Est. 1858

Ph: 620-756-4742
Fax: 620-756-4681
P.O. BOX 51
This page will feature ordinances, resolutions, proclamations, etc. that are of interest to the citizens of Uniontown.  

Did you know that there are several options for paying your utilities?  You can mail it to our post office box (51), drop it off or put in the night deposit box at Union State Bank in Uniontown or Fort Scott, bring it to the office or have it automatically withdrawn from you bank account (ACH-with proper documentation filed with the City Clerk), or online at pay location code a001te.
The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing because of race, religion, color, sex, physical handicap, national origin, ancestry, or age.
If you thing your rights have been violated, or have questions, call:
Housing Discrimination Hotline:  1-800-669-9777
Kansas Human Rights Commission:  1-785-296-3206

Cottonwood Estates has 4 units available for rent with rental assistance available to anyone who qualifies.  Must be 62 or on disability to be eligible to rent.  Rent is based on income.  Contact Jennie McKee, 620-756-1000.
Municipal Court COVID-19 protocol - 
1. Screening prior to entry (ask if you have a fever above 99.0, cough, shortness of breath, runny nose, diarrhea, vomiting, etc, any exposure in the last 14 days, been instructed to quarantine).
3. Only defendants will be allowed to enter the courtroom unless the defendant is a minor child or requires a caregiver. Defendants will enter ONE AT A TIME.
4. Social distance of 6' between participants. No seating for defendants.
Thank you for following these protocols.
Municipal Court is the third Monday of odd months (January, March, May, July, September, and November) at 5:30PM.

NOW AVAILABLE - Citizens may purchase gravel from the City for $30 per tractor bucket, delivered.  Call today to order yours.

West Bourbon Food Pantry - Commodity Distribution is the third Wednesday of even months, 4-6 PM, at First Missionary Baptist Church.  Contact Judy Ramsey (620-756-4318) or Pastor Marty Dewitt (620-24-7438) for more information.

First Missionary Baptist Church Community Food Pantry is open the third Saturday of each month, 8-10 AM.  To access the Food Pantry at other times, contact Pastor Marty (620-224-7438).  Everyone Welcome!

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
If you have any questions regarding ordinance enforcement, call City Hall.

We will now be placing "MOW YOUR YARD" notices on doors instead of sending certified letters to property owners in violation of Ordinance No. 137 and Ordinance No. 147.  We will still be send certified letters to property owners that do not live in Uniontown.  Please don't ignore the notice as the City will come in and mow/trim your property and bill you for the service.  The charge for mowing is $75/lot and the charges for trimming/debris removal is $75/hour.