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Check out our “upcoming events” tab for the latest detailed list of events coming up at the 107th Labor Day Celebration on September 3rd through 5th in Downtown Chapman!



Pursuant to Chapter 8, Article 2A Environmental Code of the Chapman City Code Book the City of Chapman would like to remind residents not to deposit grass clippings and/or leaves in the street when mowing. By doing this, you lessen the chance of outlets and drains getting plugged and filled with debris. We appreciate your help and understanding. Please do not hesitate to contact City Hall with any additional questions or concerns at 785-922-6582. Thank you!


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City seeks Administrator to manage its full range of municipal services, including electric utility, and contribute leadership for continuing investments in community.  Residents believe they have the best of both worlds – an authentic, small-town charm alongside easy access to the diverse higher education institutions, leisure amenities, and cultural assets in their region.  The Chapman story includes a nearly complete recovery from devastating 2008 tornado.  Recently named by Kansas! Magazine as one of the “15 Best Small Towns in Kansas.”  Responsibility for 14 FTEs, $2.9 million budget, management of all services, policy research, and recommendations to governing body. Low range of salary: $65,000.  Send resume, salary history, and cover letter highlighting governing body’s preferred qualifications in single e-file, in confidence to recruitment advisor: mflentje@austinpeters.com.  Preference to resumes received before July 21. See qualifications in City Administrator Recruitment Profile on www.chapmanks.com.

We are hiring! The City of Chapman is currently accepting applications and resumes for the position of Public Works, Utility Worker II. Applicants will be responsible for installation, maintenance and repairs of water distribution system, water supply system, wastewater collection system and wastewater treatment facility. Preferred certifications in water and wastewater prior to employment. Applicant must also be willing to work and help with daily maintenance of the city in all departments. Must pass a drug screen upon conditional offer of employment. Valid Kansas driver’s license and/or CDL required. Salary DOQ. Excellent benefits. Job description and applications may be obtained at City Hall or by calling Erin at (785) 922-6582. Position is open until filled.

Wastewater Rate Change:  Chapman is looking at changing the rates for its wastewater.  The increase will go to funding future improvements on the wastewater treatment infrastructrure.  We are looking for public input for this process.  Here are the proposed fee structures the city is looking at, and this is how the rates will impact citizens.

If you have any water pressure problems or water leaks, please call the city office at 785-922-6582.  If you notice the water leak after hours, please call Dickinson County Dispatch at 785-922-6211.

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