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Posted on: January 30, 2024

WM raises waste collection $.87 per month

wm raises trash collection rates 87 cents per month

WM raised the waste collection rate $.87/month. During Thursday's meeting, the Governing Body approved increasing the monthly bill $.87 starting on February 1, 2024 bills. Here is a breakdown of the change: 

Regular Service (4.5% increase...

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Posted on: January 11, 2024

Warming center available 24/7

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The City of Spring Hill has established a warming center at the Civic Center for individuals seeking refuge from the cold during extreme temperatures.

 The warming center is available 24/7. During regular business hours (Monday through Friday from...

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Posted on: January 11, 2024

Spring Hill facing continued winter weather

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UPDATE JAN. 22, 6 A.M.:

Roads are icy due to freezing rain. Stay home if you can. If you must be on the roads, be extremely careful by avoiding any sudden breaking, greatly increase your following distance and drive slowly. Spring Hill Schools and Johnson ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Bracing for extremely cold weather

COLD WEATHER HEALTH AND SAFETY INFORMATION

Spring Hill is facing single digit temperatures and wind chills into the negative teens through next week. Current forecasts show that we won't get above freezing for the next 10 days. These low temperatures pose a threat to your health and safet...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Public Works responds as winter storm blankets area with snow

winter storm warning

JAN. 10, 12:30 P.M.:

The Winter Storm Warning has expired, however, Spring Hill is still in snow removal operations and the Emergency Snow Route is still in effect. Crews continue to treat streets in neighborhoods, so please avoid parking on streets and in...

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Posted on: December 24, 2023

'Twas the Night Before Christmas by the City of Spring Hill

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City of Spring Hill employees share the special holiday tradition of reading "'Twas the Night Before Christmas". View the full video on Facebook. We wish everyone Happy Holidays and a joyful New Year!

City offices will be closed Monday, ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

City accepting letters of interest for vacant seats

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Letters of interest for the vacant City Council seat are due today at noon.

Additionally, letters of interest for the Planning Commission's Johnson County Representative are due today at noon.

The Planning Commission is also accepting letters of interest fo...

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Posted on: December 4, 2023

Speed limit reduction on Ridgeview Rd

speed limit reduction

The speed limit on Ridgeview Rd from 191st to 199th is reduced from 45 mph to 35 mph.

The Spring Hill Governing Body approved the adjustment in September, and it is now reflected in the posted signs from 191st to 199th.

The Spring Hill Police Department, in...

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Posted on: November 20, 2023

SHPD begins annual Blue Elves program

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This holiday season, the Spring Hill Police Department (SHPD) is once again spreading cheer with its annual Blue Elves charity campaign. This community-focused initiative, led by SHPD officers, aims to bring holiday joy to families in need within the Spri...

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Posted on: November 17, 2023

SHPD joins Thanksgiving Safe Arrival traffic enforcement campaign

seat belt enforcement

This Thanksgiving holiday, prioritizing safety is as easy as buckling up, Kansans. No need to wait for a New Year's resolution—make sure everyone in the car buckles up today and every day.

Joining forces with law enforcement agencies sta...

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Posted on: November 16, 2023

Mayor issues Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day proclamation

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day staff in purple

Mayor Joe Berkey issued a proclamation recognizing November 16 as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day in the City of Spring Hill.

The proclamation states that the good health and well-being of the residents of Spring Hill are enhanced by increased awareness ab...

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Posted on: November 5, 2023

11th annual Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund kicks off

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Spring Hill, it's time to kickoff the 11th year of the Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund!Over the past decade, residents, businesses and organizations in Spring Hill have contributed to the fund that stays right here in our community and supports our n...

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Posted on: November 1, 2023

Celebrate the Magic of the Season at Hometown Holidays!

Hometown Holidays 2023

The festive season is upon us, and the City of Spring Hill is thrilled to extend a warm invitation to all residents to attend Hometown Holidays on Friday, December 1st at the Spring Hill Civic Center. The event is entirely free!

Schedule:

 

6 p.m. -...

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Posted on: October 4, 2023

Trash Service Transformation: What's Changing in Spring Hill

waste collection days

The City's contract with Waste Management (WM) will now include a second weekly collection day and the distribution of trash and recycling carts to all customers for automated trash collection. 

These changes are driven by the rapid growt...

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Additional Info on Trash and Recycling Services... City News Center
Posted on: September 21, 2023

City offices experience internet outage

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UPDATE: Internet service has been restored and all utility bill payment methods are active.

City Hall is experiencing an internet outage. It is an issue from our internet service provider. This affects our online bill pay system and phone lines. Residents ...
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Posted on: September 19, 2023

Construction at Veterans Memorial Plaza nears completion

Battle Cross at Veterans Memorial Plaza

We are thrilled to share the latest addition to Veterans Memorial Plaza! Battle crosses hold deep significance within the military community. They serve as a powerful reminder of the high cost of freedom and the bravery of those who have given their lives...
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Posted on: August 23, 2023

Excessive heat warning continues for Spring Hill

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The National Weather Service extends the excessive heat warning for the Kansas City metro area including Spring Hill through Friday, August 23 at 9 p.m. Heat index values will reach 110 to 115 degrees. 
We urge residents to limit outdoor activitie...
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Posted on: August 22, 2023

Parking information for Veterans Memorial Plaza Dedication Ceremony

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Veterans Memorial Plaza Dedication Ceremony at Veterans Park in Spring Hill

The City of Spring Hill invites the public to attend the dedication ceremony of Veterans Memorial Plaza on Saturday, November 11 at 10 a.m. Spring Hill celebrates the completion of...

