Government

Partnerships paved the way for Jennie Barker Road project

Garden City Manager Matt Allen addresses guests attending the ribbon cutting of Jennie Barker Road. The road widening and improvement project was one of four community projects funded by a sales tax voters approved in 2017. By SCOTT AUST GARDEN CITY ­– Local and state officials on Monday, Oct. 11, […]

City Finance Director calls it a career after 30+ years

Melinda Hitz, who retired this week after 30 years as Finance Director for the City of Garden City, stands behind a sign set up for her retirement on Thursday. By SCOTT AUST GARDEN CITY – Thursday was designated “Melinda Hitz Day” in Garden City, a tribute to the longtime Finance […]

Annual two-week Fall Cleanup to begin Oct. 4 in Garden City

The Garden City 2021 Fall Cleanup Program begins next week, giving residents the opportunity to declutter. The free pick-up service for residential areas only will begin on Monday, Oct. 4 and continue through Friday, Oct. 15. The Fall Cleanup is not for businesses. To accommodate the needs of both the […]

KDOT Local Consult Going Virtual

We’ve been working hard to prepare for the 2021 round of Local Consult. These regional stakeholder meetings rely on Kansans to provide timely input which helps us determine which IKE highway expansion and modernization projects will be added to the development pipeline. We are committed to the Local Consult process […]

Randy Grisell, City Attorney Announces Retirement

After a 41-year career practicing law and 33 years as the City Attorney, Randy Grisell has announced his retirement at the end of 2021.“With respect to the City of Garden City, what stands out the most to me is the dedication and professionalism of the public employees that make up […]

City to hold Public Meeting for new Comprehensive Plan

What is your vision for the future of Garden City and the Downtown? Share your ideas with us by attending the second public meeting for the Garden City Comprehensive Plan and Downtown Plan on Thursday, June 3rd from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. You, your family—including kids, grandparents, friends, and neighbors—are […]

City to host Public Meeting for new Comprehensive Plan

What is your vision for the future of Garden City and the Downtown? Share your ideas with us by attending the public meeting for the Garden City Comprehensive Plan and Downtown Plan on Tuesday, March 23d from 6 to 7 p.m. You, your family—including kids, grandparents, friends, and neighbors—are all […]

Spring Cleanup to be held March 29 – April 9, 2021

The Public Works Department will be conducting the annual Spring Cleanup March 29 – April 9.To accommodate the needs of residents, as well as the City collection crews, the City has been divided into eight collection areas to be serviced throughout the cleanup: • March 29: North of Kansas Avenue […]