1. How many employees are within the Stormwater Division?

There are three full time positions and one part time position budgeted in the Stormwater Division.

2. Who does this position report to?

This position is part of the Public Works Department and reports directly to the Director of Public Works.

3. Where can I find out more about the City’s current stormwater efforts?

You may visit the Stormwater Division’s webpage to find out more information about the City’s current stormwater efforts. You will also be able to find the City’s current NPDES Stormwater Permit.  

4. Can you tell me about the community of Hays?

HaRace Cars at Speedway Opens in new windowys, Kansas (pop. 20,500), is a university community serving as a regional center for education, health care, professional services, shopping, culture, arts, & recreation for the western half of Kansas - serving a population of nearly 100,000. This progressive community is recognized among the top Kansas cities in entertainment, health, arts, & culture.

Hays is home to Fort Hays State University (FHSU), a regional comprehensive university with over 13,000 studenFHSU in Snowts, known for its innovation & entrepreneurship.  FHSU is the fastest growing university in the Kansas Regents system. The Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center on the FHSU campus is home to the Encore Series, the Hays Symphony, & other national & world caliber performances. 

Hays Medical Center is a major employer with more than 1,000 employees.  Hays Medical Center is the home to the Bucking Horse at Rodeo Opens in new windowDeBakey Heart Institute of Kansas & one of the top rural medical centers in the United States. 

Historic Downtown Hays has unique shopping, galleries, & eateries. Hays T-Rex - Sternburg Museum Opens in new windowboast excellent recreational facilities including: the Center for Health Improvement, Hays Aquatic Park, Smoky Hill Country Club, Hays Municipal Golf Course, an extensive recreational program, & excellent opportunities for walking, running, & biking.  Hays is within 45 minutes of two large lakes providing fishing, boating, & other water sports. Bike Hays contains 21 miles of Hays Regional Airportconnecting system.

The Hays Regional Airport provides service to Denver on a 50-passenger regional jet.  Multiple high-speed Internet service providers service Hays. The community is in an elite group of cities with fiber to the premise. Visit www.visithays.com for more information.Golf Course Opens in new windowArt Sculpture Opens in new window

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