Tag: Government

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 […]

Local GOP rallies Monday before today’s vote

Today is Election Day. Polls are open until 7 p.m. so get out and vote! Monday night, Finney County Republicans staged the “GOP Get Out the Vote Rally” in Garden City featuring  Congressman Roger Marshall and several other state and local GOP candidates who spoke to local Republicans and fielded […]

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 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 […]

Finney County introduces new communications specialist

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications It’s not unusual for young people to flee their small towns after high school to see what the big, wide world has to offer. Sara McClure was no different. The Garden City native left for college in California to be closer to “the […]

No joke: Local sales tax rates to rise Sunday

It’s no April Fool’s prank. On Sunday, April 1, sales tax rates in Finney County will increase to reflect a voter-approved measure designed to pay for several local improvements. The City of Garden City has issued a reminder through social media to alert the public and businesses about the change […]