Tag: City of Garden City

City Clerk Hurtado honored with statewide award

Garden City Clerk Celyn Hurtado has been awarded the 2019 Mildred Vance City Clerk/Finance Officer of the Year award. Courtesy photo. GARDEN CITY — Garden City’s City Clerk Celyn Hurtado recently received the 2019 Mildred Vance City Clerk/Finance Officer of the Year award for the State of Kansas during the […]

Commission discusses goals during day-long retreat

Garden City Commissioners Troy Unruh, Lindsay Byrnes, and Dan Fankhauser discuss incentive programs during Wednesday’s goal setting retreat at the Finnup Center. GARDEN CITY — On Wednesday, the Garden City Commission spent the day in their annual goal-setting retreat at the Finnup Center, discussing a myriad of issues and progress […]

Enrollment open for Citizens Academy 2019

The City of Garden City Citizens Academy will begin March 21 and go until May 9. 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 […]

Allen recognized for excellence in public management

GARDEN CITY — City Manager Matt Allen was named the recipient of the Buford Watson Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Management by the Kansas Association of City/County Management (KACM) during the association’s annual conference held in Pittsburg on November 14-16. Allen has been the City Manager of Garden City […]

Shelton named 2018 Fire Chief of the Year

Courtesy of the City of Garden City Garden City Fire Chief Allen Shelton has been named the 2018 Fire Chief of the Year by the Kansas State Association of Fire Chiefs. Shelton received the award during the association’s conference held in Garden City October 26-28. Shelton has spent his entire […]

Public Input: City seeks citizens for CIP process

GARDEN CITY – The City of Garden City is seeking citizen input in the Capital Improvement Planning process, a system which helps guide elected officials and city management in budgeting and strategic planning. The Capital Improvement Plan is an inventory of recommended and current projects and major capital purchases for […]

Garden City’s annual fall cleanup begins Monday

Garden City’s annual two-week fall cleanup kicks off Monday, providing residents an opportunity to get rid of the clutter hanging around their homes and property. The free pick-up is for residential areas only, not businesses. The cleanup starts Monday, Oct. 1, and continues through Friday, Oct. 12, with the city […]

Friends wish Cottrell well in retirement

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications A crowd of well-wishers, co-workers, family and friends filled the second floor meeting room at the City Administrative Center on Friday afternoon to pay their respects to Steve Cottrell, assistant to the city manager, as he marks his retirement from the City of […]

Garden City hosts alternative fuels workshop

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Representatives from area municipalities, utilities and the alternative fuels industry attended a free workshop Wednesday in Garden City to learn more about the benefits and challenges of natural gas. The workshop provided an overview of Garden City’s adoption of clean fuels and natural […]

Two City videos win national awards

GARDEN CITY – The City of Garden City has won two national awards for videos produced by its IT & Communications Department. The awards were given by the City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA). 3CMA is a national network of local government communicators. Each year during its annual conference, the organization hosts […]