Murray City Council http://wkms.org en Murray Park Referendum Petition Hits Halfway Mark http://wkms.org/post/murray-park-referendum-petition-hits-halfway-mark <div dir="ltr" style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family: georgia, serif; font-size: small; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">The petition for the Murray Park r</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; padding-bottom: 0px !important;">eferendum</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">&nbsp;has gained nearly 1,700 signatures since it first circulated in February.&nbsp;</span></div></div><div class="gmail_default" style="font-size: small; line-height: normal; font-family: georgia, serif;">&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 20:33:33 +0000 Allison Crawford 41048 at http://wkms.org Murray Park Referendum Petition Hits Halfway Mark Murray City Council Passes $42.2M Budget for FY 2015 http://wkms.org/post/murray-city-council-passes-422m-budget-fy-2015 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Murray City Council has passed its fiscal year 2015 budget, including a $250,000 capital project to finance </span><a href="http://wkms.org/post/council-raises-property-taxes-increases-salaries-moves-forward-fire-station-project" style="line-height: 1.5;">the construction of a new fire station on the north end of town.</a></p><p>The action came at Thursday night’s meeting after the ordinance to adopt the budget’s second reading.</p><p> Fri, 23 May 2014 01:50:55 +0000 John Null 40774 at http://wkms.org Murray City Council Passes $42.2M Budget for FY 2015 Calloway County Judge Executive Says It’s Unlikely Fiscal Court Will Endorse Local Park Tax http://wkms.org/post/calloway-county-judge-executive-says-it-s-unlikely-fiscal-court-will-endorse-local-park-tax <p>The Calloway County Judge Executive says it’s unlikely the Fiscal Court will endorse a local park tax that the Murray City Council unanimously supported last week.</p><p>Larry Elkins says the tax would give area parks 5 cents on every $100 of assessed property. That would total around $1.2 million dollars each year, which is 800,000 dollars more than the parks’ current annual budget.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:23:13 +0000 Whitney Jones 39305 at http://wkms.org Calloway County Judge Executive Says It’s Unlikely Fiscal Court Will Endorse Local Park Tax Murray City Council Endorses Tax To Benefit Local Parks http://wkms.org/post/murray-city-council-endorses-tax-benefit-local-parks <p>The Murray City Council has unanimously endorsed a tax that would raise funds for local parks. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 21:46:55 +0000 Parker Franklin 39266 at http://wkms.org Murray City Council Endorses Tax To Benefit Local Parks Murray City Council Talks Changes to City Gov't, Gentry House http://wkms.org/post/murray-city-council-talks-changes-city-govt-gentry-house <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Murray City Council is debating reducing the council's size, meeting load and number of committees.</span></p><p>City administrator Matt Mattingly prompted a lengthy discussion among council members at Thursday night's meeting after putting forth a proposal to reduce standing committees - &nbsp;and cut city council meetings to one per month – in order to make the city more efficient.</p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 05:00:00 +0000 John Null 38244 at http://wkms.org Murray City Council Talks Changes to City Gov't, Gentry House Murray City Council Mulls Approaches to Keeping Gentry House Open http://wkms.org/post/murray-city-council-mulls-approaches-keeping-gentry-house-open <p>The Murray City Council is asking the board of a non-profit that provides homeless housing to rescind its decision to close at the end of January.</p><p>The Gentry House, which houses four homeless families, decided to close last year due to lack of funding and staffing difficulties - four executive directors in six years.</p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 03:45:28 +0000 John Null 37930 at http://wkms.org Murray City Council Mulls Approaches to Keeping Gentry House Open Murray City Council Looks to Revise Tavern Operating Hours http://wkms.org/post/murray-city-council-looks-revise-tavern-operating-hours <p>Taverns in Murray may stay open a little longer as part of a city effort to keep liquor business within city limits and cut down on public intoxication charges.</p><p>The Murray City Council&nbsp;Thursday&nbsp;night passed the amendment&#39;s first reading on a 5 to 6 vote to extend operating hours from&nbsp;midnight to 1:30 a.m.&nbsp;for the four taverns within city limits.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 02:20:37 +0000 Austin Ramsey 35233 at http://wkms.org Murray City Council Looks to Revise Tavern Operating Hours Murray Hires Architect, Committees Consider Facilities Relocation Project http://wkms.org/post/murray-hires-architect-committees-consider-facilities-relocation-project <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Murray has hired&nbsp;a design company to plan for potentially relocating two fire stations, the police station and/or city hall.</span></p><p>The company’s hiring comes as the city’s finance and public safety committees consider the project’s feasibility and cost. RBS Design Group met with the committees Tuesday.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 16:49:28 +0000 Austin Ramsey 32980 at http://wkms.org Murray Hires Architect, Committees Consider Facilities Relocation Project