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Posted on: February 20, 2024

2022-2024 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Airport Construction Goals

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February 20, 2024

PUBLIC NOTICE 

The City of Abilene, KS hereby announces its fiscal year 2022-24 goal of 3.1% for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) airport construction projects. The proposed goal and rationale are available for inspection b...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: February 6, 2024 | Last Modified on: May 26, 2010

Main Cemetery Entrance to Re-Open on 14th Street

Project Update

The main cemetery entrance on 14th Street is scheduled to re-open on Wednesday, February 7, 2024.

Construction activities are ongoing; please be mindful of work crews and observe posted speed limits within the work zones.

As a reminder, 14th Street between ...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: February 3, 2024

Lead Service Line Inventory Survey Initiative Amps Up

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City employees will begin reaching out directly to residents who haven't submitted surveys.  We appreciate everyone's cooperation to meet this KDHE requirement by October 16, 2024. 
Surveys can be completed online by scanning the QR code ...
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Click here to complete the survey online! Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: February 2, 2024

Surveying and Mapping (SAM, LLC) Utility Mapping Project Begins!

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February 2, 2024

Surveying and Mapping (SAM, LLC) Utility Mapping Project

The City of Abilene has hired SAM, LLC to survey and map the City’s storm sewer system. Generally, this work consists of locating utility manholes and other utility features with glob...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: February 1, 2024

Temporary Water Shut-off on NE 14th - February 2, 2024

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Water service is scheduled for temporary suspension on February 2, 2024, from approximately 2pm – 6pm for those shown in the attached map.  

 This is part of the Waterline Replacement Project on NE 14th Street. More information about this...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: February 1, 2024

Dog Tag Renewals due by February 29th!

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City of Abilene requires dog tags for all dogs within city limits. 
Renewal of dog tags is required annually by February 29th. 

Click here to visit our website for more information about dog tag registration.  

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: January 22, 2024

City Sidewalk Snow Removal - Who's Responsible?

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This is a friendly reminder to citizens that per Abilene's City Code 6-310, the owner and the occupant of any lot abutting upon any sidewalk shall remove or cause to be removed from such sidewalk all snow and ice within five (5) hours from the ti...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: January 19, 2024

Website Makeover!

New Website Launch 1.30.2024

We're giving our website a makeover! 

Get ready for the fresh look unveiling on the morning of January 30, 2024.

When you visit our site that morning, you might initially see our current design, but stay tuned as the site will update automatically!...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: January 18, 2024

Waterline Replacement to begin on NE 14th Street

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J & K Contracting will begin waterline project encompassing about 1,800 linear feet of construction along NE 14th Street, extending to N. Oak Street, N. Kuney Street, and N. Olive Street. This project, part of the City's planned initiatives, is schedu...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: January 22, 2024

PUBLIC MEETING - January 23, 2024! Fall KDOT Cost Share Grant

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Join us for a collaborative discussion on enhancing NW 14th Street by converting it to a 3-lane thoroughfare leading to the Van Buren intersection with a focus on improving the overall intersection design. 

Tuesday, January 23, 20246:00 p.m.Abilen...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: January 2, 2024

UPCOMING PUBLIC MEETINGS - Mark Your Calendar to Join Us!

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE (305 x 370 px)

2023 Fall KDOT Cost Share GrantJoin us for a collaborative discussion on enhancing NW 14th Street by converting it to a 3-lane thoroughfare leading to the Van Buren intersection with a focus on improving the overall intersection design. Tuesday, ...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: December 27, 2023

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - Abilene Comprehensive Plan 2024-2045

The Planning Commission will hear comments on the proposed adoption of the Abilene Comprehensive Plan 2024-2045 on Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at 4:00 p.m., at the Abilene Public Library.

Click here to view a draft of the proposed Abilene Comprehensive 2024...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: December 14, 2023

Commission Connection: December 11, 2023

Take a look at the Commission Connection from Monday's Meeting!

Visit the Community Engagement Dashboard

Follow us on Facebook

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: December 12, 2023

What's Happening in Abilene? How to Stay Informed!

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Stay connected with all that's going on in Abilene, from community celebrations to why there are traffic cones on K-15, and everything in between!

 

Community Engagement Dashboard The city is in a near-constant state of planning, ...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: December 8, 2023

Lead Service Line Inventory (LSLI) Survey Now Available Online!

We've Gone Digital!

You can now conveniently submit your inventory survey online. If you haven't already submitted a paper version, simply visit the LSLI Community Engagement page for more details, or access the survey directly through this link.

The Kansas...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: November 28, 2023

Public Meeting - Comprehensive Plan & Parks System Master Plan

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A public meeting for the Comprehensive Plan & Parks System Master Plan will be held today, November 28, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. at the Abilene Public Library. 

We hope you can join us this evening to discuss proposed ideas for Abilene's future, inc...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: November 27, 2023

KDOT CCLIP Construction Begins for Storm Drainage Infrastructure

Construction on the storm drainage infrastructure is anticipated to begin the week of November 27, 2023, between SW 6th and the Union Pacific Railroad, weather permitting.  

A timeline for construction to the roadway will be released soon. &nb...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: November 22, 2023

14th Street Road Closure - Cedar to Buckeye

Phase 1.5 will begin November 27, 2023, and will close 14th Street from Cedar to Buckeye. The north and east sides of the 14th Street and Cedar intersection will be closed, as shown in the image below. This section is anticipated to be closed through earl...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: November 16, 2023

SLOW DOWN! 14th Street 20-mph Work Zone.

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The 14th Street Reconstruction work zone extends from Buckeye to Vine and will observe a 20-mph speed limit during all phases. 

Thank you for slowing down and being watchful for work crews, fellow drivers, and pedestrians! 

Click here to f...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Lead Service Line Inventory (LSLI) Survey Initiative

LSLI Survey QR Code - Press Release

The City of Abilene’s Lead Service Line Inventory (LSLI) survey initiative has been in effect since earlier this year when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced changes to drinking water regulations requiring water suppliers to iden...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Christmas Tree Lane

Christmas Tree Lane

Dear Property Owners/Occupants,

 

The City of Abilene’s Public Works Department will begin installing Cedar Trees for Christmas Tree Lane on Buckeye Avenue and NW 3rd Street on Thursday, November 16, 2023. As in previous years, they will be placed ...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: October 31, 2023

WSU Sports Complex Feasibility Study Results

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Wichita State University will present results of the Sports Complex Feasibility Study at the City Commission meeting on Monday, November 13, 2023.

The City Commission meeting begins at 4:00 p.m. at the Abilene Public Library located at 209 NW 4th Street.

Ci...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Abilene Wins 2 Best of Travel Awards

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TravelAwaits readers selected Abilene as the Best U.S. Small Town to Visit for the second year in a row. Abilene also took first place in its Friendliest Small Towns in the U.S. contest.

“To win one national award is a really big deal, but to win...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Abilene Named Best U.S. Small Town

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Abilene was named Best U.S. Small Town in TravelAwaits’ 2021 Best of Travel Awards.

“We’re really excited to receive this recognition,” said Julie Roller Weeks, Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau director. &...

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Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Events Return to Abilene

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“We’re excited to see events returning to Abilene,” said Julie Roller Weeks, director of the Abilene Convention and Visitors Bureau. “These events not only bring additional dollars and excitement to Abilene, but the...

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