The City of St. Francis will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the City Council Chambers of City Hall, 209 E. Washington, St. Francis, Kansas, for the purpose of considering an application to be submitted to the Kansas Department of Commerce for Small Cities Community Development Block Grant funds under the Community Facilities category. A specific project application to be discussed is street system improvement project in an area generally bounded by the City of St. Francis, Kansas. The project will consist of using a combination of full depth pavement replacement, mill & overlay, and keeping the existing curb and gutter in the identified streets listed below:
- Whittier Street – Quincy Street to Scott Street
- Frances Street – Spencer St. to Washington St. & Emerson St. to North St.
- Webster Street – Frances Street to College Street
- Quincy Street – Highway 36 to First Street
- College Street – Highway 36 to Spencer Street
The budget includes staking, mobilization, and traffic control. The estimated project cost is $1,081,920 with the grant request for $600,000 of the project cost. Other project proposals introduced at the hearing will be considered. Oral and written comments will be recorded and become part of the City of St. Francis’ CDBG citizen participation program. Reasonable accommodations will be made available to persons with disabilities. Requests should be submitted to Lila Whitmore, City Clerk, by Friday, October 8, 2021.