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Are you or someone in your household looking at their options for Medicare in Kansas? Here is a link to a guide to get a comprehensive overview of their choices, along with thoughts on how they can personalize their coverage. They can also find a list of resources to assist them in making the right decisions regarding health care coverage.
Join city and community leaders, conservation partners and your fellow community members for a community meeting to discuss a variety of opportunities to address groundwater issues in Lane County. Learn about incentives and how programs can help address water quality concerns. The meeting will be Tuesday, February 7th from 9:30-10:30 AM at the 542 Event Center, 200 E Long Street, in Dighton.
Northend Disposal announces a holiday change to Dighton's Monday trash route for December 26th and January 2nd. For both weeks, trash will be collected on Tuesday, instead. The scheduled pick ups will return to Mondays beginning January 9th, 2023. Thank you!
Community Garage Sales in both Dighton and Healy will be Saturday, September 10! Contact Crystal R Hoffman to register your garage/yard sale by noon on the 7th. Maps will be made available on September 8th at K&J, the City Office, and the Health Department. Maps will also be posted on Facebook. "One man's trash is another man's treasure!"
The annual Lane County Fair begins today! Some of the highlights throughout Sunday are the annual Friday evening parade down long street beginning at 7:00 PM, a rodeo on both Friday & Saturday nights, carnival rides and games, all things 4-H, mud volleyball, funnel cakes, BBQ, slushies, and a color run to name a few. For a complete listing of events, check out their Facebook page Lane County Fair; Dighton, KS. See you at the fair!!!
At the July 13th council meeting, we approved licenses for Scott's Fireworks and Zeke Moomaw Fireworks. We also voted unanimously to allow the sale and discharge of fireworks inside the city limits from 10 AM to 11 PM beginning June 27, 2022 through July 5, 2022. To view the complete ordinance, please click on 'Government' and choose Code Compliance or click on the following link.
We were notified by Northend Disposal Tuesday right before 5:00 pm the trash truck would be running the south route today, Wednesday, after the driver was out sick on Monday. Sorry for the inconvience!
On Monday, April 20, 2021 at the city council meeting the city of Dighton choose to absorb the excess electric cost ($182,822.91) for the "Winter Storm Uri" by paying for it with money from the city reserves instead of passing the cost along to each electric customer as an increased utility bill. We know this will help each and every citizen and business of our great community.
Did you know that we can email your utility bill to you every month? Stop receiving it in the mail & save a tree. Come by or call the City Office & give us your email address.
You are now able to pay your utility bill online with a debit or credit card or e-check. Click payment options on the right hand side of the home page, then pay your bill now. Please have your account number on hand, as you will need to enter that. There is a service fee to use online bill pay, which is charged by Forte. If you have any questions please feel free to give us a call.
If you experience electrical issues, whether it be an outage, low voltage, a disconnected electric service or an issue with a street light, please call (620) 397-5111. If you call after business hours, your call will be transfered to the after hours dispatch. Once again please call (620) 397-5111. Thank you!