Learn about the City of Shawnee Budget and Finance

Budgeting and Finance

For the budget year of 2015, we continued our conservative financial approach to budgeting.  The 2015 budget of $70,180,174 represents an increase of about 2.5% over the revised 2014 budget, we did not raise the mill levy.
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Learn about Solid Waste and Recycling in the City of Shawnee, KansasSolid Waste and Recycling

The impact fee for the Johnson County Landfill was renegotiated and extended through 2043. The result is $3 million increase in nontax income for the City beginning in 2016.  This allowed the City to set up a fund to help support an expanded economic development program for the City. More about this topic...

Economic Development in the City of Shawnee, KansasEconomic Development

The City has an issue of little ground ready for immediate major development. Installation of utility services essential to development along our major corridors will be expensive. The Economic Development Fund resulting from the landfill impact fee will allow us to continue our economic development program and expansion of our commercial tax base.... More about this topic

Community News & Events

Google Fiber Update

Google Fiber crews are continuing work in Shawnee to install the infrastructure necessary to provide Google Fiber service. Currently, they are placing buried conduits, installing fiber (both aerial and buried), and replacing utility poles. Google Fiber has moved into residential areas to install the remainder of the infrastructure. If you have questions about right-of-way or easement issues, please contact the City's Development Services Department at 913-742-6012.

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Citizen Service Request

The Citizen Service Request is intended to collect information about anything that will make our community better. It is designed to enable citizens and business owners to easily notify the City of Shawnee, Kansas of non-emergency requests for services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Stay Informed!

Would you like to stay up to date on what's going on in Shawnee? You can receive city updates by e-mail! It's easy to sign up, simply log onto www.cityofshawnee.org and click on "E-Subscribe" on the left-hand side of your screen. You will be able to select which types of news information you would like to receive, such as press releases, job postings, surveys about important issues, meeting agendas and more!

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CityLine Newsletter

The CityLine is community newsletter that is published three times a year and mailed to more than 64,000 citizens of Shawnee. Its design provides a value approach to local government communication, while continuing to offer citizens current and reliable information about ongoing projects, meeting dates, special events, and government initiatives.

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Shawnee Receives Two Grants for Parks and Trails Improvements

The Shawnee Parks and Recreation Department has been awarded two grants totaling over $536,000 that will help add connections to trails throughout the City along with providing a new trail option for residents and visitors. The Mid-America Regional Council has awarded Shawnee a $458,800 grant through the Kansas Transportation Alternatives Program. Funds from this grant will be used to build bridges that help connect patrons to existing trails...

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City Council Meeting Agenda

The agenda for the Monday, December 8th City Council meeting is now available on the City of Shawnee website

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