News and Events
Job Fair At LCC
The Learning & Career Center (LCC) is hosting a job fair Thusday, January 21st from 4-7pm for local residents and job seekers who are looking for an opportunity to work at Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC). The demand for skilled, adaptable and work-ready individuals to fill critical jobs in warehousing and distribution operations in our area has never been greater. The LCC at LPKC was created to offer education, cerifications and other workforce development opportunities for prospective employees of companies located in and around LPKC.
Plan to attend this free and informative event, see this new and innovative center, learn about employment opportunities available and speak with local employers involved with the LCC, hear about the types of training and educational courses that can prepare you for an in-demand career with competitive wages and advancement potential. For more information at the LCC, visit www.workatlpkc.com or call 913.577.5900.
January Utility Bills Available Online
The City of Edgerton experienced technical difficulty in posting January utility bills to customers’ accounts. We sincerely apologize for any difficulty or inconvenience this may have caused you. As of today, all bills have been successfully uploaded to customers’ accounts. City staff continues to work with Payment Services Network (PSN), our online bill provider, to resolve any remaining issues in advance of the February billing.
If you have any questions regarding your bill or would request additional time to pay due to delay in posting the bill to your account, please contact City Hall at 913.893.6231 during normal business hours.
Again, we apologize for the error and inconvenience it may have caused you. We appreciate your patience during this time.
January Utility Bills Delayed in Posting Online
The City of Edgerton is experiencing a problem with Payment Services Network (PSN), our provider for online bill payment and utility accounts. Many of the January utility bills have not yet been posted online to customers' accounts. We sincerely apologize for this problem and any inconvenience it may have caused a customer. The City continues to work with PSN to resolve this problem as quickly as possible. The City will notify customers once all January bills are available online. We appreciate your patience while the problem is being resolved.
Waverly Road Project Causes Temporary Closures and Detours
Motorists around Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC) will experience temporary road closures and detours beginning Wednesday, October 7, in order to complete the construction of Waverly Road. Several closure dates overlap, but motorists will have continued access from 183rd Street to 191st Street. A flagger will be in place to keep traffic open and motorists safe when Waverly Road is down to one lane for construction during the third phase of this project. The roads affected by the closures and detours include:
- 187th Street (Waverly Road west to Kill Creek Road) is being constructed now. This new road will serve as a detour for Waverly Road traffic during construction beginning approximately Wednesday, October 7th.
- Montrose Road (south of 183rd Street) and 185th Street (east of Waverly Rd) are being constructed. Montrose Road/185th Street will serve as a detour route for 183rd Street traffic starting approximately Wednesday, October 28th.
- Waverly Road will be closed south of 183rd Street to Intermodal Parkway. The bridge work will continue during this closure.
- During phase three, the south end of Waverly Road from Intermodal Parkway to 187th Street will also be under construction. Waverly Road will be reduced to one lane, and traffic will be flagged for safety.
- In the final phase of construction, the newly paved south Waverly Road from the Intermodal Parkway to 191st Street will be open. 183rd Street at Waverly Road will be closed permanently with new route established along Montrose Road/185th Street.
to view a map of the road closures.
Partnership Forms Logistics Training Center at LPKC
To meet the training needs of current companies and to fulfill the employment needs of future companies lacated at Logistics Park Kansas City, several public and private partners have joined forces to create the Logistics Training Center at LPKC. The partners include NorthPoint Development, Johnson County Community College, the City of Edgerton, Workforce Partnership, BNSF Railway and the Southwest Johnson County Economic Development Corporation.
The 5,000 square foot center is planned to house a conference room, training areas, a forklift operations training lab, and offices for JCCC and Workforce Partnership. The facility is scheduled to be complete in late 2015. Click here to download a copy of the February press release.
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.