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City of Garrett Fall/Winter Newsletter

Notice of Special City Council Meeting
The Public is encouraged to attend
Topic to be presented: City Hall Building Options

Date: Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
Location: G-K-B School Performing Arts Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.
PAC Entrance: Door # 10

☀The City of Garrett is accepting applications for part-time summer employment.☀

• streets-parks dept (age 16 and older)
• city pool: concessions, certified life guards, front desk, managers, and slide attendants

Applications may be picked up at city hall or contact sue@garrettindiana.us in the mayor's office (130 S. Randolph St.)
• Phone: 260.357.3836

Complete application deadline: on or before May 1, 2015

City Hall Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed on holidays
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Come to Indiana's 27th Safest City: Garrett
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Explore Garrett Scavenger Hunt!

2015 Brush & Limb Pickup Dates
March 30 - April 3
May 4 - 8
June 1 - 5
July 6 - 10
August 3 - 7
September 7 - 11
October 5 - 9
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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.

"Garrett's Growing Green", 3 Ways to Recycle

• 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.

Republic Services Opens Recycling and Trash Drop-off Facility
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Welcome to the City of Garrett! 

Welcome to the City of Garrett, our city, proudly listed as the 27th safest city in Indiana (2014) offers safe neighborhoods, a proactive police & fire department, hardworking city departments, great schools, a variety of retailers, eating and drinking establishments, and many churches in which to worship.

A strong sense on Military Pride is shown through events 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 downtown has beautiful flowers and designs provided by our Garrett garden club volunteers.

Our six parks and the Jordan Wetlands are favorite places for many families during the warm weather months; busy with baseball, softball, T-Ball, visitors, and reunions! We are proud of our beautiful Garrett Public Library-complete with a new expansion to better serve the community. The Historical Railroad Museum and the Garrett Museum of Art are both wonderful amenities located right here in northeast Indiana.

The city Pool (mini-water park), outdoor Auburn-Garrett Drive-in Theatre & the Garrett Golf Course are all acclaimed attractions during the warm weather months.

Garrett’s festivals are a great place to bring your friends and family to enjoy some old fashion fun, food, entertainment & activities! Mark your calendars for Heritage Days (July 3 &4), Summer Seventies Music Festival (August 15) and The Garrett Caboose Festival (October 4).

The Garrett Chamber of Commerce provides resources and networking with our local businesses and community leaders and a personal “Welcome Bag” given to new residents featuring our chamber member businesses. We are a great friendly community close to everything you need…“Choose Garrett, A Growing Community!”

Upcoming Events in our city:

Saturday, February 7th – Goodnight Garrett at the Garrett Public Library
Saturday, February 7th – Annual J.A.M. Recreation Center Gala
Thursday, February 19th – United Way Red Carpet Event at the Silver Screen
Saturday, February 21st – St. Martin’s Circle of Friends Tea
Saturday, March 21st – Annual City “Easter Egg Hunt”
Saturday, April 11th - Garrett Youth Football Night at the Legion
Saturday, April 18th – Garrett High School Fine Arts Day
Saturday, May 2nd – Annual City of Garrett Clean Up Day, 7 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, May 16th – Alliance Industries serving DeKalb County Dinner and Auction
Monday, May 25th – Memorial Day Services: City Hall and the Garrett American Legion Post 178
Saturday, May 30th – Earth Day
Friday June 5, 12, 19, 26 – City of Garrett’s Fun Friday Day Camp
Friday, July 3rd – Garrett Heritage Days Parade
Saturday, July 4th – Garrett Heritage Days at Eastside Park
Saturday, August 15th – Garrett Summer Seventies Music Festival at Feick Park
Sunday, October 4th – Garrett Caboose Festival at Heritage Park

(Events subject to change)



130 S. Randolph St.   |   P.O. Box 332   |   Garrett, IN 46738  |   Phone: 260.357.3836   |   Fax: 260.357.3200