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Ordinance 820


Summary of Ordinance No. 820

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Impending Weather 2-15-2023


Impending Weather Information for February 15, 2023 forecast


Washington would like to remind residents as the forecasted weahter approaches that if snow accumulates 2 inches or greater, City employees will begin snow removal operations.

The City of Washington does have a designated Emergency Snow Route, as indicated below, that is marked with designated signage.
When a traffic emergency has been declared, it will be posted on the City’s Facebook page and submitted to local news media outlets and emergency alert system (IRIS) as available.

For the duration of the declared traffic emergency, it shall be unlawful to park a vehicle on any street designated an emergency snow route, or to operate a vehicle, unless it is capable of safely traveling through the designated emergency snow route and will not impede snow removal or cause a traffic hazard.

Traffic emergencies will remain in effect until terminated.

Notice of termination will be given via media outlets, websites, and emergency alert system (IRIS). If vehicles are not removed from the designated Emergency Snow Routes, they are subject to removal, towing and citation at the vehicle owner’s expense.

Designated snow routes are as follows:
(a) C Street from First Street to Fourth Street
(b) D Street from the north city limits to the north line of Hoerman’s Addition (city shop)
(c) F Street from the north city limits to Seventh Street
(d) Second Street from Crest Street to the east city limits
(e) Third Street from Lamar Street to the east city limits
(f) All of Lamar Street
(g) Sunset Lane from Lamar Street to Crest Street.

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City Offers Surplus Equipment on Purple Wave


City of Washington is selling surplus items on The closing date of the auction is March 7, 2023.

Items include a 992 Vermeer wood chipper, 2 - 500 gallon propane tanks, 1998 Chevy C1500 Pickup, an Onan generator, 1998 Pace sewer camera and trailer, 2 spools of wire, John Deere 826 snow blower, Patchman pothole patcher.

To view or bid, visit

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Upcoming Traffic Changes to US 36


For Immediate Release:

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City Council Pauses Curb & Gutter & Sidewalk Programs for 2023


City of Washington Pauses Curb and Gutter and Sidewalk Programs for 2023

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US 36 Construction to begin


KDOT construction will affect traffic within the City of Washington starting next week.

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2022 Water Quality Report now available


City of Washington's 2022 Consumer Confidence Report is now available and may be viewed below. 

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Water Tower Project Complete


We are pleased to announce that the water tower project has been completed, all testing has been completed, and normal water usage may resume.

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City of Washington Water project featured in KRWA publication


The November 2021 issue of the Kansas Rural Water Association's publication, The Kansas Lifeline, features a very nice article on the City's recent water improvement project.

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City of Washington Launches a Brand New Website! Subscribe Today!


We are excited to announce that our new website has launched and includes all the information our community needs. Check back often, as we will be adding information every day. Subscribe and receive news and alerts via email and text. Let us know what you think!

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Need Help with City Services?


When is my utility billing due?  Can I pay my bill online?  Where is Municipal Court held? Does the City of Washington allow golf carts?

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