The City of Waverly has an elected city council.
The city office is in the fire station building at 210 Pearson Avenue. The office is open Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (through lunch) and closes for specific holidays.
Regular council meetings are on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. City of Waverly residents are welcome to attend meetings.
"This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer."
Craig Meader, Mayor
Jerry Collins, President
Jill M. Barnhardt, City Clerk
Mary Collins, City Treasurer
Georgia Masten, Office Assistant
Denise McNabb, City Attorney
Travis Vogts, Maintenance Supervisor
Gary Giffin, Maintenance II
Ty Piper, Parks & Recreation Supervisor
Utility bills are mailed on the first workday of each month. If you do not receive a bill, please notify the city clerk by phone or e-mail.
A 10% late fee will be added to accounts not paid by the 15th of the month. If the 15th or 16th falls on a weekend day, late charges will be added on Monday.
A drop box is located under the window in front of City Hall for after hours service. There is also an answering machine for messages. The city does exercise its right to terminate service due to unpaid utility bills. Good communication with the city clerk when a bill is late is always to the benefit of the customer.
Required Deposit for Utilities: $100.00
Trash is picked-up every TUESDAY in the City of Waverly--unless a Tuesday is one of the above noted holidays. Fees for trash service are included on your utility bill along with water and sewer.
PLEASE HAVE YOUR TRASH OUT BY 6:00 a.m. TUESDAY MORNINGS and placed no more than 2 feet away from the curb or road at the end of your driveway. The arrows on the lid must be pointing toward the street, with the hinges facing away from the street.
All trash must be contained in the cart issued by Allied Waste so that the lid is closed to be collected. The container will only hold up to 200 lbs. Please do not overload the container. Residents are allowed one bulky item per week. Items that are too large to fit into the poly-cart need to be placed out on your regular scheduled pickup day and must not obstruct the poly-carts.
Tree trimmings must be tied in bundles not exceeding 3 feet in length and 12 inches in diameter. DO NOT DISCARD tires, batteries, paint cans, large appliances, or used oil in your trash. Please take these items directly to the Coffey County Landfill to dispose of them properly.
Dumpsters located in the city are paid for by private individuals and are not for use by the community residents.
Theft of Services (K.S.A. Supp. 21-3704) Please respect the fact that the city has hired a company to pick up your trash. Please do not allow family and friends from outside the city to bring their trash to your residence.
Coffey County Landfill The county landfill is located east of Burlington on Native Road. The landfill is open to the public on the second Saturday of each month. The landfill is also the location of the Noxious Weed Department, Coffey County Recycling, and Hazardous Materials Disposal.
CURB-SIDE RECYLE -
Sign up at City Hall - First Tote is Free
Curbside Pickup every 2nd & 4th Thursday
Check for Holiday Schedule
City-wide clean-up days in April and October coincide with Coffey County Free Landfill weeks. Residents are notified of specific dates through the local newspaper, The Coffey County Republican, and on this site. Residents may put out metal items, yard debris, tree limbs, etc. for pick up by the City of Waverly.
Metal Items that can be discarded for pick-up during clean-up day include
: washers, dryers, stoves, hot water heaters, refrigerators, microwaves, air conditioners, bicycles, wagons, wire, sheet metal, and other items of this nature.
Regular trash type items include
: regular trash items that are bagged (not loose).
Yard debris items must be bundled or stacked and include
: tree limbs, shrubs, grass clippings, and items of this nature.
Items that will NOT be picked-up include
: hazardous materials such as old paint cans, oil and gas cans, chemicals, and other items that would be considered "hazardous." These items must be taken to the landfill by you. The landfill is free the week of City-wide Clean-up.
Buildings for Public Use
Community Building and City Park Building
The Community and City Park Buildings may be rented for public use. A deposit is required and may be returned after the building has been inspected for cleanliness after use. A deposit is required to reserve either building. Reservations can be made at the City Hall during normal business hours.
City Park Pavilion--Jones Park Shelter by Pool
The Jones Park Shelter by the city pool may be used free of charge. If you use the shelter, please clean-up after your event. No deposit is required but reservations should be made to ensure availability of the shelter on your desired date. Reservations can be made at City Hall during regular business hours or with Pool Manager (in season).
Anyone who owns a dog older than 6 months of age shall annually register with the city clerk his or her name and address with the name, sex, and description of each dog owned and kept within the city limits. Upon registration, the owner shall present a current, completed certificate of immunization against rabies.
New residents, within 30 days of locating within in the city limits, must register their dog(s). Any resident who fails to register his or her dog(s) within the 30 days shall pay a fine of not more than $50.00. Ordinance 478, Sec. 1; Code 2005
Certain breeds of dogs are unlawful to be kept within the city limits. Request a copy of the animal code for more detail.
Organized youth sports programs are offered through the recreation division of City Hall. Programs offered include:
• Winter Basketball Program (December-January)
• Summer Baseball/Softball (March-July)
• Swimming Lessons (June-August)
Instructors are Red Cross Certified
Participation fees are due at time of sign-up. Teams will be assigned based on the number of participants. Contact City Hall at 785-733-2461 if questions.
Emergency Siren System
The City of Waverly maintains an outdoor emergency notification siren system that also serves as a call to volunteer firefighters in the area. The sirens are tested every other Tuesday at 8 a.m.
A rising and falling tone with a warble or quavering sound warns of fire and alerts volunteer firefighters to respond.
A steady blast warns of a tornado or natural disaster.
A rising and falling tone without the warble or quaver warns of an attack.
Open Burning & Permits
A County Burn Permit may be obtained at the City Hall at no charge. Burn permits are good for 4 years. You must call in before burning begins and will be asked for your permit number.
Citations will be issued to those burning without a valid County Burn Permit.
Voters may register at City Hall during regular business hours.