Tag: City of Garden City

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 […]

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 […]

Garden City community commemorates 9-11

By SCOTT AUST/Greater Garden City Local first responders joined with community members and students on Wednesday afternoon for a ceremony recognizing the events of Sept. 11, 2001. Eighteen years ago, the United States was attacked during a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda in […]

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 […]

Tyson: We’re not going anywhere

Noel White, Tyson Foods President and CEO, addresses the media and community members during a press conference Wednesday in Garden City to provide an update about recovery efforts following the weekend fire at the Holcomb Tyson plant. By SCOTT AUST Director of Communications FINNEY COUNTY — Tyson Foods officials had […]

Community, elected officials rally around Tyson

Congressman Roger Marshall, left, looks on as Sen. Jerry Moran speaks during a meeting Tuesday to recognize the efforts of first responders during last weekend’s fire at the Tyson Fresh Meats plant in Holcomb. By SCOTT AUST Director of Communications/Finney County Economic Development Nearly 50 people filled the second floor […]

National Night Out scheduled for Aug. 6

GARDEN CITY — Neighborhoods in Garden City will join with thousands of communities nationwide on Tuesday, Aug. 6, as part of the National Night Out crime and drug prevention event. According to the City of Garden City, the 36th Annual National Night Out, sponsored by the National Association of Town […]

YMCA celebrates grand opening of ‘Dome’ project

YMCA of Southwest Kansas CEO Chad Knight addresses the crowd Thursday during the grand opening of the YMCA Dome in Garden City. GARDEN CITY — The Garden City Family YMCA celebrated the grand opening of the YMCA Dome on Thursday morning, located just northeast of Kenneth Henderson Middle School at […]