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Road Closed ROAD CONSTRUCTION / CLOSURE:

Beginning Monday, May 11 through August 10 the intersection of 119th Street West and 45th Street North will be completely closed to traffic for reconstructionMore information >>

Alert COVID-19 City Information:

AD ASTRA: A PLAN TO REOPEN KANSAS

A Guide for Businesses

Maize City Hall Remains Closed to the Public - All City Services Remain Operational

On May 27, 2020, Sedgwick County Commissioners voted to not impose additional limits and recommend that Sedgwick County residents and businesses continue to adhere to the phases and guidance in the state’s Ad Astra plan. Public gatherings are further defined as persons commonly known to one another and allow gatherings of up to 20 individuals rather than 15 through Phase 2.

The City of Maize will be adhering to the County’s recommendation in reopening the City’s facilities. This plan may be subject to change per the guidance of County’s health officials.

City Hall will be reopened to the public beginning June 8th with CDC recommended best practices in place to protect all who are in the building. Please be mindful of instructions that will be posted for visiting City Hall.

City Park: The playground equipment will be re-opened on May 30th. Please be advised that the equipment is not sanitized. The Splash Pad, Community Building rentals and the restrooms will be reopened at the beginning of Phase 4, which is currently scheduled for June 22.

The public is advised to monitor the City of Maize website and Facebook page for any modification of the above schedule.

All City services remain operational and all City employees remain available to assist the public during our regular business hours.  City Staff remain available to 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.

Maize City Council Meetings are being held virtually and are available to watch online by the public.

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

Maize Municipal Court remains closed, however we are now offering Virtual Court hearings with the Judge or Prosecutor via internet. Hearings can be scheduled with an email request to court@cityofmaize.org prior to your scheduled in-person hearing. Participants will need internet access, a computer or mobile device with a camera and microphone. The Court will make reasonable accommodations for those individuals who are in vulnerable populations and who require an accommodation for court proceedings.

Those with pending court cases will be notified and provided either a new appearance date or the opportunity to participate in Virtual Court.  Court staff can be reached at (316) 722-8736 or court@cityofmaize.org if you have any questions or concerns.

The Police Department has temporarily discontinued non-essential services and the department is closed to outside traffic. However, the Police Department continues to provide all essential law enforcement services to the public. Individuals needing to make a Police Report should call 9-1-1. Individuals needing copies of Police Reports and/or Accident Reports may request these online or via U.S. Mail.

As always, if you require emergency assistance, please call 9-1-1.

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.

We will continue to monitor the situation and will update you as things change.

  • The Maize Police Department has suspended fingerprinting until further notice.
  • Persons needing to conduct business with Maize City Hall may do so by phone at (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.
  • Bulk Waste Coupons have been postponed.
  • Brush Drop-Off is still occurring.
  • Maize PD 9-1-1 Summer Camps are cancelled.

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

Have questions about COVID-19?  Call 2-1-1 for nurse/medical hotline.

IF YOU BELIEVE YOU HAVE COVID-19:  If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, please call United Way of the Plains at 2-1-1 to begin the screening process.  You will answer questions, receive information and be directed to the Nurse Triage line at the Sedgwick County Health Department if necessary.  Once the Nurse Triage line has collected all information and it is determined testing is needed, an appointment at the Drive Through Testing Site will be scheduled.

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.

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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