Commissioner Jim Skelton starts District #5 advisory board, first meeting Wednesday

One of Sedgwick County Commissioner Jim Skelton’s campaign promises was that he would create a district advisory board for residents of the southeastern part of the county.

Skelton, who represents District 5 including Derby and Mulvane, will have his first district advisory board meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Derby Recreation Center, 801 E. Market in Derby.

Skelton will speak about the district advisory board’s by-laws. Sedgwick County Counselor Rich Euson will make a presentation about zoning and land use, and Sedgwick County Budget Director David Miller will speak about the county‚Äôs financial situation and budget issues.

The board plans to meet monthly.