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Posted on: January 21, 2015

Otters Back On Exhibit

Otter looking into pool

Lee Richardson Zoo’s “otterly” adorable otter pair, favorites of zoo guests, are back on exhibit after a brief vacation away during a home makeover.

The otters were moved to off-exhibit holding in mid-October to allow for... 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

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Posted on: January 23, 2015

Garden City mourns loss of GCFD Firefighter

Garden City is mourning the loss of Firefighter Ronnie Peek, 49, who passed away Thursday evening.

Peek and his fellow firefighters were participating in scheduled department training at Labrador Station, 1605 East Mary... Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2015

Community Grant, Art Grant and AFAC applications now available

GARDEN CITY – The City of Garden City is now accepting applications for its Community Grant and Art Grant programs as well as applications for the Alcohol Fund Advisory Committee’s (AFAC) use of Alcohol Tax Funds Program.... Read on...

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Posted on: January 6, 2015

Municipal elections to be held April 7

Municipal elections in Finney County will be held April 7, 2015. Three seats on the Garden City Commission will be up for election.

Under the provisions of Kansas statutes, the Garden City Commission is composed of five... Read on...

How to File for City Commission
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: December 23, 2014

Now enrolling: 2015 Citizens’ Academy

The City of Garden City Citizens’ Academy will begin March 5, 2015. Interested residents are invited to take part and learn more about the role the City plays in their everyday lives.

Citizens’ Academy is an opportunity... Read on...

Citizens' Academy Calendar and Application
Posted on: November 19, 2014

City seeks advisory board members

The Garden City Commission is currently recruiting citizens interested in assisting in the decision-making process through voluntary service on one of its 17 Advisory Boards and Commissions.

The Commission created two... Read on...

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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 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: 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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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...


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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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