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Important Announcements

  • Chief of Police Announcement
    Chief of Police Announcement

    The City of Goodland is pleased to announce the appointment of Joni Showalter as Chief of Police for the City of Goodland.  According to City Manager Gerry Bieker, “Joni Showalter will continue to provide leadership and a high level of professional law enforcement to our community that we have become accustom to.”

    Officer Showalter graduated from the Kansas Law enforcement Training Center and has a Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies from Fort Hays State University.  Her law enforcement career started in Thomas County as a Detention Deputy. Her family then moved to Goodland in May of 2005 when she accepted the position of patrol officer. 

    In 2011, she became the detective for the Goodland Police Department, Field Training Officer Coordinator as well as an active member of the Sherman County Multidisciplinary Team.  In 2012, she was promoted to Assistant Chief of Police in addition to her investigative duties.

    Ms. Showalter will begin her duties as Goodland Police Chief on March 20, 2015.

    Written on Thursday, 19 March 2015 09:27 in Important Notices
  • Scam Alert!
    Scam Alert!

    The City of Goodland has received numerous calls from our customers that have received calls from either an automated system or an individual claiming to be with the City of Goodland Electric Company. 

    They are threatening to disconnect your service immediately, OR are asking you to pay your bill on the phone via credit card.

    **IMPORTANT**

    The City of Goodland will NEVER call and ask you to pay your bill via credit card. 

    The City of Goodland will NEVER call and request immediate payment.  You will receive multiple written notices before disconnection.

    If you are concerned about your account, PLEASE call City Hall at 890-4500, Monday – Friday 7am to 4 pm.  After hours, call dispatch at 890-4575.

    Written on Friday, 13 March 2015 07:46 in Important Notices

Latest Resolutions and Ordinances

  • Resolution 1446
    RESOLUTION NO. 1446 WHEREAS, the Governing Body of the City of Goodland is required to designate an agent through whom system transactions and communications for the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System as directed; NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS: Mary Volk, City Clerk of the City of Goodland, Kansas is appointed as the Designated Agent for the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System for the City of…
  • Resolution 1445
    RESOLUTION NO. 1445 A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING DEPOSITORIES FOR THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS: WHEREAS, it is necessary that the City of Goodland, Kansas, designate depositories in compliance with K.S.A. 9-1401, and: WHEREAS, public funds shall be deposited at BANKWEST in Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas, and at Destination Institutions using Insured Cash Sweep (ICS) through our Relationship Institution: BANKWEST in Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas, and: WHEREAS, investment of funds may be held at BANKWEST, Peoples State…
  • Ordinance 1670
    ORDINANCE NO. 1670 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE 25TH STREET COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT. WHEREAS, A Petition for the Creation of the Weilert Avenue Community Improvement District, orally amended to the 25th Street Community Improvement District, was filed with the Goodland City Commission pursuant to KSA 12-6a26 et seq.; and WHEREAS, The Goodland City Commission has previously approved Resolution No. 1401, establishing policies relating to Community Improvement Districts in the City of Goodland, Kansas; and WHEREAS, The…
  • Ordinance 1669
    ORDINANCE NO. 1669 AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING SOLID WASTE PLAN BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS: SECTION 1. The City of Goodland, KS determined pursuant to KSA 12-2036, to establish an organized collection service for solid waste within the city. As part of the process to establish said service the city is required, after appropriate notice and hearing, to adopt a Solid Waste Plan. SECTION 2. THE FOLLOWING SOLID…
  • Resolution 1444
    RESOLUTION NO. 1444 A RESOLUTION FIXING A TIME AND PLACE AND PROVIDING FOR NOTICE OF A HEARING BEFORE THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS, AT WHICH THE OWNER, HIS OR HER AGENT, LIENHOLDERS OF RECORD, OCCUPANTS AND OTHER PARTIES IN INTEREST OF STRUCTURES LOCATED WITHIN SAID CITY AND DESCRIBED HEREIN MAY APPEAR AND SHOW CAUSE WHY SUCH STRUCTURE SHOULD NOT BE CONDEMNED AND ORDERED REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED AS AN UNSAFE OR DANGEROUS…

