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    Board of Commissioners

    Wyandotte County is an urban community with a small town feel where people live in close knit diverse, safe neighborhoods for life.

    Our people enjoy a healthy lifestyle, a variety of community amenities, and thriving employment opportunities.

    Wyandotte County is a place that is easy to stay in and hard to leave!

    Walmart Opening

    UG Commission joins Commissioner Ann Murguia to Celebrate the opening of a new Walmart Grocery in her district.

  • Commissioner Angela Markley holds a special ribbon cutting event in Matney Park to celebrate the completion of a CNIP project in her district.
  • Commissioner Brian McKiernan Celebrates the opening of the County’s first Hike and Bike Trail on the Levee.
  • Commissioner Harold Johnson being sworn-in at the Inauguration Ceremony on April 23. 2015.
  • Commissioner Ann Murguia announces the new 105-Rosedale route at Emerson Park.
  • Commissioners Gayle Townsend.
  • Ann Murguia at Walmart Opening.

    Walmart Opening

    Commissioner Ann Murguia celebrates the new Walmart Grocery in Argentine.

  • Commissioner Dr. Jane Winkler-Philbrook holds a Town Hall meeting with residents of District 8 at the Eisenhower Recreation Center on April 29, 2015.
  • Commissioners Melissa Bynum and Ann Murguia and County Administrator Doug Bach planting tree in honor of Arbor Day 2015 at Ruby Park.
  • Commissioner Mike Kane takes fellow Commissioners on a bus tour through his district
  • Commissioner Walters Welcomes Nascar Fans

    Commissioner Walters Welcomes Nascar Fans

    Commissioner Walters Welcomes Nascar Fans to Kansas City , Kansas during the Sprint Cup Series at the Kansas Speedway.

  • Commissioner Melissa Bynum being sworn-in at the Inauguration Ceremony on April 23, 2015.
  • Commissioner Ann Murguia takes a moment to peruse the KCATA route schedule during the grand opening of the downtown Metro Center
  • Commissioner Brian McKiernan gives a bus tour of his district with fellow Commissioners
  • Commissioners Gayle Townsend, Jane Philbrook and Jim Walters listen intently during a session of the Budget Workshop
  • Commissioners Angela Markley and Jim Walters accepts award on behalf of the UG for Transit improvements.
  • Commissioner Gayle Townsend at Commission Strategic Planning meeting
  • Commissioner Jim Walters provides virtual tour of his district to fellow Commissioners.
  • Commissioners Brian McKiernan and Ann Murguia at a Commission Strategic Planning session
  • Commissioner Melissa Bynum takes notes from comments residents provided during Town Hall meeting held in District 8.
  • Commissioner Jane Philbrook, Jim Walters and Mayor Mark Holland attend groundbreaking event for phase II at Village West Apartments
  • Commissioners Gayle Townsend and Jane Philbrook work together on a team project during Strategic Planning session

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The Commission:

  • sets county policies
  • adopts ordinances
  • appropriates funds
  • approves land re-zonings and special exceptions to the zoning ordinance
  • carries out responsibilities set forth by the State Code
  • sets priorities for budget preparation
  • adopts the annual budget of the Unified Government

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