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City News Releases - 2013

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City offices closed Jan. 1, trash delayed Monday, December 30, 2013
In observance of the New Year’s Day holiday, City of Kansas City, Mo., offices and the 311 Call Center will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 1, and curbside trash and recycling collection will be delayed one day for residents who usually have Wednesday, Thursday or Friday collection.

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City crews are preparing for weekend freezing rain and snow Friday, December 20, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Kansas City metro area in effect from midnight tonight, Friday, Dec. 20 until noon on Sunday, Dec. 22.

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City seeks art for streetcar project Friday, December 20, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Municipal Art Commission invites professional artists or artist-led teams to develop innovative, original art to be integrated into the City’s Downtown Streetcar Starter Project. The deadline for submittals is 4 p.m. Jan. 27, 2014 and the competition is open to all professional artists living in the United States.

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Local artists may submit proposals to Avenue of the Arts Thursday, December 19, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Municipal Art Commission and the Avenue of the Arts Foundation invite regional artists to submit proposals for the 2014 Avenue of the Arts temporary public art installation. Proposals must be submitted by Friday, Jan. 10 at 4 p.m.

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City offices closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 Tuesday, December 17, 2013
In observance of the Christmas Day and New Year’s Day holidays, City of Kansas City, Mo., offices and the 311 Call Center will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 25 and Wednesday, Jan. 1. Curbside trash and recycling collection will be delayed one day both weeks for residents who usually have Wednesday, Thursday or Friday collection.

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Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund now accepting reimbursable grant applications Monday, December 16, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund awards reimbursable grants to support countless popular Kansas City activities. Recent recipients include the Kansas City Repertory’s “A Christmas Carol” and the South Suburban Football Fall Classic. The fund currently is accepting fourth quarter reimbursable grant applications for activities taking place from March 1, 2014 through April 30, 2014.

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City releases sustainability report Monday, December 16, 2013
Sustainability has been a core operating principle for the City of Kansas City, Mo., ever since the mayor and City Council passed the 2008 Climate Protection Plan.

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City crews continue winter weather response, motorists advised to drive cautiously Friday, December 13, 2013
City of Kansas City, Mo., snow crews continue to respond to the winter weather that has moved into the metro area. The National Weather Service has announced a Winter Weather Advisory in effect until tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 14 at 9 a.m. Read the City’s snow updates at www.kcmo.org/snow.

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City crews ready to respond to freezing rain, snow tomorrow Thursday, December 12, 2013
City of Kansas City, Mo., snow crews are monitoring and preparing for a wintery mix of rain, sleet and snow expected to move into the Kansas City area tomorrow morning. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the Greater Kansas City region from Friday, Dec. 13 at noon through Saturday, Dec. 14 at 9 a.m. Read snow updates at www.kcmo.org/snow.

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Pilot program encourages companies to consider energy efficiency upgrades as an employee benefit Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., announces the Home Energy Affordability Loan pilot program, an energy-efficiency loan program developed in Arkansas that blends employee quality of life with corporate environmental responsibility.

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City launches 311 mobile app to better engage with residents Tuesday, December 10, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., has launched a new mobile app that lets residents submit 311 Call Center service requests with ease. The mobile app, called “KCMO 311 Service Request,” is the first City-supported mobile app and may be downloaded for free for Apple and Android devices in Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store.

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Airport Terminal Advisory Group public hearing to be continued Dec. 17 Monday, December 9, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo.’s Airport Terminal Advisory Group will continue its public hearing at its next regularly scheduled meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 7:30 a.m. The hearing will take place in the City Council chambers, on the 26th floor of City Hall, 414 E. 12th St.

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City crews prepared for light snowfall this weekend Friday, December 6, 2013
City of Kansas City, Mo., crews assigned to arterial, primary and residential streets are prepared to respond to the light snowfall that is forecast to move through the Kansas City area overnight Saturday, Dec. 7.

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Water Services reminds customers to “Beat the Freeze” this winter with simple tips for pipes Friday, December 6, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Public Works Department is notifying motorists that construction on the new Main Street bridge over Interstate 670 is finished, and the intersection at Truman Road and Main Street will reopen before evening rush hour today, Friday, Dec. 6.

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Main Street bridge reopens Friday, Dec. 6 Friday, December 6, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Public Works Department is notifying motorists that construction on the new Main Street bridge over Interstate 670 is finished, and the intersection at Truman Road and Main Street will reopen before evening rush hour today, Friday, Dec. 6.

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Veteran’s Treatment Court, Drug Court will graduate 18 participants next week Thursday, December 5, 2013
The Kansas City, Mo., Municipal Court will hold graduation ceremonies for successful participants of its Veteran’s Treatment Court and Drug Court programs.

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Get ready for snowy weather with these tips Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Did you know that the City of Kansas City, Mo., plows about 6,400 lane miles of pavement in its street system? That’s farther than plowing a two-lane road from San Diego to Boston!

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Two races will affect traffic near Crossroads, Westport Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is notifying motorists that two races will temporarily affect traffic on Saturday, Dec. 7 in the Crossroads Arts District and Westport.

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City Hall to reopen at 2:45 p.m., police clear building of threat Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., announces that police have determined that there is no viable threat in or around City Hall, 414 E. 12th St. As such, City Hall will reopen to the public at 2:45 p.m., and City Hall employees are advised to return to their offices as soon as possible.

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City Hall estimated to reopen at 3 p.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., announces that City Hall will remain closed today, Dec. 3, until at least 3 p.m., due to a bomb threat that was called in this morning. Police will continue to search City Hall floor by floor and its surrounding perimeter to determine if a threat exists.

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