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

Kara Banks City News

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 …

Glendell Acres Park Renovation Survey Closes Soon

Kara Banks City News

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, …

What You Need To Know: Community Picnic and Fireworks Show

Kara Banks City News

The Edgerton Community Picnic and Fireworks Show is scheduled for Saturday, July 3rd at Martin Creek Park. If you’re coming to the event, here are a few things you need to know: Park Closed for Set-Up Only event staff is allowed in Martin Creek Park during set-up. The park closes to the public on Friday at 3:30 p.m. Gates will …

Know the rules for fireworks in Edgerton

Kara Banks City News

The Fourth of July is just around the corner. The City of Edgerton wants residents to remain safe and follow the rules and regulations for setting off fireworks. Fireworks are allowed to be set off on July 3 between 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. and on July 4 from 10:00 a.m. until midnight. Under municipal code, fireworks are not allowed …

Reception Planned for Council Member

Kara Banks City News

Edgerton City Council Member Resigns, Replacement Appointed Edgerton City Council Member Katee Smith has resigned her seat, effective as of May 26. She served on the Council for nearly three years and previously on Planning Commission from October 2017 until her appointment to the Council in September 2018. Council Member Smith sold her house and moved out of town, making …

Parking and Street Closures for Frontier Days

Kara Banks City News

Edgerton Frontier Days will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 18-19. The Edgerton Frontier Days Committee has requested the following streets be closed and no parking zones in effect during the listed times.  This information will be distributed by the committee to impacted homes and businesses. Thank you for your cooperation. Street Closures: East 4th Street between Nelson and …

Reward for Information into Property Damage in Edgerton

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PRESS RELEASE from Greater KC Crime Stoppers KANSAS CITY, MO — The City of Edgerton, Kansas, the Johnson County, Kansas Sheriff’s Office, and the Greater KC Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying those responsible for two (2) separate incidents totaling nearly $100,000.00 in property damage. The first incident occurred on April 11, 2021; signs were …

JoCo Mask Mandate Ends, Community Hall Rentals to Resume

Kara Banks City News

The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners rescinded the county-wide mask mandate as of 11:59 p.m. on April 30. The County is still strongly recommending masks indoors and in other settings where social distancing is not possible. See the full resolution here. As a result, beginning on May 1, the City of Edgerton will no longer require masks in City …

New Conservation Program Helps Edgerton Residents With Costs of Trees, Rain Barrels, & More

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The City of Edgerton and the Hillsdale Watershed Coalition are pleased to announce a new partnership for Spring 2021. All Edgerton residents who help support watershed health by planting native trees and plants, or by constructing rain barrels or rain gardens on their properties will be eligible for free technical assistance from the Miami County Conservation District’s Urban Conservationist. Those …