Gardner’s city council will weigh in on whether the state should require guns be allowed in city buildings, but members will pass on whether to weigh in on carry and conceal and open carry laws in the state of Kansas.
That was the consensus after a lengthy debate about the city’s legislative agenda. The legislative agenda is a list of policy positions the council holds on matters that the Kansas Legislature may address in its next term.
The platform opposes legislation that would impose unfunded mandates on the city council and opposes any regulations that would limit the amount of revenue local governments can raise or spend on a yearly basis.
The platform also supports the authority for city councils to impose sales taxes and opposes any changes in the definition of machinery and equipment that would decrease the amount of taxes the city collects.
(Read more in the Gardner News)