Recent News

Congratulations to the winners of the June photo contest!  First Place:  Grain Elevator on Main Street.  Second Place:  Benton Airplane.  Third: Sunset over Benton.  Call Maranda at 316.778.1625 to claim your prizes!Grain ElevatorBenton Airplane

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Monthly Council Meeting!


City of Benton Council Meeting!  November 20th at 7pm at the Community Building.

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Council Meeting October 2023


The monthly City Council Meeting will be October 16th, 2023 at 7pm at the Community Building!  

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Comprehensive Plan Hearing Draft!


The Benton City Planning Commission will be holding a hearing concerning the Benton Comprehensive Plan on October 11th at 6:00 pm at the Community Building.  Anyone interested is encouraged to attend.

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Annual Budget Hearing for 2024


Annually, the City Council meets to for the purpose of hearing comments related to the proposed use of all funds for the following year.   The strategy going forward is to incrementally reduce the mil levy as permissible while continuing to provide quality public service.  The 2024 plan is for a 5.05% reduction in the mil levy and to ask the citizens to renew the sales tax on the ballot in November in order to further reduce the tax levy in 2025.

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Benton Dedication to Transparency.


In an attempt to make things easier for our citizens, we've created an "at a glance" page of Governing Body decisions.  This will be updated after each meeting and will can be found on the City website.

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Fire Hydrant Painting Contest!


Click on the picture or click here for the sign up sheet!

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Water Survey for everyone! Please help!


Our crew will be out distributing water surveys.  New federal regulations require city staff to inventory all of the water lines in town.  Please help us out by returning these to City Hall or dropping them off in the overnight drop box at City Hall.  If we don't get one, we will be out ringing doorbells!

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