Welcome to Cheney, KS!

Cheney Public Library Expansion Project
Click here to read the article featured in the March 2014 edition of the Kansas Government Journal.
April Burn Ban

Cheney Fire an Rescue would like to remind residents that a burn ban imposed by the state of Kansas will be in effect in Sedgwick County during the month of April.

The ban includes all open burning of any waste, including vegetation and wood waste, structures, or other material on any premises.

The following counties will be affected along with Sedgwick County: Butler, Chase, Chautauqua, Cowley, Elk, Geary, Greenwood, Johnson, Lyon, Marion, Morris, Pottawatomie, Riley, Wabaunsee and Wyandotte.

Exceptions to the open burn ban include pasture, crop, range and wildlife or watershed management.  The allowed burning operations will still require a valid permit from Sedgwick County Fire District 1. Burn permits may be requested online or by stopping by Cheney City Hall.

Always call 542-3155 before burning.  The Kansas Department of Health & Environment open burning regulations (K.A.R. 28-19-645 through K.A.R. 28-19-648) apply.


City-Wide Garage Sales
May 29, 30, 31st- Notify City Hall if you are interested in having your garage sale listed on the map ($2).

Goodwill Truck- Drop-off your donated items May 31st from 2-5 PM at Cheney High School.

City-wide Clean-up Day- June 7th
Curb-side large item disposal by Waste Connections

Click here for a list of other garage sales in the area!
Sidewalk Grant Application
The Cheney City Council approved the Sidewalk Installation/Replacement Program for 2014.
The purpose of this policy is to assist homeowners with the installation of new sidewalks that connect to existing sidewalks as well as replacing sidewalks in disrepair.




Criteria for consideration of a sidewalk grant:


Click here for a sidewalk grant application form.


The City of Cheney will reimburse property owners for half (1/2) the cost of public sidewalk, located in the street easement, installation/replacement up to $500.00 per building lot frontage.
Reimbursement will occur based measurements determined by the City at a cost of $2.50 per square foot. Measurements will be rounded to the nearest foot. This policy applies to only projects undertaken within the 2014 calendar year unless approved in 2012 but not yet constructed.
Landowners may receive only one grant in 2014        Sidewalk replacements will receive priority and awarded funds first.
Grants will be awarded on a first come basis. The City reserves the right to prioritize some replacements based on severity and need for replacement.
Requests in 2013 not funded may receive priority for 2014 if the program continues.
 If funds are available after all replacement requests have been filled, new sidewalks will be considered on a first come basis.
New sidewalks must link to existing sidewalks.
Sidewalk construction must comply with Cheney city codes regarding specifications for 5’ sidewalks.
The City will pay for the installation of ADA approaches on corner lots and make those arrangements.
A permit is required for sidewalk installations and must be approved by the City building inspector.
Applications must be received at City Hall by October 1, 2014 for consideration.
Construction must be completed by December 15th, 2014 to receive payment.
Payment will be made by check on the regular payment schedule for the City.
The City of Cheney reserves the right to refuse projects based on condition of the sidewalk.
All bad sections or the entire sidewalk must be included in the application.
Looking to Make Cheney Your Home?
The City of Cheney is currently offering an utility incentive for new home starts through Dec 31, 2014. Check out these lots currently for sale that are ready for houses! Cheney offers great K-12 schools, active and growing Main Street, awesome Recreation Department, city swimming pool, numerous park upgrades, 18-hole golf course, and is only a quick 20 minutes from West Wichita. Click on Housing additions to view maps of each development. Contact City Hall (316) 542-3622 with any additional questions!

Amber Park-Great residential lots in neighborhood with several families. Closed Builder, but other builders allowed subject o approval. Contact Dal Eck- (316)942-7402
Quail Creek- Lots available with pond located behind each lot. Closed Builder, but other builders allowed subject to approval. Contact Dal Eck (316) 942-7402.
Back Nine- Lots located in new housing addition on the north side of Cherry Oaks Golf Course. Open builder is allowed. Contact Anita McQueen with ReMax at (620) 727-5647
West Oaks- Fabulous 1.5 acre building sites off the back nine of beautiful Cherry Oaks Golf Course. Site built homes only. Bring your own builder! Contact Pam Veach with Farm and Home Realty at (316) 641-2454 for more details.
DO YOU SMELL GAS?
1. Do NOT use matches or lighters- Extinguish cigarettes or smoking materials.
2. Do NOT use appliances or lights
3. Do NOT use telephone or cell phones near leak
4. LEAVE immediately and call 542-3815 or 911
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