and they could put restrictions saying the energy must go directly into the grid and not a battery bank. Jim said the safety restrictions would be based upon KDHE and OSHA. It was asked if we have zoning would we have a zoning board. Jim said yes, we would have a zoning board who would review the permit and make suggestions to the Board of Commissioners. Clifton said there is no limited zoning that zoning is zoning.

 

 

Bo Casper said they have an attorney working on drawing up a petition and he asked if it was going to be limited zoning or zoning. Jim said the petition would have to say commercial/industrial and they would need to submit a copy of the permit for legal and KAC to ensure legality. Jim said once zoning is established it can grow and expand without going back to the voters. Clifton agreed and said you have to be careful with what you wish for.

 

 

Deion Gregg asked how the solar panels only have a setback of 25 feet from a boundary line when oil wells have to be at least 100 feet.

 

 

Vance Eden, Superintendent of USD 235, asked if the Commissioners have researched the contributions and PILOT funds to determine if they have to be distributed to the school districts. Jim said they are still reviewing the information and asked if the school district was working with FSCC. Vance said yes, they are working with the college regarding trades. Clifton asked if the school partnered with FSCC to get a trade program similar to STARS if they would still need to do the ag shop rehab. Vance said yes because they would still need introductory level classes for students. Clifton said he would be in support of giving money for a joint effort trade school and thinks that would be an excellent use of PILOT funds.

 

 

Brian Allen, Emergency Manager, said we do not need to extend the proclamation of local disaster and handed out the Governor’s state proclamation of disaster. Brian said he and Eric Bailey, Public Works Director, updated their map of road issues today to keep residents updated on the damage. Jim asked how Eric was funding the repairs and Eric said they have had to dip into their special projects fund. Eric said countywide there is major washout damage, guardrail damage, culverts washed out, and they are waiting for Schwab Eaton to finish inspecting bridges to know the extent of the damage to those. Maple Road west of 125th  Street has been closed due to a washout under the asphalt, and Eric said the crew has started working on that location today. Eric said they are having a hard time keeping cones and stated each cone is $22.00 and so far, they have lost over 100. Eric said the feet off the barricades have been stolen as well and reminded residents they are up for their safety. Brian said the Public Works crew has been working hard but they haven’t been able to get to every road yet and urged residents to be patient as they’re doing the best they can. Eric said he has a great crew who has been working a lot of hours.

 

 

Jennifer Hawkins, County Clerk, said early voting ended at noon today and they had a total of 689 voters during the last week. Jennifer said this was a good turnout for early voting and explained a lot of residents took advantage of voting early while they were at the courthouse paying their taxes that were due last week. Jennifer said she received a road closure application and that Eric has viewed the sections of road they are wanting to close. Jim asked Eric his opinion and Eric stated he would be in favor of closing the road. Jennifer stated all landowners affected have signed the application and the final step is to hold a hearing that she would publish in the newspaper.

 

 

Brandon said he would be in favor of a bi-partisan committee of five volunteers that would consist of individuals that are both pro-solar and against solar. Clifton said he has stated for the last three years he is not a committee person, but he is not against this committee and stated those interested should submit a letter explaining why they want to be on the committee. Clifton said the reality of the matter is how do you put the cat back in the bag, because solar panel farms are here. Clifton said agreements have been signed and there is millions in exposure that our insurance won’t cover. Clifton said he is 100% against zoning and that nobody is going to tell him what he is going to do on his land. Jim said a special use permit is just the beginning and it could potentially expand until it is full zoning. Jim made a motion to receive applications from concerned citizens that want to serve on a committee to help us review setbacks for solar panel farms. Brandon seconded the motion. Jim asked if the other Commissioners wanted to accept the letters for two weeks, and Clifton said 30 days would be better. Jim added that they would accept letters for 30 days and if it is not un-biased, they would start over. All approved the motion.

