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Coronavirus

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

City of Maize Information

The Sedgwick County Health Department, Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) websites have resources and guidance on how to stay safe and help reduce the spread of the virus.  Please take the necessary precautions to protect yourself and our community.

Maize residents are encouraged to visit https://www.sedgwickcounty.org/covid-19/ to stay current on preventive measurers happening in Sedgwick County. Any changes in city operations will be posted on this website and on the city's Facebook page.


City of Maize Updates

City Administrator Richard LaMunyon

From the City Administrator - July 2021:

“Normality” is often defined as the condition of “being normal; the state of being usual, typical, expected” or perhaps stated; "let's try to get some normality back in our lives". With the pandemic restrictions and constraints being rescinded we find our-way-of-life being extended. Individual freedom of movement, family time, fellowship and community activities are returning with a stronger foundation of solidarity and cooperativeness. As Americans and as a community, we are stronger and prepared to put “normality” back into our daily lives. This past year has been “unusual” and on behalf of the City Council and City’s employee team, we thank each of you for your support, cooperation and assistance.

2022 Budget Time

As with all Kansas municipalities, your Maize City Council must develop, approve and submit the 2022 city budget in August. By utilizing City Council policies & guidelines, city staff is preparing a proposed 2022 budget for Council consideration.
Again, this year, as in the past and by City Council mandate, NO increase in the city tax mill levy will be considered. Revenues and expenditures are processing as predicted. Advanced proper planning and budget management assures this pattern will continue throughout the year. The demands for city services have never been greater. A secure and stable budget provides both the financial and operational strength required to meet these ever-increasing demands

Good things are still happening in Maize!

Richard LaMunyon
City Administrator

Budget Updates

Growth and development continue at a record and historic tempo. As a city we are fortunate to have a “visionary” City Council that has supported the need for proper infrastructure, equipment and quality employees in order to keep pace. Over 1400 new housing units are planned and construction is ongoing. Commercial development is ever increasing and an expansion at the Industrial Park is anticipated. Maize has established the foundation required to remain progressive and a leader in Economic Development throughout the State..

Maize in Motion 

The City is developing a plan, Maize in Motion, to make bicycling and walking in Maize easier and safer. 

It will identify a future city-wide pedestrian and bicycle network, along with other improvements (parking, signage, and lighting). Maize in Motion will also suggest linkages to surrounding communities for regional connectivity. During the effort, the City, WAMPO, and Core Team will reach out to community members for feedback on issues, opportunities, recommendations, and priorities.

Visit the following links to learn more about Maize in Motion and to provide your opinions on what you would like in a city-wide pedestrian and bicycle network.

Academy Arts District Concept

Academy Arts District Master Plan

The City of Maize is developing a Master Plan to create a safe and walkable core in the community, a place of identity that lets people know they are in Maize. Academy Avenue and Park Avenue were identified as destination points for reimagining this  experience in Maize. The first step is to identify a cohesive community vision for the future of the district - whether you live, work, visit, or just travel through Maize, we want to hear from you!

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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
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