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 …

Meat Inferno Coming to Downtown

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The City of Edgerton is getting prepared for our newest community event, a Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned barbeque competition called Meat Inferno!  It will be held on Friday and Saturday, October 7-8 in Downtown Edgerton.  Join us Friday, October 7 for live music, fire performers, a FREE kids barbeque competition with a top prize of $100, and food trucks.  Unfortunately, …

New Online Survey Available for Envision Edgerton Plan

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A new online survey tool is available for the public to participate in the City’s new Envision Edgerton plan.  This new plan will address issues and opportunities ranging from land uses, housing, commercial and industrial development, parks and recreation, transportation, city facilities and more. The survey asks participants to share ideas for the future of Edgerton and includes voting on …

Edgerton Movie Night Canceled

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Due to the forecasted rain, the Edgerton Movie Night scheduled for September 10 has been canceled. We regret that we will not be able to host the event tonight, but please make plans to attend other upcoming recreation programs. See the full schedule and register for more at edgerton.recdesk.com.

Edgerton City Council Honors PFC Shane Austin

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In April, Governor Laura Kelly signed House Bill 2478 dedicating a portion of U.S. 56 Highway between Edgerton and Gardner as PFC Shane Austin Memorial Highway.  Austin’s family, along with Representative Ken Collins, have been working to raise the nearly $5,000 to install signs to mark the highway. During their August 25th meeting, Edgerton City Council Members voted unanimously to …

Edgerton Receives AA Credit Rating from S&P Global

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The bond rating agency S&P Global has assigned Edgerton, Kansas a AA credit rating with a stable outlook, its third-highest rating available.  This rating means the City of Edgerton is likely to receive lower interest rates when it issues bonds to finance capital projects, saving taxpayers money. In its report, S&P Global specifically highlighted the City’s very strong financial reserves, …

Cyclones In The Outfield to Cover School Supplies & Tuition for Edgerton Elementary Students

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The Cyclones In The Outfield fundraiser raised enough money again this year to cover school supplies and tuition for every student at Edgerton Elementary School. Like last year, school supplies will be available on students desks on the first day of class. Headphones and earbuds are included. Because children love to choose their own backpacks, parents should still purchase a …

Free Chlorine Burn Begins July 15

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The City of Edgerton has been notified that our water supplier at Miami County Rural Water District #2 will begin a free chlorine burn on July 15. The free chlorine will likely take about 2 weeks to reach Edgerton. This burn is not harmful and the water quality will not change. If you notice any discoloration in your water, please …

Pavement Work Begins Soon On Nelson Street

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JULY 13, 2022 – Work begins later this month along Nelson Street between E. 3rd and W. 8th streets. The road will receive ultra-thin bonded asphalt surface (UBAS) treatment. The project includes targeted full-depth patching and curb repair near the elementary school driveways.  Impacted residents should receive notification via doorhangers about the work from the City’s contractor, McAnany Construction. Residents …

What is a Planned Unit Development?

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If you’ve noticed the yellow signs at the intersection of West 8th Street and Braun Street announcing a public hearing for rezoning, you may be wondering what is a PUD? A Planned Unit Development, or PUD, allows a developer more creativity and imaginative design of land developments than is possible under traditional zoning districts. For example, PUDs allows developers to …