Simply...Garnett, Kansas

​Simply...Garnett, Kansas

Simply...Garnett, Kansas

L-R: Chief Skillman receives grant award from David Shriver, representing MFA Oil.

City Government

Municipal Government

  • The Water Plant will be conducting a free chlorine burn on our water system beginning October 3. Learn more.
  • Brush Only Clean-Up Week and Fall City Wide Clean-Up Week is back!  Learn more
  • Have you read the current is of Town Talk? View your online copy of the most recent and past city newsletters HERE.
  • 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.




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

Garnett, Kansas

 is filled with friendly locals and small town charm!  Located in beautiful Southeast Kansas, just 50 miles south of Kansas City. Experience, Live and Grow with us!

Living the Good Life

Community Resources

Fitness Court at Santa Fe Depot

  In the spring of 2021, the City of Garnett Recreation Department received a grant awarded through the partnership of Kansas Recreation and Park Association and @natfitcampaign. With the help of some donors. Blue Cross Blue Shield Kansas, Anderson County Hospital Saint Luke's Health System, and the City of Garnett, the Garnett Rec Department is able to bring this open-air gym to our community.
  This new open-air fitness facility is available now for everyone to enjoy. Soon, you will be able to attended classes with our fitness ambassadors. Along with the fitness court app you can have a personal workout at your finger tips! See where you stand on a leader board within challenges and others in your demographic within the app as well!
  For more information, please contact Garnett Recreation at 785-448-3023.

The MFA Oil Foundation has awarded a grant to the Garnett Fire Department to assist with purchasing rubber hose and nozzle, tool holders and hydrant fittings. "We are very humbled and proud to accept this donation and support from the MFA Oil Foundation", says Fire Chief Wes Skillman.

Press Release - Grant

garnett fire department receives MFA Foundation grant

  The National Park Service has approved the park conversion which allows the City of Garnett to purchase a small parcel of property to convert it into a playground area. This in lieu of replacing park property that will be used for the construction of the new water treatment plant.

  City crews began clearing the land on March 28th. The anticipated date of the completion is to be announced.

New "South Park Annex" Park Area Project

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