City of Gardner


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About Us

Gardner, Kansas is one of the most rapidly-growing communities in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Located along Interstate 35, just 30 miles from downtown Kansas City, Gardner is a historic community with a keen vision for the future. Its roots stretch back over 150 years to its founding in 1857 along the route of the Santa Fe and Oregon/California Trails. Presently, Gardner is home to nearly 21,000 residents and includes seven elementary schools, three middle schools and one high school. Gardner is committed to maintaining its traditional small-town values while focusing on providing for future growth and development.

Gardner is Accessible, Affordable, Safe, Friendly and Growing.


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Rep/Contact Info

Alan Abramovitz
HR Manager
  • Phone: (913) 856-0943
Mark Baldwin
Council Vice-President
Jason Bruce
Parks & Recreation Director
Kacy Deaton
Council Member
Dave Knopick
Community Development Director
Daneeka Marshall-Oquendo
Communication Manager - PIO
Alexis Miller
Animal Control Officer
Tory Roberts
Council Member
Sharon Rose
City Clerk
Steve Shute
Council Member
John Stimatze
Community Policing Officer
John Trickett
Engineering Technician
Erik Van Potter
Council Member
Mark Wiehn
Council Member
Todd Winters