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2014_Mayor-CouncilMayor Ken Stewart (Standing Left) and the 2014 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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Severe Weather Awareness Week!!!

March 2-6, 2015   Tornado Safety Drill set for Tuesday, March 2 at 1;30 pm.  backup Date Thur. march 4.  For any questions or more information contact: Julie at 785-985-2229

Severe Weather Awareness Training
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 7:00 p.m.
roy Community Building
1225 Last Chance Road
Troy, KS 66087
3-Midland Portables Weather Radios will be given away Presented by:  National Weather Service and Doniphan County Emergency Management

Boy Scouts Anniversary Week

2014 Snowflake Festival
The Highland Lions Club and Highland PRIDE are sponsoring the Snowflake Festival on Friday, November 28, 2014 from 5 – 7 p.m. in Degginger Park and the Senior Center.  The arrival of Santa and the tree lighting ceremony will begin at 5:00 p.m. in Degginger Park which allows a photo op for parents to take pictures of children with Santa.  Also, children are encouraged to bring a letter to Santa and drop it in his special mailbox.  The Highland Lions Club will be serving food from Santa’s Workshop for a Free Will donation.  Across the street in the Senior Center, Highland Pride’s Ye Ole Sweet Shoppe will have all kinds of Christmas goodies to purchase. Other activities in the Center will include Cupcake Decorating, Snowflake Crafts, Games, another photo op with special Christmas props and a Jamberry Nails Booth.  More details to come.  Click here for flyer.

Drinking Water Notice
The City of Highland public water supply system violated a drinking water standard.  Even though this was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we are doing to correct this situation.

We are required to monitor your drinking water for specific contaminants on a regular basis.  Results of regular monitoring are an indicator of whether or not our drinking water meets health standards.  During July 2014, we did not complete some required monitoring or testing…  click here for the complete notice  OR  Call city hall or stop by city hall for a hard copy  785-442-3765.

Notice to All City of Highland Dog Owners
City Hall is currently accepting registration for 2015 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  785-442-3765.

Consumer Confidence Report (CCR)
The City of Highland had no violation of drinking water regulations in 2013.  The consumer confidence report is available on line.  The report may be viewed by going to or picking up a hard copy at city hall or viewing a .pdf by clicking here.

NOTICE to Highland Residents:
The 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 associated costs.  Click for Full Ordinance

Community Center Rental

Melanie Hollabaugh, 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, click here

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snowflake1In 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.”  Full Article

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City of Highland | 220 West Main St | Highland, KS 66035
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