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Airport News

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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: 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

Earth Day Event

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The Lee Richardson Zoo is expecting over 1,300 students from Garden City and surrounding communities at the Zoo’s Earth Day Celebration on April 23, 2014. The annual Party for the Planet runs from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM... Read on...

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

Blues at the Zoo Returns!

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Blues at the Zoo featuring the band The Nighthawks is quickly becoming a traditional summer event in Garden City, and you’ll have a chance to enjoy this fun concert once again! This fabulous blues band out of Washington DC... Read on...

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

Giraffe Encounters!

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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: April 10, 2014

Takin Arrive

Takin

Two rare Sichuan takin (rhymes with rockin’) have joined our family at Lee Richardson Zoo. These unusual looking creatures suggest a combination of wildebeest, bison, and sheep, with their stocky body, “sumo wrestler” gait,... Read on...

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

Red Panda Cubs

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Babies just don’t get much cuter than the newest arrivals born at Lee Richardson Zoo. Ember, the zoo’s female red panda, gave birth to two male cubs on July 19th. And although they won’t be ready to leave the nest box for... Read on...

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

New Vehicle Entrance Hours

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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

Cemetery News

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Posted on: March 1, 2014

Cemetery staff to remove winter decorations April 1, 2014

GARDEN CITY – City of Garden City Cemetery staff will begin removing winter decorations at Valley View Cemetery and Sunset Memorial Gardens beginning April 1.

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


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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: March 11, 2014

Spring Cleanup to be March 31-April 11

The Public Works Department will be conducting the annual spring cleanup March 31 through April 11.

Garden City has been divided into eight collection areas to be served throughout the cleanup:

March 31: North of... Read on...

More information including map
Posted on: February 5, 2014

City accepting applications for Zoo Director

The City of Garden City is seeking a Director for Lee Richardson Zoo to provide leadership to the organization, with overall responsibility for staff supervision, animal management, capital improvement planning and... Read on...

Learn more about the position
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: January 7, 2014

Zoo Director Sexson announces plans to retire after 30 years

Garden City – Lee Richardson Zoo Director Kathy Sexson has announced her intention to retire on April 1, 2014.

“This February will mark my 30th year with the zoo and the City, and I have truly enjoyed my career,” Sexson... 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

2 Stories
Posted on: March 11, 2014

Spring Cleanup to be March 31-April 11

The Public Works Department will be conducting the annual spring cleanup March 31 through April 11.

Garden City has been divided into eight collection areas to be served throughout the cleanup:

March 31: North of... Read on...

More information including map
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...

Additional Info...


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