911 Important Notice
🚿Water Department Notice⚠️
Due to the cold weather and deep frost under ground, some areas of the city are experiencing low water flow.
Letting water run approximately the size of a pencil lead will help prevent a 'water line freeze'.
Please report any issues to our water-sewer department (Garrett Water Works) at 260.357.3811 or email: email@example.com
LIFE IS BETTER HERE: GARRETT - As Seen on Indiana's News Center.
GARRETT POLICE DEPARTMENT IS HIRING
The Garrett Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applications can be picked up at the Garrett Police Department or downloaded by clicking here.
Applications should be returned to the Garrett Police Department, located at 200 N. Cowen Street, Garrett, IN 46738.
Deadline to return an application is March 31, 2014. Physical agility and written tests have been scheduled for Saturday, April 19, 2014. We anticipate hiring one Officer in June to fill a current vacancy as well as establish a new list for future hiring.
"Garrett's Growing Green", 3 Ways to Recycle in Garrett
• Drive Through Recycle; Marv A. Hall Recycle Center, 121 N Cowen St.
Hours: Wednesday Evening 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday Afternoon 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday Morning 8:00 – 12 Noon
• 24 Hour Drop Off Recycling, at the corner of N. Cowen Street and W. Quincy Street, just north of our Recycle Center. Enter at Cowen St and exit the one-way alley turning north to Quincy St.
• Curbside Recycling now offered in Garrett! Call Republic Services to sign up 1.800.876.9001. Click here for more information from National Serv-All, A Republic Co.
Garrett Dining and Drink Establishments
City of Garrett Fall/Winter Newsletter
City Hall Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30a.m. - 4:00p.m.
Closed on holidays
Report a Code Violation or Voice a Concern
Annual Water Report
Explore Garrett Scavenger Hunt!
Report an Electric Outage
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
After business hours:260.357.5151 and press "1" to be connected to DeKalb County Central Dispatch.
Welcome to the City of Garrett!
Our city offers; safe neighborhoods, great schools, a proactive police & fire department, hardworking city departments, great small and local businesses, and many churches in which to worship.
Our six parks and city pool are favorite places for many families during the warm weather months, as well as our Public Library, Museums, indoor Silver Screen Theatre and the outdoor Auburn-Garrett Drive-in Theatre, Golf Course, Restaurants, Sacred Heart Grotto, and the J.A.M. Recreation Center!
A strong sense on Military Pride is shown through activities sponsored by our local V.F.W. and American Legion. Civic, business, and non-profit groups assist with many local functions and community wide activities. Our historical downtown has beautiful flowers and designs provided by our local garden club.
The Garrett Chamber of Commerce provides resources and networking with our local businesses and community leaders.
Annual Events in our city:
June: Our Parks and Recreation sponsor "Fun Friday Day Camp" for ages 4 – 12.
July: Celebrate Independence Day at The two day festival offers; A 5K, concerts, contests, city swim meet, BBQ, concessions, vendors, entertainment, parades, and ending with our annual fireworks display sponsored by The Garrett Rotary Club!
August: "National Night Out" sponsored by the Garrett Police Department, Parks and Recreation's "Sixties Festival and Hop" at Feick Park, A County Humane Shelter benefit "Dog Swim" is held at the end of the pool season.
October: A Caboose Festival is held at Heritage Park in October celebrating our Railroad History and our Parks and Recreation sponsors a family Halloween Movie Night!
November: We have a community Christmas Tree that residents are invited to help decorate with a family ornament prior to the Annual DeKalb County Horseman Association's "Parade of Lights" down town.
December: Santa Paws event to benefit our city dog park initiative, bring your pawed pets to have pictures taken with Santa!
We invite you to “Choose Garrett, A Growing Community”