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Jan 04

Planning for Prosperity

Posted on January 4, 2019 at 10:13 AM by Kristy Bansemer

The Derby Planning Commission recently forwarded the draft K-15 Area Plan to the City Council for approval. The plan is the culmination of work that occurred in 2017 and 2018 to envision a better future for the north gateway to Derby along K-15 from Patriot Avenue to Meadowlark Boulevard.

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Dec 28

Award of Excellence

Posted on December 28, 2018 at 4:21 PM by Kristy Bansemer

One of the things I enjoy most about being mayor is each year getting to select someone from the community who has helped make Derby the special place it is and naming them a recipient of the Mayor’s Award of Excellence. Well, this year it was an easy decision. I’ve just chosen Jeff and Rhonda Cott to receive the Mayor’s Award of Excellence for 2019.

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Dec 28

Time to Celebrate & Give Thanks

Posted on December 28, 2018 at 4:17 PM by Kristy Bansemer

We have a lot to celebrate and be thankful for in Derby, especially during the holiday season. We just held our thirteenth tree lighting event, which is one of my favorite events of the year. I love to see the eyes of young kids light up as they see the tree for the first time. The smell of kettle corn and hot chocolate and the sighting of Santa Claus bring a new level of excitement. 

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