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Mayor Jerry Twombly (Standing Left) and the 2017 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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City of Highland is accepting sealed bids for a 1998 Ford F-150 XLT red pickup truck and a 1993 Ford F-Super Duty white bucket truck.  Trucks will be sold “as is”.  Send bids for each item separately in a sealed envelope marked “bids” to City of Highland, PO Box 387, Highland, KS 66035 or bring sealed bids to City Hall at 220 West Main, Highland, KS.  Bid opening is at the council meeting on April 12, 2017, 7:00 p.m.  For more information or to view items, please call City Hall, 785-442-3765.  City of Highland reserves the right to refuse any and all bids.  (Flyer)

Welcome Jesse Marriott to the city council as he will fill the unexpired term which was created due to the resignation of Mayor Scott Sisk.  The vacated council position held by Jerry Twombly, now Jesse Marriott, will expire this year.  Jesse is employed in St. Joseph, MO and is married to the former Taylor Twombly.  Taylor is the daughter of J. P. and Kelly Twombly.

Highland EMS is looking for anyone in the community interested in volunteering to take an EMT class to contact Ken Stewart (741-1317) or Tanner Veach (741-0992) for more information.

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 City Hall.

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  785-442-3765.

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

Online 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 for online payments.  Click here to make a payment.
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Consumer Confidence Report(CCR)
During 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 or anytime during business hours, you may pick up a hard copy at city hall or view a .pdf by clicking here. 

Doniphan County's Recycling Program
Please feel free to share this and help spread the word. 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 - Sheet #2

Community Center Rental
For scheduling dates for use of the Highland Community Center contact Highland City Hall (785.442.3765)  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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