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Posted on: July 30, 2013

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Posted on: November 19, 2014

City seeks advisory board members

The Garden City Commission is currently recruiting citizens interested in assisting in the decision-making process through voluntary service on one of its 17 Advisory Boards and Commissions.

The Commission created two... Read on...

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Posted on: November 12, 2014

Fifth Street Construction Advisory

Beginning the week of November 17, 2014 Fifth Street from Spruce Street south past the Cancer Center and Sienna parking lots will be closed for construction of an addition to the west side of the Cancer Center. The closure... Read on...

Posted on: November 26, 2013

New Vehicle Entrance Hours

Drive through gate

Starting November 1, the vehicle entrance gate at Lee Richardson Zoo will implement new hours for vehicle admission. Cars will be able to enter from 10 AM until 4 PM, and vehicles entering by 4 PM will have until 5 PM to... Read on...
Posted on: October 14, 2014

City Welcomes New Fire Marshal

Fire Marshal

GARDEN CITY – The City of Garden City is pleased to announce Larry Laubhan as Fire Marshal.

Laubhan has extensive experience with building code interpretation and enforcement as well as fire and life safety protection.... Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2014

Garden City to receive TIGER Grant for Southwest Chief Improvement Project

Garden City – The United States Department of Transportation has notified the United States Senate that the City of Garden City will receive a TIGER Grant of $12,469,963 for the Southwest Chief Improvement Project.

The... Read on...

Posted on: September 3, 2014

Fall Cleanup to be September 29 - October 10

The Public Works Department will be conducting the annual fall cleanup September 29 through October 10.

Garden City has been divided into eight collection areas to be served throughout the cleanup:

September 29:... Read on...

More information including map
Posted on: September 24, 2014

Giraffe Arrives from Jacksonville Zoo

Reticulated Giraffe

The Lee Richardson Zoo has a very tall new resident. A young female Reticulated giraffe arrived Sunday afternoon and was unloaded under the watchful eye of the zoo’s 28 year old bull, Shingo, and his younger 5 year old... Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2014

Kangaroo & Emu Viewing

red kangaroo mob

Lee Richardson Zoo has opened a new viewing area for visitors where they can get a closer look at red kangaroos and emus. The zoo has been the home to both species for a number of years but as new exhibits have been added,... Read on...
Posted on: July 15, 2014

Steve Cottrell receives KSPE governmnet engineer award

Garden City – The Kansas Society of Professional Engineers has named City of Garden City Engineer Steve Cottrell the 2014 Government Engineer of the Year.

As City Engineer, Cottrell oversees all construction on public... Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2014

Cessna Elected Mayor

Garden City’s Roy Cessna has been elected 2014-2015 Mayor by his fellow City Commissioners.

“It is an honor to serve as Mayor of Garden City,” Mayor Cessna said. “I am excited to represent the City and all of the great... Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2014

Newland named Director of Lee Richardson Zoo

Garden City – The City of Garden City has announced that Kristi Newland will serve as Director of Lee Richardson Zoo.

Newland was chosen after the City held a competitive, nation-wide, selection process including an... Read on...

Posted on: December 13, 2013

City cautions against use of unlicensed contractors

The City of Garden City is cautioning residents against the use of unlicensed contractors for home or business remodels and repairs.

According to Garden City Chief Building Inspector David McCarter, unlicensed... Read on...

Posted on: December 2, 2013

Best practices for hiring a contractor

Do you plan on doing some remodeling in the near future? You will probably need to hire a building contractor. By verifying that your contractor is licensed and insured, you protect yourself from potential problems. Follow... Read on...

Unlicensed Contractor Brochure
Posted on: December 2, 2013

Registered Micro Utility Vehicles allowed on some City streets

Garden City - In 2013, the City Commission passed Ordinance No. 2588-2013 allowing the operation of registered micro utility trucks on certain streets within city limits. To learn how to register your vehicle, check out the... Read on...

Micro Utility Vehicles on City Streets
Posted on: June 28, 2013

Electric Department Reminds Residents Not to Use Bucket Trucks Near Power Lines

The Garden City Electric Department is reminding residents that bucket trucks should not be used near power lines. Using bucket trucks around power lines to trim trees or for other purposes presents serious danger. As a... Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2012

Mosquito Program designed to eliminate summer pests

Mosquitoes become more of a problem as we move into the heart of summer. That’s why the City developed a three phase Mosquito Program.

The first is through the application of a chemical that acts as a mosquito growth... Read on...

Mosquito Program Brochure
Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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