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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Long Range Transportation Plan Survey

MPOJC Future Forward: 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan

The Metropolitan Planning Organization of Johnson County (MPOJC) is seeking input as they develop the next long range transportation plan "Future Forward 2050: Connecting Communities." Find out more on the MPOJC website.

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Adopt a Fire Hydrant

Red fire hydrant graphic with five large snowflakes

A house fire can double in size every minute. 

Every second counts. With your help, firefighters won’t have to spend crucial time locating and digging out buried hydrants. 

Firefighters need at least three feet kept clear around ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Citizens' Advisory Board Vacancy

Board Vacancy

The Citizens’ Advisory Board has a vacancy that is open to a resident of University Heights.

To be considered for service on the Board, email the City Clerk to submit your name, address, and contact information. You may include a cover letter and/or statem...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Snow Removal

White snowflake on deep blue background.

Some things to keep in mind when snow is in the forecast:

  • Property owners are responsible for clearing snow and ice from the public sidewalk within 24 hours of accumulation. The entire width of the sidewalk must be cleared down to the concrete. The propert...
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Posted on: April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Information and Resources

Blue COVID-19 virus graphic

Emergency Management Agency Commission Vice Chair Mayor Louise From and Police Chief Troy Kelsay participate in phone meetings with the Johnson County Emergency Management Commission Team. The team is made up of elected officials, community leaders, depar...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

University Heights Police Department (UHPD)

Graphics on side of black police car that read Police, University Heights.

The UHPD has temporarily changed the way in which it conducts routine interactions, but remains at the ready. Learn more about the UHPD on the Police Department page, and find officers in the Police Department directory.

Message from Chief Troy Kelsay:


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Posted on: May 23, 2020

Swisher Woods

Green trees in Swisher Woods

Find out about the University Heights woodland, including cleanup and trail marking by community volunteers.

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

University Heights History

Lee Koser's Golfview Avenue house in 1929, shortly after it was built.

The driving force behind the creation of University Heights was Lee Koser, a realtor who worked with his brother George as the Koser Brothers. 

Lee Koser resided in two houses that he built in University Heights. He lived in the house at 100 Koser...

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