Bourbon County CDBG-CV grant program is now open to accept applications from small businesses outside Fort Scott city limits. You can view eligibility criteria and program parameters at https://www.bourboncountyks.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Bourbon-County-CDBG-CV-Plan.pdf. You can submit your application online at https://www.bourboncountyks.org/emergency-funding-application/ or pick up a paper application at the County Clerk's office and return to Jody Hoener, Bourbon County Economic Director, 210 S National, Fort Scott, KS 66701.
All City facilities are OPEN. DUE TO RECENT SPIKE IN BOURBON COUNTY POSITIVE COVID-19 CASES, WE ASK THAT ALL VISITORS TO CITY HALL WEAR A MASK. We ask that you continue to practice physical distancing when visiting City Hall, the Library, the Park, and when renting the Community Center. You can access Ad Astra-A Plan to Reopen Kansas at https://covid.ks.gov/ad-astra-a-plan-to-reopen-kansas/.
The Library is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 2-5PM. DUE TO THE RECENT SPIKE IN BOURBON COUNTY POSITIVE COVID-19 CASES, WE HAVE CLOSED THE LIBRARY TO THE PUBLIC. WE WILL PROVIDE CURBSIDE OR DELIVERY SERVICE. TO CHECK OUT A BOOK(S), PLEASE CALL CITY HALL, GIVE THE TITLE AND AUTHOR OF THE BOOK(S), YOUR NAME, AND PHONE NUMBER. WE WILL SEE IF THE BOOK(S) IS IN OUR LIBRARY, IF NOT WE WILL ORDER FOR YOU. WE WILL THEN CALL YOU AND LET YOU KNOW WHEN YOU CAN PICK UP YOUR BOOK(S) OR HAVE DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR. We are in the process of reorganizing the Library, we apologize for the clutter.
The Library has a table of FREE books in the City Hall/Library entryway. Come by and get a book, just practice physical distancing. FREE bread is back in the Community Center. There are also FREE meal packs available in the Community Center. They contain cereal, shelf milk, juice, pudding, applesauce, crackers, peanut butter, jelly, lasagna, sketi o's, and snacks - enough for three meals for two days.
The Community Center is open and available for reservations. We ask that you practice social distancing as much as possible, limit your guests to 45 at this time, wipe the tables AND CHAIRS with provided disinfectant wipes before putting away.
The City has opted to waive utility late fees through June due to the COVID-19 causing citizens to not be able to go to work. Governor Kelly has stopped utilities from disconnecting for non-payment until May 31, 2020. Normal utility billing procedures will resume July 1.
The City has also opted to waive the dog/cat registration late fee until May 14. There are 23 households with 7 cats and 35 dogs not registered as of May 13. Please get your animals registered before May 14 or as soon as possible. Citations will be issued for failure to register in July.
Spring Citywide Cleanup was a success if the number of 30 yard dumpsters filled is any indication. The City supplied three dumpsters and a fourth had to be brought in for the overflow and three loads of metals were recycled. We appreciate all the citizens that utilize this service; however, this service is for the citizens and/or utility customers of the City of Uniontown. We would appreciate those that do not live in Uniontown or are not utility customers to please be considerate and not use this service. If it is continued to be abused, it may be limited or stopped.
The City of Uniontown is seeking someone to fill an as needed position in the Maintenance Department. Most hours will be seasonal, cover vacations, or emergency situations. Position will work less than 1,000 hours per year. Applications may be picked up at 206 Sherman, Uniontown, KS or can be requested by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and will be taken until filled. EOE
Annual dog/cat registration period is January 1 through March 31. See the Features page to view the ordinances regarding dogs/cats. Citations will be issued in July for pets not registered.
CITYWIDE YARD SALES - AUGUST 22, FALL CITYWIDE CLEANUP - AUGUST 28-30
We would like to remind owners of go-karts and scooters to not drive them on city streets as they can't be seen by drivers of other vehicles.
The Council would like to ask owners of golf carts/atvs to make sure there is an adult in the vehicle when being driven by minors under the age of 16. Thank you for your cooperation.
REMINDER: PLEASE ONLY PUT TREE BRANCHES, BRUSH, LEAVES, GRASS AND YARD WASTE AT THE BURN PILE. ALL OTHER ITEMS ARE FORBIDDEN. WHEN BURNING THE PILE ON APRIL 4, 2019 SOMETHING EXPLODED AND SENT GLASS FRAGMENTS FLYING. WE ARE ALL VERY LUCKY THAT OUR MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL WERE NOT INJURED.