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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Mayor issues proclamation for National Diaper Need Awareness Week

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The City of Spring Hill joins communities recognizing National Diaper Need Awareness Week. 

National surveys and research studies report that one in three families struggles with diaper needs and 48 percent of families delay changing a diaper to e...

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City News Center
Posted on: September 7, 2022

New City Administrator comes to Spring Hill

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The City of Spring Hill welcomes Lane Massey as the new City Administrator. 

Massey joins the City with a Masters of Public Administration and more than 20 years of city government experience. He worked for the City of Wichita and Arkansas City be...

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City News Center
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Comcast to begin construction of fiber network in late 2022

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Comcast will begin construction on a 75-mile fiber network in Spring Hill. Comcast and the City of Spring Hill hope to begin in late 2022. 

Comcast will provide secure broadband to more than 3,400 homes and businesses, and will invest $9 million i...

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City News Center
Posted on: August 24, 2022

2023 Budget Hearing Notice

City Council meeting BUDGET HEARING

The governing body of City of Spring Hill, Kansas will meet on September 8, 2022 at 7:00 PM at Council Chambers, 401 N Madison Street, Spring Hill, Kansas, 66083, for the purpose of hearing and answering objections of taxpayers relating to the proposed us...

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City News Center
Posted on: August 10, 2022

Hearing to Exceed Revenue Neutral Rate

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The governing body of City of Spring Hill Kansas will meet on August 25, 2022 at 7:00 at Council Chambers, City Hall, 401 N. Madison Street, Spring Hill, Kansas 66083 for the purpose of hearing and answering objections of taxpayers relating to revenue neu...

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City News Center
Posted on: July 22, 2022

You're Invited: Eighth Annual Family Luau

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The Spring Hill Aquatic Center is thrilled to host its annual Family Luau for the first time since 2019.

The Eighth Annual Family Luau features a live DJ, games, giveaways, swimming and food. Admission is $5 and covers a cookout dinner, swimming, and entry...

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City News Center
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Water main break affects area homes

WATER MAIN BREAK

UPDATE: Spring Hill Public Works estimates repairs will be done and water will be restored to affected homes by 8 p.m. 

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A water main near 210th and Cooper was hit during construction leaving homes in the area (including but not limited to Wood...

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City News Center
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Cooling center opens at Civic Center

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Temperatures are approaching record-highs in the Kansas City metro area. The Spring Hill Civic Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for anyone who needs a break from the heat. The 401 Event Space is an air conditioned space with tabl...

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City News Center
Posted on: July 18, 2022

RWD #2 to temporarily use free chlorine

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Starting July 15, RWD #2 is using free chlorine for up to the next 30 days. It will temporarily discontinue using combined chlorine. This is part of the District's annual maintenance program.

You may notice a stronger than usual chlorine ...
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City News Center
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Aquatic Center reducing hours due to staffing shortage

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Due to staffing shortages, the Spring Hill Aquatic Center is reducing hours of operation for the remainder of the season. 

Starting Monday, July 11, the Aquatic Center will be open 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Morning activities including swim lessons...

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City News Center
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Webster partially closed Thursday morning for repairs

Webster Repairs 623 630 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Webster will be closed from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 23rd from Victory Rd to 223rd St. 

Spring Hill Public Works will be repairing the road.

Webster will be open to local traffic only. All other traffic will be detoured to Victory.

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City News Center
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Cooling center opens at Civic Center

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As summer temperatures arrive in Spring Hill, we urge residents to take precautions to prevent heat-related illnesses. 

This includes staying in air conditioned areas especially during the heat of the day in the afternoon.

The Spring Hill Civic Cen...

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City News Center
Posted on: May 2, 2022

City Attorney responds to concerns over Indecent Exposure ordinance

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Spring Hill City Council members unanimously adopted a city ordinance prohibiting indecent exposure at the regular City Council meeting on April 28, 2022. Spring Hill City Attorney Charles Dunlay explains that the ordinance does not impact breastfeeding.

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City News Center
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Aquatic Center reopening for 2022 season

May 29 - Aug. 14

Our Spring Hill Aquatic Center will reopen for the 2022 season and we can’t wait to share it with you!

Opening Day

  • Noon, Sunday, May 29

Admission

  • Daily admission is $5
    1. As always, seniors 62 and older and children 2 and under are free.
    2. Children under 1...
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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Mayor Berkey delivers State of the City address

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Mayor Joe Berkey delivered the 2022 State of the City address. It was his first address since taking office in January 2022. 

Mayor Berkey described his first few months in office and provided reports from each department in the City of Spring Hil...

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City News Center
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Phones down at City offices

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City phone lines, including the clerk at the police department, continue to be down. 

Issues with the phones started on Monday. Crews are working to restore service.

If you need assistance, contact:
Community Development - planning@springhillks.gov
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City News Center
Posted on: February 7, 2022

City Cemetery records now available online

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Records with the City Cemetery are now available online. The website allows users to find a loved one or search public records.

Most entries include birthdates and death dates. The entries date back to the 1800s, just a few years after the City of Spring H...

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City News Center
Posted on: January 28, 2022

Legal opinions waived from attorney-client privilege

CITY COUNCIL UPDATE

At the City Council meeting on January 27, 2022, councilmembers voted to waive attorney-client privilege for two legal opinions written by City Attorney Mr. Charles Dunlay.

