News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14, 2012
Local leaders discuss regional beautification efforts for All-Star Game
City of Kansas City, Mo., City Manager Troy Schulte and Councilman Scott Taylor met with local area elected officials and leaders on Thursday, June 14 at City Hall to discuss regional cooperation efforts to beautify the Kansas City metropolitan area for the upcoming All-Star Game.
“I am proud to work on this targeted neighborhood cleanup effort with other local leaders who are committed to working together regionally and using existing resources within our communities in an effort to save taxpayers’ money,” said Councilman Taylor.
The City of Kansas City, Mo., has organized RBI litter control events around Clark-Ketterman Athletic Fields, Satchel Paige Stadium and Cleveland Park, which are the locations of the RBI Tournament Games to take place during the week of the All-Star Game. In addition, the City’s Public Works Department will organize recycling events at all All-Star Game events, expedite targeted pot hole repairs and perform another sweep of illegal signs in the City’s public right-of-way throughout all parts of Kansas City, Mo.
Other local municipalities have committed to help the City beautify the area based on each individual municipality’s needs and resources. In addition to the City of Kansas City, Mo., representatives from Liberty, Independence, Merriam, Grandview, Lee’s Summit, Raytown, Jackson County, Parkville and Prairie Village participated in the discussion.
For more information on the regional beautification efforts, please contact Lisa Sturgeon, aide to Councilman Taylor, at 816-513-6523.