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...
Posted on: July 21, 2020
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...Read on...
Posted on: July 14, 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: July 6, 2020
The City of Abilene’s Community Development Block Grant – CV Economic Development application closes on Friday, July 10.
“This grant can assist with working capital including wages, utilities, rent, inventory, and protective e...Read on...
Posted on: June 19, 2020
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...Read on...
Posted on: June 15, 2020
“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 ...Read on...
Posted on: June 4, 2020
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, ...Read on...
Posted on: June 3, 2020
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...Read on...