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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Kansas WIC Program Now Available Without Physical Presence

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kansas WIC program will continue to operate. WIC is the nutrition program for low-income pregnant women, infants, and children from birth to age five, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). 

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Governor Kelly issues Executive Order to help meet surging demand for unemployment benefits for work

Today Governor Laura Kelly signed Executive Order 20-17 to ensure Kansas can draw down millions in federal dollars under the federal CARES Act.

The federal stimulus will expand unemployment insurance to include self-employed, 1099-independent contractors, ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

Governor Kelly issues temporary, statewide Stay Home order in ongoing effort to combat COVID-19

As part of ongoing efforts to limit the spread of novel coronavirus in Kansas, today Governor Laura Kelly issued Executive Order 20-16, making Kansas the 22nd state in the nation to institute a temporary, statewide stay-home order. It will exist in conjun...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

City Playgrounds Closed - Parks and Trails Remain Open

Effective March 26th, City of Hutchinson playgrounds will be closed to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic locally. Plastic and metal are used extensively within our playgrounds and according to the Centers for Disease Control, COVID-19 can live m...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

CHANGES TO CITY OF HUTCHINSON PUBLIC MEETINGS

Based on the recommendations of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), the Reno County Health Department (RCHD) the City of Hutchinson is continuing to be proactive in its efforts to limit the spread ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Spring Clean-up Cancelled Due to COVID-19

Stutzman’s has announced that they are cancelling all spring clean ups in the cities to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

They will re-evaluate the situation at the end of April to see if they can be rescheduled.

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Think Before You Flush

The shortage of toilette paper due to over-buying can have long lasting consequences that could cost taxpayers in the form of expensive repairs to our infrastructure. Alternatives to toilet paper including paper towels, "flushable" wipes, napkin...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

United Way & Reno County VOAD Activating for COVID-19 Pandemic

United Way & Reno County VOAD, Hutchinson, KS –

The Reno County VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) is activating a disaster relief protocol in wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The VOAD may offer unmet needs assistance to t...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Hutchinson Zoo Closed Until Further Notice

The Hutchinson Zoo announced they will be closing on Friday, March 20, at 4:45pm until further notice due to the CDC and Reno County Health Department recommendations regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). All camps, events, and rentals have been cancelled...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

CAREY PARK GOLF COURSE REMAINS OPEN AS ZOO CLOSES TO THE PUBLIC

Carey Park Golf Course remains open to the public at this time with important adjustments to maintain social distancing recommendations including building closures. 

Carey Park Golf Course

  • Tee times are every 16 minutes
  • Golf course will be open.
  • Driv...
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Posted on: March 20, 2020

HUTCHINSON MUNICIPAL COURT NOTICE OF REDUCED OPERATIONS

HUTCHINSON MUNICIPAL  COURT NOTICE OF REDUCED OPERATIONS

BY ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER 2020-001 OF THE HUTCHINSON MUNICIPAL COURT THE MUNICIPAL COURT WILL HAVE REDUCED OPERATIONS PENDING FURTHER ORDER.

ESSENTIAL HEARINGS WILL BE HANDLED ON A CASE BY CASE...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

UTILITY SHUT-OFFS SUSPENDED THROUGH MAY 1, 2020

The City of Hutchinson has suspended utility shut-offs through May 1st, 2020.

Those who can are encouraged to pay their utility bills through the following services:

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

CITY CLOSING PUBLIC FACILITIES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

Based on the recommendations of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), the Reno County Health Department (RCHD) and the White House’s “15 Days to Slow the Spread,” the Ci...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

CITY OF HUTCHINSON ENCOURAGES CUSTOMERS TO PAY THEIR WATER BILL ONLINE, OVER THE PHONE

Based upon recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the City of Hutchinson is implementing community-based interventions like social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, commonly referred to as coronavirus.

The City is ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Statement from City Manager John Deardoff Regarding COVID-19

We at the City of Hutchinson are committed to serving you all as we navigate this ever-changing situation with the potential spread of COVID-19. With the Governor’s declaration yesterday and the new case in Wichita, the safety of our residents a...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

CITY OF HUTCHINSON NAMES NEW CITY MANAGER

HUTCHINSON – Hutchinson Mayor, Jade Piros de Carvalho, announced today that after an extensive search, Jeff Cantrell has been selected as Hutchinson’s new City Manager.

“Jeff brings a great deal of experience, energy and ideas...

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Hutchinson Fire Department Taking Educational Messages to our Children

With the recent events of COVID-19 forcing the Hutchinson Fire Department to suspend community engagements, the department is thinking outside the box and going to go live with educational programming for our children utilizing our Facebook page address a...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

HFD CANCELLING ALL COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTS

In an effort to follow Federal and State guidelines, please be advised all Hutchinson Fire Stations and crews have cancelled all community engagements until further notice. This includes public events, station tours and visits.

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Hutchinson Municipal Airport Lobby Closed to the Public

Today the Hutchinson Municipal Airport announced that they would be temporarily closing their lobby due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please watch for updates as the situation continues to evolve. 

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Hutchinson Animal Shelter Update

To provide the best possible service and care to our community and the pets we encounter, The Hutchinson Animal Shelter continues to assess our response to COVID-19. We will be adjusting our operational procedures based on industry best practices and reco...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 25, 2020

HPD moving to Tier II of Their Response Plan

Due to the COVID-19 concerns the Hutchinson Police Department is moving to Tier II of their response plan at midnight tonight. Please understand that the safety of our community is their first and greatest concern.

The Hutchinson Police Department will con...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

HPD - LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER NOT TAKING WALK INS

The Hutchinson Police Department is not taking walk in reports or questions at the Law Enforcement Center until cleared to do so by Health experts in a attempt to help slow down the COVID-19 virus. We continue to want to serve our community and will be an...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

HPD - HUTCHINSON ANIMAL SHELTER CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Following federal, state and local recommendations to prevent the spread of Covid-19, the Hutchinson Animal Shelter, except for limited circumstances, will close to the public. Staff will be onsite to treat and care for our animals currently housed there....

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