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Topeka Mayor encourages community members to apply for board and commission openings

The City of Topeka has several openings for community members to serve on various boards and commissions. “Serving on boards and commissions is a great way to get involved in local government, while serving your community,” said Topeka Mayor Michael Padilla. “I encourage Topekans to take a look at the openings, see what topics might …

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City of Topeka to survey road conditions

The City of Topeka on Wednesday will kick off a project to inventory the condition of all roads maintained by the City. To accomplish this, the City hired Roadway Asset Services, LLC (RAS) based out of Austin, Texas. RAS is a nationwide firm that provides professional asset management and mobile data collection services to local …

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City of Topeka, partners to host celebration event for Impact Avenues program

The City of Topeka and community partners will host an event on Friday to celebrate the successful first three years of the Impact Avenues program. The event will take place on Friday, August 12, 2022 between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Holliday Building, located at 620 SE Madison Ave. At 2:30 p.m., a …

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Topeka City Council redistricting process underway

Representatives from each of the nine Topeka City Council districts met for the first time Thursday night to begin the redistricting process. Redistricting of the City’s Council district boundary lines occurs every 10 years following the Census. The Redistricting Commissioners were each appointed by their respective Councilmember to participate in the process. The 2022 Redistricting …

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Iniciativa en Topeka lanza programa para el mantenimiento de césped para las Asociaciones de Mejoras en el Vecindario (NIA), teniendo como objetivo involucrar a voluntarios

La Ciudad de Topeka se complace en anunciar un programa piloto para el mantenimiento de césped como parte del primer año de su Iniciativa Cambiando Nuestra Cultura del Mantenimiento de la Propiedad. El programa piloto proporcionará apoyo de servicios de mantenimiento de césped a aquellos que vivan en áreas con una Asociación de Mejoras en …

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Topeka initiative launches affordable mowing program for NIAs, aims to engage volunteers

The City of Topeka is excited to announce a pilot mowing program as part of the first year of its Changing Our Culture of Property Maintenance Initiative. The pilot program will provide backup mowing services for those living in Neighborhood Improvement Association (NIA) areas, by making sure that a fixed and affordable rate model is …

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