The City of Topeka will be closing all buildings to the public effective immediately, including the Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center, due to the Emergency Public Health Order issued on March 18th by the Shawnee County Health Department. The City is still open for business but asks that the public conduct such business by telephone or email. Citizens also have the option of submitting issues through the SeeClickFix app. Bid openings will be done electronically and bid results will be posted on the City’s website within one business day.

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Sewer Blockages Caused by Disposable Wipes

The City of Topeka Utilities Department routinely responds to sanitary sewer overflows, but wants to help residents in preventing them.   The department is asking residents to be cautious of what they flush down their sewer systems as they have seen a rise in the marketing of “flushable” products in response to toilet paper shortages.  Products …

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COVID-19 Website and Business Survey

The City of Topeka has created a COVID-19 website to provide information for businesses and the public. https://data.topeka.org/pages/covid19information provides a list of city phone numbers, locations of US Bank locations where people can pay their water bills and a link for businesses to report hours and closures. A business survey link is available for local …

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City Offices Closed to the Public

The City of Topeka will be closing all buildings to the public effective immediately, including the Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center, due to the Emergency Public Health Order issued on March 18th by the Shawnee County Health Department. The City is still open for business but asks that the public conduct such business by telephone …

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Governing Body Letter to the Citizens of Topeka

Our Dear Citizens,   Your City of Topeka Governing Body wants to issue a joint statement of support for the work City of Topeka, State and Shawnee County teams are doing to keep our community safe.  On our behalf, our Mayor and City Manager are in constant communication with the Shawnee County Health Department and …

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City of Topeka to Provide Curbside to-go Parking for Downtown Restaurants

The City of Topeka has partnered with several downtown restaurants to provide curbside pickup of to-go orders for patrons practicing social distancing and restaurateurs seeking sales while complying with a restriction on gatherings of more than 50 people due to COVID-19 concerns. “I’m pleased that the City of Topeka can help our downtown businesses to …

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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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