City News Center

City News Center

Posted on: September 1, 2018

Hittin’ the street: Meet our new superintendent


     You might notice a new face out on our streets. 

     Kevin Sawyer, our new street superintendent in Public Works, is here and ready to work, he said.

     Sawyer filled a position left vacant after former superintendent Trent Wempe transferred to our Community Development department as the Code Enforcement Officer. 

     After starting in August, Sawyer already has goals for his time here in Spring Hill, he said. 

     “The City has two major projects going on now, Lincoln Street and Veterans Park. While getting a grip on these two projects to keep them going, there is a need of prioritizing the existing road conditions and making repairs as needed. The repairs to streets won’t happen overnight but we are making changes to what and how we are repairing things. 

     “[I want] to make changes as needed to be more cost effective in what we do.”

     Sawyer, a former road foreman of asphalt roads for Miami County, said he chose Spring Hill for its small-town feel and its access to all the assets of Kansas City.

     “I feel it will be a great fit,” Sawyer said. “I grew up in a small town in western Kansas and liked it. You have access to most anything you want just north of here but don’t have to live or work in the city.  I originally lived in Overland Park and kept moving outward until my wife, Nicole, and I settled in central Miami County 25 years ago.” 

     In his free time, Sawyer said he enjoys spending time with his wife, Nicole. 

     “We enjoy the normal outdoor activities including gardening, pool time, camping and we both ride motorcycles when we find time. Family keeps us busy with kids and grandkids.” 

     To contact Kevin, call Public Works at (913) 592-3317. To report an issue with a street in the Spring Hill city limits, visit our website at

Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in City News Center

Jose Leon Nov. 8 meeting

City hires Assistant City Administrator

Posted on: November 16, 2018
Hometown Holidays

Hometown Holidays returns this year

Posted on: November 1, 2018
Niko 2018

How does K9 Niko stay comfortable?

Posted on: November 1, 2018
Painted plows

Snow season tips: What you need to know

Posted on: November 1, 2018
Calendar icon

Holiday schedule set for City offices

Posted on: November 1, 2018

Connect with us online and by phone

Posted on: October 1, 2018

2019 Operating Budget approved

Posted on: September 1, 2018
MARC Recycling Guide

Recycling: Are you doing it right?

Posted on: August 30, 2018
Lake June 2018

Some boats now allowed at City lake

Posted on: August 1, 2018

Municipal Court to hold Amnesty Day

Posted on: August 1, 2018

Hendershot named City Administrator

Posted on: June 29, 2018
fireworks 2

Fireworks dates set for 2018

Posted on: May 1, 2018

Parks Spotlight: Celia Dayton Park

Posted on: June 1, 2018
New traffic signs

Construction to begin on US 169

Posted on: April 1, 2018

Burn ban in effect

Posted on: April 1, 2018
Park Master Plan

Veterans Park plan approved by Council

Posted on: February 1, 2018

Trash rates to be adjusted this year

Posted on: February 1, 2018

Council seat natural fit for Hughes

Posted on: January 1, 2018

2018 preview/2017 review

Posted on: January 1, 2018
Academy graduation

New officers complete academy

Posted on: January 1, 2018
Aquatic Center Entrance

Aquatic Center positions now open

Posted on: January 1, 2018