City Commissioners unanimously adopted Ordinance No. 6650 during Tuesday’s regular meeting, which is designed to make it more difficult for property owners to leave buildings vacant and in disrepair. The ordinance creates a vacant property registry, which has a fee associated and penalties for non-registration. The ordinance requires the owner
Our City's Response to COVID-19
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The City of Atchison met with Rainbow Communications, Evergy, and North Central Service (contractor) on February 2, 2021 for a pre-construction meeting. During the meeting, the final details of the Rainbow Communications fiber expansion to the city of Atchison were discussed. Construction for phase one of the project is set
With COVID numbers trending in a slightly better direction and vaccinations now occurring, City Hall will be reopened to the public, but just for access to the customer service and police records windows. The building doors will be unlocked during normal business hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) beginning on Monday, Feb.
City Commissioners unanimously approved a grant application that the Atchison Fire Department is submitting that would pay for 95% of a new mini-pumper truck – changing the way the department responds to medical emergency calls. The department estimates that more than 80% of calls are as first responders to medical
City Commissioners unanimously approved the 2021 Legislative Policy Agenda during Tuesday’s meeting, setting Atchison priorities for the state and federal legislatures. The agenda is given to state and federal elected officials as a guide on issues that impact Atchison residents directly. Home Rule principals are of chief concern when it