 

 

Pete Owenby talked about the two different types of commercial, intrastate and interstate. Tim Emerson asked if the Commissioners have heard from people who are for solar, and explained not people who are receiving money from it, but people who are for the benefit of solar. Bo Casper said he is concerned about the high fences surrounding the solar panel farms and the impact they will have on wildlife. Deion Gregg asked why solar farms don’t have to have a privacy fence like junkyards do. Jim said the county has no regulations and stated the fence around junkyards is a state regulation. Vance Eden said he has spent time working with the companies for the school district and they have talked about putting shrubs or trees in to hide the panels. Pete Owenby asked about the loss of value for his property because he thinks it will go down 50%. Jim said he couldn’t get a written statement from a real estate appraiser to confirm that. Pete said he could get it in writing and Jim said it needs to be a certified land appraiser.

 

 

 

 

Jim made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:37. Brandon seconded the motion and all approved.

 

 

THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

OF BOURBON COUNTY, KANSAS

___________________, Chairman

___________________,Commissioner

ATTEST:                                                                                                    ___________________, Commissioner

 

Jennifer Hawkins, Bourbon County Clerk

5-20-2024                               Approved Date

 

Tiger Newsletter Final Edition

Kansas Tourism Attraction Development Grants Announced

Lt. Governor Toland Announces $500,000 in Tourism Attraction Development Grants

TOPEKA — Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland today announced $500,000 has been awarded in the latest round of Attraction Development Grant funding. The Kansas Tourism grant program assists in the development of sustainable tourism experiences that influence travel decisions and create economic impact, including new jobs, capital investment, revenue and increased visitation.

“High-quality tourism attractions play a large role in the economic success our state has seen over the past five years,” Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland said. “By establishing and continuing to invest in quality attractions, we are improving the quality of life for current Kansans and creating more reasons for potential future residents to call Kansas home.”

The Attraction Development Grant funding will be divided among 14 new or enhancing existing tourism attraction projects. Grant recipients will invest almost $1.4 million in matching investments toward the approved projects.

“It is exciting to unveil new attractions that give travelers reasons to visit our great state, immerse themselves in our story, and really get to know Kansas,” Kansas Tourism Director Bridgette Jobe said. “With these grant awards, we’re not just building destinations, we’re crafting dreams and shaping the future of tourism in Kansas.”

To view the latest Attraction Development Grant recipients, click here.

For more information on the program, click here or contact Kansas Tourism Grant Program Manager Carrie Doud here.

For a full list of grants offered by the Kansas Department of Commerce, click here.

About Kansas Tourism:

The mission of Kansas Tourism is to inspire travel to and throughout Kansas to maximize the positive impacts that tourism has on our state and local communities. Kansas Tourism works hand in hand with other Commerce community programs to elevate and promote Kansas as a tourist destination. Kansas Tourism oversees all tourism marketing and PR for the state, produces travel publications and advertising, manages state Travel Information Centers, manages both the Kansas By-ways program and the Kansas Agritourism program, approves tourist signage applications, produces the KANSAS! Magazine, and provides financial and educational support to the tourism industry in Kansas through grants, education, and support.

About the Kansas Department of Commerce:

As the state’s lead economic development agency, the Kansas Department of Commerce strives to empower individuals, businesses and communities to achieve prosperity in Kansas. Commerce accomplishes its mission by developing relationships with corporations, site location consultants and stakeholders in Kansas, the nation and world. Our strong partnerships allow us to help create an environment for existing Kansas businesses to grow and foster an innovative, competitive landscape for new businesses. Through Commerce’s project successes, Kansas was awarded Area Development Magazine’s prestigious Gold Shovel award in 2021, 2022 and 2023, and was awarded the 2021 and 2022 Governor’s Cup by Site Selection Magazine.

