City of Atchison and USD 409 Announce Strategies for Safety Around AMS

Following a collaborative meeting between representatives of the City of Atchison and USD 409, consensus emerges regarding the importance of slowing vehicle traffic and making continued [...]

7th Street (Main to Commercial) Water Main Replacement

Summary: The City of Atchison has over 100 linear miles of water mains, another 50 miles of water service lines, about 1200 water valves, 4,000 water meters, 600 fire hydrants, a half a dozen [...]

E-Community Program Awards Loan Funds to Steel Window/Door Manufacturer

Atchison, KS – The City of Atchison’s E-Community Program has approved a new loan to Luxe Steel Windows & Doors, LLC, a startup window and door manufacturer that recently purchased the old [...]

Work set to begin on the AMS West Sidewalks Project

This project will construct and/or replace the east/west sidewalk corridors in the neighborhood immediately west of Atchison Middle School. The project is focused between 6th & 12th Street as [...]

Atchison Invests in Small Business Community with Destination Boot Camp Program

The City of Atchison has released a new video promoting the local small business community’s participation in the Destination Boot Camp Program. The video features Backroad Atlas (832 [...]

E-Community Program Awards Loan Funds to Downtown Art Gallery / Apartment Project

Atchison, KS – The City’s E-Community Program has approved a new loan to Red Light Gallery to be located at 715 Commercial Street in downtown Atchison, the former location of the Marigold Bakery. [...]

City Names Warren New Director of Administrative Services

Atchison, Kansas – City officials announced today the hiring of Joe Warren as the Director of Administrative Services. A newly created position within the executive team, the Director of [...]

Utilities Worker Job Opening

The City of Atchison has an opening for a team-oriented individual that will be working in the collection and distribution system. As a member of the collection and distribution team, you will be [...]

Highland Community College Acquires Property for Housing Development

A long vacant property in north Atchison will soon be home to a new single family residential development. Following acquisition of the property from the City of Atchison’s Land Bank [...]

2018 Street Trees

Summary: As a City founded over 150 years ago, much of Atchison was originally built utilizing a  single, combined sewer system. That infrastructure was great in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, [...]