Friends of the Parks

The City of Atchison Public Works Department’s Friends of the Parks program enables community groups and individuals to assist with fundamental parks maintenance activities and helping to keep [...]

Friends of Oak Hill Cemetery

The City of Atchison Public Works Department’s Friends of Oak Hill Cemetery program enables community groups and individuals to assist with fundamental cemetery maintenance activities and helping [...]

Jackson Park Inclusive Playground Project Receives Live Well Live Atchison / Blue Cross Blue Shield Grant Funds

This project will construct a new 100% ADA accessible, perimeter contained "tot lot" (a playground for younger children) at Reisner Park.

Farmer’s Market Pavilions

Summary: This project will install a pavilion shelter structure on each side of the 6th Street Viaduct at the Atchison Farmer’s Market. Both shelters will be identical and will provide [...]

Riverfront Splash Pad Replacement

Summary: This project will completely reconstruct the splash pad located at Independence Park on the Riverfront. After 15 years of service life, the existing splash pad is worn out beyond repair [...]

800 Commercial Streetscape Project

This project will reconstruct the 800 block of Commercial Street using the same streetscape concepts (street trees, benches, pedestrian lights) as the 300, 400, and 700 blocks of Commercial [...]

Jackson Park Sidewalk Improvements

Summary: This project removed existing sidewalks in disrepair at Jackson Park and then constructed a comprehensive new sidewalk network. The new sidewalks better connect the various destinations [...]

LFM Park Basketball Court Reconstruction

Summary: Large cracks in the asphalt surface, unlevel goal heights, and perimeter fences in disrepair are all issues with the existing basketball courts at LFM Park. This project will demolish [...]

Riverfront Trail Extension

This project will construct an extension to the current trail that runs the length of the Atchison Riverfront. The extension would be an 8 ft. wide concrete path that would approximately double [...]

2017 Downtown Street Light Upgrades

Summary: This project will replace the old traffic signal poles at 5th & Kansas as well as 6th & Kansas with new concrete street light poles, made right here in Atchison by [...]

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