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Contact Information

Emergency 911
non-emergency numbers
Police Dept.
620-223-1700
Fire Dept.
620-223-2140
City Hall 620-223-0550
Water Office 620-223-8133
Public Works
620-223-4360

Fort Scott City Hall:

123 South Main
P.O. Box 151
Fort Scott, KS 66701
www.fscity.org
phone: 620-223-0550

Notice of Office Closed - Thanksgiving Day Holiday

The City of Fort Scott will be closed on Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th, 2014 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.  The offices will reopen on Monday, December 1st, 2014. 

The City’s brush dump site will also be closed on Thursday, November 27th and on Saturday November 29th, 2014.  It will reopen on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

Happy Thanksgiving!

 
Notice of Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting - 12/1/2014 - 4:15 p.m.

The Board of Zoning Appeals will meet on Monday, December 1st, 2014 at 4:15 p.m. in the City Commission room at City Hall, 123 S. Main.  This meeting is to consider a variance request for residential property to allow multi-family use at 311 S. Judson.  This meeting is open to the public. 

 
Find out more about the LaRoche Baseball Complex.

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Frozen Pipes

The City of Fort Scott Water Department would like to remind everyone of a few tips that will help prevent frozen water pipes in your home.

  1. Eliminate drafts and repair any broken windows in basement and crawl spaces.
  2. Insulate pipes most susceptible to freezing.
  3. Disconnect garden hoses from outside hydrants.
  4. Open cabinet doors under sinks to allow air to circulate and prevent pipes from freezing.
  5. Letting a thin stream of water run from a faucet while experiencing sub-zero weather, can keep pipes from freezing.
  6.  Know where the master water valve is located in your home. This will allow you to shut the water off should the line freeze and break.

The typical symptoms of a frozen water line are that one or more of the water fixtures in a building or a residence will not provide water. If some faucets are dry and others still work, the customer should contact a licensed plumber of their choice to assist in thawing of the line. If all faucets in a residence or building are dry, the customer should contact the Water Department for further checking. From 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., you may call the Water Office at 223-8133, or after hours call the Water Plant at 223-5160.

 
Public Land for Hunting

The City is excited to have partnered with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks to use public land for hunting during the season. We've had many questions about exactly what land that the City has leased so photos with the land available clearly marked have been posted on the City's Facebook page. Click here to go to the page.

 

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City Commission Meetings
City commission meetings are held at 6pm on the first and third Tuesday of the month. The City Commission Meeting Room is located at 123 S. Main.

The City Commission Meetings will be televised on cable channel 3. The broadcasts will be Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m., following the Tuesday meetings.

If you miss the meeting, recent agendas and minutes will be posted on the website following the next scheduled commission meeting. Click here to view Commission Meeting Minutes.