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Boys State of Kansas Meets June 2-8 at K-State

Speakers, Special Events Set for 86th Session of American Legion Boys State of Kansas

 

May 20, 2024 — High school students from across the State of Kansas will participate in the 86th session of the American Legion Boys State of Kansas, Sunday, June 2, through Saturday, June 8, at Kansas State University in Manhattan. This will be the program’s 32nd consecutive session at KSU.

 

Among the major events during the week. Unless noted, these events are open to the public.

 

 

Sunday, June 2

  • Opening ceremonies, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. (end time could be earlier), McCain Auditorium

o   Opening remarks: Tom Wierman, Kansas Boys State executive director, a 1976 KBS delegate from Ransom High School and current resident of Wichita, and Sam Houston, Kansas Boys State 2023 governor and 2024 graduate of McPherson High School.

o   Keynote speaker: Kendall Gammon, 15-year NFL veteran with the Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints and Pittsburgh Steelers. Considered the best long-snapper in the NFL, Gammon, a 1987 graduate of Rose Hill (Kan.) High School and 1991 graduate of Pittsburg (Kan.) State University, was a member of Pitt State’s 1991 NCAA Division II national championship team. He also played in Super Bowl 30 and in the 2005 Pro Bowl. Gammon talk will draw on personal life challenges with a message threaded with vulnerability and authentic stories to inspire attendees to use emotional strength to embrace change, build strong relationships and positively impact growth and success.

o   Conversation with John Celock, a New York based award-winning author, media affairs advisor and special projects editor of City & State New York, a magazine focused on politics and government. Celock authored The Next Generation: Young Elected Officials and their Impact on American Politics, a 2010 book examining why people aged 35 and under run for elective office, the challenges they face and how their age impacts their views on public policy. Celock is a former state politics reporter and Patch liaison for The Huffington Post where he covered state-level politics and policy across the country, along with U.S. Senate races, as well as coordinated presidential campaign coverage and breaking news events. Celock’s work at The Huffington Post has been credited with impacting state-level legislation in Kansas and Alabama.

  • John Milburn, KBS associate director and a 1985 KBS delegate from Pittsburg High School will moderate the discussion. A resident of Lawrence, Milburn is the special assistant for communications and policy for the Kansas Secretary of State.

Media note: Starting at approximately 1 p.m., the KBS delegates will walk from Wefald Hall to McCain Auditorium – great photo/video opportunity.

 

Monday, June 3

  • Swearing in of 2024 Kansas Boys State mayors, 6:50 p.m., Kansas Boys State Assembly Area (Goodnow Hall/Marlatt Hall parking lot [between buildings on Claflin Road]).

o   Scott Schwab, Kansas Secretary of State and 1989 KBS delegate from Great Bend High School, will provide remarks and swear in the KBS mayors.

  • Party caucuses, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Federalist Party, Fiedler Hall, Room 1107; Nationalist Party, Rathbone Hall, Room 1073 (Each party will select their candidates for the six state offices and formulate their party platforms.).

This event is not open to the public.

 

Tuesday, June 4

  • Kansas Boys State governor candidates’ debate and introduction of other state office candidates, 1:30 to 2:45 p.m., McCain Auditorium.
  • Announcement of Kansas Boys State general election winners for governor and other state offices, and swearing-in ceremony, 7 p.m., KBS Assembly Area.

Wednesday, June 5

  • Flag retirement ceremony, 7:30 p.m., World War II Memorial in front of McCain Auditorium. The event is an observance of the proper respect for the American flag and how unserviceable flags are properly disposed. The honor guard from American Legion Pearce-Keller Post No.17 in Manhattan will present the ceremony. Dr. John Lindholm, a 1949 KSU graduate who provided the dog tags as a model for the “Tags of Honor” sculpture at the Memorial, was a longtime Kansas Boys State staff member as a Legionnaire advisor before passing away in January 2020.

Media note: This event is a great photo/video opportunity.

  • Evening ceremonies, 8 p.m., McCain Auditorium.

o   2024 Kansas Boys State governor’s inaugural address.

o   Address by Randy Frank, Hillsboro, American Legion Department of Kansas commander, and introduction of Kansas American Legion dignitaries

o   Kansas Boys State band performance, chorus performance and talent show.

