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Posted on: December 14, 2011

Garden City Regional Airport to Provide Regional Jet Service to Dallas/Fort Worth

November 14, 2011- Today marks the birth of regional commercial jet service in Southwest Kansas as the U.S Department of Transportation has issued a finalized order to select American Eagle Airlines as the federally... Read on...

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Animal Bytes (Zoo Happenings)

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Posted on: June 27, 2014

Kangaroo & Emu Viewing

red kangaroo mob

Lee Richardson Zoo has opened a new viewing area for visitors where they can get a closer look at red kangaroos and emus. The zoo has been the home to both species for a number of years but as new exhibits have been added,... Read on...

www.leerichardsonzoo.org
Posted on: June 27, 2014

Ugly Duckling

Swan with cygnets

Hans Christian Andersen may have called them “ugly ducklings” but at Lee Richardson Zoo we think they’re quite cute. There are 4 fluffy, grey swan cygnets paddling around the pond with their mom and dad. The Trumpeter swan... Read on...

www.leerichardsonzoo.org
Posted on: June 3, 2014

Goral kid born at LRZ

Goral kid meeting dad

Lee Richardson Zoo happily announces the birth of a Chinese goral. The morning of May 28th, keepers found the newborn and its mother in the barn. This is the first goral born at the zoo in sixteen years. The dark brown... Read on...

www.leerichardsonzoo.org
Posted on: May 16, 2014

Newland named Zoo Director

Kristi Newland, Zoo Director

The City of Garden City announced today that Kristi Newland will serve as Director of Lee Richardson Zoo. Newland was chosen after the City held a competitive, nation-wide, selection process including an assessment center... Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2014

Zoo Summer Hours

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The Lee Richardson Zoo will begin summer hours on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. The pedestrian entrance will be open from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM daily; while the vehicle entrance will be open from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Visitors may... Read on...

www.leerichardsonzoo.org
Posted on: April 10, 2014

Giraffe Encounters!

Juani with a boy

The Lee Richardson Zoo is now offering public giraffe feedings on Saturdays & Sundays throughout the summer. From 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm, weather permitting and giraffes willing, guests will be able to purchase “keeper approved”... Read on...

www.leerichardsonzoo.org
Posted on: April 10, 2014

Bactrian Camel Born

Bactrian camel calf

The “stork” made a special delivery to the Lee Richardson Zoo Friday, March 21st with the birth of a male Bactrian camel. The silvery-grey calf was born around noon, and was a little slow to get to its feet but was... Read on...

www.leerichardsonzoo.org
Posted on: November 26, 2013

New Vehicle Entrance Hours

Drive through gate

Starting November 1, the vehicle entrance gate at Lee Richardson Zoo will implement new hours for vehicle admission. Cars will be able to enter from 10 AM until 4 PM, and vehicles entering by 4 PM will have until 5 PM to... Read on...

www.leerichardsonzoo.org

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Posted on: July 24, 2014

City Commission to hold Town Hall Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on July 29

Garden City – The Garden City Commission has scheduled a Town Hall Meeting for 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29, in the City Commission Chambers at 301 N. Eighth Street in Garden City. The agenda for the meeting will be... Read on...

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Posted on: July 15, 2014

Steve Cottrell receives KSPE governmnet engineer award

Garden City – The Kansas Society of Professional Engineers has named City of Garden City Engineer Steve Cottrell the 2014 Government Engineer of the Year.

As City Engineer, Cottrell oversees all construction on public... Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2014

Main Street reconstruction underway

Reconstruction of the Main Street intersection with Pine Street and Stevens Avenue began Monday, July 14. The initial construction area will be the southbound lanes of Main Street and a short distance west on Pine Street and... Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2014

Construction season soon underway

Several construction projects will be underway in the community this summer. Here’s an overview of some of the projects that may impact your daily commute.

Main Street
The intersection of Main Street and Walnut Street as... Read on...

