Argonia River Park fees to increase


By Michelle Leidy-Franklin

ARGONIA – Fees will be increasing for camping sites at the River Park in Argonia.
Sites with water, sewer and electric will go from $15 a night to $20. Sites with electric and water will go from $10 a night to $15.
Primitive camping sites with no utilities will remain at $5. Long term camping spots will remain the same price. Shelter and deck rentals also will not change.
Ordinance 586 containing the price changes for the River Park was approved by the city council on Wednesday, Jan. 5.
In other business:
• The council received the 2020 financial audit from accountant Kevin Cooper.
• An executive session was held with city attorney Bob Almanza under attorney-client privilege.
• City clerk Tara Pierce informed council members that she had been told bulk gas prices would likely remain the same after the Mid-Kansas Cooperative and Progressive Ag Cooperative merger. However, confirmation would not be given until after the merger is complete.
• The council approved the annual cost of software for the water plant through Winn-911 software.
• Employee evaluations were conducted in executive session. Seniority wage rate changes were approved by the council.