Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony To Be Held Virtually In 2020

Kara Banks City News

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise across Johnson County, the City of Edgerton plans to transition the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony to a virtual event. Please join us on Facebook on December 4th for a virtual tree lighting. The video will also be posted here on edgertonks.org/holidays. Families are invited to share a holiday greeting video …

Eviction Prevention Program Available Now

Kara Banks City News

The State of Kansas launched the Eviction Prevention Program to help renters who may have fallen behind on rent payments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible tenants can apply for up to $5,000 in aid to help cover the cost of rent. Funds are limited. See this link for details and to apply.

Edgerton Names New City Clerk

Kara Banks City News

During the October 8 City Council meeting, Alexandria Clower was named the new City Clerk for Edgerton.  She replaces Chris Clinton, who had been serving as interim City Clerk since February.  Clower has served the City of Edgerton as the Customer Service Representative and Municipal Court Clerk for the last two years.  Prior to her work in local government, Clower …

New Parks and Recreation Survey Available for Residents

Kara Banks City News

COVID-19 has temporarily halted our Parks & Recreation programming, but the City of Edgerton wants to make sure that we can meet our residents needs for recreation into the future. A new survey is available for all residents. We want to hear from you. Tell us what kind of programming you and your family want. Art classes? Nutrition classes for …

Stormwater Master Planning Process Underway

Kara Banks City News

The City of Edgerton is in the midst of a new stormwater masterplan. This comprehensive plan will help the city not only identify and prioritize projects to reduce flooding and improve drainage systems, but will also help us plan for the future. The City has contracted with Olsson to put together the stormwater masterplan. Residents will receive a questionnaire in …

Budget Hearing, Vote Scheduled for August 13

Kara Banks City News

The Edgerton City Council is set to vote on the 2021 budget this month.  Council members have been working hard with staff to make fiscally responsible decisions for the coming year. “The City of Edgerton will continue to deliver high quality services to our taxpayers under this proposed budget,” says Mayor Donald Roberts.  “COVID-19 has not derailed the City’s finances, …

Work Begins on New Trail

Kara Banks City News

Construction on the new pedestrian trail along 56 Highway begins the last week of July. The new asphalt trail will run from 1st Street to 7th Street when fully complete, but work will be broken up into two phases. The first phase will connect 1st Street to Edgerton Elementary. The second phase runs from the school to 7th Street. The …

Edgerton residents encouraged to complete housing survey

Kara Banks City News

Johnson County’s Community Housing Survey is underway through the end of the July. The survey will access the perception of and market for owner-occupied and rental housing in the area. As of July 8, only a handful of Edgerton residents have filled out the survey. We know that there is a need for new and affordable housing in Edgerton, so …

Save Water in the Summer

Kara Banks City News

As we enter the hottest part of the summer, it’s a good time to think about water conservation. The City’s water rates encourage residents to use less water. Not only does it help your budget, but you’ll also help conserve a precious resource. Here are a few ways you can help reduce your water use during the summer: Use a …

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 …