The Abilene City Commission addressed two agenda items at its regular meeting yesterday afternoon. The two items on the agenda were the city’s open public records amending code ordinance and the city’s 2023 compensation plan.
To begin the meeting, the commission approved an ordinance to amend the city’s code on open public records. The adopted ordinance is a modified version of the sample ordinance created by the League of Kansas Municipalities. The fees remain the same. Changes to the passed ordinance include designating the city clerk as freedom of information officer and appointing the official records custodian positions to the city clerk, chief financial officer, chief the police, the fire chief and the clerk of the municipal court.