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City of Topeka Making Staffing Changes due to Budget Shortfall

The City of Topeka is making staffing changes due to budget shortfalls caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Personnel have been notified of their position elimination and currently remain employed by the city. These staff members are currently working to transition their duties to other departments and staff. The specific positions eliminated include the Deputy City …

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City of Topeka Buildings to Open to the Public on May 18th

The City of Topeka will reopen its buildings to the public on May 18th. Social distancing and other restrictive measures will be enforced in all city buildings to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Plexiglas partitions have been installed in the City Express Payment Center at the Holliday Building and at the clerk’s office in …

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Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center Reopening Guidelines

Phase 1 –Open Air Park Phase 1 of the Topeka Zoo’s reopening plan will allow for high level restrictions to accommodate social distancing and prevent Covid-19 transmission. Phase 1 will be initiated after Stay at Home Order expires and social distancing is still required when the maximum gathering limit is set at ten or less. …

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Topeka Zoo Wildflower Sale- New Online Component

The Topeka Zoo is holding its annual Native Wildflower Sale on Saturday, May 9th from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The selection will include flowers to cover all blooming seasons through spring, summer, and fall. There will be more than 1,700 native wildflowers available representing over two dozen different varieties of available at this sale. …

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Moratorium on Water Shut-Offs Extended to May 31st

The City of Topeka will be extending the moratorium on water shut-offs until May 31st. Customers must work in conjunction with the Utilities Department to develop a payment plan five days prior to their payment due date. City Express at 620 SE Madison will remain temporarily closed. The Customer Service Call Center is open between …

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