While City Hall remains open, bid openings in the Contracts & Procurement Office will not be public until further notice.  The Contracts & Procurement conference room is small and even with wearing masks there are concerns for the safety of staff and public participants. Bid results will be posted to the Contracts & Procurement website as soon as possible on the same day of closing. You are welcome to call the office at 785-368-3749 to receive the bid results over the phone after 2 pm.

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Vacant Property Registration

In November 2019 the City of Topeka established an ordinance to require the registration of vacant properties and properties that are the subject of mortgage foreclosure proceedings. The registration of vacant properties is to help address the deterioration, crime and decline in property values in Topeka by identifying, regulating and working to limit and reduce …

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Phase IV Bikeways Master Plan Grant Awarded to the City of Topeka

The City of Topeka was awarded $1,157,894 from the KDOT Transportation Alternatives (TA) Grant Program to implement Phase IV of the Topeka Bikeways Master Plan/Fast-Track 2020 Update. This phase includes 12 projects ranging from small to large that will provide for safer and more connected bike facilities in neighborhoods throughout the city. Those projects include …

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COVID-19 Vaccination Survey Pop-Up Clinics

The City of Topeka is partnering with the Shawnee County Health Department and the Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging to help our neighbors who are 65 and over to complete the COVID-19 vaccination interest survey through Pop-Up Survey Clinics. Several people over the age of 65 in our community have a variety of impeding factors …

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Bill Cochran Named as City Manager Trout’s Chief of Staff for the City of Topeka

Bill Cochran has been named as the Chief of Staff for City Manager Brent Trout. The Chief of Staff is a new position who will work as an assistant to the City Manager and perform a variety of duties to coordinate the administrative activities of the City Manager while also assisting with strategic focus and …

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City of Topeka COVID Assistance Programs

In 2020 the City of Topeka Housing Services Division created COVID-19 assistance programs to help with basic needs and small businesses in the community who have been impacted by COVID-19. These federal dollars have been and continue to be a great resource to the businesses and individuals struggling in Topeka. The City of Topeka has …

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Open Data

The City of Topeka works hard to keep all data open to the public. This allows you to see how money is spent, where the money comes from, and what projects the city is currently engaged in. Take some time and look through our data collections.

View the Open Data Policy (PDF) for the City of Topeka.