Announcements

2020 Census Information

Did you know an undercount in Kansas means that your community could miss out on approximately $52,466.40 in federal funding (over 10 years) for each household that is missed in the 2020 Census?

That’s $5,246.64 per year or $437.22 a month! It is vital to Kansas’ access to federal funding each household completes the 2020 Census on April 1, 2020! Don’t delay–make Kansas Count. Learn more now at kansascounts.org. #KansasCounts #2020Census #Kansas

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2019 Christmas Tree

The City of Burlingame would like to give a huge thank you to Raymond and Amber Hovestadt and Raymond and Marylou Hovestadt for the beautiful 2019 Christmas Tree. We appreciate your kindness and generosity.

A big thank you to Cindy Harris for the gorgeous picture of the tree with the snow.

Part-Time Utility Clerk Position

The City of Burlingame is accepting applications for the Part-Time Utility Clerk Position.  The position requires knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, equipment, and standard clerical techniques (skilled in the operation of a calculator, computers, adding machines, telephone system, and other office machines).  Knowledge in account/record keeping and related work is desired.  Excellent customer service, organizational, public relations and communication skills are required in this position.  Position will be assisting the City Clerk and Utilities Clerk with various job duties as assigned.  Please send applications to the City Clerk, 101 East Santa Fe Ave, Burlingame, KS 66413 or email to cityhall@burlingameks.com.  Applications accepted until position filled (EOE/AA).

2020 Pet Tags

2020 Pet Tags are now available at City Hall for dogs. All dogs over six months of age are required by Burlingame City Ordinance to be registered. These tags help us to reunite you with your pet if you are ever separated. The cost is only $6.00 until March 1 , 2020. All you need to bring is proof of current rabies vaccination. If you no longer have the animal or have added additional animals, you will still need to contact City Hall. After March 1 , the cost is $7.00.

Ordinance No. 2427

Ordinance No. 2427

AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE 2156 ADDING SECTION 15-113(c) TO THE CODE OF BURLINGAME, KANSAS, RELATING TO BAD DEBT.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF BURLINGAME, KANSAS:

SECTION 1That Ordinance No. 2156 adding Section 15-113(c) to the Code of the City of Burlingame, Kansas providing that all bills which are determined to be bad debt and are turned over for outside collection, including the State of Kansas setoff program, shall be subject to a fee of twenty-five percent (25%) of the total of the delinquent amount.  This bad debt administrative charge shall be applied prior to referral for collection is hereby repealed.

SECTION 2: Ordinance No. 2156 is hereby repealed.

That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage, approval and publication in the Osage County Herald-Chronicle, the official City newspaper.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 7 day of October, 2019.

CITY OF BURLINGAME, KANSAS

 Vikki DeMars, Mayor

ATTEST:

Patty Atchison, City Clerk

Tree Board of Burlingame

Tree Board of Burlingame Presents

There will be an educational opportunity provided by the Kansas Forestry Dept., Ks Dept of Agriculture, and the Burlingame Tree Board on what to look for and how to combat the Emerald Ash Borer.

In April Taro Eldredge, State Entomologist,  chose an Ash tree in Burlingame and with the assistance of the Tree board/City crew girded the tree.  The tree will be dropped by the City crew in preparation of it being peeled on Friday October 18, 2019.   The peeling procedure will take place in Sumner Park at  10:00  o’clock a.m.

The public is encouraged to attend this program.  There will be handouts on the Emerald Ash Borer as well as instruction on how to dispose of an infected three.

Swap Meet

BURLINGAME SWAP & SHOP

Central location to find clothes, accessories, books, toys, household items, and more!
10am-4pm

(Vendor Set Up starts at 8am)

Saturday September 7

Location: Ball Diamonds Parking Lot- next to Allen County
Community College.

RSVP for a booth: Fees will be $10 for 10×10 space, or
$20 for 20×20 space.

Will collect fee day of event, checks need to be made out to the City
of Burlingame Pool Fund.

Contact: Kenna- Email: acekansas@yahoo.com
Phone: (785) 217-7756
Or
Ray – Email: rwburns75@gmail.com
Phone: (785) 217-7755

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Community Swimming Party

ARRGH!!!!!
Ahoy Mateys, The captain has invited you to join our Pirate Crew as we sail the ocean blue on August 3, 2019 at the Burlingame Swimming Pool.

Please plan to join the Pirate Crew at the Burlingame Swimming Pool on Saturday, August 3, 2019 for the annual Community Swimming Party at 7:00 pm. Free and open to the public until 10:00 pm. After 10:00 pm, adults (over age of 18 and up) can swim until 11:00 pm.
Food, games and activities for everyone.

**Donations towards new pool appreciated***

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