Sedgwick County Zoo http://kmuw.org en County Approves $30M For Sedgwick County Zoo http://kmuw.org/post/county-approves-30m-sedgwick-county-zoo <p>The Sedgwick County Commission voted Wednesday to spend $30 million at the Sedgwick County Zoo during the next five years, with nearly all the money going to staff and maintenance costs.<br><br>The financial support will allow the zoological society to begin raising $10 million to-$12 million for an expanded elephant exhibit.<br><br>The zoo has two elephants and needs at least one more to meet new requirements for accreditation from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.<br> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 12:28:18 +0000 Associated Press 23320 at http://kmuw.org Citizens Gather To Oppose Cuts To Senior Centers, Zoo http://kmuw.org/post/citizens-gather-oppose-cuts-senior-centers-zoo <p></p><p style="padding: 0px; margin-bottom: 16px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 14.545454025268555px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); ">Sedgwick county residents Thursday had a second chance to publicly voice concerns about the recommended 2013 budget.</p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 11:46:24 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 3814 at http://kmuw.org Citizens Gather To Oppose Cuts To Senior Centers, Zoo