Posted on: May 21, 2021
After 19 years serving as Abilene City Clerk and Human Resource Director, Penny Soukup is retiring.
“I can’t say enough great things about Penny and her dedication to the City of Abilene over the years. In my six years with the City, Penny has al...Read on...
Posted on: April 26, 2021
Mayor Brandon L. Rein and City Commissioners have announced the appointment of Ron Marsh to be Abilene’s next City Manager. The appointment will be effective April 26, 2021, with City Commission approval of the City Manager’s...Read on...
Posted on: April 5, 2021
Over the first Quarter of 2021, the City of Abilene sales tax collections totaled $276,714.69 which was up $28,401.73 from the first quarter one year ago. This is a 12% increase in sales tax received over the first quarter of 2021 compared to 2020 with gr...Read on...
Posted on: March 19, 2021
The new equipment was put into service on March 3 and the Abilene Fire Department is now training on its use.
“We are training on the operation and capability of the equipment,” said Kale Strunk, Interim Fire Chief. &ldquo...Read on...
Posted on: December 17, 2020
The City of Abilene is pleased to announce Kale Strunk, a fifteen-year member of the Abilene Fire Department, as its Interim Fire Chief.
“After reviewing applications and conducting interviews with potential candidates, I decided to appoint Kale ...Read on...
Posted on: December 3, 2020
The City of Abilene seeks candidates to serve on its Airport Advisory Board and Planning Commission.
“These are important roles in our community, and we need community members to serve,” said Jane Foltz, Abilene City Manager. &ldquo...Read on...
Posted on: August 24, 2020
The City of Abilene is pleased to announce Anna Hatter, Wichita Police Department Deputy Chief, as its new Police Chief.
“After a nationwide search with 82 applications from 30 states, Anna quickly rose to the top of our list,” said Abi...Read on...
Posted on: August 20, 2020
In June, the City of Abilene was awarded a $132,000 Community Development Block Grant – CV from the Kansas Department of Commerce to assist small businesses affected by COVID-19. The application for the City’s grant funds closed July 1...Read on...