Government

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 […]

Enrollment now open for Citizens Academy 2021

The City of Garden City Citizens Academy will begin March 25 and finishon May 13. Interested residents are invited to take part and learn more about the role the Cityplays in their everyday lives.Citizens Academy is an excellent opportunity for residents to get a behind-the-sceneslook at local government and its […]

Courtney Prewitt Named Garden City Chief of Police

Courtney Prewitt has been named Chief of Police for the Garden CityPolice Department. Prewitt has worked for the GCPD since May 1999, most recently serving ascaptain of the patrol division.Beginning March 29, Prewitt will fill the post vacated by the retirement of Chief MichaelUtz. The City conducted a nationwide search […]

GCFD selected to participate in national program

The Garden City Fire Department has been selected as one of 250 fire departments across the country to participate in Community Risk Reduction (CRR) pilot program by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Aligned to NFPA 1300, Standard on Community Risk Assessment and Community Risk Reduction Plan Development, the tool, […]

Christmas Tree Pickup scheduled for January 4, 5, and 6

The City of Garden City Parks Departments will be providing its annual free Christmas tree pick-up service on Monday, January 4 through Wednesday, January 6, 2021.Discarded Christmas trees must be placed next to the curb, in front of your residence, before your scheduled pickup date. Please do not put trees […]

ADVANCE VOTING HAPPENING NOW AT FINNEY COUNTY ELECTION OFFICE

Advance voting began at the Finney County Election Office last week, and will continue until November 2, 2020, per the schedule below. Dori Munyan, Finney County Clerk and Election Officer, created extended hours again this year for evening and weekend voting opportunities. Tonight is the first evening for advance voting, […]

Tommy Austin Arboretum Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The City of Garden City will be joined by the family of Tommy Austin to commemorate the completion of the Tommy Austin Arboretum with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the southwest corner of 5th Street and Kansas Avenue intersection. The dedication will take place on Friday, September 18, at 9:00 […]

Fall Cleanup to be held September 28 – October 9, 2020

The Public Works Department will be conducting the annual Fall Cleanup September 28 – October 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:• Sept. 28: North of Kansas Avenue to […]

Michael Utz, Chief of Police Announces Retirement

After a 36-year career, Garden City Police Chief Mike Utz has announced his retirement effective March 2021. “I have been truly blessed to be a part of the Garden City Police Department (GCPD) family, working for the City of Garden City, and engaging in our community. I grew from a […]