Bourbon County has issued a Stay-At-Home Order effective 11:59PM March 27 through 12:01AM April 26 - to see full order go to bourboncountyks.org/COVID19 or it is posted on the doors of City Hall
Governor Kelly issued a statewide Stay-At-Home Order effective 12:01AM March 30 through 12:01 AM April 19 - to see full order go to https://governor.kansas.gov/newsroom/executive-orders/
Due to COVID-19 concerns, City Hall, Library, and Community Center will be closed to the public until further notice. THE PARK IS OPEN, BUT THE PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT IS CLOSED TO PUBLIC. Enjoy the park but please practice social distancing and wash your hands after touching anything in the park. Business will be conducted by phone or email. City Clerk will be in the office to answer phones or emails, except April 2-7.
Phone number - 620-756-4742, Email – email@example.com
If you need to register your cat or dog, please email documents for proof of current rabies and whether spayed/neutered. Please make your payments (utility or fees) by mail, phone, online or at the drive-thru at Union State Bank.
The City has opted to waive utility late fees this month 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 1, 2020. If your utilities that were due March 10 or April 10 are not paid on or before May 1, 2020, you will be disconnected at that time. Utilities are still due and payable. If you are unable to pay your utilities, please call City Hall to make arrangements.
Free bread deliveries have been suspended until further notice.
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
Uniontown USD 235 is taking applications for community mentors for their new mentoring program, TeamMates Mentoring. Will you help make a difference? Mentors will eat lunch at school with your assigned student once a week. Get to know them, talk to them, laugh with them, and have fun to help them build a positive, healthy relationship with another adult. To be a mentor you must be at least 18 years old, pass a background check, provide 3 references and attend a one-time 2 hours training. Visit temamates.org/become-a-mentor to get started.
Annual dog/cat registration period is January 1 through March 31. See the Features page to view the ordinances regarding dogs/cats.
SPRING CITYWIDE CLEANUP - MAY 1-3, CITYWIDE YARD SALES - AUGUST 22, FALL CITYWIDE CLEANUP - AUGUST 28-30
Southeast Kansas Area Agency on Aging Senior Nutrition Program (Meals-on-Wheels) delivers meals for individuals 60 years or older. They have a suggested meal donation of $2.00 per meal to maintain the nutrition program. Would you be interested in receiving Meals-on-Wheels? For more information you may contact Stacy Dickerhoof, SEKAAA, at 1-800-794-2440.
Southeast Kansas Community Action Program Head Start is accepting enrollments for Home-based Services in Bourbon County. They will serve children ages 0-5. This is a school readiness program. There is no cost for these services. To enroll call 620-724-3127, 620-687-2751, 620-724-2774, or 620-724-8204
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.
There has been some inquiry about "pit bull" dogs in town. The City still has an ordinance banning "pit bull" breeds and mixes. We would also like to remind citizens that each household is only allowed three dogs and three cats six months of age or older. We also want to remind you that if you feed/harbor any strays, they are considered yours and need to be vaccinated and registered. If you have strays, please call City Hall, 620-756-4742, or Animal Control Officer Binford, 620-215-3221, to report and have picked up.
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.