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Flow testing on our water fire hydrants is being done today 8-16-2017 within the city. You MAY experience temporary low pressure today. You will still have water.

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2014 Street Reconstruction

Below is a link to a map of the street work.  The map shows street projects outlined in red.

2014 Andale Project List – Street Structures as of 4-23-2013

The reconstruction work is expected to take one to three days and will limit street access.  Once that work is finished, toward the end of this week or beginning of the following week, another company (Circle C Paving) will spray road oil on the top of the street.  It is essential that nothing is placed on the road surface and that no vehicle is driven on or across the street for 12-24 hours.  After this time Circle C will chip seal the street, allowing for a drivable surface.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this work may cause.  Please contact city office at 825-4127 if you have any questions.


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Surplus Property

The following is a list of Surplus Property the City currently has available for open bidding prior to the next regular meeting on May 11th at 8pm.


1995 Chevy 2WD Work Truck – 125,387 miles; smokes when started, steering column repairs needed, door bushings are worn, A/C compressor whining, and seat is worn and damaged.

1998 Chevy 2WD Flatbed Work Truck – 121,990 miles; steering column repairs needed, starter repairs needed, door bushings are worn, and seat is worn and damaged.

2004 Chevy 2WD Silverado 1500 Police Truck – 91,741 miles (as of 4-9-2015); vehicle is still in use, but will be stripped of all equipment before transfer of ownership; head liner in cab is torn, rust on the rear quarter panels, and significant wiring issues to be sorted once equipment is removed.


None at this time.

Conditions and Reservations:

Written bids for these items must be submitted to the Kiowa City Office, 618 Main Street, Kiowa, Barber County, Kansas, 67070.  Bids should include bidders name, contact information, desired bid item and bid price, clearly written or typed, and if mailed be clearly marked as “Bid on City Property”.  Bids will be opened when received and a public record of highest bid will be kept leading up to the next Regular Council Meeting held on the bid closing date, at the City Office.  All who submit bids shall attend this regular meeting.  After the bids are announced, the City Council will allow bidders in attendance the option to raise their bid at the meeting.  Deadline for submitting bids is May 11, 2015 at 5 p.m.  The City of Kiowa reserves the right to reject or accept any or all bids or to waive any informality, should they occur, as may best benefit the City.  Payment to be received within 10 days, or item will be offered to the second highest bidder.  Winning bidder must make his/her own arrangements to take possession of items, and must do so within 30 days from the date of winning the bid item.

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Barber County Development

“Our Mission is to facilitate economic growth and development by bringing together the people, the businesses, and the communities of Barber County in order to protect our heritage and to act as one voice for our communities.”

Barber County Development is based in Medicine Lodge, with an outreach office in Kiowa at RSI.

BCD Business Incentives for New and Existing Business:

  • Land-cost Reduction
  • Facility Financing
  • Micro Loan Program
  • Property Tax Exemption
  • Infrastructure Assistance
  • Start-up Assistance
  • Utility Reductions
  • Customized Training
  • Site Prep Work

For more information, and to see what else they have to offer, visit the BCD website at

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Police Department

Kiowa Police Department
1210 Main Street
Phone: 620-825-4124

For emergencies Dial 911

Chief of Police: Steven Johnson

Police Officer: Warren Howerter

You can also keep up-to-date on the police department on facebook by clicking here.

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Kiowa District Hospital Manor was purchased by the Hospital in 1999 and is dedicated to giving quality care to our aging community.

  • 37 bed facility
  • 24 hour nursing care
  • Assistance with medication dispensing
  • Provides all meals and laundry services
  • Home like environment
  • Caring employees

Kiowa Hospital District Manor
1020 Main
Phone: 620-825-4117

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Senior Center

(Under Construction)

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Kiowa District Hospital has been caring for our community since 1951. This 15-bed critical access facility offers many services to Kiowa and surrounding areas.

  • 24 hour Emergency Room
  • Advanced Cardiac and trauma Certified Nurses.
  • General surgeries (Dr Ransom)
  • Acute care beds with the ability to do heart monitoring in all rooms.
  • Swing bed available when it s to soon to go home and a little more time is needed.
  • Physical and Occupational Therapy Department ready to help you with both outpatient and inpatient therapy
  • Diet Consultation, with appointment
  • Outpatient Allergy Clinic
  • Outpatient wound care
  • Outpatient IV infusions
  • Lab and radiology department with 24 hour coverage
  • CT scanning with 24 hour coverage
  • Ultrasound on, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
  • Dexa Scans for bone density measurement once a month.
  • KDH Clinic is opened Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00pm
  • DOT and athletic physicals
  • Cardiovascular Consultants ( Drs. Reusser/Steckley) every month

Kiowa District Hospital & Clinic:
1002 S. 4th Street

Hospital – 620-825-4131
Clinic – 620-825-4121

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The City of Kiowa operates the following utilities:  Electric, Water, Sewer and Trash.  New residents sign up for services at the City Offices 618 Main Street. Phone: (620) 825-4127.

To report electrical outages after hours call 620-213-0851 or 620-409-0028

To report water or sewer issues after hours call 620-409-0021

Telephone services are provided by SCTelcom, 717 Main St. (620) 825-1001

Gas service is provided by Kansas Gas Service 1-800-794-4780

Kiowa’s Electric Grid – Background Report

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Greater Kiowa Community Foundation

The Greater Kiowa Community Foundation gives citizens of this area the opportunity to make a lasting gift to a community which has been good to them.

The Greater Kiowa Community Foundation pools the assets and represents the ideas and interests of people who want to increase the impact of philanthropy. IT IS NOT A PLACE TO GIVE MONEY, BUT RATHER A METHOD FOR GIVING MONEY.

The Foundation receives and manages capital of all amounts from individuals, families, businesses, and foundations.  The income from this capital is applied to uses that serve the best interests of the community.

GKCF offers a very personal way for any citizen to make a meaningful contribution to the quality of life in the Kiowa area; a gift in perpetuity to charity or to a field of interest the earnings of a gift which can be applied to charities which need it the most; a memorial gift – gifts which will make the Kiowa area a better place in which to live and work.

The Greater Kiowa Community Foundation, a 501-C-3, IRC recognized tax exempt, non-profit corporation was organized for the purpose of providing funds to charitable, educational, health and governmental entities to further enhance their programs and activities.  Being designated a public charity under the IRS, Greater Kiowa Community Foundation (GKCS) provides valuable tax advantages.  The Foundation can provide information to potential donors and their advisors about the options available for their planning needs.

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