City Council meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm.

Municipal Court is the last Wednesday of each month at 5:30pm.
Monday - Friday
Phone: 785-484-3450
Fax: 785-484-3707


Police Department
Phone: 785-484-3377
Fax: 785-400-6029

City Hall
103 E. Main St.
PO Box 262
Meriden, Kansas 66512


Before you can make a payment online, you need to call City Hall and get registered.


Meriden City Park is available to reserve April thru October for a small deposit. Please respect our City Park and help keep it clean.

 Jacson Farmers Co-opJackson Farmers Co-op

 mERIDEN pOST oFFICEThe Meriden Post Office is located on the North West corner of Palmberg and Main St. Hours: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Monday - Friday & Saturday 8:30 - 9:30 am   Ph: 785-484-2363

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The Rock Creek Township Fire Department 785-484-2424

  • You can Register to Vote here at City Hall.
  • New LAW - Voters will be required to present a picture ID before VOTING
  • You may also use the below link to print your Voter Registration Card
  • voter registration


Other useful links
 9-1-1 / Dispatch 785-863-2351
  1.  http://www.jeffersoncountykssheriff.com/
Information Technology
  1. Speedtest
Here are some useful links:

Jefferson County, Kansas GenWeb Page offers links to various resources including history of Jefferson County as well as Geneology and Visitors Information.




The Regular scheduled City Council Meeting is 

May 9, 2017 / 7:00pm at City Hall


Municipal Court is Wednesday April 26, 2017
 5:30pm at City Hall 





The following seats are up for election this year in the City of Meriden. The mayoral term limit is two years and council term limits are four years:  
Three City Council Seats (Jan 2018-Jan 2022)
Mayor’s Seat (Jan 2018-Jan 2020)
The filing deadline for the above positions is by noon on June 1, 2017. If a primary election is required, it will be held August 1, 2017.  The general election will be held on November 7, 2017.
Click link for further filing information: 2017 Election Information-Meriden

There are also two positions open on the Planning & Zoning Board, one member would have to reside inside the City limits and the other member residing outside the City limits, within three miles of the City of Meriden. If interested in becoming a Planning & Zoning member, please contact City Hall at 785-484-3450.

Email Billing
We now offer email billing for your City Utility bill. If you would like to have you bill delivered via email, just call City Hall 785-484-3450 and ask to be registered for this service. You may also choose to have it delivered by card statement and email if you wish.


2017 Holiday Trash Schedule
Memorial Weekend:  All routes will be picked up one day late
July 4thMonday routes will be on regular schedule but all other routes will be picked up one day late 
Labor Day:  All routes will be picked up one day late
Thanksgiving:  Mon, Tues, Wed routes will be picked up on schedule.  Thurs/Fri routes are one day late.
Christmas:  All routes will be picked up one day late
New Year’s Day 2018:  All routes will be picked up one day late

2017 Dog Tags
Please come to City Hall and get your 2017 dog tags. Proof of rabies vaccine and $3.00 is all that is required.

We now accept credit card payments
The City of Meriden is now accepting credit and debit cards. You can make your City Utility & Municipal Court payments over the phone, online or at City Hall. If you would like to VIEW & PAY your City sewer bill on line at meridenks.com, you need to first register with the City office. Just call City Hall, email csoward@meridenks.com written request or come in and fill out a registration form. We are hoping this will be an easy process getting everyone registered.



Welcome to the City of Meriden Website.

Meriden was established in 1872, with the current population of 817.

Meriden is a City of the Third Class. It has a Mayor, a 5 Member Council Government, a Section of Jefferson County and the Rock Creek Township.

The Jefferson West School District is USD #340.

Meriden is located just 11 miles N.E. of Topeka. The close proximity makes for a very easy commute.




Establish Sewer/Trash Service

You may use this link Contract for Utility Services to print out a Contract for Utility Services or come by City Hall between the hours of  9am-5pm. Your Contract For Utility Services needs to be completed, signed and returned to City Hall to begin your City Sewer & Trash Service.  You will have to contact R.W.D. #1 for Water services. 785-484-2883.



Helpful Numbers



CenturyLink 1-877-436-2277
Westar Energy 1-800-383-1183
Kansas  Gas Service 1-800-794-4780
Cox Cable 1-866-684-0936
Rural Water District #1 785-484-2883
Meriden Community Library 785-484-3393
Meriden Post Office 785-484-2363
Meriden Police Department 785-484-3377
JF County Sheriff  785-863-2351
Fire Department 785-484-2424
Burn Permit 785-484-2627
Jefferson West High 785-484-3331
Jefferson West Middle 785-484-2900
Jefferson West Elementary 785-484-2455
Jefferson West District Office 785-484-2009
SM Ball Trash Disposal 785-597-2200


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