Sunday -  March   1 ,  2015
BID NOTICES
  • Road Oil - Closes March 5, 2015
  • Sign Materials - Closes March 18, 2015
  • Public Works Vehicles - Closes March 12, 2015
NEWS
LANSING’S 2015 ANNUAL CLEAN UP UPDATED! NEW DATES!

The city of Lansing is sponsoring its Annual Clean Up at the Leavenworth County Transfer Station (136 E. Gilman Road, east of the Crossroads Church) on Fri. and Sat., April 10 and 11, 2015. Lansing residents can bring their trash on Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. On Saturday, residents can bring their trash between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Residents must show a valid driver’s license and must use the city trash service to receive this free service. All items in truck beds or trailers must be covered with a tarp to secure the items.

Residents may bring standard waste, old tires, household hazardous waste products including paint, thinner, anti-freeze and other automotive products. Please note: motor oil will NOT be accepted. Pesticides, herbicides, insecticides and other yard products can be disposed of as well. Also being accepted are household cleaning products, batteries, yard waste (including grass, leaves, tree limbs and brush). Construction and demolition waste, appliances and metal items may also be disposed of during the cleanup. Please note: concrete waste will NOT be accepted.

Burn barrels can also be dropped off, provided all residue is placed in plastic bags, watered down and put in a cardboard box. Electronics may be dropped off and will be recycled through an e-waste program; however, electronics waste cannot contain hazardous chemicals such as refrigerants. There will also be a shredding truck for any papers residents want to destroy. It will be there on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. If the truck is full prior to 2 p.m., the shredding option will end at that time.

If you are over the age of 65 or physically unable to travel to the Leavenworth County Transfer Station, call Lansing City Hall at 727-3233 by Fri., April 3 to make an appointment to have your items picked up.

For more information, contact City Hall at 913-727-3233 or Sbodensteiner@lansing.ks.us

U.S. 73/K-7 Pavement Replacement & Bridge Repair Project

The K-7/U.S. 73 pavement reconstruction project has been suspended for the winter. The roadway is open and work will resume in the spring. Once shoulder replacement commences the detour route will be reactivated.

Updated daily traffic information for this reconstruction project and for the entire Kansas Metro Area can be viewed online at: www.ksdot.org/kcmetro/laneclose.asp.

2015 CITY/SCHOOL ELECTION CALENDAR
March 2 Noon deadline to vote advance voting ballot in person in the County Election Office
March 3 PRIMARY ELECTION (if necessary)
March 4 Voter Registration books reopen
March 17 Last day to register to vote
March 18 Begin mailing advance voting ballots and advance voting begins in office
April 6 Noon deadline to vote advance voting ballot in person in the County Election Office
April 7 GENERAL ELECTION
April 8 Voter registration books reopen

FEBRUARY 3, 2015 ELECTION RESULTS

Ballots Cast Total: 14,453

Countywide Sales Tax

Yes: 9,702
No: 4,737

BRIDGE OPEN FOR TRAFFIC

Public Works is pleased to announce the repairs to the bridge on County Route #18/167th Street over Plum Creek are complete. The roadway is back open to two way traffic and the work zone has been removed. The existing concrete had deteriorated, and has been repaired and replaced along with a new thin concrete bridge deck. There are two bump signs currently on each end of the bridge which will remain in place until the spring when crews will remobilized to make improvements to the approaches. We appreciate the patience of the motorists and public for the inconvenience.

TRANSFER STATION ANNOUNCES NEW HOURS

Effective Saturday November 1, 2014 the Leavenworth County Transfer Station will be open five days a week: Tuesday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with the last load accepted at 3:45 p. m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the last load accepted at 1:45 p.m.

ROAD CLOSURE AND LANE REDUCTION (UPDATED 12/31/2014)

Closure of Coffin Road between 167th Street and 159th Street began on Monday October 13, 2014. Leavenworth County continues to undertake construction activities for the rehabilitation of the concrete decks of Bridge K-11 (Coffin Road over Salt Creek).

The Public Works Department understands that this bridge replacement project will be an inconvenience to the travelling public, and appreciates the patience of the motorists and residents who will be affected.

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