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PO Box 387
220 West Main St.
Highland, Kansas 66035
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Scott Sisk (Standing Left) and the 2016 council members
would like to welcome you to Highland, KS. Highland is nestled in the
very Northeast county of Kansas, a small
community with a big heart. With education at an
utmost importance, Highland Community College gives many
opportunities to community
personnel and many others. Being the “oldest
college in Kansas,” Highland Community College gives a
solid base to individuals wanting to further their
education. If adventure is your call, then
Highland can give you that too. Fishing, hunting
and boating can all be done within a 5 mile radius from
town. Come visit Highland where Learning to Live
is Living to Learn!
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Council President Jerry Twombly was sworn in as Mayor
during the January 11, 2017, council meeting due to the
resignation of Mayor Scott Sisk which leaves a vacant
council seat. A qualified elector with interest in
serving the community as a council member, text Mayor
Jerry Twombly (741-1105) or call city hall (442-3765) to
be considered for the appointment of the unexpired term
which will expire this year. A brief 1-2 minute
statement to the council at the February 8th meeting
detailing your desire to be appointed will be allowed.
The Mayor/Council expects to fill the vacancy during
REMINDER TO RETURN SURVEY ASAP
City of Highland water/sewer customers: City of
Highland is applying for grant funding to make
improvements to the water distribution system. The city
needs your help in replying to the income survey.
Information you provide will be held in strict
confidence; no names are to be entered on the income
survey. The survey is being conducted for the city by
the Kansas Rural Water Association and USDA Rural
Development will tabulate the surveys.
The reference to “income” is
your net income as defined for the purpose of reporting
under IRS Form 1040.
If you have questions about
the survey or need assistance, please call Rita Clary,
KRWA, at 785-850-0192. Extra surveys are available at
Santa Comes to Highland’s
Snowflake Festival Nov. 25
tradition, Santa will greet area youngsters and help
light the Christmas tree in Degginger Park as a
beginning to the annual Snowflake Festival Nov. 25 from
The Festival will feature lots of activities for the
young at heart. In Degginger Park, Santa will arrive
about 5 p.m. to greet youngsters and help light the town
tree. Christmas music will fill the air. The Lions
Club will be busy in Santa’s Workshop preparing soup,
chili, hot dogs, and hot drinks-- all for a free will
donation. Children may leave a letter for Santa in his
special mailbox and expect an answer (Santa needs a
return address to aid him). A special children’s sleigh
ride will top off the outdoor activities.
Inside at the Senior Center, youngsters may play games,
make a craft, pose in Christmas props for their parents
to take pictures, and decorate a Christmas cookie. At
the Highland Branch Library, children can find treats
and listen to stories.
Both the Highland Lions Club and Highland Pride hope
that many youngsters will be able to begin the holiday
season with the Snowflake Festival Nov. 25.
Payment Now Available!
City of Highland is
offering another option to make your municipal court or
utility payments. The city is using Kansas Information
Consortium, LLC (dba Kansas.gov) for online payments.
Click here to make a payment.
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Highland, its employees and agents bear no liability or
responsibility, in any manner whatsoever, in connection
with the usage or operation of this, or any
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Consumer Confidence Report(CCR)
the 2015 calendar year, the City of Highland had no
violations of drinking water regulations. Because
of the sampling schedules, some of the results are more
than one-year-old. The Consumer Confidence Report
is available directly on line by going to
anytime during business hours, you may pick up a hard
copy at city hall or view a .pdf by clicking
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In addition, paper versions of this brochure will be
available at various locations across the county for
citizens to pick up, including the County Clerk's office
at the courthouse in Troy. Thank-you for recycling!
Sheet #1 -
Notice to All City of Highland Dog Owners
City Hall is currently accepting registration for 2017
Registration – The owner, keeper, harborer of any dog
over two months of age must register the dog within 30
days of acquisition and must pay an annual registration
fee on or before January 31 of each calendar year.
After February 28th, the penalty for late registration
will increase $2.00 for each dog and law enforcement
officials may issue a citation for non-registration.
The following registration fees apply: For each
non-spayed female, $6.00. For each spayed female and
each male, $3.00.
click here for the complete notice
OR Call city hall or stop by city hall for a hard copy
NOTICE to Highland Residents:
City of Highland will soon begin more vigilant
enforcement of Dog Ordinance #393, which requires that
all dogs must be confined to their owner's property or
otherwise remain under the direct control of their
owner. Citations will be issued in municipal court
for dogs running at large and, if captured, dogs will be
impounded. Owners are subject to fines and
Click for Full Ordinance
Hollabaugh, Assistant City Clerk, is now in charge of scheduling
dates at The Highland Community Center. Contact
her at City Hall (785.442.3765) or cell phone
(785.850.1633). For more details,
CITY OF HIGHLAND
SNOWFLAKE CITY OF KANSAS
In January of 2011, Highland PRIDE voted to raise $7,000 to
purchase lighted snowflakes for the downtown streetlights and
become the self-proclaimed “Snowflake City of Kansas.”
Click here to make a payment.