This Week in Sedgwick County - Dec. 1, 2021
Board of County Commissioners
- The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved meeting minutes for Nov. 3 and 10.
- The BOCC approved a resolution accepting the resignation of Maggie Ballard from the District Four Citizens Advisory Board.
- A resolution was approved to reappoint Dr. Scott Kipper as Deputy District Coroner.
- A resolution was approved establishing the ICT 21 Redevelopment District and use of tax increment financing by the City of Wichita.
- The BOCC voted to defer a resolution amending the scheduling of fines within Chapter 8 of the Sedgwick County Code for 60 days.
- The BOCC voted to defer a resolution modifying the violation classification for Discharge of Firearms across Property Boundaries to a later date.
- The BOCC approved the adoption of the 2022 Sedgwick County Legislative Platform.
- Consent agenda was approved, minus Item N (21-28868) Amendment to the 2022 Fee Schedule for the Regional Forensic Science Center.
- No binding action was taken following Executive Session.
- The Sedgwick County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is conducting a redistricting process. Every ten years, dictated by state statute and following the release of updated census data, the county is required to go through a redistricting process. The public is invited to share their thoughts on the proposed maps. For information & to comment, visit: https://www.sedgwickcounty.org/commissioners/bocc-projects/
- The Sedgwick County Treasurer and Tag Offices are holding their East vs. West Food Drive Showdown from now through Dec 10. Please bring non-perishable food donations to your favorite tag office location. Wish list items can be found at: https://www.catholiccharitieswichita.org/our-daily-bread-food-pantry/wish-list/ and https://kansasfoodbank.org/how-to-help/donate-food/.
- Sedgwick County Zoo is hosting Wild Lights now through Dec. 5, larger-than-life Asian lantern sculptures will light up the Zoo. Tickets are on sale now at https://scz.org/event/wild-lights.
- The U.S. Department of Agriculture opened an application portal for food/agriculture producers, distributors, and more who may request $1,500 - $20,000 to support health safety of workers and business environments during COVID-19 pandemic. https://usda-prs.grantsolutions.gov/usda.
View the entire meeting here: https://youtu.be/u79lV8Ml4Nk