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Billing Notices

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May 15, 2022 10:00 AM

City of Russell Utility Bill Due 5/20/2022

This is a reminder that your City of Russell Utility Bill is due in 5 days - 5/20/2022. Payments are accepted in office, by phone, through our payment drop box or online at https://www.municipalonlinepayments.com/russellks. Thank you.

Closings & Cancellations

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Emergency Alerts

1 Alert
April 1, 2022 6:41 AM

Police Actively Search For Suspect on East side of Russell

Law enforcement, including K-9 units, are actively searching for a white male wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans. The suspect is approximately 6' 2" and 180 pounds. The suspect may have facial hair.

Currently, the search is in the East side of...

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Latest Update:

April 1, 2022 8:42 AM

The suspect was located and taken into custody.  

Public Notice

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May 5, 2022 12:09 PM

S. Fossil Sidewalk Construction Begins

Continuing the City’s multi-year capital improvement plan, the City applied for and received a $248,000 Transportation Alternatives grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation to continue the S. Fossil sidewalk project. The project continues the...

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May 3, 2022 7:49 AM

City to offer free tree limb pick up

Russell residents who have downed tree limbs from Friday’s storm can call the City Building at 785-483-6311 with their name and address to get on the pickup list.

Please call in to be added to the list by 4:00pm on Friday May 6, 2022. Pickup will begin...

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Latest Update:

May 5, 2022 12:05 PM

Good afternoon.  Customers are reminded to call in by 4:00pm on Friday May 6, 2022 to be added to the tree limb pick up list.  Pickup will begin early morning on Monday, May 9th, 2022 and continue until all locations are collected.  We have around 70 properties so far.  

April 15, 2022 3:18 PM

City Building Closed at 3:30 pm on Good Friday

In observance of Good Friday and the Easter weekend, all city offices will close at 3:30 pm on Friday, April 15, 2022. Happy Easter!

April 1, 2022 6:43 AM

Police conducting search for suspect on East side of Russell

Law enforcement, including K-9 units, are actively searching for a white male wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans. The suspect is approximately 6' 2" and 180 pounds. The suspect may have facial hair.

The search is active in the Memorial Park area. ...

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Latest Update:

April 1, 2022 8:42 AM

The suspect was located and taken into custody.

March 2, 2022 3:45 PM

Fire Hydrant Flow Testing Begins March 3rd

Each year, hydrants are tested to find out the GPM rate of the hydrant and to identify any hydrants that may not be operating the way they should.

The most common occurrence from testing hydrants is slight discoloration of tap water within the...

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Utility Outage Notice

1 Alert
May 17, 2022 9:08 PM

Power Outage Affecting Wide Area

Crews are aware of the power outage affecting a large area and are checking the main line that connects the city to the grid. ETA is 30 minutes or less. We will update as more information is known.

Latest Update:

May 17, 2022 9:43 PM

As this storm passes through the National Weather Service has Russell remaining in a Hazardous Weather Outlook. Severe storms will be capable of quarter to half dollar sized hail and damaging winds of 60 to 70 mph.  Locally heavy rainfall could also result in minor flooding.  Our peak gust tonight was 75 mph.  

Thank you for your patience and please stay safe.