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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TEFRA Public Hearing Notice (Midland Care)

The City of Topeka, Kansas (the “City”) will hold a public hearing in the ECR Room on the third floor of City Hall, 215 SE 7th St., Topeka, KS, on August 13, 2020, commencing at 2:00 P.M., regarding the proposed issuance by the City of its health facilities revenue bonds in one or more series …

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Localized Flooding

NE Kansas has received excessive amounts of rain throughout the week. Topeka had an unusually large rain event on July 29th and saw localized flooding in certain areas of town. During these extreme rain events the stormwater system can get overwhelmed, causing areas to temporarily flood while the system processes the massive amounts of water. …

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Masks Required in Municipal Court

Governor Laura Kelly[1] announced on June 29th that she will sign an Executive Order on Thursday, July 2nd mandating masks in public places effective Friday, July 3rd.  In expectation of that order, all visitors to the Topeka Municipal Court are being notified that masks or cloth face coverings will be required while in the building …

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Karan Thadani Hired at City of Topeka Municipal Court Judge

The City of Topeka has hired Karan Thadani as the Administrative Municipal Court Judge. Thadani has fourteen years of experience practicing law in the State of Kansas, having worked in both private practice and the government sector, most recently as the Chief of Prosecution for the City of Topeka. “The City of Topeka is excited …

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2021 Preliminary Budget

The City of Topeka Finance Department has posted the 2021 Preliminary Budget on the City of Topeka website. The city-wide 2021 budget is $312.6 million and the seventh consecutive budget proposal that has not included an increase to the property tax mill rate. The ability to continue to provide the current service levels while not …

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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.