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We're Hiring!!!

2/5/2024

The City of Dighton is currently accepting applications for a full time maintenance worker.  Some duties include, but are not limited to: performing maintenance on city streets & alleys, installing and repairing water & sewer lines, installing and reading water meters, checking sewer lift stations, repairing and cleaning storm drains, operating department equipment, snow removal & other duties as assigned.  Employee must be able to become certified in water and wastewater.  Pay based on experience.  Benefit package includes health & dental insurance (100% paid by City), Kansas Public Employees Retirement System, paid vacation & sick leave, life insurance paid by the City and other supplemental insurance policies are available.

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Swimming Pool to Open May 26th!!!!

5/19/2023

The City of Dighton Swimming Pool will open for the season Friday, May 26th at 1:00 pm! Outside temperature must be at least 70 degrees to open. Pool hours are Monday through Sunday from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Night Swims are Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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Summer Job Opportunity

5/9/2023

Are you a college student looking for a summer job? We are taking applications for ‘Summer Help’! Duties may include mowing and maintenance at the City Park, painting, mow notice mowing, and debris clean up around town. Must be 18 years old to apply.

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We're hiring!!!

5/9/2023

The City of Dighton is currently accepting applications for a full time maintenance worker. Some duties include but are not limited to: performing maintenance on city streets & alleys, installing & repairing water & sewer lines, installing & reading water meters, checking sewer lift stations, repairing & cleaning storm drains, operating department equipment, snow removal & other duties as assigned. Employee must be able to become certified in water & wastewater. Salary based on experience. Benefit package includes health & dental insurance (100% paid by City), Kansas Public Employees Retirement System, paid vacation & sick leave, life insurance paid by the City and other supplemental insurance policies are available.

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City of Dighton's Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) Water Report

4/25/2023

Good Morning! The City of Dighton's 2023 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) Water Report available on our website: www.dightonkansas.com. Click on the "Residents" tab, scroll down to 'Departments' and in Water and Electric Utilities is our Water Quality Reports. Copies are also available at the City Office. You can stop by to read it or take a copy home with you!

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Medicare Information for Seniors

1/27/2023

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.

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You're Invited to a Community Meeting on Water Quality Improvement

1/27/2023

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.

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Holiday Trash Route Changes

12/19/2022

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! 

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Credit and Debit Fees Change

9/30/2022

The City of Dighton has been notified by the vendor who processes all credit and debit card utility payments of a fee change. Beginning October 1, 2022, all online or in person credit and debit card payment charges will be changed to the following:

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Lane County Community Yard Sale

9/10/2022

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!"

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Lane County Fair begins TODAY!!

7/20/2022

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!!!

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Street Sealing to begin on Monday!

6/22/2022

It’s that time of year again….street sealing! Beginning Monday morning at 6:00 AM, all streets in the southwest corner of town…..west of Main street and south of Long street…..will be resealed by B & H Paving from Scott City. We’re also including West Annabella street and West James street in this project.

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2022 Fireworks Ordinance update

6/15/2022

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. 

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Emailed agendas and minutes

5/25/2022

In 2021, City Council voted to have meeting minutes available for printing in the Dighton Herald within 7 days following a meeting. Since January of 2022, both the meeting agendas and all meeting minutes are available to view on our website, dightonkansas.com.

May 2022 appointments

5/25/2022

Each year, May meetings are when the mayor announces nominations for the following yearly appointments…..municipal judge, city attorney, city clerk, and deputy clerk/treasurer. City Council unanimously accepted Mayor Lorimor’s nominations.

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