Household Hazardous Waste Program Event June 13, 2020

Saturday, June 13th, Streets Department, 1403 S. Independence Street, Harrisonville

8:00 am - 12 noon, OR UNTIL the trucks are full.

Garden City residents, ONLY.  Unincorporated Cass County is NOT a member of the program. No business waste accepted.

Accepted material includes paint, motor oil,  gasoline, batteries, law and garden chemicals.

Please call Nadja at 816-701-8226 for more information.


Residential Pool Regulations

Residential pools having a depth of two feet or more are allowed in residential districts providing the following conditions are met:

1.  Located behind the front building line and not less than ten feet from any rear or side line, and in the case of corner lots not less than 15 feet from a side street line and at least 20 feet from principal building on an adjoining lot.

2.  If located in the side yard, it shall not be less than 60 feet from the front line, and not less than 15 feet from the side line.

3.  The area in which the pool is located shall be entirely enclosed and separated from adjoining property by a protective fence or other permanent structure at least 6 feet in height.  Must include locking device at least 60 inches above ground.  Reminder, all fencing requires a building permit.

4.  Adequate pool drainage facilities shall be provided, for which the plans and specifications shall be approved by the planning and zoning board.


Water Shut-off scheduled for June 2, 2020

Customers with outstanding water bills are subject to shutoff on Tuesday, June 2nd.  Please contact City Hall prior to shutoff if you are unable to pay your bill.

City Hall Closed - Monday May 25th

In observance of Memorial Day, City Hall will be closed, Monday, May 25th.  The Mayor, Board of Aldermen and City Staff wish you a very safe and happy Memorial Day weekend.


Public Hearing - Change of Location

The public hearing for the future of the water and wastewater systems scheduled for May 27th at 7 p.m..  will now be held at the Heart of Life Church, 96 Old Highway 7, Garden City, MO.  The change in location is being done to allow for better social distancing.


Part-Time Groundskeepers

The City of Garden City has 2 openings for part-time groundskeepers.  Duties include, but not limited to, weed eating and mowing.  Must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license.  Rate of pay is $10.00 per hour with flexible hours.  Applications accepted at City Hall, 107 N. 3rd Street until Wednesday, May 27th at 5 p.m.  Garden City is an E.O.E.

Planning and Zoning Meeting May 18, 2020

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold its May meeting on Monday May 5th  at 6:30 p.m. Agenda is posted in the documents section.

Update on Storm Debris Pickup

The City is still in the process of picking up storm debris.  Please remember that it must be on the curb and away from power lines.  

If debris has been picked up on your street, please do not pile anymore on the curb.  It WILL NOT be picked up by the City.


The Garden City Board of Aldermen will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at the Garden City Community Building at 7:00 p.m..

The Board will be updating the residents on the three options for the future of the water and/or wastewater systems.


Aquatics Center and Ball Fields Closed for 2020

The Board of Aldermen voted at the May 6, 2020 Board of Aldermen's meeting not to open the Aquatics Center and the Ball Fields for 2020.