Tag: Government

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Census Deadline Extended to Sept 30

For those that haven’t had the chance to complete their 2020 census, the deadline to complete the survey has been extended to September 30. Here a few quick facts on the census and why it’s IMPORTANT to fill it out: Population numbers derived from the decennial census are used to […]

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 […]

State, Federal Agencies Stand Ready to Assist Businesses

The past few weeks of social distancing and self-imposed quarantines have delivered a gut punch to many of our local businesses.  Many state and federal agencies have deployed resources and dedicated funds to assist businesses during this critical and uncertain time.  Below is a list of resources available to businesses […]

City Administrative Center Remains Open, Closed to Walk-in Traffic

All services out of the City of Garden City Administrative Center (301 N. 8th) remain operational, however, beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020, and extending through April 6, 2020, the building will be closed to walk-in traffic. Staff will deliver services using phone, video conference, online, drive-thru, and drop-off methods. There […]

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, […]

Lindstrom Announces Senate Bid

Dave Lindstrom, former Johnson County Commissioner, announced his bid for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Senator Pat Roberts who has announced his retirement at the end of his current term in 2020. Mr. Lindstrom was in Garden City June 27 to kick off his campaign. Lindstrom referenced the […]