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.

City Hall Closed Monday, October 11, 2021

City Staff will not be in City Hall on Monday, October 11, 2021 in observance of Columbus Day.

Job Postings

The City is currently taking applications for 2 positions, Mainenance Worker and Assistant City Clerk/Office Clerk.  Both positions are full time, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.  Pay determined by work experience and history.  The City offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, life insurance, and Lagers retirement.  Contact City Clerk at 816-862-8208 or email Laurieoakesgc@fairpoint.net for complete job descriptions.  The City of Garden City is an Equal Oportunity Employer.

City Hall Closed Monday, September 6, 2021

City Hall will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021 in observance of Labor Day.  

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.

Office Staff to attend Training on 8/18/21

City Office Staff will be out of the office on Wednesday, August 18th from 10:30 a.m. until approximately 3:00 p.m. for training.  In case of emergency, please call or text 816-786-6388.

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

July Board of Aldermen Meeting Postponed

The Board of Aldermen meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. has been postponded until Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.