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Mayor Scott Sisk (Standing Left) and the 2015 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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2015 Highland July 4th Celebration
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- Order of Activities - Softball Tourney - Garden Tractor Pull
The City of Highland, Kansas welcomes you to join us in celebrating our nation's birthday on July 4, 2015.    Many activities have been planned for your family's enjoyment.  There's something for everyone.  Come and spend the day with us, won't you?
   
“Blast From the Past” Theme:  Parade Registration is at the High School Parking Lot with Line Up and Float Judging beginning at 9:00 a.m.  The Parade route starts at the high school and continues West on Main Street to Prairie Street (1st street west of Stop & Shop).  PRIZES for various categories have been donated by Highland Healthcare and Rehab Center. Helpful Hint:  Have a description of your entry written prior to registration – ex. Name, Make, Model, or any Information you’d like us to know about your entry.   Chris Lackey will be announcing at the senior citizens center. For More Information – Contact Megan Jeschke – 741-0999
   
Inflatables: 
3 in 1, Mini Obstacle and Rock Climbing will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the Highland Community College Front Lawn.
 
Hamburgers & Hot Dogs: 
The Hamburgers and Hot Dogs are donated by Ernies and cooked by District #2 Firefighters.  Serving is from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the HCC Front Lawn.  Free Will Donation
 
Ice Cream Social:
  Highland PRIDE will be sponsoring an ice cream social in the HCC Stadium Center from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and again in the evening starting at 8:00 p.m.
 
Frog & Turtle Races and Other Family Activities:
  April Heim and crew will have various games and activities set up for some family fun!
 
Family Fun Co-ed All-Night Softball Tournament:  July 3rd and 4th - (8) eight-team double elimination for local family teams playing at the Highland City Ball Park.  $150 entry fee is being used as a donation to the 4th of July Activities.  Tournament game balls will be provided by the 4th of July Committee.  T-shirts will be given to the winners.
   
Other Family Activities:
Live Music By:  “The Casuals”, Northeast Kansas Stock Garden Tractor Pullers, Sidewalk Chalk, Doniphan West FFA Petting Zoo, Children’s Train,  Cotton Candy, Cup Cake Walk, Honey Bee Education
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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 June 1 to September 30, 2014, we did not complete triennial monitoring for lead and copper as required by Kansas Administrative Regulations…  click here for the complete notice  OR  Call city hall or stop by city hall for a hard copy  785-442-3765.

Open Letter to USD #111
RE: Buildings, Union Square/City Park and 99 year lease
The following letter to the USD #111 Board of Education was approved unanimously during a May 14th special meeting of the city council.
Click here for the letter


Consumer Confidence Report (CCR)
The City of Highland had one violation of drinking water regulations in 2014.  During July 2014, we did not complete some required monitoring or testing for coliform bacteria and therefore cannot be sure of the quality of our drinking water during that time.  As noted in the 2015 Consumer Confidence Report, the bottom line is that the water that is provided to you is safe.  The Consumer Confidence Report is available direct on line after April 1, 2015, by going to www.krwa.net/ccr/highland or anytime you may pick up a hard copy at city hall or view a .pdf by clicking here.

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.


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, 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, click here

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CITY OF HIGHLAND
SNOWFLAKE CITY OF KANSAS

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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