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Posted on: May 10, 2019

City seeking resident input for Parks Master Plan

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The City of Spring Hill’s Park Advisory Board and the Spring Hill Recreation Commission have commissioned the development of a master plan for parks and recreation. Community input is an important part of this process and helps the City &nbs...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Neighborhood Walk and Talks return this summer

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Over the course of five Monday evenings this summer, Mayor Steven Ellis, members of the City Council, and City staff will visit each area of the City to talk about issues that are important to each neighborhood's residents. 

Popular topics at our ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Open Gym hours return

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Open Gym is back in our newly-renovated gymnasium at the Civic Center, 401 N. Madison St.! 

Join us every Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and every other Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. All ages are welcome. Open Gym hours begin Thursday, May 9. Che...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Civic Center Open House set for May

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Join us for our Open House 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 16.

Tour the building, grab some snacks, view artwork and visit with your community during this drop-in, free event. 

The Civic Center, 401 N. Madison St., houses Spring Hill City Hall as we...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Spring Hill named Tree City USA

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Spring Hill was recently named a 2018 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. Spring Hill has been a Tree City USA recipient for 23 years. 

Spring Hill achieve Tree City USA recogn...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

City selects longtime Kansas officer as Chief of Police

Cindy Henson

Spring Hill has a new leader in its ranks. 

Cindy Henson will join the Spring Hill Police Department as its new Chief of Police. Henson was appointed by Mayor Steven Ellis at the March 15 City Council meeting. 

“Cindy Henson is t...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Firework discharge dates set for 2019

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Approved at the March 14 City Council meeting, fireworks for the Independence Day holiday can be discharged Wednesday, July 3 through Saturday, July 6 from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. 

For New Year’s Eve, fireworks may be lit 11 p.m. to 12:30 a.m....

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Senior activities in full swing at Civic Center

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Head over to the Civic Center, 401 N. Madison St. each day of the week for walking, fitness or games. 

Johnson County offers the Neighbor’s Place lunch program for those 60+ and their spouse. Be sure to call (913) 592-3180 by 10 a.m. &am...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

General obligation bond rating upgraded for City

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S&P Global Ratings raised its long-term rating and underlying rating to 'AA-' from 'A+' on Spring Hill's general obligation (GO) bonds.

The rating action reflects the city's strengthened budgetary flexibility position, supported by the creation of a ge...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Spring Hill appoints Police Chief

Cindy Henson

At the March 15 City Council meeting, the Governing Body approved Mayor Steven Ellis’ appointment of Cindy Henson as Chief of Police.

“It is my privilege to nominate Cindy Henson to the position as Chief of Police in the City of Spring ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Interim Police Chief honored by City

The Governing Body honored Interim Police Chief Lance Wipf for his yearlong service to the City of S

At the March 15 City Council meeting, Interim Chief of Police Lance Wipf was honored by the City of Spring Hill for his nearly yearlong service to the Spring Hill Police Department.

“Without questioning, Wipf assumed the role of Interim Police Ch...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Aquatic Center Guide now available

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The latest edition of The Outlook is now available and it's your guide to a summer at the Spring Hill Aquatic Center. 

The March issue features season pass information, party rentals, events, swim lessons and more. 

Prices and dates for gr...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Police Department receives traffic safety award

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The Spring Hill Police Department is an award-winning agency in traffic safety for the fourth year in a row.

     At the Feb. 28 City Council meeting, Bob Hamilton, law enforcement liaison for the Kansas Department of Transportat...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Trash rates adjusted for 2019

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Trash rates will be adjusted, beginning with this month’s utility bill.

As a part of the City’s contract with Waste Management, regular trash rates will increase 33 cents to $16.77. Senior rates will increase 26 cents to $12.83.&nbs...

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

Utility billing receives software upgrade

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Upgrade alert! 

Your utility bills have new look in February! With new software implemented, utility bills and the online web pay for every Spring Hill water, sewer and trash customers are affected. 

Bills were mailed late this month due t...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Police Department hosts training

Law enforcement listen as Instructor Sergio Parisi speaks in early January.

The Spring Hill Police Department hosted a three-day training class, “The Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation,” in early January at the Civic Center, 401 N. Madison St. Fourteen agencies from Kansas, Missouri and Illinois ...

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

2019 preview/2018 review

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Veterans Park progress

Spring Hill Public Works crews will continue working this year to deliver this high-quality park our community can be proud of. In 2018, groundwork was completed for Spring Hill’s newest park. Public Works crews cleared...

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

Sewer, water rates adjusted for 2019

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Residents will see a slight adjustment in their water and sewer rates beginning with the January 2019 utility bill, which will arrive in mailboxes in February. 

The Spring Hill Water District — which includes about 2/3 of all households ...

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

Waste Management offering free tree disposal

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Needing to get rid of that live Christmas tree? 

Waste Management will offer one free Christmas tree pick up per household throughout the month of January only. 

Just sit your Christmas tree out with your regular trash on any Friday throug...

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

New Assistant City Administrator eager to get started in Spring Hill

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A people person, team builder and proud Kansas Citian, Spring Hill’s newest leader has found a home in the Public Works and Community Development departments.

Jose Leon was appointed by Mayor Steven Ellis at the Nov. 8 City Council meeting to ful...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Broadband Task Force, City still on pace with recommendation

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The Broadband Task Force and the City are on pace to address Internet options after an October meeting.

The Broadband Task Force met Oct. 23 for an update from City staff on the timeline of the Task Force’s recommendation, which they made back in...

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Posted on: July 1, 2018

Dog park design named, approved by Parks Advisory Board

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The dog park at the new Veterans Park has received a name: Melvin Murry Dog Park.

At their May meeting, the Parks Advisory Board approved the design of the new dog park and its name. The dog park is planned to feature fire-themed items to honor the former,...

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Broadband Task Force makes final recommendation

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The Broadband Task Force made their recommendation for Internet in Spring Hill to the City Council in a joint work session Thursday at the Community Center, 613 S. Race St.

Since August, the Broadband Task Force has worked with CTC Technology and Energy, a...

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Veterans Park plan approved by Council

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A plan is in place for Spring Hill’s newest park.At the Jan. 25 City Council meeting, members approved the Veterans Park design, created by Vireo. Veterans Park, located on the west side of Spring Hill City Lake, is the product of a 2008 sales tax increas...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Financial analysis of fiber models presented to Broadband Task Force

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The Broadband Task Force delved further into researching potential fiber options in Spring Hill last week.

CTC Technology and Energy — a consultant hired to conduct a fiber feasibility study of a potential fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) network &am...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Broadband Task Force presented with first fiber options

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The first of many potential fiber options were presented to the Broadband Task Force last week.

CTC Technology and Energy — a consultant hired to conduct a fiber feasibility study of a potential fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) network — met with the Task Forc...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Broadband Task Force to hold special meeting

The Broadband Task Force will meet 7 p.m. Nov. 16 for a special meeting at the Spring Hill Community Center, 613 S. Race St.CTC Technology and Energy, a consultant hired by the City to conduct a fiber feasibility study, is collecting data to construct a c...

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Posted on: October 1, 2017

Broadband Task Force kicks off fiber feasibility study

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The Broadband Task Force officially kicked off its fiber feasibility study with CTC Technology and Energy last month.

The Task Force met with CTC Sept. 7 and mapped out how the next six months will go during the study and what Internet options the Task For...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Council accepts bid for fiber feasibility study

Last month, the Spring Hill City Council considered a bid for a citywide fiber optic network feasibility study from CTC Technology and Energy.

The council accepted a contract with the consultant at its meeting July 27 at the Spring Hill Community Center, 6...

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