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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Water supplier to conduct annual maintenance

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Beginning Aug. 27, our water supplier — Miami County Rural Water District No. 2 (RWD2) — will conduct their annual Free Chlorine Burnout to the water distribution system. 

RWD2 discontinued using combined chlorine Aug. 27. &...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

City issues RFP for high-speed broadband

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     The City of Spring Hill issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) Aug. 12 to convey its interest in partnering with a sophisticated and motivated partner to bring fiber-based, Gigabit-class broadband service to the city.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

City responds to 2020 budget questions

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Following the 2020 Budget public hearing on Aug. 8, Mayor Steven Ellis and the City Council tabled formal action on the budget until Aug. 22 in response to resident comments with staff directed to prepare responses to questions raised during the public he...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Shop local: Easy ways to support Spring Hill businesses this month

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Established by a mayoral proclamation in 2015, Shop Local Month serves as a great opportunity for residents to reaffirm their commitment to supporting our local business community. Challenge yourself to make small steps to support Spring Hill businesses t...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Court set to host Amnesty Day

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     Do you or someone you know have an outstanding warrant out of Spring Hill Municipal Court?  

     Our second annual Amnesty Day — in conjunction with Johnson County municipal cou...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Waste Management implements heat schedule

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Effective Wednesday, July 17, Waste Management will be following a heat schedule for the remainder of July and through the end of August. 

All trash service will be moved one hour earlier. Please have cans curbside by 6 a.m. each Friday.

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

City to begin Ground Storage Tank improvement project

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The City of Spring Hill will begin the Ground Storage Tank Painting and Repair improvement project June 24. This project is expected to take approximately 60 days with completion around Aug. 30.

We anticipate no disruption in water service to City of Sprin...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Open Gym dates posted for July, August

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Our well-loved Open Gym hours are back! Take a break from the heat and enjoy our air-conditioned gymnasium at the Civic Center, 401 N. Madison St. Open Gym times for July and August are as follows: 

3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Census 2020 crucial to City, State

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We are approaching the once-a-decade national census, which affects your representation in government, determines how much funding your community receives and provides data to help plan for the future.

Why is it important for you to complete the census? Ce...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Mayor appoints new judge

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The Honorable Michelle DeCicco was appointed as the new Municipal Judge for the City of Spring Hill. 

Mayor Steven Ellis appointed DeCicco at the June 13 City Council meeting. DeCicco was serving as interim judge for the City after former Judge Al...

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

Lone Elm Road bridge reopens

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Good news! 

Lone Elm Road between U.S. 169 and 207th Street is now open to traffic. The repairs consisted of a 14’ by 12’ reinforced concrete box and were funded by Johnson County’s County Assistance Road System (CARS...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

City of Spring Hill statement regarding special assessments on Wiswell property

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At the City Council meeting May 23, Mayor Steven Ellis read the following statement regarding a preliminary analysis for the Wiswell property special assessments. You can read the entire statement with exhibits here.

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

Recycle right: Ripple containers for glass only

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Make sure you’re recycling correctly! 

The Parks Advisory Board would like to remind residents that the Ripple Glass container at Price Chopper is for glass only. 

Contamination of the container prohibits the glass from being rec...

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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: 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

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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

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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: 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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