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Please browse our website for information on living, working, and playing in Colwich. If you have questions you find aren’t answered here, we invite you to send us an email: cityclerk@colwichks.org. Welcome to Colwich!

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POLICE OFFICER OPENING

The Colwich Police Department has an opening for a full-time police officer. KLETC Certification is preferred, but all qualified applicants will be considered. If interested, please complete the Fillable Job Application or print and complete the Printable Job Application. Email completed forms to police@colwichks.org or drop them off at 310 S. 2nd. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


CENSUS DEADLINE APPROACHING

The deadline to complete the census is rapidly approaching. If you haven’t already, please take a minute to fill it out. Federal assistance is based on population so it’s very important that everyone be counted. It just takes a few minutes! my2020census.gov/


CITYWIDE CLEANUP SEPT. 26

Citywide cleanup will be from 9am-12 pm on Sept. 26 at 115 N. 3rd (mainteance building). Acceptable items: General trash, metal, brush and limbs. Furniture including, chairs, couches, tables. Appliances including, washers, dryers, dishwashers, microwaves, small electrical appliances such as TV’s, computers, mixers, blenders. Patio grills, patio furniture, push lawn mowers (free of gas & oil) and lawn trimmers.
Here is a list of items NO LANDFILL OR TRANSFER STATION will accept: Car batteries, oil filters, fluorescent light bulbs, propane tanks, any asbestos materials, explosives, paint (we will take empty & dried up paint cans), no hazardous liquids (such as fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, solvents, diesel fuel, gas, oil, transmission fluid, antifreeze, etc…) tires. REFRIGERATORS, FREEZERS AND AIR CONDITIONERS must be tagged by a technician and must have the appropriate paper work with it in order for Waste Connections to pick it up.


CITY CODE BOOK NOW IN SEARCHABLE FORMAT

In order to make the city code book more user friendly, you can now find an online searchable version at colwichks.citycode.net/. It can also be found on this website under City Departments, Code Compliance.


LOCAL ELECTIONS TO BE HELD NOV. 3

Elections for the two city council seats and mayor’s seat that expire in January will be held on Nov. 3. Candidates for city council are Terri Nicholson, Don Koci and Sean Black. Angela Banz and Sharon Scroggins are running for mayor.


PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT REOPENED

The playground equipment is not sanitized and may be used at your discretion. Please maintain social distancing and clean hands often.


CITY BUILDING IS NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

The city building is open to the public at this time. If you still would prefer not to come in, you may call or email if you need assistance with your utility bill, building permits/inspections, administration questions, etc. You may also call your payments in to 316-796-1025 or put them in the drop box located by the driveway to the building. You also have the ability to pay fees and fines online at colwichks.org.

Contact Info:
City Office Phone: 316-796-1025
Text: 316-712-8306
Fax: 316-796-0913
Diana Brooks, Deputy City Clerk, email: dbrooks@colwichks.org
Stephanie Guy, City Clerk, email: sguy@colwichks.org


LET’S ALL PULL TOGETHER TO STRENGTHEN OUR COMMUNITY

Situations such as this provide us with the opportunity to come together as a community. If you have a need for any kind of help, please contact us so we can connect you with resources we may provide. If you are able to help your Colwich neighbors in any way, please contact us to be put on a list of resources. We look forward to working with you.


BURN SITE NOW LOCKED

The burn pile key checkout system is back in place at this time due to improper materials being left at the site. Keys can be checked out during regular business hours.


COLWICH BUSINESS BROCHURE AVAILABLE

Click Resource Guide to see the current brouchure of businesses, clubs and organizations in the area. Printed brochures are available in the city office. If you would like to have your business included, please fill out this survey. www.surveymonkey.com/r/92JY228 Thank you.


FIND US ON FACEBOOK

Please like the City of Colwich Facebook page www.facebook.com/CityofColwich/ for the latest in city news and events.

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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

The City Council meeting is scheduled for the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the City Administrative Center, 310 S. 2nd St. Click September 2020 Agenda to see the agenda for the next meeting, which will be available the Wednesday before the meeting.

Ordinances 731, 732 and 733

The City Council at their meeting on Monday, August 17, 2020 adopted Ordinances No. 731 adopting the 2020 Standard Traffic Ordinance, 732 adopting the 2020 Uniform Public Offense Code & 730 authorizing the issuance of General Obligation Bonds Series 2020. Click on Ordinance 731, Ordinance 732 or Ordinance 733 for the full text of the ordinance.

CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT

The annual consumer confidence report detailing the city’s water quality is available for review. Click on Consumer Confidence Report for more information regarding this important information. If you know of someone who does not have a computer, please have them call 316-796-1025 and we will mail them a copy of the report.