CITY OF
 UNIONTOWN
Est. 1858



Ph: 620-756-4742
Fax: 620-756-4681
P.O. BOX 51
206 SHERMAN STREET
UNIONTOWN, KANSAS 66779
OFFICE HOURS FOR CITY HALL

Monday - Thursday
7:30-Noon, 1:00-5:30
Friday
8:00-Noon

Utility bills may be paid at City Hall, by Bank Draft with proper authorization on file at City Hall, at Union State Bank, online at www.GovPayNow.com (pay location code a001te), or mailed USPS to PO Box 51.

Email questions or concerns to cityofuniontown@ckt.net

​Equal Opportunity Provider
City of Uniontown ® 206 Sherman Street ~ PO Box 51 ~ Uniontown, KS 66779 ~ Ph: 620-756-4742 ~ Fax: 620-756-4681
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

The City of Uniontown is seeking someone to fill an as needed position in the Maintenance Department and a part-time cleaning position. Most maintenance hours will be seasonal, cover vacations, or emergency situations. Maintenance position will work less than 1,000 hours per year. Cleaning position will clean city building once a week, appx 2-3 hours.  Applications may be picked up at 206 Sherman, Uniontown, KS or can be requested by email at cityofuniontown@ckt.net and will be taken until filled. EOE

Long time volunteer librarian, Lula Feldhut, has retired.  Please join us to honor her for her selfless service on Tuesday, August 11, 6:45PM.

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.

Normal utility billing procedures resumed July 1.  

The City has also opted to waive the dog/cat registration late fee until May 14.  Animals not registered by July 31 will have a citation sent in the mail the first week of August.

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.


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.
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With a population of approximately 272, Uniontown is located in Bourbon County , Kansas along the Marmaton River.  Uniontown is home to the Annual Old Settlers Picnic on Labor Day.
COMMUNITY BUILDING RENTAL FEES
$20 fee + $20 deposit*
*If the building is cleaned and no damages are noted on inspection after use, the $20 deposit will be refunded when the key is returned to the city clerk. 

Call 620-756-4742 for reservations.

Website Updated 7/23/2020
Reminder: Utility bills are due on the 10th, if not paid by 4:30 PM on the 25th they will be disconnected. 

Utility Hearings are on the last Wednesday of each month, but you must make an appointment to meet with Utility Hearing Officers. If you will be unable to pay your utilities in full by the 25th, please call City Hall to make an appointment with the Utility Hearing Officers.
To report a dog running at large, call City Hall, 620-756-4742 or Animal Control Officer, 620-215-3221.  Annual registration period is January 1 through March 31.