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Posted on: May 15, 2020

[ARCHIVED] City of Hays Offices to Reopen Beginning with Phase 1.5

For Immediate Release

May 15, 2020

City of Hays
Contact: Collin Bielser
Phone: (785) 628-7320
1507 Main Street
Hays, KS 67601

City of Hays Offices to Reopen Beginning with Phase 1.5

With the Governor’s announcement to move the State to Phase 1.5 of Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas, on Monday, May 18, 2020, all Hays City offices will reopen to the public. In preparation of reopening City facilities, the City has begun modifying high traffic areas of the City’s offices and installing plexiglass in select areas. During this time, the City encourages customers and the public to continue utilizing the City’s online resources at to make utility payments, apply for permits, and communicate with City staff.

Furthermore, the City Commission Chambers will now be publicly accessible, but with limited seating. The City will continue to broadcast Commission meetings as is standard practice and will broadcast Commission work sessions until further notice. During this time, the public is encouraged to watch these meetings remotely. Public comments will continue to be accepted electronically, by emailing

Nothing is more important than the health, safety, and wellbeing of our employees and residents. We thank you for your continued cooperation and patience. 


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