Jul 02

Fireworks Safety Saves Lives

Posted on July 2, 2020 at 10:41 AM by Kristy Bansemer

Fireworks season is here. A time to get together with family and friends, celebrate our country’s independence and for many, shoot fireworks.

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Jun 19

Do Better Derby

Posted on June 19, 2020 at 12:24 PM by Kristy Bansemer

How tempting it is to say it is a great time to be a Derbyite…your City Council and staff are putting together a budget for 2021 and a five-year plan for investing in street maintenance and capital improvements to water lines, wastewater treatment, sidewalks, and public facilities. Even with a weaker economy forecast due to the pandemic, we’re focusing on the bigger picture of long-term sustainability of the library, fire & rescue department, and other core services.

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Jun 04

Creating a Vision for Derby

Posted on June 4, 2020 at 8:34 AM by Kristy Bansemer

Have you ever wondered why a business is in a certain location? How convenient it is to have a trail connecting to the park in the next neighborhood? Or why houses are built differently in neighborhoods throughout the city? All of these things, and more, are the result of a series of interrelated decisions collectively called city planning.

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