Monday -  September   22 ,  2014
BID NOTICES
  • Transfer Station Scale Replacement - Closes September 17, 2014
  • Air Handling Equipment Cleaning - Closes September 19, 2014
NEWS

Prescription Drug Take Back

Deputies of the Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office will be at the Leavenworth area Dillon’s Grocery Store (Eisenhower and Shrine Park road) and CVS Pharmacy (4th & Limit streets). Sheriff Dedeke invites you to come out and meet with Deputies as the partner with the DEA in the Prescription drug take back initiative to safeguard from improper disposal of these items. Partner with us as we continue our partnership with the Leavenworth County Community.

Regional Public Health News Release: Prevention is key to slowing spread of respiratory illness caused by Enterovirus D68

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 9, 2014

Local health officials say hand washing and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces will go a long way to slow the spread Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), the virus causing respiratory illness in people across the Midwest, including Kansas City.

Enteroviruses are very common, and most do not cause significant disease. However, EV-D68 is a rare type that can cause difficulty breathing and mimic an asthma attack. Most people who are infected will have the symptoms of a common cold, but some may develop severe symptoms and need to seek medical attention.

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Closure of 207th Street begins September 15, 2014

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
Leavenworth County Public Works Department
913-684-0470

Closure of 207th Street (County Route No. 9) from Dempsey Road to Tonganoxie Road in Leavenworth County, KS, to replace Bridge ST-1, begins Monday September 15, 2014.

Leavenworth County is scheduled to commence with construction activities for the replacement of Bridge ST-1. 207th Street (CR-9) between Dempsey Road and Tonganoxie Road will be closed to through traffic for the duration of the project. Weather permitting, this bridge replacement project is expected to commence September 15, 2014, and is estimated to be complete late in calendar year 2014. The detour route, Dempsey Road (CR-8) and Tonganoxie Road (CR-5), will be posted.

The Public Works Department understands that this bridge replacement project will be an inconvenience to the travelling public, and appreciates the patience of the motorists and residents who will be affected.


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VoteKansas App Available

A new mobile voter app is now available for iPhone users. Search for "votekansas app" at the Apple store. using this app you can enter an address and view the Democratic and Republican candidates on the ballot, find the appropriate polling place, see a map with directions to the polling place and view advance voting locations.

The votekansas app was developed in cooperation with the Pew Charitable Trusts and data is provided through Pew's Voting Information Project (VIP), which is a voter lookup service similar to VoterView.

For android users, a version is scheduled to be released in September.

U.S. 73/K-7 Pavement Replacement & Bridge Repair Project

Project Overview - The U.S. 73/K-7 pavement was originally constructed in 1990 and due to its existing condition has been identified for total replacement. Project limits cover a total of 8.67-miles of U.S. 73/K-7 from the north junction of Leavenworth County Road 14 and U.S. 73/K-7 to 16th Street in Leavenworth County. Project work includes replacement of the existing concrete pavement and sub-base in-kind with the same number of lanes and pavement and shoulder width that exists today.
Leavenworth County Wide Clean-up

On October 17-18 all Leavenworth County residents can bring their household & construction trash, tires, brush, electronics, and hazardous waste to the Leavenworth County Transfer Station for free.

You must provide an in-county ID.

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