Latest News

  • March 2, 2015 Commission Minutes
    GOODLAND CITY COMMISSIONRegular MeetingMarch 2, 2015 5:00 P.M. Regular Meeting was called to order by Mayor Annette Fairbanks with Vice-Mayor John Garcia, Commissioner Jenifer Sanderson, Commissioner Brian Linin and Commissioner Gary Farris responding to roll call. Also present were Rich Simon – Public Works Superintendent, Cliff Couch – Police Chief,…
    Written on Tuesday, 17 March 2015 08:35
  • Hometown Teams @ HPM
    "Hometown Teams" the traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian is almost here! The exhibit explores the way sports bind and unite communities, like Goodland. This photograph shows an early town football team. The players include Dick Wise, Bob Hoyal, Allen Ross, Allen Davison, Fritz King, & Gregg Phalen. The exhibit will…
    Written on Tuesday, 17 March 2015 07:53
  • Resolution 1446
    RESOLUTION NO. 1446 WHEREAS, the Governing Body of the City of Goodland is required to designate an agent through whom system transactions and communications for the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System as directed; NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS: Mary Volk,…
    Written on Monday, 16 March 2015 08:51
  • City Commission Agenda 3-16-15
    City of Goodland City Commission Agenda Monday, March 16, 2015 5:00 pm CALL TO ORDER Roll Call Pledge of Allegiance PUBLIC HEARING CONSENT AGENDA 3/2/15 Commission Meeting Minutes Appropriation Ordinances, 2015-06; 2015-06A; 2015-P06 PRESENTATIONS Chief Cliff Couch RESOLUTIONS 1446: KPERS Alternate Designated Agent FORMAL ACTIONS Bids For Municipal Lease –…
    Written on Friday, 13 March 2015 15:20
  • Resolution 1445
    RESOLUTION NO. 1445 A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING DEPOSITORIES FOR THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS: WHEREAS, it is necessary that the City of Goodland, Kansas, designate depositories in compliance with K.S.A. 9-1401, and: WHEREAS, public funds shall be deposited at BANKWEST in Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas, and at Destination Institutions using Insured…
    Written on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 15:40
  • Ordinance 1670
    ORDINANCE NO. 1670 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE 25TH STREET COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT. WHEREAS, A Petition for the Creation of the Weilert Avenue Community Improvement District, orally amended to the 25th Street Community Improvement District, was filed with the Goodland City Commission pursuant to KSA 12-6a26 et seq.; and WHEREAS, The…
    Written on Monday, 02 March 2015 17:00
  • Ordinance 1669
    ORDINANCE NO. 1669 AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING SOLID WASTE PLAN BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS: SECTION 1. The City of Goodland, KS determined pursuant to KSA 12-2036, to establish an organized collection service for solid waste within the city. As part of the…
    Written on Monday, 02 March 2015 12:34
  • Resolution 1444
    RESOLUTION NO. 1444 A RESOLUTION FIXING A TIME AND PLACE AND PROVIDING FOR NOTICE OF A HEARING BEFORE THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS, AT WHICH THE OWNER, HIS OR HER AGENT, LIENHOLDERS OF RECORD, OCCUPANTS AND OTHER PARTIES IN INTEREST OF STRUCTURES LOCATED WITHIN SAID CITY…
    Written on Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:39
  • Resolution 1443
    RESOLUTION NO. 1443 A RESOLUTION FIXING A TIME AND PLACE AND PROVIDING FOR NOTICE OF A HEARING BEFORE THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS, AT WHICH THE OWNER, HIS OR HER AGENT, LIENHOLDERS OF RECORD, OCCUPANTS AND OTHER PARTIES IN INTEREST OF STRUCTURES LOCATED WITHIN SAID CITY…
    Written on Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:37
  • Resolution 1442
    RESOLUTION NO. 1442 A RESOLUTION FIXING A TIME AND PLACE AND PROVIDING FOR NOTICE OF A HEARING BEFORE THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS, AT WHICH THE OWNER, HIS OR HER AGENT, LIENHOLDERS OF RECORD, OCCUPANTS AND OTHER PARTIES IN INTEREST OF STRUCTURES LOCATED WITHIN SAID CITY…
    Written on Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:35

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