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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 […]

Modified Operations Continue for City Facilities

Through at least May 15th, City facilities will operate predominantly in the same manner they have been operating since prior to the Governor’s Stay‐At‐Home Order. Doing so allows us to continue delivering virtually all the critical public services requested of us by the community while building resiliency through modified work […]

April 21 City Commission Meeting to Be Held Remotely

In an effort to follow social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic, the April 21 City Commission meeting will be conducted as a virtual meeting. Members of the public are encouraged to watch the meeting live on Channel 8, the City’s Facebook or YouTube pages, or at their own convenience […]

April 7 City Commission Meeting to Be Held Remotely

For the April 7, 2020, City Commission meeting the Commission Chambers will be closed, and the Mayor, Commissioners, and staff will be participating in the meeting remotely. The public may participate in the meeting by using the free digital conferencing service, Zoom. • Please click the link below to join […]

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 […]