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Mayor Jerry Twombly (Standing Left) and the 2017 council members would like to welcome you to Highland, KS. Highland is nestled in the very Northeast county of Kansas, a small community with a big heart.  With education at an utmost importance, Highland Community College gives many opportunities to community personnel and many others.  Being the “oldest college in Kansas,” Highland Community College gives a solid base to individuals wanting to further their education.  If adventure is your call, then Highland can give you that too.  Fishing, hunting and boating can all be done within a 5 mile radius from town.  Come visit Highland where Learning to Live is Living to Learn!


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2017 Solar Eclipse Information -
As Doniphan County gears up for the Total Solar Eclipse in the Heartland on Aug. 21, 2017, the office of Economic Development will be providing informative articles weekly to the public to be prepared for this rare and spectacular event.
 What is an Eclipse? - How to Prepare for an Eclipse

2017 Highland 4th of July Celebration Information -
L:ist of Events
9AM-9:45 - Parade Registration, Line up & Float Judging (DWest Parking Lot)
10AM - Parade Begins (Main Street)
11AM - Frog Races (HCC Front Lawn) Bring your own frog
11AM-1:00 - Ice Cream Social (HCC Stadium Center)
11AM-1:00 - Hamburgers & Hot Dogs (Highland Community Building)
11AM-1:30 - Petting Zoo (HCC Cafeteria Parking Lot)
11AM-2:30 - Inflatables (Walters Wellness Center)
11:30-1:30 - Music by Lisa Scholz (HCC Front Lawn)
2:30-Dusk - Family Time
8PM - Ice Cream Social (HCC Stadium Center)
Dusk - FIREWORKS (Kessinger Field)
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Highland City Maintenance Superintendent Position 
The City of Highland is accepting applications for a full or part time maintenance superintendent employee, including position of Maintenance Superintendent.  Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, valid driver’s license, and possess the ability to obtain KDHE Water & Wastewater operator certifications. Salary is dependent on experience, qualifications, training and not to exceed $50,000.  Position is open until filled.  Applications available at City Hall, 220 W Main St., Highland, KS 66035 - 785-442-3765.  EOE

Consumer Confidence Report(CCR)
During the 2016 calendar year, the City of Highland had no violations of drinking water regulations.  Because of the sampling schedules, some of the results are more than one-year-old.  The Consumer Confidence Report is available directly on line by going to or anytime during business hours, you may pick up a hard copy at city hall or view a .pdf by clicking here.

Notice to All City of Highland Dog Owners
City Hall is currently accepting registration for 2017 Registration – The owner, keeper, harborer of any dog over two months of age must register the dog within 30 days of acquisition and must pay an annual registration fee on or before January 31 of each calendar year.  After February 28th, the penalty for late registration will increase $2.00 for each dog and law enforcement officials may issue a citation for non-registration.  The following registration fees apply: For each non-spayed female, $6.00. For each spayed female and each male, $3.00. click here for the complete notice  OR  Call city hall or stop by city hall for a hard copy  785-442-3765.

NOTICE to Highland Residents:
The City of Highland will soon begin more vigilant enforcement of Dog Ordinance #393, which requires that all dogs must be confined to their owner's property or otherwise remain under the direct control of their owner.  Citations will be issued in municipal court for dogs running at large and, if captured, dogs will be impounded.  Owners are subject to fines and associated costs.  Click for Full Ordinance

Online Payment Now Available!
City of Highland is offering another option to make your municipal court or utility payments.  The city is using Kansas Information Consortium, LLC (dba for online payments.  Click here to make a payment.
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Doniphan County's Recycling Program
Please feel free to share this and help spread the word. In addition, paper versions of this brochure will be available at various locations across the county for citizens to pick up, including the County Clerk's office at the courthouse in Troy. Thank-you for recycling!  Sheet #1 - Sheet #2

Community Center Rental
For scheduling dates for use of the Highland Community Center contact Highland City Hall (785.442.3765)  For more details, click here

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snowflake1In January of 2011, Highland PRIDE voted to raise $7,000 to purchase lighted snowflakes for the downtown streetlights and become the self-proclaimed “Snowflake City of Kansas.”  Full Article

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City of Highland | 220 West Main St | Highland, KS 66035
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