Posted on: July 30, 2013

Watch City Commission Meetings Live

Interested viewers can watch City Commission Meetings live by visiting http://www.ustream.tv/channel/gcit.

Watch Commission Meetings
Posted on: May 13, 2014

Cessna Elected Mayor

Garden City’s Roy Cessna has been elected 2014-2015 Mayor by his fellow City Commissioners.

“It is an honor to serve as Mayor of Garden City,” Mayor Cessna said. “I am excited to represent the City and all of the great... Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2014

Newland named Director of Lee Richardson Zoo

Garden City – The City of Garden City has announced that Kristi Newland will serve as Director of Lee Richardson Zoo.

Newland was chosen after the City held a competitive, nation-wide, selection process including an... Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2014

Symetra Tour Finalizes 2014 Schedule with Announcement of Garden City Classic

DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA, April 8, 2014 – The Symetra Tour, the official Qualifying Tour of the LPGA, is excited to finalize the 2014 schedule with the unveiling of the Garden City Classic, which will take place at Buffalo... Read on...

Posted on: December 13, 2013

City cautions against use of unlicensed contractors

The City of Garden City is cautioning residents against the use of unlicensed contractors for home or business remodels and repairs.

According to Garden City Chief Building Inspector David McCarter, unlicensed... Read on...

Posted on: December 2, 2013

Best practices for hiring a contractor

Do you plan on doing some remodeling in the near future? You will probably need to hire a building contractor. By verifying that your contractor is licensed and insured, you protect yourself from potential problems. Follow... Read on...

Unlicensed Contractor Brochure
Posted on: December 2, 2013

Registered Micro Utility Vehicles allowed on some City streets

Garden City - In 2013, the City Commission passed Ordinance No. 2588-2013 allowing the operation of registered micro utility trucks on certain streets within city limits. To learn how to register your vehicle, check out the... Read on...

Micro Utility Vehicles on City Streets
Posted on: October 24, 2013

Schulman Crossing Phase 2 work commences

Garden City—Work is underway for Phase 2 of the Schulman Crossing retail project.

On Tuesday, project developer John Collett, of Collett & Associates, closed on the property that will be home to Phase 2. The second... Read on...

Posted on: June 28, 2013

Electric Department Reminds Residents Not to Use Bucket Trucks Near Power Lines

The Garden City Electric Department is reminding residents that bucket trucks should not be used near power lines. Using bucket trucks around power lines to trim trees or for other purposes presents serious danger. As a... Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2012

Mosquito Program designed to eliminate summer pests

Mosquitoes become more of a problem as we move into the heart of summer. That’s why the City developed a three phase Mosquito Program.

The first is through the application of a chemical that acts as a mosquito growth... Read on...

Mosquito Program Brochure
Posted on: December 14, 2011

Garden City Regional Airport to Provide Regional Jet Service to Dallas/Fort Worth

November 14, 2011- Today marks the birth of regional commercial jet service in Southwest Kansas as the U.S Department of Transportation has issued a finalized order to select American Eagle Airlines as the federally... Read on...

Full Press Release
Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Public Utilities News

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Posted on: June 28, 2013

Electric Department Reminds Residents Not to Use Bucket Trucks Near Power Lines

The Garden City Electric Department is reminding residents that bucket trucks should not be used near power lines. Using bucket trucks around power lines to trim trees or for other purposes presents serious danger. As a... Read on...


Public Works News

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Posted on: July 8, 2014

Main Street reconstruction to begin July 14

Reconstruction of the Main Street intersection with Pine Street and Stevens Avenue will begin Monday, July 14. The initial construction area will be the southbound lanes of Main Street and a short distance west on Pine... Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2012

Mosquito Program designed to eliminate summer pests

Mosquitoes become more of a problem as we move into the heart of summer. That’s why the City developed a three phase Mosquito Program.

The first is through the application of a chemical that acts as a mosquito growth... Read on...

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