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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Election Filing Deadline

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Residents of Louisburg who wish to file for City Council have until noon, Tuesday, June 1 to do so. The Ward 3 and the Mayor's seats will be on the November ballot. Councilmember Sandy Harris currently represents Ward 3 while Marty Southard is th...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Public Service Worker I– Louisburg, Kansas

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This position requires the performance of semi-skilled work to maintain the City’s water, sanitary sewer, streets, parks and natural gas systems. The employee should possess strong technical and mental aptitude, and have effective communication,...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Louisburg Speaks April - May issue is out!

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This issue covers the natural gas rate increase, the opening of Louisburg Aquatic Center, Government 101 and more!

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Turn Around! Don't Drown!

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Just 2 foot of water in a roadway can sweep away most vehicles. For each foot the water rises up the sides of a car, the car displaces 1,500 lbs of water. That means the automobile weighs 1,500 lbs less for each foot the water rises.

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Wind & Hail

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Wind & hail are no joke. Severe thunderstorms can bring winds greater than 60 mph and large hail that can damage and be a threat to life and property. Did you know that straight line winds are much more common than tornadoes and can be just as deadly?...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

When it roars, go indoors!

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It’s safe if you’re caught outside to crouch down or lay down on the ground to prevent being struck by lightning, right? Wrong! Laying down on the ground makes you more susceptible to a deadly ground current and crouching doesn&rsq...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Tornado Safety

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A statewide tornado drill was conducted this morning as part of Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Sirens sounded the alert all across Kansas.

Did you know that the primary function of a tornado warning siren is for those folks who are outside? Persons insi...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Be Weather Ready

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Today is the first day of Severe Weather Preparedness Week and focuses on receiving weather information. Miami County residents can receive notifications via text, email or phone through the County’s emergency notification system, Everbridge. Si...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Burn Permits

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Important Notice - Friday, March 5, 2021

Fire Danger!

Extreme caution should be used if conducting any open burning, Louisburg Fire Chief Gerald Rittinghouse says. Conditions are extremely dry, and fires can get out of hand in a matter of minutes. While Mia...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

FLIP for residences & businesses

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FLIP, or Facades of Louisburg Improvement Program, provides matching funds from the city to assist in facade improvements. New for 2021 is a change in the appraised value of a residential home to $197,750 from $175,000.

Under FLIP Residential provides resi...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

18-hole disc golf

The disc golf course at Lewis-Young Park is ready for play.

An 18-hole quick-play disc golf course at Lewis-Young Park is ready for play. The course can be played as a 9-hole course by playing holes 1-5 and 15-18 or as a full 18-hole course. The construction of the holes was donated by a local disc golf enthusiast...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

2021 New Housing Permit Credit

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Louisburg is offering a new residential home building permit credit for 2021. Check out the details on this brochure (PDF) or call the Building & Zoning Department at 913-837-5811.

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