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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]