Water shutoffs scheduled for December 1, 2021

Water/Sewer customers with outstanding bills will be subject to shutoff at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 1, 2021.  If you are unable to pay your bill, please contact City Hall at 816-862-8208 prior to December 1st. 

City Hall Closed November 25th and 26th for Thanksgiving

City Hall will be closed Thursday November 25th and Friday November 26th in observance of Thanksgiving.  The City of Garden City wishes everyone a safe and happy Thankgiving.

Burn Pile Closed

Due to unauthorized dumping, the burn pile at the Old Lake is closed indefinitely.  At this time, no other arrangements have been made for a city burn pile.

Public Notice - April 5, 2022 Municipal Election


Notice is hereby given that an election will be held in the City of Garden City, Missouri on Tuesday April 5, 2022 for the purpose of electing the following:

           Mayor (two-year term)

          Alderman East Ward (two-year term)

          Alderman West Ward (two-year term)

All qualified Candidates may file for such offices 8:00 a.m. December 7, 2021 through December 28, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall, 107 N. 3rd Street, Garden City, Missouri during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.) Monday through Friday.  City offices will be closed December 24, 2021.

To qualify for the office of mayor, a candidate must be at least 25 years of age and at least 18 years of age to qualify for the office of alderman.  All candidates must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the City of Garden City at least one year prior to their election, and a resident of the ward from which they are elected.  The candidate must also be a registered voter and have paid all city utilities & fees and City & State taxes.

Laurie A. Oakes, MRCC, City Clerk

City of Garden City, Missouri

Water Shutoffs scheduled for October 28, 2021

Water/Sewer customers with outstanding bills will be subject to shutoff at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 28, 2021.  If you are unable to pay your bill, please contact City Hall at 816-862-8208 prior to shut off.

Burn Pile Opens With Limited Access

The burn pile located at the old city lake on S. Little Road will be open to the public from 9am to 4 pm Tuesday through Saturday.  This is for YARD DEBRIS ONLY.  No furniture, tires or hazardous material allowed.  Violators will be prosecuted.

Board of Aldermen Meeting Postponed

The regular meeting of the Board of Aldermen scheduled for Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. has been postponed until Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

Special Meeting Postponed

The Special Meeting Scheduled for 7:00 p.m. tonight has been postponed until Thursday, August 19th at 6:00 p.m.  This meeting WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC due to the Public Hearing on the Tax Levy..  It will also be streamed on Facebook.

Special Meeting 8/17/21 on Facebook Only.

The Board of Aldermen Special Meeting scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on 8/17/21 will only be available to the public on Facebook Live at GARDEN CITY MO BOARD OF ALDERMEN due to the office being closed to the public.


Tax Levy Public Hearing Notice


NOTICE IS GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the Board of Aldermen of the CITY OF GARDEN CITY, MISSOURI, at 7:00 pm on the 17th day of August, 2021 at CITY HALL, 107 N. 3RD Street, Garden City, MO at which citizens may be heard on the property tax rate proposed to be set by the City of Garden City, Missouri, a political subdivision.  The tax rates are set to produce revenue which the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, requires and are based upon assessment data available of this date.   


Assessed Valuation                                        Prior Tax Year 2020                Current Tax Year 2021

  (by categories)

Real Estate                                                      $      12,434,150.00                           $      12,903,110.00

Real Estate, Local Utility                                              16,561.00                                          19,112.00

Real Estate, State Utility                                             867,686.00                                        848,209.00       

  Personal Property                                                   2,813,629.00                                     2,805,831.00 

Personal Property, Local Utility                                         574.00                                           16,385.00

Personal Property, State Utility                                   187,531.00                                        160,284.00

  Total Assessed Valuation -                           $       16,321,131.00                           $     16,752,931.00


The following tax rates are proposed per $100 of assessed valuation:

                                                                       Proposed Tax Rate                            Proposed Tax Revenue General Fund                                                                                                                                                                  0.4109                              $            68,838.00

Budgeted Collections of Tax Revenues;        $  57,060.00

New Construction:                                          $119,040.00

Tax Revenue from New Construction:          $      489.00

As ordered by the Board of Aldermen.

Laurie A. Oakes, City Clerk

City of Garden City, Missouri