April 17, 2024

Mayor Explains City Commission’s Relunctance to Help County with New Corrections Building


Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) The Garden City Commission supports the extension of the ¼ cent tax for a new corrections and youth services building in Finney County.  Funding the new facility is another matter. Mayor Dan Fankhauser believes the city commission didn’t want using their portion of the tax to see this happen.

mayor on why they said no

Fankhauser wanted the city to chip in for the new building but lost in a 4-1 vote. Fankhauser is convinced if approved by voters in March the city will fund other projects including an extension to Jennie Barker Road.

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