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Welcome to Maize, Kansas!

City of Maize Mayor Clair Donnelly

Maize is a unique, progressive city enjoying metropolitan status in a rural surrounding.  We are a civic-minded community with numerous citizens who volunteer their time for an array of activities.  Our city officials and city staff continue to strengthen the value of teamwork and civic loyalty, as we provide essential services ensuring all citizens a secure environment in which to live, work and play.  Excellent schools, low crime rate and easy access to the entire metro area makes Maize a unique place to live.  We welcome you to Maize and invite you to visit our local businesses.
 
~ Mayor Clair Donnelly

What's Happening Around Maize

Maize City-Wide Spring Cleanup Day - April 22, 2017

City-Wide Spring Cleanup Day

The City of Maize would like to thank the volunteers that participated in last year’s Help Your Neighbor Day! The 2017 Help Your Neighbor Day will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 8AM-1PM.  Maize residents are welcome to bring items that they would like to dispose of to the Maintenance Shop located at 5600 N. Maize Road.  This is a FREE dump day to Maize residents only.  If you are interested in volunteering, please contact  Jeff Greep at 722-7561.

Prescription Drug Take Back - April 29, 2017

Prescription Drug Take Back

Bring your old, expired unused medications to Maize City Hall, 10100 W Grady Ave, on Saturday, April 29, 2017 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. for safe disposal.

Arbor Day Celebration - April 29, 2017

Celebrate Arbor Day

You are invited!  Continue the annual tradition of coming together as a community to celebrate Arbor Day!  The Maize Park and Tree Board and local Boy and Girl Scouts will be celebrating Arbor Day on Saturday, April 29th at 2:00pm at Maize City Hall's Arboretum, 10100 W Grady Ave.  All in the community are welcome to partake in the free activities.


City of Maize Updates

City Administrator Richard LaMunyon

From the City Administrator - March 2017:

  1. 2018 Budget Planning
    City staff is in the process of developing the 2018 budget for City Council consideration. State Statutes require the city budget be adopted and submitted by the end of July each year. Last year during the budget process department heads were requested to "maintain" during the 2017 budget year without any improvements. It's anticipated some enhancements in personnel and equipment will be required for 2018. As in the past an increase in the Maize tax levy for 2018 is not anticipated. Expanded information and details regarding the 2018 budget will be forthcoming.

  2. Some current 2017 updates include:
    1. The 45th Street multi-purpose walkway is complete. This $135,000 project provides safe passage from Derringer Street to Maize Rd. The project was partially funded by a "Sunflower Foundation" state grant. It's wonderful to see families and school children utilizing it.
    2. The new Park Restroom facility will open this month. The modern family friendly design, along with the extended sidewalks, will provide convenience and accessibility for park visitors. The installation of additional fencing and a park video monitoring system will provide enhanced safety for all.
    3. The new Baxter Dental Clinic located on 37th just east of Maize Rd is now open for business. Mayor Donnelly provided Dr. Baxter a "Welcome-to-Maize" inscribed plaque for the new dental complex.
    4. The new Heartland Credit Union facility, at 37th & Maize Rd, will be open for business in mid-April. The brand new facility brings financial services and additional jobs to our community.
    5. The design and construction plans for the Wastewater Plant Expansion are moving forward as scheduled. All things considered, the new $6,000,000 plant addition should be operational by year end.
    6. Construction of the new Watercress Villa's Apartment Complex remains on schedule. This upscale, gated, three-hundred unit housing development will open later this year. It's located north of the Maize City Hall complex and provides special amenities to our community.
    7. Also The Best Little Hair House located at 206 N. Park St. and The Busted Pallet at 5255 N Maize Rd Ste. #107 (Art Bar & Boutique) are now open for business.

  3. Growth and Development
    Continuing optimism and confidence is the attitude for growth and development of our community. During 2017 you will see new homes and new businesses being built. It is expected additional industrial growth will provide the opportunity for new jobs. Proper prior planning, council support and professional city staff have been the major factors contributing to this ongoing positive growth and development.

  4. City Operations
    With the support of the City Council and a solid base of city employees; city operations remain efficient and consistent. Increasing service demands are being met in a positive and timely manner.

Good things are happening in Maize.

Richard LaMunyon
City Administrator

Fast Facts About Maize

Population:
2013 Census:  3,823
Estimated as of July 1, 2015:  4,362
Year Established:  1870
Year Incorporated:  1886
County:  Sedgwick
State:  Kansas
Zip Code:  67101
Area Code:  316
Sales Tax:  7.50%
School District:  266
2015 Total Mill Levy:  156.862
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2017 City Budget Facts

City of Maize Notification System

Please update your phone numbers with City Hall.  Beginning March 2017, we will be sending voicemail/text notifications to alert citizens with information such as water line breaks, street closures and past due utility accounts.  To update your information, please call 722-7561.


2017 City Budget Facts

2017 City Budget Facts

In August the City Council passed a $6.9 million city budget for 2017.

This is a budget that will not increase the tax mill levy rate.  At the same time the 2017 budget will maintain city service levels, in the face of ever increasing demands.

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Public Storm Shelters

Tornado Shelter

Public Tornado Shelters are located in the basement of the Community Building at 401 S. Khedive and City Hall, 10100 W Grady Ave. Enter via the storm shelter entrance on the front side of the building near the flag poles.

Regular Events

City Council meetings are held every third Monday of the month: 7:00 p.m.   

Mayor's Briefing Workshop is held every Wednesday at 11:00 am at the City Hall Administration Conference Room and is open to the public.

Planning Commission meetings are held every first Thursday of the month: 7:00 p.m. 

Park & Tree Board meetings are held every second Tuesday of the month: 5:30 p.m.

Commodities will be distributed on April 20, 2017 at our community building located at 401 S Khedive from 1:00 to 2:00 pm.  Click here for income guidelines.

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City of Maize
Through the integration of its population into every aspect of quality education, civic improvements, community appearance, commerce and recreation, Maize shall preserve its small town atmosphere and become the best small city in Kansas.

"Where Community Counts"

10100 W Grady Ave. ∙  P.O. Box 245 ∙ Maize, KS 67101
p:  316.722.7561 ∙  f:  316.722.0346