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Welcome to Medicine Lodge

Notice of Opportunity for Work

The City/County of Medicine Lodge, Kansas has received a $480,000 Community Development Block Grant from the Kansas Department of Commerce to construct a Child Care Facility in the City/County of Medicine Lodge, Kansas. This grant will provide the City/County of Medicine Lodge, Kansas the opportunity to search for eligible local citizens interested in participating in the project.

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The governing body of Medicine Lodge will meet on September 6, 2022, at 7:00 PM at City Hall – 114 W First Avenue to hear and answer objections of taxpayers relating to the proposed use of all funds and the amount of ad valorem tax, as required by KSA 79-2988.

Revenue Neutral Rate*

Proposed Tax Rate

Tax Rates are expressed in mills
* Revenue Neutral Rate as defined by KSA 79-2988

A summary of the budget can be viewed by clicking here.

Detailed budget information is available at City Hall – 114 W First Avenue and will be available at this hearing. In addition, a copy of the proposed budget is available on the following webpage

Questions about the budget and hearing may be directed to Jeffrey Porter, City Administrator, at 620.886.3908 or City Hall 114 W First, Medicine Lodge, KS 67104.

Medicine Lodge is the most populous city in and the county seat of Barber County, KS. As of the 2020 census, the city population was 1,781. Beautiful Gypsum Hills scenery, rich history, winding rivers, plentiful wildlife and eclectic shops and restaurants are all a part of the charm our town has to offer.


City Council Meeting
Monday,  August 1, 2022
City Hall
7:00 PM
August 1, 2022 Meeting Notice

City Council Meeting
Monday,  August 15, 2022
City Hall
7:00 PM
Meeting info coming soon!


Planning Commission Meeting
Tuesday,  August 23, 2022
City Hall
7:00 PM
Meeting info coming soon!


New Year’s Day – Observed Monday, January 3
Good Friday – Friday April 15
Memorial Day – Monday May 30
Independence Day – Monday Jul 4
Labor Day – Monday, Sep 5
Veterans Day – Friday, Nov 11
Thanksgiving – Thursday Nov 24 and Friday November 25
Christmas Eve – Observed Friday December 23
Christmas Day -Observed Monday, December 26
New Year’s Eve- Observed Friday, December 30
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