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ADDRESS CHANGE EFFECTIVE JULY 1

Due to the recent closure of the New Strawn post office, all correspondence with the City of New Strawn should be addressed to the following address:

215 N. Main St.

New Strawn, KS  66839

This address change is effective as of July 1, 2017

As of October 1, 2017, late fees will no longer be waived for payments mailed to the P.O. Box and received after the due date on the 10th.

 

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NSCIO Halloween Party

NSCIO will be hosting their annual Halloween Party & Hayrack Rides at the New Strawn Community Building on October 31.  If you would like to donate candy or help out with a monetary donation, you can drop those off at City Hall and we’ll make sure NSCIO receives them!  More details to come about the event…

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Missed Trash Pick-ups

Normal residential trash collection occurs every Friday in New Strawn.  If Republic Services has a designated holiday which occurs during the week, trash collection will be on Saturday instead. Republic Services usually arrives in town very early, so it’s important to have your trash sitting curbside by 7:30 a.m.  Occasionally, a missed pick-up may occur.  If that happens, please call City Hall as soon as possible.   The driver is now checking with City Hall before leaving town to ensure no one’s trash is forgotten.  If you arrive home later in the day and realize your trash did not get picked up, please still notify City Hall.  Republic Services is usually able to return on Saturday or the following Monday to make the pick-up.  If that is just not feasible, the City may grant you permission to use the dumpster at our city shop.  However, it is NOT acceptable to dump your trash under any circumstances at the community building.  That dumpster is reserved for folks that rent the building.

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NSCIO Halloween Party & Hayrack Rides

NSCIO will be hosting their annual Halloween Party & Hayrack rides on Oct. 31.  Monetary donations or candy may be left at City Hall and will be picked up by a NSCIO member.

New Strawn is thankful for the many volunteers and NSCIO members who make this event such a fun and successful one each year!

To view flyer for event, please click on link below:

Halloween Party 2017

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City-wide Cleanup Week

 

New Strawn city-wide cleanup will be held in conjunction with Coffey County’s designated cleanup week on Oct. 16-20th.  Residents are encouraged to place items curbside by Monday, Oct. 16.    Annual sewer maintenance is also occurring during the week, so city employees will pick up items as time permits throughout the week.  Items should be separated into the following piles:  brush (no longer than four feet, tied into eight-inch bundles), furniture and treated lumber; metal and regular trash.  Items that will NOT be picked up include tires, batteries, paint, hazardous materials and any containers with liquid in them.  City employees will only pick up items within city limits.

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October Lawn of the Month

 

New Strawn is holding a ‘Lawn of the Month’ contest for October!  The lucky winner will receive $25 in Chamber Bucks and will have the ‘Lawn of the Month’ sign placed in their yard.  Judging will be on Friday, Oct. 20th so make sure you have all your lights, props and spooky stuff on display that evening for the judges!  We’ve got some ‘spooktacularly’ decorated lawns in and around town so be sure and take a cruise to see them!

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City Council Meeting Moved

Due to lack of a quorum, the New Strawn city council meeting on Oct. 12 was adjourned to Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 at New Strawn City Hall.

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