The concrete portion of the City’s 2020 Street Improvement Project, which included a series of improvements to curbs/gutters, sidewalks, and intersection transitions throughout the City of Atchison has reached substantial completion. The most noticeable improvements are in the 6th and 7th Street corridors of midtown (Parallel to Mound). Those corridors
Our City's Response to COVID-19
FROM THE NEWS ROOM
Earlier this year the City of Atchison was awarded $132,000 of funding through the Community Development Block Grant COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program (CDBG-CV). The CDBG-CV Program is funded through the federal CARES Act and is intended to support small businesses that have incurred hardship on account of the COVID-19
The Reisner Park Skatepark project landed some big jumps this summer with a $5,000 grant award from The Skatepark Project (formerly known as the Tony Hawk Foundation), a $120,000 donation from Skate High with Hope the Joshua Kinsman Foundation and on August 17th, the City Commission authorized a design-build contract
The City of Atchison wants builders, developers, investors, contractors, and the public to know that most of Atchison’s smaller and older lots are now suitable for new construction. At their regular meeting on August 17, the City Commission eased many limitations on infill housing construction, specifically those on smaller lots
The City has adopted two new Ordinances–6638 & 6639–establishing new procedures for abating weed (noxious vegetation) and nuisance issues. The full ordinances can be accessed here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1lVUZFsW5vIzUQ7FlKfHCTm0CQ5r_uHI2/view?usp=sharing and https://drive.google.com/file/d/1a9yVptu4FnXTPoZI4XV6Uh2K3cr5uH3s/view?usp=sharing. As previously written, the current weeds ordinances were treated no different from any other nuisance issues. Yet, weeds are treated differently
Governor Laura Kelly announces second round of CARES Act funding applications to open August 19 at 12:00 p.m.
The full press release is available here.