Tag: City of Garden City

City renames central fire station for longtime chief

Fire Chief Allen Shelton, center, looks on during Tuesday’s Garden City Commission meeting. The city has renamed its central fire station as the Allen Shelton Central Fire Station, in honor of Shelton who retired July 1 after 44 years with the fire department. GARDEN CITY — The City of Garden […]

Candidates for local office have until June 3 to file

The deadline to file as a candidate for city commission, school board and GCCC Board of Trustees is noon Monday, June 3. The filing deadline for anyone interested in running for seats on the Garden City and Holcomb city councils and school boards, and the Garden City Community College Board […]

State Commerce Secretary tours Finney County, area

Kansas Department of Commerce Secretary David Toland, center, listens as HJ Swender, with American Warrior, talks about the Parrot Cove Indoor Water Park during a tour of the community on Tuesday. By SCOTT AUST Director of Communications/Finney County Economic Development GARDEN CITY — Kansas Secretary of Commerce David Toland visited […]

Fire Chief Allen Shelton announces retirement

Garden City Fire Department Chief Allen Shelton, middle, accepts the 2018 Fire Chief of the Year award from President of Kansas State Fire Chiefs Association Pat Collins, left, and KSAFC Ex Officio Brad Smith, right. Shelton will retire from the department July 1 after a 44-year career. GARDEN CITY – […]

Spring Cleanup Info

Information from the City of Garden City: Spring and Fall Cleanups are Citywide initiatives to clean up personal property in Garden City. City waste collection crews facilitate the effort with expanded residential neighborhood collections routes. Approved Items Items eligible for pick-up must be sorted and placed by the street curb […]

Annual two-week citywide spring clean up set to begin

GARDEN CITY — Garden City’s annual two-week spring 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 continues through April 12, with the city broken up into […]

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 […]