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!
You are invited to attend participate in a
and share your ideas about current conditions, future possibilities, and what
"Academy Arts" means to you.
More Information >
Maize Fall Festival this year will be October 19th
and 20th at WSU West (37th and Maize Road).
More Information >
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
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.
From the City Administrator - July 2018:
As the summer of 2018 arrives, City growth and
development continues in a positive and encouraging manner.
The expansion of housing, commercial and industrial
development throughout the city remains constant and
progressive. The building design standards established
years ago have stimulated a quality of growth criteria we
can all be proud of. A few updates on current activities
Good things are happening in Maize.
This year’s budget is meeting projected expectations. As in past
years, revenues and expenditures are following budget estimates.
It’s anticipated this pattern will continue throughout the year.
Financial planning and stability are important keys in ensuring
quality customer service and employee empowerment to achieve
The planning process for the 2019 city budget
is underway. For the 12th straight year, the City will NOT
increase the tax mill levy amount. Next year through personnel
training, equipment upgrades and the management of existing
resources, the ever-increasing demands for city services will
continued to be achieved. The 2019 budget proposal, while frugal
in nature, will accomplish the required operation demands and
ensure financial stability. Plans to enhance some reserve funds
for utilities and economic development are also under review.
Previous financial planning and appropriate council policies
along with a strong economic growth have provided a stable
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"
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