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Kansas Broadband Acceleration Grant: Public Comment

Ensuring Transparency

To ensure transparency and best use of taxpayer funds, a public comment process was incorporated within the Kansas Broadband Acceleration Grant process.  This process provided an opportunity for Kansas stakeholders to learn more about the proposed projects as well as to provide input for the Broadband Acceleration Grant applications received.

The Broadband Acceleration Grant Applicant Public Project Proposals and Public Proposed Service Area Map for each grant application along with the public comments received and the response from the applicant (if any) are posted below for public review.   Comments marked proprietary/private or those which included personally identifiable information not considered in the public domain were redacted.

The public comment process is intended to inform decision-making  and inspire the best possible investments for Kansas broadband infrastructure.

2021 Broadband Acceleration Grant Applications for Public Comment

APPLICANTCOUNTYPROJECT
PROPOSAL
PROPOSED
SERVICE
AREA MAP
(.KMZ PROVIDED
IN ZIP FILE)
PUBLIC
COMMENTS
COMMENT
RESPONSES
Charter Communications – BucyrusJohnsonDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
Charter Communications – Highcrest WestLeavenworthDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
Charter Communications – Sloan RoadLeavenworthDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
Crazy CommunicationsReno, Rice, McPhersonDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAPVIEWVIEW RESPONSE
DOWNLOAD ZIP
DLS Enterprises + Argonia & Norwich FTTHHarper, Sumner, KingmanDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAPVIEWVIEW RESPONSE
DOWNLOAD ZIP
Epic Touch – LiberalSewardDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAPVIEWVIEW RESPONSE
GBT Communications + Rural Pawnee RockBarton, Pawnee, RushDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
Haviland Broadband Norwich Rural 1KingmanDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAPVIEW
HBCable – KanopolisEllsworthDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
IdeaTek – NorthMcPhersonDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAPVIEWVIEW RESPONSE
VIEW MAP
IdeaTek – SouthwestFord, Gray, Seward, StevensDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAPVIEWVIEW RESPONSE
VIEW MAP
KwiKom Communications – GreenwoodGreenwoodDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAPVIEWVIEW RESPONSE
KwiKom Communications – McPhersonMcPhersonDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAPVIEWVIEW RESPONSE
DOWNLOAD ZIP
KwiKom Communications – NeodeshaWilsonDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
KwiKom Communications – New AlbanyWilsonDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
KwiKom Communications – RenoRenoDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAPVIEWVIEW RESPONSE
DOWNLOAD ZIP
KwiKom Communications – WellsvilleFranklinDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAPVIEWVIEW RESPONSE
DOWNLOAD ZIP
KwiKom – Wilson/NeoshoWilson, NeoshoDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
MoundridgeTelephone- Elyria HesstonMcPherson, HarveyDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
Nex-Tech – BartonBartonDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAPVIEWVIEW RESPONSE
VIEW MAP
Nex-Tech – Bird CityCheyenne, Rawlins, DecaturDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
OnePointTech – BernNemahaDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
OnePointTech – BlueRapidsMarshallDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
OnePointTech – BremenMarshallDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
OnePointTech – FrankfortMarshallDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
OnePointTech – MarysvilleMarshallDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
OnePointTech – WinifredMarshallDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
RGFiber – Miami County_SweetwaterMiamiDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAPVIEW
RGFiber – Miami County_VictoryWoodsMiamiDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
S&A Telephone – Americus_Phase 2LyonDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
SCTelcom – BarberBarberDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
SCTelcom – Rural CunninghamKingmanDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAPVIEW
SCTelcom – HarperHarperDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
SCTelcom – Pratt County 1PrattDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
SCTelcom – Pratt County 2PrattDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAPVIEWVIEW RESPONSE
SKT Inc. – Areas of rural Sedgwick and Sumner Sedgwick, SumnerDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
Twin Valley – Rural Riley, Clay, and SalineRiley, Clay, Ottawa, SalineDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAP
WTC Communications – Zeandale/Deep CreekRileyDOWNLOAD PDFDOWNLOAD MAPVIEW

*.KMZ files provided within the ZIP files above are zip compressed .kml files containing map locations viewable in various geographic information systems (GIS) applications such as Google Earth.

The Kansas Office of Broadband Development (KOBD) has posted files as provided by each applicant relative to the proposed project. KOBD has provided this information for public review and comment and does not intend to provide technical support for the public in reviewing or interpreting the resources published.
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