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City News Releases - 2012

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City holds Premium Auto Auction on March 20 Friday, March 16, 2012
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Tow Services Division will auction off approximately 10 premium vehicles and 171 abandoned vehicles on Tuesday, March 20 at its quarterly Premium Auto Auction. The auction will be held at the Vehicle Impound Facility, 7750 E. Front St. Registration is from 8-11 a.m., and bidding will begin at 10 a.m.

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City announces St. Patrick’s Day Parade street closures Thursday, March 15, 2012
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Public Works Department is advising motorists of temporary lane closures on Saturday, March 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. due to the 40th Annual Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

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City and County collaborate on Web-based tool for economic and community development Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Pro Tem Cindy Circo, Councilman Scott Wagner and Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders will hold a joint press conference on Friday, March 16 at 9:30 a.m. to discuss a new Web-based tool hosted by Jackson County that will help facilitate economic and community development. The press conference will be held at the offices of the Local Investment Commission, located at 3100 Broadway St., Suite 1100, Kansas City, Mo.

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City completes $216.895 million general obligation bond issuance Tuesday, March 13, 2012
On the morning of March 8, 2012, the City of Kansas City, Mo., successfully issued a total of $216.895 million in general obligation improvement and refunding bonds. The bond proceeds plus $19.7 million in net premium provided $130.5 million for basic infrastructure projects; zoo exhibit renovation; expansion and construction of a new East Patrol police station and crime lab; construction of a new North Patrol police station; and the purchase of police helicopters.

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City to sound tornado sirens March 13 for severe weather drill Monday, March 12, 2012
The City of Kansas City, Mo., invites residents, businesses, schools and other organizations to participate in the Annual Missouri Severe Weather Drill on Tuesday, March 13 at 1:30 p.m. At this time, the City will sound its tornado outdoor warning sirens and the National Weather Service will sound the all-hazard weather radios.

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“Change your clock, change your batteries” this weekend Friday, March 9, 2012
With Daylight Savings Time beginning Sunday, March 11, the City of Kansas City, Mo., Fire Department reminds residents to change the batteries in their smoke detectors when they change their clock. According to the National Fire Protection Association, a working smoke detector increases a person’s chances of a safe escape from a fire by more than 50 percent.

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City breaks ground for new US 169 interchanges on March 12 Friday, March 9, 2012
The City of Kansas City, Mo., invites residents to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the new US Highway 169 interchanges, which will be located at Northwest 96th Street and Northwest 108th Street, on Monday, March 12 at 10 a.m. at Northland Cathedral, 101 NW 99th St.

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City improving service through performance data Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Since the inception of its 3-1-1 Call Center, the City of Kansas City, Mo. has been collecting and analyzing data. The data provides a greater understanding of City operations and points the way toward improvements that can make a measurable difference.

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Mayor Pro Tem Circo testifies before State Senate Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Kansas City, Mo. Mayor Pro Tem Cindy Circo and David Parks, director of the City’s Neighborhood and Community Services Department testified before the Missouri State Senate Monday, March 5 in support of the KCMO Land Bank Bill (SB 795).

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City street closures for Big 12 Basketball Monday, March 5, 2012
Public advised to read parking rates and keep valuables out of sight The City of Kansas City, Mo. will host the Phillips 66 Big 12 Basketball Championships, March 7-11. During this time, motorists can anticipate street closures near Sprint Center to help facilitate the event.

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City general obligation and appropriation-backed bond ratings affirmed Thursday, March 1, 2012
Moody’s Investors Service, Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services and Fitch Ratings have affirmed the ratings for the City of Kansas City, Mo.’s outstanding general obligation bonds at Aa2, AA, and AA, respectively.

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Veterans’ Treatment Court honors new group of graduates Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Municipal Court held a ceremony Wednesday, Feb. 29 honoring the Veterans’ Treatment Court’s most recent group of nine graduates.

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Road closure signals next phase of Northwest 72nd Street construction Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The City of Kansas City, Mo., advises motorists that the next phase of construction on the Northwest 72nd Street extension project is scheduled to begin next month.

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EnergyWorks KC provides homeowners incentives and rebates for energy conservation Wednesday, February 29, 2012
EnergyWorks KC (EWKC) is assisting Kansas City, Mo., home and business owners by providing resources that support energy-conserving improvements to their buildings.

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Kansas City and Bank of America working together to stabilize neighborhoods and support the Green Impact Zone and other City initiatives Tuesday, February 28, 2012
City of Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Sly James and Bank of America officials announced a joint effort to help alleviate the impact of vacant properties in Kansas City neighborhoods and the community at large.

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Electric vehicle charging stations installed in Arts District Garage Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The City of Kansas City, Mo., as part of its KC Green initiative, will debut its two new electric vehicle charging stations during a live demonstration on Friday, March 2 at 10 a.m. The stations are located in the City’s Arts District Garage at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway St., and will each be able to charge two vehicles simultaneously.

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Municipal Court institutes new probation fee Monday, February 27, 2012
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Municipal Court announces that a new probation fee of $10 per month will be assessed starting on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. The fee will only be assessed for persons granted probation starting on or after Feb. 29; it will not apply to cases disposed prior to the start date.

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Troost Avenue construction begins March 6 Monday, February 27, 2012
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is advising motorists that construction will start on the Troost Avenue Bridge improvement project on Tuesday, March 6 in anticipation of a May 2012 completion date.

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City receives three sustainability awards from Kansas City Industrial Council Friday, February 24, 2012
The Kansas City Industrial Council has awarded the City of Kansas City, Mo., with two 2012 Sustainability Gold Awards and one 2012 Sustainability Silver Award, in recognition of the City’s commitment to a greener community and its many contributions to the sustainability of Kansas City, Mo.

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Neighborhood Advisory Council seeks to fill vacant positions Thursday, February 23, 2012
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Neighborhood Advisory Council (KCNAC) is seeking candidates to fill four board member positions for the 2012 term.

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