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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Turn Around! Don't Drown!

National Weather Service flood graphic.

Just 2 foot of water in a roadway can sweep away most vehicles. For each foot the water rises up the sides of a car, the car displaces 1,500 lbs of water. That means the automobile weighs 1,500 lbs less for each foot the water rises.

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Wind & Hail

Severe Weather Preparedness Week - wind & hail graphic

Wind & hail are no joke. Severe thunderstorms can bring winds greater than 60 mph and large hail that can damage and be a threat to life and property. Did you know that straight line winds are much more common than tornadoes and can be just as deadly?...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

When it roars, go indoors!

Severe Weather Preparedness Week - lightning graphic

It’s safe if you’re caught outside to crouch down or lay down on the ground to prevent being struck by lightning, right? Wrong! Laying down on the ground makes you more susceptible to a deadly ground current and crouching doesn&rsq...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Tornado Safety

Severe Weather Preparedness Week - tornado graphic

A statewide tornado drill was conducted this morning as part of Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Sirens sounded the alert all across Kansas.

Did you know that the primary function of a tornado warning siren is for those folks who are outside? Persons insi...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Be Weather Ready

Severe Weather Preparedness Week - notify my graphic

Today is the first day of Severe Weather Preparedness Week and focuses on receiving weather information. Miami County residents can receive notifications via text, email or phone through the County’s emergency notification system, Everbridge. Si...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Burn Permits

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Important Notice - Friday, March 5, 2021

Fire Danger!

Extreme caution should be used if conducting any open burning, Louisburg Fire Chief Gerald Rittinghouse says. Conditions are extremely dry, and fires can get out of hand in a matter of minutes. While Mia...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Louisburg Speaks February - March issue out!

Louisburg Speaks Feb 2021 issue cover

Read the latest city newsletter and review the 2021 Budget Flyer.

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

FLIP for residences & businesses

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FLIP, or Facades of Louisburg Improvement Program, provides matching funds from the city to assist in facade improvements. New for 2021 is a change in the appraised value of a residential home to $197,750 from $175,000.

Under FLIP Residential provides resi...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

18-hole disc golf

The disc golf course at Lewis-Young Park is ready for play.

An 18-hole quick-play disc golf course at Lewis-Young Park is ready for play. The course can be played as a 9-hole course by playing holes 1-5 and 15-18 or as a full 18-hole course. The construction of the holes was donated by a local disc golf enthusiast...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

2021 New Housing Permit Credit

2021 new housing permit brochure

Louisburg is offering a new residential home building permit credit for 2021. Check out the details on this brochure (PDF) or call the Building & Zoning Department at 913-837-5811.

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