Road Closure Updates from the 207th Street Grade Separation Project

Kara Banks City News

NEW: July 30, 2021 As part of the 207th Street Grade Separation Project, Co-Op Road will be closing on Wednesday, August 4th at 7 a.m. for the next couple of months. This long-term closure is necessary to make the connections with the new bridge and 207th Street. Trucks needing to access the Co-Op during harvest season should follow posted truck …

Public Hearing Scheduled for Rezoning

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The owners of properties in the vicinity of Gardner Road, between 199th and 215th Street, in the City of Edgerton have petitioned to rezone the land from Johnson County RUR to Edgerton L-P Logistics Park for the purpose of constructing and operating a light manufacturing or distribution center. A public hearing will be held during the Planning Commission meeting on …

Part of 207th Street to Close for Six Weeks

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Part of 207th Street between Waverly and Gardner roads will shut down for six weeks beginning Tuesday, October 26th. Crews are reconstructing the intersection with Corliss Road. No traffic will be allowed between Waverly and Gardner Roads on 207th Street, so drivers should use an alternate route. Signs will be posted alerting drivers of the road closure. You can sign …

Work to Begin on 7th and Nelson Sewer Rehabilitation Project

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Crews will start work on a new sanitary sewer project to replace clay tile pipe with cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) in the area surrounding 7th and Nelson streets. CIPP is a jointless, seamless, pipe-within-a-pipe that will reduce inflow and infiltration of storm water into our sanitary sewer system. Crews will also make point repairs and rehab manholes in the project area. …

Glendell Acres Renovation Moves Forward

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The Edgerton City Council has selected a design for the new Glendell Acres Park. The park renovation plans call for new playground equipment, a walking trail, an upgraded skate park and more. The City’s design team from SWT Designs presented their concepts to Council in September after an extensive public engagement process. More than 140 people took the online survey …

City Council Approves 2022 Budget

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The Edgerton City Council adopted the 2022 budget at their meeting on September 9. The budget for the upcoming year funds public infrastructure improvements, upgrades to City services, and quality of life initiatives.  “2022 is going to be a great year in Edgerton,” says Mayor Donald Roberts. “Construction will begin on the renovations at Glendell Acres Park, the new 207th …

Ways to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

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The anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks offers us all a chance to reflect on our shared grief and the hope, resilience, and unity that lifted us up as a nation in the aftermath. Twenty years later, these lessons are more important than ever. Edgerton Parks and Recreation created a list of some simple things you can do on …

Street Preservation Work To Begin Early

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September 7, 2021: UPDATE: Due to delays from the contractor, the work will now begin on September 8. Please do not park on the street on Wednesday, 9/8. Residents on these streets should receive notification at their homes. The City’s contractor has moved up the schedule for Edgerton’s chip-seal street preservation project to begin. Instead of September 15, the chip-seal …

Free Chlorine Burn Rescheduled

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Aug. 16, 2021 UPDATE: The free chlorine burn has been rescheduled to begin on August 18th. If you notice any chlorine taste or smell in your water, flush your lines by running the water for several minutes. This is temporary and not harmful. The water quality will not change during the burn. The Edgerton Utilities Department is committed to keeping …

Glendell Acres Park Renovation Survey Closes Soon

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The City of Edgerton and our design partners at SWT Design are looking for community feedback for the renovation of Glendell Acres Park. The public survey will close next week, on August 3, 2021. Please share your opinions by clicking this link to take the survey today. We want to know your preferences for the types of improvements to be …

Open House Set for Glendell Acres Park Renovation

Kara Banks City News

A major park renovation project is beginning at Edgerton’s Glendell Acres Park Street.  The City of Edgerton has contracted with local landscape architect SWT Design to design the renovation for Glendell Acres Park near 3rd and Edgewood. Neighbors may notice an increased amount of pedestrian traffic in the park and surveyors on site. Updating this neighborhood park will increase attractiveness, …