Those legal opinions may be viewed here:

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City News Center
Posted on: January 27, 2022

City Attorney publishes research regarding City Council vacancies

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Pursuant to the direction of Mayor Joe Berkey, we conducted legal research and analysis regarding the procedure and requirements for filling vacancies in the Spring Hill City Council and the City's, and the Mayor's options to appoint cou...

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City News Center
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Free at-home COVID tests available from federal government

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The federal government is making at-home COVID testing kits available for free. 

To get your testing kits, visit covidtests.gov. The site explains that every home in the U.S. is eligible to order four free at-home COVID-19 tests.

The site will redi...

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City News Center
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Senior nutrition program closes in-person dining

Nutrition Services Update

The Johnson County Area Agency on Aging temporarily closed in-person dining at Neighborhood Centers for the nutrition program. This includes at the Spring Hill Civic Center.

This goes into effect on Tuesday, January 18. A "grab and go" lunch opti...

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City News Center
Posted on: January 10, 2022

New councilmembers sworn in, Council votes for Mayor appointment

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Spring Hill's newly elected councilmembers Joe Berkey and Brian Peel took the oath of office at the January 10 City Council meeting. Councilmembers voted Joe Berkey to fulfil the office of Mayor. The council then voted Diana Roth as Council Presi...
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City News Center
Posted on: January 4, 2022

System error sends multiple utility bills

Utility Bill Update

Utility customers in Spring Hill may have received more than one utility billing statement via email from the City of Spring Hill in the month of January.

The City confirmed that a system error sent statements to customers multiple times.

The statements are...

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City News Center
Posted on: December 31, 2021

Public Works anticipates winter weather

2022 Emergency Snow Route

The Spring Hill Public Works Department is preparing to clear streets over the New Year holiday.

The National Weather Service predicts wintry weather for the Kansas City Metro area the morning of January 1, 2022. 

Spring Hill Public Works wants to ...

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City News Center
Posted on: December 15, 2021

City Attorney publishes legal opinion

CITY COUNCIL UPDATE

Spring Hill City Attorney publishes opinion pursuant to questions posed at November 18, 2021 City Council Meeting.

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Potential COVID exposure at City Council meeting

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The City of Spring Hill was notified this morning (12/13/21) that a person who attended the 12/9/21 City Council meeting has tested positive for COVID-19.
Anyone who attended the meeting may have come into close contact with this person. 
The CDC s...
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City News Center
Posted on: December 3, 2021

Lane closures at Hwy 169 and 199th

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The left turn lanes on southbound U.S. Highway 169 are closed. Road crews will be adding an additional turning lane. Southbound 169 is reduced to one lane. The closure is expected to last six weeks, weather permitting. 

Traffic is detoured to 223r...

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City News Center
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Notice of Budget Hearing

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The governing body of the City of Spring Hill will meet on December 9, 2021 at 7 p.m. for the purpose of hearing and answering objections of taxpayers relating to the proposed amended use of funds. 

Detailed budget information is available at Spri...

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City News Center
Posted on: November 18, 2021

City Councilmember resigns, City Attorney explains next steps

CITY COUNCIL UPDATE

Councilmember and Mayor-Elect Mr. Tyler Graves has announced his resignation effective 7 p.m. on November 18, 2021.

Mayor Steven Ellis has asked for and received a legal opinion from Spring Hill City Attorney Charles Dunlay. 

Mr. Dunlay's ...

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City News Center
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Hometown Holidays 2021 celebration approaches

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The City of Spring Hill is excited to invite residents to Hometown Holidays 2021 on Friday, December 3rd.

In 2020, Spring Hill adjusted Hometown Holidays to accommodate an outdoor event. The traditional event is back in 2021 with indoor and outdoor activit...

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City News Center
Posted on: November 9, 2021

Phone service restored at City offices

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UPDATE 11:45 A.M. Phones are back on the line. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

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City offices in Spring Hill do not have operating phones at this time.
This includes all city facilities and the Spring Hill Police Departmen...
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City News Center
Posted on: November 4, 2021

New K9 joins Spring Hill Police Department

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The City of Spring Hill and the Spring Hill Police Department welcome K9 Officer Loki. Loki is a two-year-old Malinois/Shepherd mix from Olesno, Poland.

He was purchased by the Olathe Police Department from a kennel in Pennsylvania. During a medical screen...

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City News Center
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund 2021 now accepting donations

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‘Tis the season! We know it’s not quite Christmastime yet, but it is time to start collecting donations for the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund. The fund started in 2013 to raise money for organizations that serve our community&a...

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City News Center
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Justice Center plan and expenditure report

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Spring Hill Mayor, Steven Ellis, released a letter to Spring Hill residents regarding the Spring Hill Justice Center Needs Assessment.

"Dear Fellow Residents,

Last year during our budget discussions a question was raised about short- and long-term faci...

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City News Center
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Spring Hill ends mask requirement for vaccinated individuals

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The City of Spring Hill adopts the Centers for Disease control guidance on mask-wearing and social distancing for fully vaccinated individuals.
The CDC, State of Kansas and Johnson County Department of Health say that individuals who are fully vaccinated f...
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City News Center
Posted on: May 10, 2021

FCC to begin Broadband Subsidies

On Wednesday, May 12, low-income families can begin applying for the Emergency Broadband Benefit through the FCC, to help cover the cost of their broadband service and the purchase of a new laptop, desktop or tablet. To be eligible, a family must meet at ...

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