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Posted on: August 21, 2023

The Giving Grove welcomes visitors for 2023 harvest

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The Giving Grove is ready for visitors to come pick ripe Asian pears grown right here in Spring Hill! Located behind the Civic Center in Friendship Park along Jefferson St., the Giving Grove invites residents and visitors to enjoy a fruitful experience wh...

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Posted on: August 18, 2023

SHPD participates in You Drink. You Drive. You Lose. campaign

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The Spring Hill Police Department will join other police agencies across Kansas in a crackdown aimed at removing impaired drivers from roadways during You Drink. You Drive. You Lose. from August 19 through Labor Day, September 4.

It is illegal to ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2023

Updates to fees on utility bill payment methods

utility bill payment method fees

The City of Spring Hill is implementing a change on online utility bill payment and credit card payment fees. Residents who choose to pay their City of Spring Hill utility bill through MunicipalPaymentsOnline.com will directly be charged for the applicabl...

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Posted on: July 31, 2023

Spring Hill Public Works to facilitate curbside storm debris pickup

storm debris pickup

Following recent strong storms in Spring Hill that have resulted in downed tree limbs, Spring Hill Public Works will be conducting storm debris pickup on August 3 and 4. To ensure a smooth process, please adhere to the following guidelines:Preparing your ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2023

You're invited: 9th Annual Family Luau

Grab your leis and hula into an evening of family fun at the 9th Annual Family Luau, hosted at the Spring Hill Aquatic Center on Saturday, July 29th, from 6 to 9 p.m!

The Annual Family Luau has become a summer tradition in Spring Hill, bringing families an...

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Posted on: July 20, 2023

Hearing to Exceed Revenue Neutral Rate

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UPDATE 7/24/2023:

The City of Spring Hill has revised the notice of hearing to exceed revenue neutral rate. View the updated notice here.

Original Notice 7/20/2023:

The governing body of City of Spring Hill Kansas will meet on August 24, 2023 at 7:0...

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Posted on: June 29, 2023

Stay cool at the Spring Hill cooling centers during extreme heat

Cooling Center 2019

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for portions of Kansas and Missouri, including Spring Hill. The cooling center, located at the Civic Center, offers a respite from the heat for our community members.

Residents who would like to spend tim...

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Posted on: May 23, 2023

City water customers asked to conserve water

city water conservation requested

UPDATE May 24, 3:30 p.m.: 

RWD #2 is done with maintenance for the day. Thank you all for doing your part. You may return to your regular water usage. 

On Wednesday, May 24, RWD #2 will be performing routine maintenance and close off water...

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

SHPD participates in Click it or Ticket campaign

Click it or Ticket campaign runs from May 22 through June 4, 2023

The Spring Hill Police Department is joining law enforcement agencies across the country to crack down on proper seat belt usage from May 22 through June 4, 2023.

Seat belts have been proven to be one of the best ways to save your life in a crash, no matte...

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Posted on: April 28, 2023

Mayor issues Arbor Day proclamation

city proclamation

Mayor Joe Berkey issued a proclamation recognizing April 28 as Arbor Day in the City of Spring Hill.

The proclamation states that trees benefit the environment, as well as serve as a renewable resource. 

Arbor Day was first observed in Nebraska wit...

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Posted on: April 3, 2023

Mayor issues Fair Housing Month proclamation

city proclamation

Mayor Joe Berkey issued a proclamation recognizing April as Fair Housing Month at the regular City Council meeting on Thursday, March 23, 2023.

The proclamation states that Spring Hill is committed to Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 which made e...

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Posted on: March 17, 2023

City Attorney releases memorandum on 2023 election

City Hall sign at Civic Center

City Attorney Spencer Low releases a memorandum regarding the 2023 election. Click here to read the memorandum.

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Posted on: March 7, 2023

Southbound US 169 closing briefly

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Southbound lanes of US 169 will be closed on Wednesday, March 8 for a little over an hour. This impacts US 169, Webster, 199th St, 223rd,and Old KC Road.

A company is relocating a house, and the southbound traffic light at US 169 will be removed.

The southb...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

New City Administrator comes to Spring Hill

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The City of Spring Hill welcomes Lane Massey as the new City Administrator. 

Massey joins the City with a Masters of Public Administration and more than 20 years of city government experience. He worked for the City of Wichita and Arkansas City be...

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Posted on: August 25, 2022

Comcast to begin construction of fiber network in late 2022

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Comcast will begin construction on a 75-mile fiber network in Spring Hill. Comcast and the City of Spring Hill hope to begin in late 2022. 

Comcast will provide secure broadband to more than 3,400 homes and businesses, and will invest $9 million i...

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