Public Information


Public information is handled through the City Administration Office. The City Attorney and Community Coordinator serve as the Public Information Officer (PIO) for the City of Great Bend.

The PIO along with city staff are responsible for a number of duties, including:

  • Media relations
  • Community education
  • Website maintenance
  • Great Bend Channel 20
  • Internal communications
  • Facilitation of public meetings

Outside Components

  • Official Statements - The City Attorney is responsible for making official statements on behalf of the City of Great Bend unless assigned to a staff person.
  • Public Records Requests - Public records requests should be made through the Great Bend City Clerk and are subject to various copying and handling fees.
  • Maps - The Engineering Department is responsible for generating various available maps for established fees.

All of these various components of public information can be reached at 620-793-4111.

Public Information FYI

  • Public Notification: Attached is the Kansas Water Pollution Control Permit & Authorization to Discharge under National Pollutant to Discharge Elimination System. To see full document click here, or come to City Hall as it will be posted and available by the front desk for 30 days from 9/9/19.