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Contact Information

Emergency 911
non-emergency numbers
Police Dept.
Fire Dept.
City Hall 620-223-0550
Water Office 620-223-8133
Public Works

Fort Scott City Hall:

123 South Main
P.O. Box 151
Fort Scott, KS 66701
phone: 620-223-0550

Notice of Golf Course Advisory Board Meeting - 9/9/2014 - 1:30 p.m.

The Golf Course Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at Woodland Hills Golf Course.  This meeting is open to the public. 

Notice of Office Closed - Labor Day - September 1st, 2014

The City of Fort Scott will be closed on Monday, September 1st, 2014 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.  The offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014.

The City’s tree and brush dump site located on North Hill will also be closed on Saturday, August 30th, 2014 for the Labor Day holiday.  It will be open again on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Notice of Airport Advisory Board Meeting - 9/3/2014 - 12:00 noon

The Airport Advisory Board will meet on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 12:00 noon in the City Commission room at City Hall, 123 S. Main Street.  This meeting is open to the public. 

Broadband Planning Announcement


We are working on community broadband planning for Fort Scott and Bourbon County. IF YOU WORK FROM HOME AND DEPEND ON INTERNET ACCESS for that work, please send your contact information to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Thank you for your help!

Find out more about the LaRoche Baseball Complex.

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Public Land for Hunting

The City is excited to have partnered with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks to use public land for hunting during the season. We've had many questions about exactly what land that the City has leased so photos with the land available clearly marked have been posted on the City's Facebook page. Click here to go to the page.



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City Commission Meetings
City commission meetings are held at 6pm on the first and third Tuesday of the month. The City Commission Meeting Room is located at 123 S. Main.

The City Commission Meetings will be televised on cable channel 3. The broadcasts will be Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m., following the Tuesday meetings.

If you miss the meeting, recent agendas and minutes will be posted on the website following the next scheduled commission meeting. Click here to view Commission Meeting Minutes.