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City of Maize "Where Community Counts"

Maize City Hall/Services will be closed Friday, April 10th for Good Friday. The Maize Police Department and Emergency Services will still be on duty and available by calling 9-1-1.

We understand that families may be separated this holiday because of COVID-19. Please take time to connect with loved ones through a phone call, FaceTime, Skype or other method. But please remember that it is important we all continue to exercise social distancing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The "Stay-at-Home" order remains in effect.  Do not leave your home except to conduct essential business.  Avoid large gatherings of more than 10 people, cough or sneeze into your elbow, and wash your hands often.

Brighter days ARE in our future. Sometimes we have to get through the dark times to really appreciate the good times.

Happy Easter and Stay Safe!

Alert COVID-19 City Information:

STAY AT HOME ORDER

The Sedgwick County Local Health Officer has enacted a "Stay at Home" order effective at 12:01 AM on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 until April 23, 2020.

Maize City Hall Closed to the Public - All City services remain operational

The City of Maize takes the health of our community and public employees who serve our community extremely seriously.

As such, in light of the Emergency Declaration made by Sedgwick County, all City of Maize facilities and spaces will temporarily close at 5:00 PM Monday, 03/16/2020 to the public until further notice.

All City services remain operational and all City employees remain available to assist the public during our regular business hours.  Instructions for virtual access to public meetings of our governing body can be found here.   City Hall remains fully-staffed and will assist you over the phone at (316) 722-7561 or customerservice@cityofmaize.org.  Persons needing to make water payments or court payments are encouraged to place the payment in the drop box outside City Hall, mail them to City Hall or pay them online. The 3% online credit card fee for payments is being waived during this time.

Building permit applications can be found online and needs to be emailed to customerservice@cityofmaize.org or faxed to City Hall at (316) 722-0346.

Maize Municipal Court is also closed until further notice.  Those with pending court cases will be notified either by phone or mail and provided a new appearance date.  Court staff can be reached at (316) 722-8736 or court@cityofmaize.org if you have any questions or concerns.

As always, if you require emergency assistance, please call 911.

The Police Department will be reducing a few non-essential services and closing their facility to outside traffic.  However, the Police Department WILL CONTINUE to provide all essential law enforcement services to the public.  Individuals needing to make a Police Report should call 911.  Individuals needing copies of Police Reports and/or Accident Reports may request these on-line or via U.S. Mail.

You may also message us through either the City of Maize Facebook page or Maize Police Department Facebook, but please keep in mind these are not monitored 24 hours.

While we know information regarding COVID-19 is constantly changing and can seem scary, it is important to not panic.  Additionally, 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 you can prepare and take action.  Please take the necessary precautions to protect yourself and our community.

We will continue to monitor the situation and will update you should our operations change.

  • The Maize Police Department has suspended fingerprinting until further notice.
  • Persons needing to conduct business with Maize City Hall are encouraged to do so by phone (316) 722-7561 or by e-mail at customerservice@cityofmaize.org.
  • Persons needing to make water payments or court payments are encouraged to place the payment in the drop box outside City Hall, mail them to City Hall or pay them online.
  • All large public gatherings of people in Sedgwick County are prohibited unless otherwise ordered by the Local Health Officer or the Board of County Commissioners, sitting as the Board of Health. Large public gatherings are those with more than ten (10) people in attendance or anticipated to attend, both indoor and outdoor, except for Essential Businesses.  A "gathering" does not include normal operations at spaces where persons may be in transit or coming and going individually or in groups of less than ten (10) persons. For all gatherings of people, the Local Health Officer strongly encourages everyone to follow the guidance provided by the CDC, and federal, state and local public health officials and private medical providers.
  • The Maize City-Wide Garage Sale scheduled for April 18th has been cancelled.
  • Community Building Reservations have been cancelled.
  • Park Bathrooms are closed.
  • Bulk Waste Coupons have been postponed.
  • Brush Drop-Off is still occuring.

For on-going up-to-date information about COVID-19, please visit the following websites:

Have Questions?  Call 2-1-1 for nurse/medical hotline.

Feeling depressed, scared, anxious or suicidal, call the Sedgwick County COMCARE Community Crises Center at (316) 660-7500.

Have questions regarding unemployment?  Visit the Kansas Department of Labor Website.

U.S. Small Business Administration Coronavirus Relief Options

  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
  • Maize City Hall
  • Maize Highlights
  • Maize City Park Playground
  • Community Spirit
  • Moxi Junction
  • Housing Incentive Plan Grant Program
  • Fiddlers Cove
  • Maize Crime Reports
  • Maize Industrial Park
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Welcome to Maize, Kansas!

City of Maize Mayor Donna Clasen

Maize is a unique, progressive city on the northwest edge of Wichita 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.   Be sure to visit our Highlights page to learn about current and upcoming events and updates on current city issues from our city administrator.

~ Mayor Donna Clasen

Credit Card Fees

The City of Maize charges a 3% fee for all credit & debit card transactions.

Post Office Box

The Maize Post Office has requested that all City Correspondence go through our Post Office Box.  The Post Office will no longer forward mail that is addressed to our Grady Avenue address.  Please address all mail to the city to:

City of Maize, Kansas
P. O. Box 245
Maize, KS  67101-0245

Thank you!

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.

Fast Facts About Maize

Population:
2013 Census:  3,806
Estimated as of July 1, 2018:  4,662
Year Established:  1870
Year Incorporated:  1886
County:  Sedgwick
State:  Kansas
Zip Code:  67101
Area Code:  316
Sales Tax:  7.5%
School District:  266
2019 Total Mill Levy:  153.522
History
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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