City of New Strawn-City Hall

City Hall

City of New Strawn, Kansas

City Hall
215 North Main Street
PO Box 922
New Strawn, KS 66839

City Clerk
Kerry Templeton
(620) 364-8283 Office
Email us @

Office Hours

8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
12:30-2:30 p.m.
12:00-12:30 for lunch

New Strawn Post Office

215 North Main Street
(lobby of City Hall)
New Strawn, KS 66839

9:30 a.m.-12 noon
2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Council Meetings
To view approved minutes of meetings that have already occurred, click on the meeting date

January 14, 2016
January 27, 2016  Special Meeting*
February 11, 2016
March 10, 2016
March 11, 2016  Special Meeting*
March 28, 2016  Special Meeting*
April 14, 2016
May 12, 2016


 Council Members 2016 - 2017  
  Jeanne Haas  
   Jim Weeks - Council President  
   Gary Haehn  
   Bobby Bryant  
   Patty Anderson  

City Employees

 Mayor  City Clerk
 Mark Petterson  Kerry Templeton
 Treasurer  City Superintendent
 Brenda Klubek  Ron Parkey              
  Assistant Clerk                   Maintenance Worker II/Code Enforcement
  Doris McBride                       and Animal Control Officer
                                             Steven Dwight  620-203-1480

  Zoning Administrator         
  Ron Strawder

Council Committees & Members
*Indicates Chair.

 Finance & Economic Development Streets
 Jeanne Haas* Bobby Bryant*
 Patty Anderson Gary Haehn
 Mark Petterson Ron Parkey
 Parks & Recreation   Water/Sewer
 Gary Haehn *  Jim Weeks *
 Patty Anderson  Steven Dwight
 Ron Parkey  Bobby Bryant
 Public Safety  Anti-Fraud
 Mark Petterson *  Patty Anderson *
 Jim Weeks  Jeanne Haas
 Gary Haehn  Mark Petterson
 Community Building  Public Relations
 Jim Weeks*  Kerry Templeton*
 Steven Dwight  Jeanne Haas
 Robert Harkrader  Bobby Bryant
Planning Commission/Board of Zoning Appeals Members
Richard Croll - Chair
Doug Feldhausen - Vice Chair
Rhonda Taylor - Secretary
Mike Skillman
Robert Harkrader
Council Liaison to Planning Commission/Board of Zoning Appeals:
Jim Weeks

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Public Services
Emergency Services Emergency services (ambulance, sheriff, fire, etc.) may be contacted by dialing 911. These services are located in New Strawn and Burlington. The non-emergency phone number for the Coffey County Sheriff's Office is 620.364.2123.
Medical The Coffey County Hospital and Medical Center are located four miles to the south in Burlington. Call 620.364.2121 or visit their website at
Public Schools School-aged children in New Strawn attend the public schools in Burlington. USD 244 provides bus transportation for students to the Burlington elementary, middle, and high schools. Enrollment and transportation information is available from the superintendent's office. Call 620.364.8478 or visit their website at
Utilities Water, sewer and trash services are provided by the City of New Strawn and billed on a monthly basis. Click here to see City Utilities rates. Contact City Hall at 620.364.8283 to arrange for your services.
Electricity Lyon-Coffey Electric Cooperative, located in Burlington, provides electric service for New Strawn residents and businesses. Please contact Lyon-Coffey Electric Cooperative at 620.364.5121, 620.364.2116, or visit their website at
Natural Gas & Propane Natural gas service is provided by Atmos Energy. Please contact Customer Service office at 888.442.1313 for service or visit their website at Call 800.662.6185 to report an emergency.

Propane gas is furnished by Neosho Valley Energy. Neosho Valley Energy can be contacted at 888.533.1374.
Cable & Satellite TV Mediacom is the sole provider of cable television services in our area. Call 800.234.2157 to arrange for cable TV service or visit their website at

Other options for cable include satellite TV through Dish Network and TEC Satellite Service.
Telephone Services CenturyLink is the provider of local telephone service in our area. New service can be arranged by calling 877-787-3987 for new residential or 800.786.6272 for new business service. Services can also be arranged through CenturyLink's website at

Long distance services can be bundled with your CenturyLink local service or purchased through another provider such as AT&T or MCI. Visit their websites at or

Alltel cellular service is available in our area. Visit Alltel's website at to locate a store, agent, or sign-up for services on-line or call 800.255.8351.
Internet Service Providers High speed internet is provided by Mediacom and can be bundled with your cable TV service. See contact information above.

Since cable is not available in all rural areas around New Strawn, satellite Internet service is also available in our area. WildBlue is sold by Lyon-Coffey Electric (620.364.5121 or and TEC Satellite Services. Dial-up service is available through ValNet(888.332.1616 or
Airport The Coffey County Airport is located north of New Strawn. Call 620.364.5346 for more information or visit them on the web at
Waste Management Waste management services are provided through the City of New Strawn. Trash is picked up on Fridays in New Strawn. Please have your waste containers at the curb by 7 a.m.
Coffey County Emergency Management Click here to see more information.
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 City Utilities
In Town
1,000 gallons: $8.75
Maintenance fee $30.00.  State Water Protection fee 3 cents per 1,000
Out of Town
1,000 gallons:  $13.10
Maintenance fee $30.00. State Water Protection fee 3 cents per 1,000.
  • Available to in town customers only.
  • $12.00 minimum monthly charge for up to 2,000 gallons of water used.
  • An additional amount of 10% of the water bill is charged usage over 2,000 gallons.
  • Trash pickup is every Friday beginning at 7:00 a.m.
  • $14.98 per month.
Late Fees Late fees are applied after the 10th of each month and are 10% of the water and sewer bill.