Like communities all over the nation, the City of Edwardsville has taken several measures to help protect our residents in the face of the COVID-19 public health emergency. On this page, you will find helpful information related to the City's response. This is an extremely fluid situation, so make sure you are engaged with the City's official Facebook page (CLICK HERE) as well as the free, bi-weekly e-newsletter the Edwardsville Hotshot (CLICK HERE) for more up-to-date news and information.
Mayor & City Council and City Hall Actions
- Mayor McTaggart's Proclamation Declaring a State of Local Emergency
- Resolution 2020-02 extending the State of Local Emergency
- VIDEO: City Council March 18, 2020 Emergency Meeting
- Edwardsville Municipal Court Administrative Order No. 20-02
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Other Helpful or Informational Resources
- Wyandotte County COVID-19 Response Page
- Wyandotte County COVID-19 Dashboard
- Kansas Department of Health and Environment COVID-19 Resource Center
- Center for Disease Control (CDC) Resources
- YMCA Childcare Resources
- United Way of Kansas City
- Family First Coronavirus Relief Bill
- COVID-19 Testing Information for Wyandotte County
- Kansas Department of Labor Contact Numbers (KC area hotline: 913-596-3500)
- Unified Government Press Release Regarding Governor's extension of Stay-At-Home Order (Order expiring May 3)
- VIDEO: Managing COVID-19 at home (from KUMC)
- Wyandotte County COVID-19 Hub (includes up-to-date case information)
- Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas Executive Summary for Governor Laura Kelly
- ReStart WyCo Plan - Road to Recovery
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- Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Assistance
- Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources
- Kansas Department of Labor Resources (Unemployment, Shared Work, FAQs)
- State of Kansas COVID-19 Jobs and Hiring Portal
- Kansas City Area Small Business Relief Loan Fund
- Kansas Small Business Development Center COVID-19 Resource Page
- Wyandotte Economic Development Council COVID-19 Resources @(Model.BulletStyle == CivicPlus.Entities.Modules.Layout.Enums.BulletStyle.Decimal ? "ol" : "ul")>
Is City Hall still open?
City Hall has reopened to the public with some restrictions. There is a two-person limit in the City Hall lobby. All guests in City Hall are required to wear face coverings, including when attending public meetings.
E-mail outreach is encouraged. See below for helpful e-mail addresses:
Michael Webb, City Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
Zack Daniel, Assistant City Manager/City Clerk: email@example.com
Heather Jones, Office Administrator: firstname.lastname@example.org
Katie Ross, Permit Specialist: email@example.com
Dave Knopick, City Planner: firstname.lastname@example.org
Is Municipal Court Still Operating?
Yes, municipal court operations are still moving forward. Court dates are the first and third Thursdays of the month and attendees are notified on their scheduled appearances through the standard channels. Municipal Court now takes place in the Edwardsville Community Center, directly southwest of the City Hall facility (address: 696 S. 3rd St.)
For court questions, you can contact Angela Tate, Municipal Court Clerk, via phone at 913-356-6018, Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. through 12:00 p.m. Please leave a message with your name and contact information if you do not get an immediate response. You can also e-mail staff at email@example.com.
What's going on at the Edwardsville Community Center?
Reservations and bookings are now being accepted for the Community Center. However, attendance is limited to a maximum of 45-people, pursuant to the Restart WyCo public health guidelines.
In case of an active tornado warning, the Center will be opened up for sheltering purposes. At this time, NO ANIMALS will be allowed in the Center during a tornado event to reduce the possibility of bites and to make room for human use.
Can I go to the City parks or walk on the trail?
The City's parks and trails are still open to the public. However, use of playground equipment is prohibited. Please make sure you are practicing social distancing techniques and remain at least 6 feet away from other park or trail users.
Again, more information will be provided as it become available. For more questions, please call 913-356-6000.