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City of Kansas City, Mo.
CONTACT: City Communications Office, 816-513-1349
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug 23, 2011
City expands Northland storm debris collection areas
Two-bag limit temporarily lifted in Northland
The City of Kansas City, Mo., has expanded the area of the City’s Northland where it will collect storm debris beginning Saturday ,Aug. 27. The expanded areas include the Northland subdivisions of Parkdale, Walden East and West, Walden Homes, Park Forest, Platte Ridge, Gracemor and homes in the area surrounding the intersection of Tiffany Springs Road and Revere. Residents in these areas with woody storm debris should place material curbside by 7 a.m. Saturday Aug. 27.
The City had previously announced the following collection zones in the City’s Northland for the curbside collection beginning Saturday, Aug. 27:
The subdivisions of Chapel Woods Homes Association, Royal Oaks North, Linden Park, Wildberry, Wildberry West, Hawthorne, Picture Hills, Autumn Ridge, and areas of Kansas City, Mo. within the following boundaries: North boundary Highway 152; west boundary I-29 south to I-635 south to Highway 9; east boundary I-435; south boundary Armour Road/Highway 210 (within Kansas City, Mo.)
Residents are also advised that the City will temporarily lift the two-bag trash limit in the City’s Northland from Wednesday, Aug. 24 through Tuesday, Aug. 30 to assist a large number of residents with perishable foods that have spoiled as a result of extended power outages. The Northland is defined as the area within Kansas City, Mo. that is north of the Missouri river.
In order to make these special collections possible, the City has suspended Bulky Item Collections until further notice.
As an additional aid to residents affected by the recent storms, the City of Kansas City, Mo., Leaf and Brush Drop-Off Centers have extended their days of operations.
The City’s two leaf and brush drop-off centers will be open daily through Aug. 28 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The centers are located at 1815 N. Chouteau Trafficway (just south of the Missouri river) and
just south of I-470 on the east side of Raytown Road. Proof of residency is required.
After Sunday, Aug. 28, the centers will return to regular hours, open only Saturdays 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Residents with questions about suspended bulky collections or the City’s leaf and brush programs should contact the City’s 3-1-1 Action Center by dialing 3-1-1 or 816-513-1313.
Media personnel can contact Dennis Gagnon of the City Communications Office at 816-513-2659.