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Johnson County Plans Bridge Work in Edgerton Beginning August 18th

The City of Edgerton was notified by Johnson County Public Works that the County plans to apply an epoxy polymer overlay to two bridge decks in Edgerton. The schedule for those two bridge closures are listed below. Each closure is anticipated to take approximately two days for completion. Johnson County confirmed both bridges will not be closed at the same time. The 207th Street bridge will not begin until the Nelson Street project is complete.  

Road Name Bridge Crossing Address Date Closed Days Closed
Nelson Big Bull Creek Tributary Nelson and Sunflower Rd Mon, August 18 2
207th Street Santa Fe Lake Tributary 36860 W. 207th St Thurs, August 21 2


Establishment of Quiet Zone Corridor Postponed

(June 6, 2014) The City of Edgerton was officially notified by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) that the supplemental safety measures (raised medians, signage, etc.) recently installed along 199th Street and Nelson Street do not meet the federal guidelines for the establishment of a Quiet Zone. The City of Edgerton is working closely with the FRA and railroad partners to ensure corrections are made to meet the required guidelines.

The City has temporarily removed the “No Train Horn” signs at Nelson Street and 199th Street until the corrections are complete. Once complete, the City will file the required Notice of Establishment and begin the 21-day waiting period for the establishment of a quiet zone corridor at 199th Street and Nelson Street. 


Annual City Pet License

It's time to get or renew the City license for your pet. The City of Edgerton requires all dogs and cats over 6 months old to have an annual City license.

To obtain a license, pet owners should complete the Animal License form (download the form) and bring proof of rabies vaccination from a licensed veterinarian dated within the previous 6 months (for 1-year rabies vaccination) or during previous 30 months (for 3-year vaccine) to City Hall with the appropriate fee. The City license tag must be displayed on the collar of the pet when the animal is outside. Any dog visiting for less than 30 days does not require a license.

License Fee per Animal
Dogs:  $5
Cats:  $5
A late fee will be applied after March 31, 2014.


New Dining Program for Edgerton Seniors

Beginning January 6, 2014, a hot, healthy lunch will be available Monday - Friday between 11 a.m. - Noon for seniors age 60+. This program is offered through the Johnson County Human Services Department. Meal orders are placed by calling the Gardner Senior Center at 913.856.3471 before 11 a.m. the day before you want the lunch; then stop by City Hall the next day to pick up your lunch. The suggested donation is $3 per meal; however, no one will be denied service due to their inability to pay. To register for the program, call 913.715.8886.

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