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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Posted by Jay Dill at Jan 07, 2016 11:48 AM |

SCHOOL DISTRICT WIDE RECREATION DIRECTOR NEEDED

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CITY HOLIDAYS IN NOVEMBER

Posted by Jay Dill at Nov 09, 2015 09:39 AM |

CITY OFFICES CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS

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CITY FIREWORKS REGULATIONS

Posted by Jay Dill at Jun 25, 2015 10:10 AM |

FIREWORKS ALLOWED ONLY IN SOUTH PARK

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Swimming Pool Opens May 23

Posted by Jay Dill at May 08, 2015 09:53 AM |

Swimming Pool Opens Memorial Day Weekend.

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Sidewalk Project

Posted by Jay Dill at Apr 21, 2015 11:54 AM |

Sidewalk Improvements

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Employment Opportunity

Posted by Jay Dill at Dec 09, 2014 09:09 AM |

Sanitation help wanted

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City Offices Closed For Thanksgiving November 27th and 28th

Posted by Jay Dill at Nov 25, 2014 03:30 PM |

We will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 27th and Friday November 28th.  For emergencies call 620-388-0266.

Pool to Stay Open on Weekends Thru Labor Day

Posted by Jay Dill at Jul 29, 2014 10:16 AM |

GOOD NEWS!!! 

Since we will have certified lifeguards available to work, the Kinsley Swimming Pool will remain open on weekends thru Labor Day, Monday, September 1st.

The last week of regular operation will end on Sunday August, 10th, as school starts that next week.  However, for the next three weekends the pool will be open.  Evening Pool Parties will be an option only if guards are available to work that night so if you are interested talk to Pool Manager Terri Parry as soon as possible.

Also, Saturday, August 30th, in conjunction with the Kinsley All School Reunion, admission to the pool will be free to everyone!

Employment Opportunity

Posted by Jay Dill at Jul 03, 2014 10:03 AM |

The City of Kinsley is accepting applications for a Public Works employee.  Kansas CDL driver license preferred, High School diploma or GED required.  The applicant must be at least 18 years old and be able to pass a pre employment physical and drug test.

Starting salary will be based on qualifications and experience.  The City of Kinsley offers an excellent benefit package and quality working environment. 

Applications are available at Kinsley City Hall, 721 Marsh Ave, Kinsley 620-659-3611.  Deadline to return application is 5:00pm, Friday, July 25, 2014.

Swimming Pool Closed Tuesday, July 1st

Posted by Jay Dill at Jun 26, 2014 03:28 PM |

Pool Closed

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July 7th City Commision Meeting Switched to July 8th

Posted by Jay Dill at Jun 24, 2014 10:28 AM |

Due to a scheduling conflict the July 7th meeting of the Kinsley City Commission has been changed to Tuesday, July 8th at 6:30 pm.

CITY OF KINSLEY FIREWORKS REGULATIONS

Posted by Jay Dill at Jun 20, 2014 02:15 PM |

With the 4th of July holiday approaching it’s important to keep these rules in mind to make Independence Day 2014 a safe and happy holiday.

It is unlawful to set off fireworks within the City of Kinsley EXCEPT IN THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED AREA, AND DURING THE FOLLOWING DATES AND HOURS:

Within that area of South Park, bordered to the North by 12th Street, to the South by the dirt road running east and west directly north of the football field, to the East by Briggs Avenue, and to the West by US Highway 183.

However, fireworks are prohibited in the entire area around the swimming pool and the all of the fairgrounds.

These regulations are in effect from noon June 27th until midnight July 4th.  Fireworks may not be set off after midnight of any day during the period.

Also, please refrain from setting off fireworks during the 4th of July Display put on by the Kinsley Fire Department and clean up all trash left from your fireworks. 

4th of July Fireworks are as American as Hotdogs and Apple Pie, but let’s not forget they can be dangerous to both people and property.  Don’t let a careless moment ruin the holiday for you or those around you

Public Works Begin Summer Hours

Posted by Jay Dill at May 30, 2014 08:48 AM |

Starting Monday June 2nd the City of Kinsley Public Works Crew will begin summer hours: 6:00 am to 3:00 pm with lunch from 11:00 to 12:00. 

Trash pickup will remain on the regular schedule.

City Offices Closed for Memorial Day

Posted by Jay Dill at May 22, 2014 02:09 PM |

City offices will be closed on Monday May, 26th for Memorial Day.  City on call phone # is 620-388-0266.

Pool Opens Saturday May 24th

Posted by Jay Dill at May 22, 2014 09:12 AM |

Pool Opening

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City Projects Update

Posted by Jay Dill at May 21, 2014 10:20 AM |

The Kinsley City Commission would like to thank the citizens and merchants of Kinsley for their patience and understanding during the recent waterline replacement project.  While we understand there were inconveniences and frustrations the project allowed us to replace nearly 8000 linear feet of water line, some of which dated back to the 1880s.  We also replaced 40 fire hydrants during the project. 

The project, which was accomplished with the aid of a $500,000.00 Community Development Block Grant, administered by Edwards County Economic Development Director Linette Miller, and a loan from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s Public Water Supply Section was much needed to ensure our ability to provide a reliable water supply to our community. 

As we look to the future there are currently Kansas Department of Transportation projects in the works to completely rehabilitate, including curbs and guttering, the portions of US Highways 56 and 183 in Kinsley.   Those projects, in which we hope to include additional water line replacement, are scheduled to take place in 2017 and 2018 and will once again provide challenges to daily life in Kinsley.   

Once again we thank you for your cooperation during the recent project and look forward to working with you in the days ahead.

 

Colony Avenue Bridge Closed

Posted by Jay Dill at May 14, 2014 08:16 AM |

Colony Avenue Bridge Closed

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Trash Dumpsters Available

Posted by Jay Dill at Mar 14, 2014 09:05 AM |

90 Gallon Trash Dumpsters

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Gazebo in South Park

Posted by Jay Dill at Jan 23, 2014 02:06 PM |

New Gazebo for South Park

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Posted by Jay Dill at Jan 09, 2014 09:48 AM |

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