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: May 11, 2017

City Seeks Housing Rehabilitation Candidates

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The City of McPherson is still accepting applications for a housing rehabilitation project designed to benefit low- to moderate-income families. The project utilizes a $300,000 federal grant awarded to the City in January 2016 with funds designated for sp...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

CVB Announces Free Movies

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The annual Movies in the Park series hosted by the McPherson Convention and Visitors Bureau begins on Saturday, May 13, with the showing of Moana. The season also includes Zootopia on June 10; The Angry Birds Movie on June 24; Hidden Figures on July 8; Th...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

City Announces Poster Winner

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The City of McPherson has selected Hunter Wilson as this year’s poster winner for the annual Arbor Day Poster Contest. Wilson is a fifth grader in Elizabeth Johnson’s class at Eisenhower Elementary School. Wilson and her classmates wil...

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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: April 20, 2017

City Invests in Backup Generators

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In an effort to improve the reliability of sewer lift stations throughout the community, the City of McPherson recently invested $135,000 in backup generators. The investment replaces a single trailer mounted generator purchased in 1977, which was used to...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

City Prepares for KLINK Project

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On April 10, City Commissioners approved a contract with Cornejo Construction for McPherson’s 2017 KLINK Project for a cost not to exceed $236,950.60. The project will result in a mill and overlay along Kansas Avenue between Maxwell Avenue and Eby Street....

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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: March 6, 2017

Mayor Recognizes Scottish Society

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Mayor Brown presented a Proclamation of Appreciation to the McPherson Scottish Society at the March 6 City Commission meeting. Specifically, he recognized the organization’s years of service representing the City as host of the McPherson Scottis...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Community Building Closes for Renovation

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Beginning June 30, the McPherson Community Building will be closed indefinitely. The building’s closing is part of a comprehensive plan as the City of McPherson prepares for renovations. While specific details are yet to be determined, the City ...

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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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