County libraries may stop assessing fines

Late fees could be a thing of the past if Johnson County library officials vote next month to eliminate them altogether. The policy will be decided on jointly with Olathe Public Library officials.
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A note from the editor:

The Gardner News and CherryRoad Media want to assure the community of Gardner, our customers and partners in Gardner, that the newspaper is not closing. We apologize for any confusion. Our building lease is up, and we are looking for a new office solution.
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City revenue kept pace in 2022, official reports

New developments and defrosting hiring freezes helped raise revenues and keep the city fiscally sound last year, Gardner city officials learned Monday night. Gardner City Finance Director Matt Wolff presented the 2022 financial report during the Gardner City Council’s regular meeting.
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