Public information session held on major street reconstruction project

Kara Banks City News

Several residential streets in the City of Edgerton will soon be repaired. Crews are replacing the entire road surface and making stormwater improvements to stop water from ponding on the roads during rain events. A public presentation was held on July 31 to discuss the project and talk about the impacts for homeowners. Roughly 20 residents attended the presentation, which …

Edgerton’s Public Works crews recognized at event

Kara Banks City News

The City of Edgerton competed in the 2019 Mid-America Equipment Expo on September 24 – 25, 2019. The Mid-America Equipment Expo is an event hosted by the KC Metro Chapter of APWA. This event brings together training, vendor equipment and product showcases, equipment operation and competition. The Expo allows local municipalities to access low cost training, provide networking opportunities and …

Free chlorine burn ending

Kara Banks City News

If you’ve noticed any changes to the smell or taste of your water recently, it should soon be coming to an end. The City of Edgerton is flushing the water lines this week. For the last month, one of our water suppliers has been conducting a free chlorine burn to eliminate any contaminants that can build up in the system. …

KDOT projects impact Edgerton residents

Kara Banks City News

The Kansas Department of Transportation has two projects currently in the works that will directly impact Edgerton. These projects will greatly improve safety for the traveling public. Work continues on the Sunflower Road bridge over I-35.  In October, contractors expect to shut down the southbound ramps so that work can begin on the north side of the project.  Barring any …

Water main relocation

Kara Banks City News

As part of the 2019 Street Reconstruction project, residents along West 3rd Street, south of Edgewood, and on Heather Knoll Circle, will lose water service on Monday, September 16 beginning at 8 a.m. Crews are relocating a water main near W. 3rd and Heather Knoll. Service should be restored before the end of the day. All affected residents will receive …

Trash service delayed week of Sept 2

Kara Banks City News

The City of Edgerton’s garbage contractor, Gardner Disposal, is running all routes one day late thanks to the Labor Day holiday. Instead of a normal Wednesday pick-up, please have your bins at the curb by 7 a.m. on Thursday, September 5.

Edgerton City Council passes 2020 budget, adds additional policing services

Kara Banks City News

Edgerton City Council members passed the proposed 2020 budget during their August 22 meeting. In the 2018 Citizen Survey, respondents asked City leaders to emphasize the visibility of police in neighborhoods and the quality of community public safety programs over the next two years. This new budget does exactly that. The FY 2020 budget includes a 6.3% increase in funding …

Smoke is seen rising from the ground in a vacant lot on McCarty Street in Edgerton

Smoke testing on sewers to begin in August

Kara Banks City News

The City of Edgerton will be performing additional smoke testing the week of August 5th.  This is a continuation of the project that began in the spring of 2019, but the testing was postponed due to the unusually wet spring and early summer. Smoke testing is used to identify defects in the City’s sanitary sewer lines by rising smoke through …

The image shows the new trail, four-lane concrete road and streetlights over Bull Creek

Homestead Lane and 207th Street reopens with new pavement, lighting, sidewalks and trails

Kara Banks City News

Homestead Lane and 207th Street is now reopen to traffic. The $11.3 million project started in August 2018. Work began thanks to the increased traffic for the new Kubota distribution warehouses and the Hostess warehouse, which is currently under construction. The four-lane divided concrete street features landscaping, a 10-foot wide trail on the north side of the street and new …