MANHATTAN — The Riley County Commission approved the city annexation of county property during their meeting Thursday.
The 28 acre property is located on the south side of Anderson Ave., west of the intersection of Kimball and North Scenic Drive. The property being annexed belongs to St Luke’s Lutheran Church for their new facility located right outside the city limits. Deputy County Counselor Craig Cox presented the resolution.
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Cox says Riley County needs to ensure the annexation won’t hinder or prevent the proper growth and development of the area.  Commissioner Ron Wells explains why he was supporting the resolution.
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Cox added that the county engineers found that the annexation would not affect the area.
Also during Thursday’s meeting, commissioners received the monthly county revenue report for November was presented to the Riley County commissioners on Thursday.
Treasurer Shilo Heger said they ended the month for the county sales tax fund in a good place.
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Heger said the year to date numbers were flat at 1%, which has been the trend for most of the year.  She also talked about the year to date general fund revenues.
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Heger said overall they ended the month with a balance of over 2 million dollars in all county funds.

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