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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Notice of Special Meeting Format

Abilene City Commission

4:00 p.m. Monday, September 23, 2020

Dwight D. Eisenhower Municipal Building 

419 N. Broadway, Abilene, Kansas

 A special meeting of the City Commission of the City of Abilene, Kansas will be held on Wednesday, Septem...

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Administration
Posted on: August 24, 2020

City of Abilene Announces New Police Chief

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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...

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Administration
Posted on: August 20, 2020

City of Abilene Awards Grants to Businesses

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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...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Timbrook Named Abilene Parks and Recreation Director

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Following an exhaustive search with more than fifty applicants, Interim Abilene Parks and Recreation Director Kellee Timbrook was named as the new Director.

“We are very fortunate to have someone who has been with the department for fifteen years...

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Administration
Posted on: July 14, 2020

City of Abilene Board and Commission Openings

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...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

City of Abilene Reminds Candidates About Political Sign Placement

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With campaign season in full swing, the City of Abilene reminds all candidates about campaign sign laws.

Kansas House Bill 2183, signed into law on June 5, 2015, states, “No city or county shall regulate or prohibit the placement of or the number...

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Administration
Posted on: June 15, 2020

ABILENE RESIDENTS URGED TO RESPOND TO CENSUS

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“It’s not too late to complete your 2020 Census,” said Jane Foltz, Abilene City Manager.

As of June 14, 2020, 69% of Abilene residents self-reported they have completed the 2020 Census compared to Dickinson County’s ...

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Administration
Posted on: June 4, 2020

2020 Central Kansas Free Fair Cancelled

To the Dickinson County and surrounding communities:

The Central Kansas Free Fair Board has made the decision to cancel all public events for the 2020 fair. The public events include: the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo, the demolition derby, tractor pull, parade, ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

CITY OF ABILENE RECEIVES GRANT FUNDS TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES

Thanks to the quick response from Abilene City staff and commissioners, Governor Laura Kelly and the Kansas Department of Commerce announced Abilene as the recipient of $132,000 in Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Response Supplement (CDBG-CV...

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