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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Municipal Court to Continue Cancellation of Dockets through January 29th

Due to health and safety concerns related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Topeka Municipal Court will continue to keep in-person dockets suspended through Friday, January 29, 2021. During this time, the Court will continue to conduct daily video conference hearings.  The Court will remain open for walk-in business Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to …

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Operation Hand Sanitizer Pop-Up Event

In an effort to assist in curving the spread of COVID-19 in our community, the City of Topeka Division of Community Engagement will be distributing 1,000 bottles of 20 ounce hand sanitizer into the community at Stormont Vail Event Center on Wednesday, December 9th from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The hand sanitizer can be picked …

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Municipal Court Dockets Cancelled Through December 18th, 2020

Administrative Judge Karan M. Thadani, in conjunction with City Manager Brent Trout, has made the decision to cancel court dockets, including trials, for an additional two weeks beginning December 7, 2020, and lasting through December 18, 2020.  The decision was made after careful consideration of the Shawnee County COVID-19 Community Transmission Index and reports from …

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Operation COVID-19 Basic Needs Assistance Program

Operation COVID-19 Basic Needs Assistance Program is a foreclosure/eviction mitigation and utility prevention shut-off program created by the City of Topeka and administered by the Community Resources Council (CRC). $1.5 million in CARES Act funds will be available to qualified applicants to help cover expenses and help keep people housed and with utilities in Topeka. …

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City of Topeka Utilities Rolls Out Secure, Convenient, User-friendly Online Payment System

The City of Topeka Utilities Department has implemented a new, secure, convenient, and user-friendly online payment system for our customers. The new and improved interface provides multiple benefits to customers such as paying bills faster, improved user experience, one-time payments without having to register, view and pay multiple accounts at once, as well as text-to-pay …

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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.

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