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Animal Bytes (Zoo Happenings)

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Posted on: March 23, 2015

Compost Sales

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Just in time for spring gardening, the zoo is selling premium exotic compost. The Lee Richardson Zoo will be offering its special blend of “Zoo Doo” compost starting March 17th. Come by the zoo Tuesdays & Thursdays from... Read on...

www.leerichardsonzoo.org
Posted on: March 27, 2015

Elephant Updates

Missy and Kimba the African elephants

Due to decades of low reproduction rates among the captive elephant population there are not enough youngsters to replace all the older animals as they pass away. Lee Richardson Zoo expanded indoor holding in 2006 enabling... Read on...

www.leerichardsonzoo.org
Posted on: March 23, 2015

Where'd the swans go?

swans in wetland area

Due to the confirmed presence of a strain of Avian Influenza in eastern Kansas, Lee Richardson Zoo has temporarily pulled the feed machines located at the duck pond and the goldfish pond in the zoo.

While this type of... Read on...

www.leerichardsonzoo.org
Posted on: January 16, 2015

First Birth of 2015

Addax mother and calf

Lee Richardson Zoo welcomed the first baby of the year on 5 January 2015 when a female addax calf was born. The healthy fourteen pound baby was the first offspring born to Juno, who came from Rolling Hills Zoo in 2013 on a... Read on...

www.leerichardsonzoo.org

Cemetery News

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Posted on: February 20, 2014

Cemetery staff to remove winter decorations March 16, 2015

GARDEN CITY – City of Garden City Cemetery staff will begin removing winter decorations at Valley View Cemetery and Sunset Memorial Gardens beginning March 16.

Winter decorations will be removed due to maintenance... Read on...


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Posted on: April 15, 2015

City accepting applications for Human Resources Director

The City of Garden City is currently accepting applications for the Human Resources Director. The Human Resources Director is responsible for administrative and professional activities in workforce planning and employment,... Read on...

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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: March 12, 2015

Spring Cleanup to be March 30 - April 10

Is it time to clean out the basement or the attic? Perhaps you’re ready to make room in the garage for your car? The City of Garden City Public Works Department will make those tasks easier with the annual spring cleanup... Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2015

HR Director Michelle Stegman accepts position with City of Ottawa

GARDEN CITY – City of Garden City Human Resources Director Michelle Stegman has announced her resignation effective April 1. Stegman has accepted a position with the City of Ottawa, Kan.

“It’s been an honor to work for... Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2014

Fifth Street Construction Advisory

Beginning the week of November 17, 2014 Fifth Street from Spruce Street south past the Cancer Center and Sienna parking lots will be closed for construction of an addition to the west side of the Cancer Center. The closure... Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2014

Garden City to receive TIGER Grant for Southwest Chief Improvement Project

Garden City – The United States Department of Transportation has notified the United States Senate that the City of Garden City will receive a TIGER Grant of $12,469,963 for the Southwest Chief Improvement Project.

The... Read on...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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