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May 23

Farewell to Our Finance Director

Posted on May 23, 2022 at 10:57 AM by Kristy Bansemer

Jean Epperson has filled the position of Finance Director for 21 years in Derby. It’s a job that can often be overlooked when things are going the City’s way. In Jean’s case she has handled the job so well that little attention has ever been brought to the City regarding financial issues. She has truly been a dedicated public servant and will work her last day with the City on June 14.    

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May 13

Caution: Now Entering Road Work Season

Posted on May 13, 2022 at 10:10 AM by Kristy Bansemer

The people of Chicago have a saying that “There are only two seasons to the year: Winter and Road Work.” I think the people of Kansas can certainly identify with that expression. With the weather warming up, we’re entering the time of year where we see more of our unofficial state mascot, the orange traffic cone. While we all occasionally get frustrated with the traffic issues related to the necessary street improvements, it’s good to remind ourselves to keep safety top of mind for the maintenance workers, other drivers, and ourselves.

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May 04

May the 4th Be With You, City Employees

Posted on May 4, 2022 at 4:38 PM by Kristy Bansemer

Public Service Recognition Week 2022 is May 1 thru 7. This purpose of the week is to celebrate and honor government employees, and I’m proud to tell you we have the best of the best working for the City of Derby.

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