Haysville Activity Center Project
Over the past 16 years the Haysville Activity Center has grown into a full service Recreation Department. The City is looking into building a new facility next to the pool at Clinton and Sarah Lane. The new facility can be funded without increasing the mill levy.
Build Haysville New Home Initiative
The "Build Haysville" new home initiative encourages construction of new homes in Haysville for the 2015 calendar year by providing a rebate of property taxes for a 10 year period.
Many individuals have the "American Dream" of building a home in a safe, family friendly community where they can raise their children. With an abundance of parks and an award winning school system, there is no better place to build than Haysville. Make your dream become a reality today and take advantage of this program while it lasts!
More information and details of the "Build Haysville" initiative can be obtained by contacting the Economic Development Director at 316-529-5900.
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Bike to Work Month Activities Planned
Mayor's Youth Leadership Council Presents Unique Opportunity
The City of Haysville, in partnership with USD 261, is beginning a Mayor's Youth Leadership Council, designed to increase teen involvement in city government and the community. The Council will begin meeting in June of 2015. The application process will be open to students who are currently in 8th to 11th grade, and attend school, or reside, within the USD 261 boundaries.
The MYLC is a group of up to 12 students who will receive hands-on experience in local government by meeting with the Mayor and working with city staff and local leaders. Their purpose is to implement and participate in projects, programs and events that they themselves develop for the good of Haysville’s young people and the community in general.
Members of the Council will have a unique opportunity to make their voices heard regarding issues that matter most to them. They will provide input on programs, services, and events offered in the community for citizens their age. They will work closely with the Mayor, City Officials, and City Staff. Each member’s work on the Council will earn them community service hours as well.
Students who are interested in applying to the council must hold a minimum 2.0 GPA, and be willing to commit to one year of service. They must also complete an application process which includes essay questions, two reference letters and parent permission form. The application process is currently underway and open for submittals until May 4th.
Haysville Recognized for 15 Years as Tree City USA
The Arbor Day Foundation recently recognized Haysville for 15 years as a Tree City USA. Read Haysville's press release here.
Aviators Baseball Host Families Needed
Local host families are needed for the 2015 Aviators Baseball season. Provide a player with a room, bed, bathroom access, and occasional meals. Host family benefits include a summer of baseball, free family pool pass, 3 month membership to the HAC, a water bill credit, a personalized street sign, and more.
Haysville Recreation Announces State-of-the-Art Addition
The Haysville Activity Center has a new workout option: Wellbeats™. Described on their website (www.wellbeats.com) as a “virtual group fitness platform”, Wellbeats features a video projection system and enables the HAC to offer a larger variety of scheduled fitness classes on a more consistent basis than the use of traditional instructors allows. Read the press release here.
Sales Tax Revenue Allows for Additional Street Maintenance & Improvements
The 1% sales tax approved by voters in April went into effect on July 01, 2014. The increase in revenue has allowed the City to plan for improvements to our streets, parks and recreation programs above and beyond what is possible within our Capital Improvement Plan. Click here to view a list of street-related maintenance and improvements projects planned for 2015 which are a direct result of sales tax revenue.
HelloHaysville.com: A One Stop Shop for Info on Events, Dining, Civic Groups and More!
HelloHaysville.com is a website created by Haysville Forward, Inc., with support from the City of Haysville, Haysville USD 261, the Chamber of Commerce, and many local businesses. Maintained and administered by City of Haysville staff, the purpose of the site is to showcase Haysville's many attributes, which include delicious dining options, numerous civic groups and community events, a top-notch education system, and an active, friendly community you'll surely want to say "hello!" to. Click on the name tag below to be taken to HelloHaysville.com
The City of Haysville now Offers E-Billing for Water Bills
Annual Water Report
The annual water report for the City of Haysville is available as a PDF file. If you have any questions about the annual water report you can call Public Works at 529-5940.
Haysville Text and Email Alert Service
The City of Haysville is now using Nixle. Nixle is a community notification service used to give us another way to communicate with the community. The system will send text messages or e-mails to notify people of things currently happening in Haysville. These things could involve emergencies, missing persons, road closures, and things such as interruption of utilities, or city services.
To enroll is simple. From your mobile phone, text the word “Haysvilleks” to 888777 and you should get a return message stating that you are signed up. There is no charge to sign up, just whatever your cell phone provider charges for text messages.
Go to www.nixle.com and click on “sign up now” to enroll by email.
Follow The City of Haysville on Twitter and Facebook
The city of Haysville is on Twitter and Facebook. Follow @HaysvilleCity for updates, information and reminders about the City of Haysville. "Like" The City of Haysville, Haysville Senior Center, and Haysville Recreation Department on Facebook
The 2015 Budget has been approved by City Council.