 

Thursday, June 6

  • Candidates for Boys Nation, two of whom will represent Kansas Boys State as senators in Washington, D.C., July 19-26, will present speeches, 8:30 a.m., KBS Assembly Area.

Friday, June 7

  • Announcement of delegates who will represent Kansas Boys State as senators at Boys Nation, 8:30 a.m., KBS Assembly Area.

Saturday, June 8

  • Closing ceremonies, 9:15 to 10:45 a.m., McCain Auditorium.

o   Announcement of Kansas Boys State outstanding citizens, Kansas Boys State Samsung American Legion Scholarship and KBS Executive Director Scholarship winners, and announcement of various awards, including Advisor of the Year, Counselor of the Year, New Counselor of the Year, William “Bill” F. Stahl Outstanding Justice Award, Outstanding Senator Award and Outstanding State Representative Award.

o   Farewell address by KBS Executive Director Tom Wierman.

o   Closing Address by 2024 KBS Governor

  • Final State Assembly/Final Flag Lowering, 11 to 11:30 a.m., KBS Assembly Area

 

Members of the Kansas House of Representatives and Senate are expected to make visits to Kansas Boys State during the week, based on availability due to a potential special session being called by Gov. Laura Kelly.

 

In addition to the above events, the public is invited to view the daily morning assembly/flag raising at 8:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, and at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, as well as the evening retreat/flag lowering at 7 p.m. on Sunday and Tuesday through Friday, and at 6:45 p.m. on Monday. For those who cannot attend any events, Boys State of Kansas will provide updates during the week on its Facebook page, facebook.com/KansasBoysState. and on its website at ksbstate.org.

 

The Kansas Boys State program includes students who have just completed their junior year of high school (will be seniors in the fall) and sophomore year of high school (will be juniors in the fall).

 

The objective of the ALBSK is to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to community, state and nation. Kansas Boys State provides a relevant, interactive, problem-solving experience in leadership and teamwork that develops self-identity, promotes mutual respect and instills civic responsibility. Boys State is a “learning by doing” political exercise that simulates elections, political parties and government at the state, county and local levels, providing opportunities to lead under pressure, showcasing character and working effectively within a team. It’s also an opportunity to gain pride and respect for government and the price paid by members of the military to preserve democracy.

 

— #KSBoysState —

 

The American Legion Boys State of Kansas is an interactive simulation that teaches high school seniors-to-be the value of democracy and civic duty. Participants form mock governments and campaign for positions at the city, county and state levels. After the elections, participants find out firsthand the difficult decisions made daily by those in government through a series of challenging simulations. Delegates, nominated to attend by their high school counselors and other influential people in their lives, are sponsored by American Legion posts and various civic organizations from across the state. All delegates demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities in student government, athletics and/or other activities.

 

The Boys State program was founded by Legionnaires Hayes Kennedy and Harold Card in Illinois in 1935, and was first held in Kansas two years later in Wichita. The Kansas program moved to the University of Kansas in Lawrence in 1963 and remained there until 1991. The following year, it moved to its current location at Kansas State University in Manhattan. For more information about the American Legion Boys State of Kansas, visit ksbstate.org.

 

John Hrenak Jr. Celebrates 45 Years With KDOT

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries

The Kansas Department of Transportation expresses its appreciation for employees celebrating state service anniversaries in June. KDOT is proud to acknowledge them for the long-term dedication they have provided to the state of Kansas.

