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Posted on: June 30, 2022

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Municipal Court now accepting online payments!

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One of the great benefits of the new court software implemented in March of this year is the ability to accept on-line payments. This is now up and running. By utilizing the link provided within the Municipal Court's website and provided here, ci...

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Administration
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Leann Johnson - Employee Spotlight

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It is time for another Employee Spotlight! This week’s spotlight is on Leann Johnson from the Abilene Police Department! Leann started with the City in August 2019 but has worked in the court system since 2001. Leann administrates the Municipal ...

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Administration
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Golden Belt Heights Groundbreaking

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Golden Belt Heights formally known as The Highlands is Abilene’s newest & largest subdivision. After several years of sitting nearly empty with only one duplex on the west side, Abilene is finally starting to see movement on new construction...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Kellee Timbrook - Employee Spotlight

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It is time for another Employee Spotlight! This week’s spotlight is on Kellee Timbrook! Kellee is the Parks & Recreation Director and has been employed by the City since June 2005. Kellee does a great job keeping the Parks & Recreation D...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Abilene Country Club Evaluation

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On Monday, May 16, 2022, a community forum regarding the golf course was held during the City Commission meeting. Provided here is the Abilene Country Club Report that was presented at this meeting. If there are any questions regarding the golf course, pl...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Angie Wilkins - Employee Spotlight

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Here at the City, we want to thank all our employees for their hard work each and every day. We have started a new Employee Spotlight program to recognize them randomly & individually. This week we would like to recognize Angie Wilkins! Angie works in...

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Administration
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Community Forum

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There will be a community forum during the Abilene City Commission's Study Session on Monday, May 16th @ 4pm to discuss the Abilene Golf Course. The meeting will be at the Abilene Public Library, and the public is encouraged to attend and share input rega...

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Administration
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Sidewalk Connection & Replacement Program

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The weather is getting nicer and warm weather projects are beginning. Are you planning to replace existing sidewalks in poor condition? Are you planning to connect two existing sidewalks? Did you know, the City of Abilene offers a Sidewalk Connection &...

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Administration
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Abilene awarded $1,000,000 for 14th Street Improvements

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Governor Laura Kelly Congratulates City of Abilene for Receiving $1 Million in Cost Share funds

~Abilene receives funds for improvements along 14th Street~  

 ABILENE – Today, Governor Laura Kelly congratulated the City ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

New City Manager Appointed by Abilene City Commission

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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...

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Administration
Posted on: April 5, 2021

City of Abilene Sales and Transient Guest Tax Updates

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...

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Administration
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Abilene Fire Department Receives Tools and Training

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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...

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Administration
Posted on: December 17, 2020

City of Abilene Announces Interim Fire Chief

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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 ...

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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: 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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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Mud Creek Channel Repairs

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Juneman Excavating has been contracted by the United States Army Corps of Engineers to perform channel repairs at several sites along Mud Creek in Abilene. The repairs/restorations are related to increased erosion due to the high-water events that took pl...

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