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Important Announcements

  • Temporary Power Outages
    Temporary Power Outages

    April 14, 2015

    Today from now until around noon, the City of Goodland will be switching circuits in the new substation. 

    This could cause temporary intermittent power outages throughout the city.

    Written on Tuesday, 14 April 2015 07:15 in Important Notices
  • Water Rates Summary
    Water Rates Summary

    Water Rates

    Summary of Changes:

    1. Customer Charges increase from $17.60 to $20.00 on a 1" residential customer.

    2. Cu ft rate increases from $1.07 to $1.35 per 100 Cu ft for the first 4,000 Cu ft an increase of $0.28 per 100 cu ft. For all water over 4,000 cu ft it increases to $1.50 per 100 Cu ft, an increase of $0.43 per 100 Cu ft.

    3. 700 Cu ft is equivalent to 5,236 gallons and this is considered an average user.  The rate for an average user will increase $7.57 per month.

    Attached is a comparison of rates comparing the new rate to the old based off of usage.

    If you have any questions please call City Hall at 785-890-4500.

    Written on Friday, 10 April 2015 14:32 in Important Notices
  • 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

  • Ordinance 1671
    ORDINANCE NO. 1671 AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE PROVIDING OF ELECTRIC AND WATER UTILITIES REPEALING ORDINANCE 1471 AND ARTICLES 1, 2, 3 AND 4 OF CHAPTER 17 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS. ARTICLE I DIVISION 1. - DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS Section 1. - Rates The governing body shall review annually the rates for the utilities provided by the City of Goodland. Said rates shall be set by ordinance of the…
  • Resolution 1450
    RESOLUTION NO. 1450 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…
  • Resolution 1449
    RESOLUTION NO. 1449 A RESOLUTION FINDING THAT THE STRUCTURE LOCATED AT LoT 6 in Block 1, Sharps Addition to the City of Goodland, Goodland, Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof. Also known as 1530 Kansas Avenue, IS UNSAFE OR DANGEROUS AND DIRECTING THAT THE STRUCTURE BE REPAIRED OR REMOVED AND THE PREMISES BE MADE SAFE AND SECURE. WHEREAS, the Enforcing Officer of the City of Goodland, Kansas, did on the 3rd day of February…
  • Resolution 1448
    RESOLUTION NO. 1448 A RESOLUTION FINDING THAT THE STRUCTURE LOCATED AT Lots 1 and 2 in Block 1, Sharps Addition to the City of Goodland, Goodland, Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof. Also known as 1514 Kansas Avenue, IS UNSAFE OR DANGEROUS AND DIRECTING THAT THE STRUCTURE BE REPAIRED OR REMOVED AND THE PREMISES BE MADE SAFE AND SECURE. WHEREAS, the Enforcing Officer of the City of Goodland, Kansas, did on the 3rd day…
  • Resolution 1447
    RESOLUTION NO. 1447 A RESOLUTION FINDING THAT THE STRUCTURE LOCATED The North Sixty-Five Feet of the East Twenty-One Feet, of Lot 37; The North Sixty-Five Feet of Lots 38, 39, 40, 41 and 42; Block 12, First Addition to the City of GOODLAND, Goodland, Kansas, according to the recorded plat there of Also known as 918 Kansas Avenue, IS UNSAFE OR DANGEROUS AND DIRECTING THAT THE STRUCTURE BE REPAIRED OR REMOVED AND THE PREMISES BE…

Latest News

  • Commission Agenda 4-20-2015
    City Commission AgendaMonday, April 20, 20155:00 p.m. 1. CALL TO ORDER a. Roll Call b. Pledge of Allegiance2. PUBLIC HEARING a. Solid Waste – Extend to May 18, 20153. CONSENT AGENDA a. Ordinance 1671 b. 4/6/15 Commission Meeting Minutes c. Appropriation Ordinances, 2015-08; 2015-08A; 2015-P084. MOTION TO ACCEPT CERTIFICATION OFELECTION…
    Written on Monday, 20 April 2015 15:36
  • Ordinance 1671
    ORDINANCE NO. 1671 AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE PROVIDING OF ELECTRIC AND WATER UTILITIES REPEALING ORDINANCE 1471 AND ARTICLES 1, 2, 3 AND 4 OF CHAPTER 17 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS. ARTICLE I DIVISION 1. - DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS Section 1. - Rates The…
    Written on Thursday, 09 April 2015 11:00
  • Resolution 1450
    RESOLUTION NO. 1450 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 Tuesday, 07 April 2015 08:39
  • Resolution 1449
    RESOLUTION NO. 1449 A RESOLUTION FINDING THAT THE STRUCTURE LOCATED AT LoT 6 in Block 1, Sharps Addition to the City of Goodland, Goodland, Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof. Also known as 1530 Kansas Avenue, IS UNSAFE OR DANGEROUS AND DIRECTING THAT THE STRUCTURE BE REPAIRED OR REMOVED…
    Written on Tuesday, 07 April 2015 08:37
  • Resolution 1448
    RESOLUTION NO. 1448 A RESOLUTION FINDING THAT THE STRUCTURE LOCATED AT Lots 1 and 2 in Block 1, Sharps Addition to the City of Goodland, Goodland, Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof. Also known as 1514 Kansas Avenue, IS UNSAFE OR DANGEROUS AND DIRECTING THAT THE STRUCTURE BE REPAIRED…
    Written on Tuesday, 07 April 2015 08:08
  • Resolution 1447
    RESOLUTION NO. 1447 A RESOLUTION FINDING THAT THE STRUCTURE LOCATED The North Sixty-Five Feet of the East Twenty-One Feet, of Lot 37; The North Sixty-Five Feet of Lots 38, 39, 40, 41 and 42; Block 12, First Addition to the City of GOODLAND, Goodland, Kansas, according to the recorded plat…
    Written on Tuesday, 07 April 2015 08:07
  • 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

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