Those celebrating 45 years:

  • Pamela Fleck, Engineering Technician Specialist, Topeka
  • John Hrenak Jr., District Maintenance Engineer, Fort Scott            

Those celebrating 40 years:

  • Donald Whisler, Bridge Inspection Engineer, Topeka
  • Tracey Zieman, Engineering Technician, El Dorado

Those celebrating 35 years:

  • Bret Calvin, Engineering Technician Specialist, Latham
  • Jean Istas, Construction Engineer Associate, Aurora

Those celebrating 30 years:

  • Christopher Collins, Highway Maintenance Superintendent, Hutchinson
  • Michael Smith, Refrigeration and AC Service Technician Senior, Hutchinson

Those celebrating 25 years:

  • Jason Flax, Network Service Technician III, Hill City
  • Brian Holloway, Equipment Operator Specialist, Osborne
  • Sherri Perry, Legal Assistant, Meriden
  • Amy Pope, Field Engineer, Olathe

 Those celebrating 20 years:

  • Stacie Cook, Engineering Technician Supervisor, Kansas City
  • Jason Fogleman, Highway Shop Superintendent, Cherryvale
  • Joshua Greening, Highway Maintenance Supervisor, Topeka
  • Nathan Jeffries, State Traffic Sign Engineer, Lawrence
  • James Middleton, Construction Engineer Associate, Pratt
  • James Riener, District Construction/Materials Engineer, Phillipsburg
  • Dominique Shannon, Assistant Bureau Chief, Topeka

Those celebrating 15 years:

  • Aaron Burd, Engineering Technician Supervisor, Salina
  • Colby Farlow, Program and Project Management Director, Lawrence
  • Mervin Lare, Stormwater Compliance Engineer, Lincolnville
  • Emilie Metheny, Pavement Engineer, Topeka
  • Levi Miller, Equipment Mechanic Senior, Harveyville
  • Carrie Padgette, Environmental Compliance and Regulations Specialist I, Salina

Those celebrating 10 years:

  • Nathan Blankinship, Equipment Operator Specialist, Sedan
  • Matthew Golightley, Network Service Technician III, Garden City
  • Troy Howard, District Construction/Materials Engineer, Chanute
  • Daniel Ingram, Equipment Operator Senior, Nevada
  • Jason Kolb, Regional Geologist, Augusta
  • Joshua Matyi, Estimating Engineering Associate, Lawrence
  • Susan Miller, Administrative Specialist, Topeka
  • Adam Smith, Network Service Technician II, Topeka
  • Andrew Spencer, Bridge Management Engineer, Topeka
  • Erika Wilson, Right of Way Property Appraiser II, Topeka

Chamber After Hours: Blissful Aesthetic and Wellness on May 23

Chamber After-Hours and Ribbon Cutting…

The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce invites members to a Chamber After-hours & Ribbon Cutting Event to celebrate the opening of Blissful Aesthetic & Wellness located at 4 S. Main! The event will take place on Thursday, May 23rd from 5:15pm-6:00pm with the remarks and ribbon cutting starting at 5:30pm. After the Ribbon cutting and remarks, everyone is invited to come and go to see the business, enter the drawings, and enjoy refreshments.

 

Blissful Aesthetics and Wellness opened it’s doors in May 2023 giving clients a holistic approach on wellness and beauty that prioritizes your individual goals.

 

Blissful Aesthetics & Wellness offers services such as Aesthetics, IV Infusion & Vitamin Injections, Labs, Weight loss, Dermatology, and Wellness Consultations.

 

Contact the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce for more information at 620-223-3566 or [email protected].

Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce | 231 E. Wall Street | Fort Scott, KS 66701 US
 

Fort Scott Design Review Advisory Board Meeting is May 29

Fort Scott Design Review Advisory Board Meeting
When: May 29th, 2024
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: City Hall
Topics for discussion:
  1. Certificate of Appropriateness for 1124 E. Wall Street, Fort Scott, KS – “Hole in the Wall Liquor”
  2. Certificate of Appropriateness for 110 South Main LLC at 110 S. Main Street
  3. Discussion of the Mural Proposal Form and process
  4. Discussion of future work session

The meeting is open to the public and the recording is available to watch on YouTube after the meeting is held.

 

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