Glen Elder Closes City Hall To The Public


Based upon recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the City of Glen Elder is implementing community-based interventions like social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, commonly referred to as coronavirus.

Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020 City Hall will be closed to the public.

The City is encouraging utility customers to use the following services to pay utility bills:

  • Visit & pay online with GovPayNet
  • Call City Hall to pay with a debit or credit card
  • Those who prefer paying with a check can use the drop box at City Hall, 213 S. Market Street, or mail their payment to P.O. Box 55, Glen Elder, KS  67446.

To talk with the City Clerk, call 785-545-3322 between the hours of 8:00 am – Noon and 1:00 – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

For up-to-date information about COVID-19, go to the following websites:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Kansas Department of Health and Environment:

Mitchell County Notices:

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Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.