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Thank you to those that were able to attend the Mayor's "State of the City Address" last night. For those that were unable to attend, click here for a copy of the speech.
Interested in being a candidate in the April 7th 2015 Bel Aire General Election?
The City of Bel Aire will have the Mayor and two (2) City Council Seats open for election. Candidate forms are available on the Sedgwick County website or at the Bel Aire City Clerk's office and must be filed with the Bel Aire City Clerk by NOON on January 27th.
For more important information related to this election, visit the Sedgwick County Election Website.
As sever weather approaches, the City of Bel Aire would like to mention an upcoming Severe Weather Safety Meeting well in advance to be held on April 2nd here at City Hall at 6:30 PM.
Bel Aire has just announced a new PHOTO CONTEST! Just send in your best 3 photos of Bel Aire and you will have a chance at winning one of three great prizes from Bel Aire AND if you enter to win on the link below, you have another chance in winning (6) prizes of $200.00. The $200.00 will be awarded through the website www.city-data.com. The three prizes the City of Bel Aire will giveway on JANUARY 15, 2015 include First Place:Single Pool Membership, Second Place: Gift basket, Third Place: Cap To find out more information on the cash prize giveaway, click here
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Bel Aire city leaders are proud to announce the City of Bel Aire was ranked as the #3 safest town in Kansas by SafeWise. For more infomation on this SafeWise study please click this link below.
This ranking comes just after being ranked the #1 safest small town by Movoto Real Estate
The study looked at populations between 5,000 and 20,000 and ranked them based on data from the 2012 FBI Uniform Crime Report. Study was reported from Movoto, real estate brokerage site.
For more information on this study and other towns ranked in this study, please click below.
City offices will be closed for the Following Holidays:
New Year's-Closed: Thursday, January 1st and Friday, January 2nd.
City of Bel Aire has launched a new Bel Aire App!
Bel Aire city leaders are excited to announce the creation of a Bel Aire City App that can be downloaded to all smart phones.
In an effort to be more easily accessible to our citizens, Bel Aire has worked with My Community Mobile to create a City App that can be downloaded to any smart phone.
More and more people utilize their smart phones for directions, social media, news, contacts, etc.
For this reason, the Bel Aire City Council felt it was important to stay in touch with our citizens through their smart phones.
The app has many functions such as below:
Contact info for Mayor, City Council and City Staff
Location of City Parks and Recreation
School Locations and Contact Info
Report an Issue
Utility Information and Contact Info
Shop & Dine Section
Economic DevelopmentView Chamber members or current businesses and "Chamber Member of the Month"
The app is free and can easily be downloaded from your app store or by following these links below:
Once the page has been accessed via mobile devices, users need only press the download or install button and the app will begin downloading.
If you wish to receive these newsletters, please go to our homepage and enter your e-mail address to the "Join our E-mail List" and these newsletters will be sent to you via e-mail every month!
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS:
Below is a link to Sedgwick County's website for advance voting times as well as the election times for the November 4th election.
The City of Bel Aire notified we are #4 in Homeownership
A new study from NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy site, lists Bel Aire as the 4th Best place for Homeownership in Kansas! The data included affordability, population growth and homeownership rates.
Bel Aire has introduced a new
Adopt a Park Program
Bel Aire Gains Recognition for Being a Great Place to Live!
According to the new rankings by Coldwell Banker Real Estate, LLC
Bel Aire was ranked as the #1 suburb in Sedgwick County and #7 in the state of Kansas!
Suburbs were ranked based on access to amenities, proximity to good schools, average commute times and community safety. According to the survey, suburbanites are more likely to eat in, commute to work, own their homes, and dedicate weekends to home improvement and do-it-yourself décor projects. View the full article in the Wichita Business Journal
Welcome to the City of Bel Aire - City of the Future with Respect for It's Past! We feel the tagline of our community says a great deal of who we are, and what we believe. Our past delivered us to our present...commitment, dedication, and perseverance will boldly drive us into the future.
Bel Aire is an inviting community with strong businesses and wonderful people. With a population nearing 7,000 and its close proximity to Wichita, Bel Aire is afforded the amenities of big-city living, while being able to remain close to its small-town roots. In addition, nearby major transportation networks and available resources foster an environment of healthy business creation and expansion. These important characteristics make Bel Aire a great place to live, work, and raise a family. We invite you to take a look at our website, familiarize yourself with our community, and see for yourself why we are proud to call Bel Aire home!
Thank you for your virtual visit. If you have questions, we have answers. Contact us with any questions you may have and let's discuss why Bel Aire is the Metro's community of choice.
Bel Aire Quick Facts:
- Date of Incorporation: November 26, 1980
- Land Area: 6.83 sq. miles
- Elevation: 1,400 ft
- County: Sedgwick
- State: Kansas
- ZIP Code: 67220, 67226
- Time Zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
- Public School District: USD 259
- Private Schools:
- Government: Council - Manager
- Sales Tax: 7.15%
To find out more about Bel Aire, visit the US Census Bureau's Quick Facts about Bel Aire, KS