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  • The Anderson County Childcare Task Force wants to know about the needs of our community to better support children and families. Please take a moment to complete this Childcare Survey.
  • The City of Garnett is currently looking for persons with good work ethic to fill the following positions:  Superintendent of Utility Distribution, Utility Plan Operator, Power Plant Operator, and Part-time Housekeeper. Please see City Employment Opportunities.
  • YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME to attend a Garnett City Commission Meeting. These meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesday of each month in the Commission Room at Garnett City Hall, 131 W. 5th Avenue. The meetings begin promptly at 6 p.m.  The meetings can be viewed online on Facebook Live on the GarnettKS Facebook page.          Recordings will be placed on this website following the meeting, typically the next day.Learn more.
  • Can't keep track of what is going on? Check out these links on this website:

             - Community Calendar (Meetings, activities and events)

             - Special Events and the Bulletin Board.


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Providing electricity, natural gas, water, sanitary sewer and refuse services.

U.S. 169 Highway Project from Welda to the U.S. 59 Junction Underway, Detour in Effect 
  The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) closed a section of U.S. 169 to traffic between Maryland Road at Welda and the south U.S. 169/U.S. 59 junction as of April 15. The closure will be in effect until late 2020.
  Northbound U.S. 169 traffic will be placed on a

signed state route detour as follows: from the

U.S. 169/U.S. 54 junction at Iola, travel east on

U.S. 54 to the U.S. 54/U.S. 59 junction at Moran,

then travel north and west on U.S. 59 to the south

U.S. 59/U.S. 169 junction. Southbound U.S. 169

traffic should take the same detour route in the

opposite direction.                                       

  The highway closure is part of the $21 million project to reconstruct and rehabilitate 7½ miles of U.S. 169 in Anderson County. Work started in early March. Bettis Asphalt & Construction of Topeka is the primary contractor.                                                                                   

Information provided by Priscilla Peterson, Kansas Department of Transportation.                                                                                        ​

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