FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 27, 2005
Program’s intensive coordination aims to improve neighborhoods
Representatives of neighborhood organizations seeking to improve physical conditions and general livability in declining areas are invited to apply for the City’s Neighborhood Improvement Program. This program is managed by the City of Kansas City, Mo., Neighborhood and Community Services Department.
Neighborhoods selected for participation in the program will receive intensive coordination of City services. These services will include crime prevention, fire prevention, code enforcement, home repair assistance and public infrastructure repairs. The neighborhood organizations representing the selected areas will be required to work with the City and seek sponsorships from corporations and foundations to help ensure the success of the Neighborhood Improvement Program in their individual neighborhoods.
Application forms and information about the program are available on the City’s Web site (www.kcmo.org) on the Neighborhood and Community Services Department’s home page. Applications are due Nov. 30.
For more information or to get an application, call David Park, assistant director of the Neighborhood and Community Services Department, (816) 513-3231.