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New City program aims to make affordable mowing accessible for Topeka LMI, NIA neighborhoods

The City of Topeka’s Changing Our Culture of Property Maintenance Initiative is beginning its first community outreach phase, focusing on mowing, through a new mowing program. Currently, the City of Topeka is seeking proposals from qualified businesses, organizations, or individuals, to develop and run a community mowing service pilot program. The pilot program will provide …

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Topeka commences recruitment for next City Manager

The City of Topeka is excited to announce the commencement of the recruitment campaign for the City Manager position. The job posting and position description can be found at https://www.topeka.org/careers. The posting comes after a public input survey, where nearly 200 responses from community members were received. The City of Topeka and Kansas Personnel Services, …

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Futures2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan draft document released for public comment

The Metropolitan Topeka Planning Organization (MTPO) is pleased to announce the completion of the Futures2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan draft document. The draft document is available for review and public comment May 13, 2022, through June 12, 2022. The draft document can be viewed online at https://arcg.is/0jHOqX1. The Topeka community and surrounding residents are encouraged to …

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City of Topeka to donate 1,200 desktop computers to qualifying residents

The City of Topeka’s new digital equity program, TSC – Get Digital, is giving out 1,200 desktop computers to qualifying applicants. The desktop computers are available for 60 and older residents living within the City of Topeka city limits. To qualify, residents must receive SNAP, Medicaid, SSI, Federal Public Housing Assistance, Veterans Pension Benefit Program, …

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City of Topeka to celebrate Arbor Day by planting tree at Statehouse grounds

The City of Topeka will plant a tree on Friday, April 29 at the Kansas Statehouse grounds in honor of Arbor Day. Arbor Day is a holiday that celebrates the planting, upkeep, and preservation of trees, and is recognized annually on the last Friday in April. On Friday at around 10:00 a.m., staff from the …

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Topeka City Council looking for feedback on City Manager qualifications

City of Topeka staff, the Topeka City Council and Key Staffing, the local Executive Recruitment Firm who’s assisting with the City Manager recruitment process, released a public input survey today. “It’s important for the Governing Body to take citizen input as to what is important in the next City Manager into consideration as we begin …

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