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. Maize, where community counts. We welcome you to Maize and invite you to visit our local businesses.
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.
Below are several upcoming events and reminders, including opportunities to get rid of unwanted items and waste during your spring cleaning.
The Arbor Day celebrations in the City of Maize are happening tonight – come rain or shine! Please keep a careful eye on the local forecast and make your decision to attend accordingly. All events will be held indoors: enter through the employee entrance of City Hall. Just a reminder: City Hall is a designated storm shelter for Maize and we will have a safe place for everyone to be in the event of inclement weather. Hope to see you there!
The Maize Park and Tree Board will be celebrating the first Arboretum in Maize in recognition of Arbor Day 2015. The Event will be held on Friday, April 24th at 5:30 pm, at Maize City Hall 10100 Grady Avenue. Activities include: Flag Presentation from Girl Scout Troop 40012, unveiling of the future plans for the Arboretum as well as free Redbud tree seedlings, planting brochures, and hotdogs, chips and apples for your dining pleasure. Click Here for additional information.
Drop Off Day
There will be a hazardous waste drop off at the Maintenance Shop, 5600 N. Maize Road, from 9AM-1PM on Saturday, May 2, 2015. They will accept almost all chemical items from a residential house, such as: paint, aerosols, batteries, used oil, gasoline, antifreeze, pesticides, herbicides, garden chemicals, household cleaners, fluorescent bulbs, propane, and old, unwanted medication (no controlled substances).
Did you know that you can receive up to a $100 reimbursement for trees planted on your property during 2015? The City of Maize Park and Tree Board has implemented a program to encourage citizens to plant good quality trees appropriate for the area. The tree must be on the approved tree list as provided by Kansas Urban Forestry Council. For further guidelines or for more information please call Jolene at 722-7561.
The League of Kansas Municipalities is has created a "Hometown Showdown" Competition for the Cities on their Facebook Page. Just like our photo and that's all it takes. Nothing to win, just bragging rights.
Some Maize updates from your Administrator - March 25, 2015:
Thank you for being a part of the Maize family!
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.
The Maize Police Department is now providing crime mapping through crimereports.com. Visit our Crimereports.com page for more information and instructions on how to use the site.
2013 Census: 3,823
Year Established: 1870
Year Incorporated: 1886
Zip Code: 67101
Area Code: 316
Sales Tax: 7.15%
School District: 266
2012 Total Mill Levy: 153.812
Census 2013 Demographic Profile Highlights