Road Closure Updates from the 207th Street Grade Separation Project

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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 …

Storm Clean-up: Disposing of Limbs and Brush

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Storms on May 15 damaged trees and property across the City of Edgerton.  The City will offer extended hours for residents to dispose of tree limbs and brush at the City’s brush pile during the City-wide Clean-Up event on Saturday, May 21. The brush pile is located at the Public Works Department facility at 710 W. Nelson Street. Residents can …

2022 Citizen Survey Shows Resident Satisfaction on the Rise

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The results of the 2022 Citizen Survey show that in every major category of service, Edgerton scored significantly higher (13 points) than the national average and, in many cases, higher than other cities in the Kansas City metropolitan area. 64% of respondents said they are satisfied with the overall quality of City services, a 15-point increase from 2013. The results …

Cyclones In The Outfield Event Traffic

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On Saturday, May 14, the City of Edgerton, in partnership with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, is hosting a Cruise-In along Nelson Street as part of the Cyclones in the Outfield Fundraiser. This is a drive-in car show type event.  Vehicles will be “cruising” the street and parking along both sides of the road that evening from 6 p.m. – …

Arbor Day Tree Planting Workshop

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Edgerton Parks and Recreation is partnering with the Hillsdale Watershed Coalition for an Arbor Day celebration event. On Saturday, April 30, join Urban Conservationist Chris Cardwell as he demonstrates proper tree planting techniques and discusses the importance of preserving and improving our communities’ canopies. We will install a brand new native tree in Martin Creek Park. The free workshop begins …

Mayor Roberts Delivers 2022 State of the City

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Mayor Donald Roberts delivered the annual State of the City on Thursday, March 31. The theme of this year’s speech is Edgerton Together, celebrating how our community reconnected post-pandemic and how we continue to work together to build a brighter future. The event took place in Community Hall.  In his speech, Mayor Roberts reviewed the accomplishments of the past year. …

Did You Know? Backyard chicken rules and regulations

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With chick season beginning, did you know that the City of Edgerton allows backyard chickens for most properties within City limits? Families can have up to six hens on properties under one acre. No roosters are allowed under the urban chicken permit. A chicken coop, run, or chicken tractor is required in your backyard and the birds cannot run loose …

2022 State of the City Rescheduled for 3/31

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Mayor Roberts presents the 2022 State of the City on Thursday, March 31 at 6 p.m. in City Hall. This annual review covers the accomplishments of the past year and previews the exciting things to come here in Edgerton. The State of the City was rescheduled from Feb. 17 after a severe winter storm impacted our area. The Mayor plans …

Take the 2022 Citizen Survey

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What are your top priorities for the future of Edgerton? Do you like the services provided? Now is your chance to share your opinion!  The biennial Citizen Survey is underway now.  New this year: a chance for you to win a $500 gift card just for participating! Every household in Edgerton should have received a survey. Residents are encouraged to …

Snow Event Declared for 2/17

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On February 2 at 8:15 a.m., the City of Edgerton officially declared a snow event. This means that all vehicles must be removed from city streets within 2 hours, under City Code. If your vehicle is not removed, the Sheriff’s Office may be called and vehicles may be towed at the owner’s expense. The City declares a snow event any …

City offices closed on Feb. 17

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For the safety of our employees, City administrative offices are closed on Thursday, February 17. Public Works crews will continue to plow roads and handle snow operations. If you need to reach the snow desk today, call 913.893.6231 and follow the prompts. Please stay home today if you can and be extra careful if you do have to get out.