Government

City of Garden City implements Emergency Fund to help local business

PUBLIC NOTICE OF FUND AVAILABILITY Local small businesses are currently feeling the unprecedented pressures from the economic and health impacts of COVID-19. In order to help alleviate some of these pressures, the City of Garden City has financial assistance (as available) for working capital through recaptured Community Development Block Grant […]

State, Federal Agencies Stand Ready to Assist Businesses

The past few weeks of social distancing and self-imposed quarantines have delivered a gut punch to many of our local businesses.  Many state and federal agencies have deployed resources and dedicated funds to assist businesses during this critical and uncertain time.  Below is a list of resources available to businesses […]

City Administrative Center Remains Open, Closed to Walk-in Traffic

All services out of the City of Garden City Administrative Center (301 N. 8th) remain operational, however, beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020, and extending through April 6, 2020, the building will be closed to walk-in traffic. Staff will deliver services using phone, video conference, online, drive-thru, and drop-off methods. There […]

Enrollment now open for Citizens Academy 2020

The City of Garden City Citizens Academy will begin March 26 and go until May 14. Interested residents are invited to take part and learn more about the role the City plays in their everyday lives. Citizens Academy is a great opportunity for residents to get a behind-the-scenes look at […]

Sam Curran, Director of Public Works Announces Retirement

GARDEN CITY – After a 28-year career, Garden City Public Works Director Sam Curran has announced his retirement effective July 3, 2020. “Garden City is where the story of our family with our three children begins. The five of us built wonderful relationships with so many people, enjoying the traditions, […]

Christmas Tree Pickup scheduled for January 2, 3, and 6

The City of Garden City Parks Departments will be providing its annual free Christmas tree pick-up service on Thursday, January 2, Friday, January 3, and Monday, January 6, 2020. Discarded Christmas trees must be placed next to the curb, in front of your residence, before your scheduled pickup date. Please […]

City of Garden City Names New Fire Chief

The City of Garden City is pleased to announce the appointment of William “Bill” Beaty as the City’s new Fire Chief. Beaty will fill the position vacated by the retirement of Chief Allen Shelton earlier this year. “Bill’s enthusiasm for the fire service and his commitment to education and training, […]

Fire Chief candidates to participate in assessment center

The search for Garden City’s next Fire Chief continues. Four candidates will take part in an assessment center next week. The assessment center will provide opportunities for City Staff and several community partners to assess an applicant’s skills, abilities and suitability for the specific job. The assessment center will be […]

Diversity Breakfast and Multicultural Summit to be November 8

Registration is now open for the 2019 Diversity Breakfast and Multicultural Summit to be held November 8 at the Clarion Inn in Garden City. The breakfast, organized by the City of Garden City’s Cultural Relations Board and Multicultural Planning Committee, will celebrate the diverse culture of Haiti. Registration will begin […]

New grant to increase access to local play spaces

A. Harold Long Park GARDEN CITY – The City of Garden City has been selected to receive a $30,000 play space grant from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Walt Disney Company. According to a media release, this investment supports NRPA and Disney’s combined goal of providing […]