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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Governing Body discusses two-year goals

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The Governing Body held a special work session Feb. 13 to discuss potential goals for the City of Spring Hill.

Jim Hendershot, City Administrator, met with each council member individually to discuss their perspective on goals for the City of Spring Hill.&...

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Posted on: February 1, 2020

Trash rates to be adjusted this year

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Trash rates will be adjusted, beginning with this month’s (February 2020) utility bill.

As a part of the City’s contract with Waste Management, regular trash rates will increase 34 cents to $17.11. Senior rates will increase 25 cents to...

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Posted on: February 1, 2020

Family donates to park project

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Veterans Park just got a big boost from a longtime Spring Hill family. 

Al and Pam Knaebel donated $100,000 to the Veterans Park project to kickstart donations for a veterans’ monument and other amenities. 

“We chose th...

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Posted on: February 1, 2020

How the 2020 Census will invite everyone to respond

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Every household will have the option of responding online, by mail, or by phone.

Nearly every household will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census from either a postal worker or a census worker.

95% of households will receive their census ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2020

City welcomes two new councilmen

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New faces are on our City Council! 

At the Jan. 13 meeting, Tyler Graves and Steve Owen were sworn in to the Spring Hill City Council, replacing Floyd Koder and Tim Pittman. Andrea Hughes was sworn in Jan. 23 for a second term on the Council.&...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

A message from Mayor Ellis

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Pursuant to the authority conferred in KSA 14-301, as well as the authority vested in me pursuant to city code, the City Attorney and I have appointed special counsel to deliver to the District Attorney of Johnson County, Kansas, allegations of impropriet...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

City seeking applicants for boards

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Want to give back to your community?

We’re accepting applications for several of our City boards and commissions including for the Cemetery Board, Parks Advisory Board, Board of Zoning Appeals and Planning Commission for City and Miami County rep...

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

2020 Preview/2019 Review

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2020 PREVIEW

  • Veterans Park
    • In September, the City Council approved a contract with Mega Industries to construct Spring Hill’s newest park, which will be financed with funds from a dedicated sales tax initiative. Work began in early October on Vete...
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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Pet license registrations due March 1

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It’s that time of the year again to renew your pet licenses with the City. 

Our regulations require that all dogs and cats six months of age or older be licensed. Licenses are due on or before March 1.

A $5 fee is charged for spayed or ne...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Snow removal: Here's what you need to know

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With winter arriving, we will inevitably see snow! Freshen up your snow knowledge with tips from our Public Works department.

1. Clear your sidewalks

The City does not remove snow or ice from sidewalks. Driveways may be blocked during snow removal and we do...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Open Gym hours extended

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Our newly-renovated gymnasium is now available for more free time!

Join us every Thursday now from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and every other Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Be sure to check our online City calendar for updates when dates are excluded for holidays ...

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Meet our new Building Official

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We’ve added another new face to our growing staff!

Our newest addition to the Community Development department is Bill Sandy, who stepped into the Building Official role. Previously, the title was held by Dennis Rodgers, who retired from the City...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

City now accepting online donations to Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund

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Great news! We are now accepting online donations to the Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund! 

As the weather cools late each year, the warm generosity and kindness of Spring Hill residents is highlighted through their benevolent support of the Mayor's Ch...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Emergency Snow Route updated

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At the Nov. 14 City Council meeting, Council members approved a resolution designating the Emergency Snow Route for the City of Spring Hill. 

The Emergency Snow Route ordinance in the Spring Hill Municipal Code prohibits residents from parking on ...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Three City resources you should know

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Whether it be an emergency or just information residents should know, we have resources available. 

After-hours utility emergencies

It’s 8 p.m. on a Saturday and you find a water leak. What do you do? The City has a 24-hour utility emerge...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Aquatic Center positions now open for 2020 season

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Our Aquatic Center is known for its considerate, enthusiastic and dependable staff members who work together to create a positive and safe experience for our guests.

By joining this winning team, you can meet new friends, earn money, have fun and add to yo...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Work begins at Veterans Park

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Construction at Veterans Park is set to begin this month!

At the Sept. 26 City Council meeting, the Council approved a contract with Mega Industries to construct Spring Hill’s newest park, which will be financed with funds from the dedicated sale...

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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: September 25, 2019

City exploring quiet zones

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     Quieter neighborhoods could soon be a possibility for Spring Hill residents. 

     Earlier this year, the Governing Body approved a contract and funding with Bartlett and West, a Kansas Ci...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Budget approved for 2020

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     The annual city budget process is an opportunity to match a financial plan to the community’s needs. The City of Spring Hill’s 2020 budget, approved unanimously by the City Council at its Aug. 22 meeting...

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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: 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 February ...

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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 — met with th...

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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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