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City News Releases - 2013

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Total:314
Items:101-120
Small Local Business Enterprise Program Expanded for Select Water Services Projects Wednesday, August 28, 2013
New Program Will Increase Opportunities for Small Businesses in Kansas City Area (Kansas City, Mo.) – The City of Kansas City, Missouri’s Water Services and Human Relations Departments are excited to announce a new program that will enable eligible small businesses to expand their participation in Kansas City contracting opportunities.

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Northeast 104th Street at Highway 291 closes Monday for improvements Tuesday, August 27, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Public Works Department is advising residents that Northeast 104th Street from Highway 291 to North Huttig Street will close for roadway improvements beginning Tuesday, Sept. 3.

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Main Street Bridge closes Sept. 13 through mid-November Tuesday, August 27, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Public Works Department announces the Main Street Bridge over Interstate 670 will close for a brief period beginning Sept. 13 so that improvements can be made. During construction, traffic will be detoured to Oak and Baltimore streets.

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Health Department one of the first in the nation to receive national accreditation Monday, August 26, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Health Department is one of the first in the U.S. to receive accreditation, and the first in the four-state region of Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska.

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New program helps homebuyers in the urban core Friday, August 23, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., announces a new program to help residents buy homes in the urban core and other target areas. Called MORE (for Missouri Reinvesting in Neighborhoods), the program is being carried out through a partnership with the Missouri Housing Development Commission and Kansas City Maintenance Reserve Corporation.

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Wireless emergency alert messages available on new cell phones Friday, August 23, 2013
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Integrated Public Alert and Warning System has authorized government agencies, including the City of Kansas City, Mo., to send warnings directly to newer cell phones.

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City’s Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund hosts workshops Thursday, August 22, 2013
Organizations interested in applying for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 reimbursable annual grants and/or third quarter grants from the City of Kansas City, Mo., Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund (NTDF) are strongly encouraged to attend the annual informational workshops.

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Construction closes 47th Street starting Aug. 26 Wednesday, August 21, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Public Works Department announced today that 47th Street will close between JC Nichols Parkway and Main Street for five days, starting at 3 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26.

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Races affect traffic on weekend mornings Friday, August 16, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is notifying motorists that a run and triathlon/duathlon will affect traffic on the mornings of Saturday, Aug. 17 and Sunday, Aug. 18.

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Share ideas and learn about City services at the Neighborhood Leaders Roundtable Meeting Thursday, August 15, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department will host its third quarterly Neighborhood Leaders Roundtable Meeting at the Kansas City Public Library: Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St., on Thursday, Aug. 29 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Free parking is available in the library’s parking garage.

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Environmental Achievement Awards recognize City employees Wednesday, August 14, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Environmental Management Commission will present Environmental Achievement Awards to representatives of three City departments at a ceremony scheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14 at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 4801 Rockhill Road.

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KC Dream Home Program increases homebuyer mortgage assistance limits Tuesday, August 13, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department is now accepting applications from first-time homebuyers for the KC Dream Home Program. On Aug. 1, the maximum mortgage assistance amount increased in secondary target areas to $20,000 and citywide to $10,000.

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City general obligation and appropriation-backed bond ratings affirmed Friday, August 9, 2013
Moody’s Investors Service and Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services have affirmed the ratings for the City of Kansas City, Mo.’s outstanding general obligation bonds at Aa2 and AA, respectively. Both agencies affirmed the ratings with a stable outlook.

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Does your child still need back-to-school immunizations? Don’t miss the Health Department’s special clinic Saturday Thursday, August 8, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Health Department reminds residents that it will hold a special back-to-school immunization clinic on Saturday, Aug. 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2400 Troost Ave., Suite 1100.

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Sunday morning race affects downtown traffic Wednesday, August 7, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is notifying motorists that the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will affect traffic on Sunday, Aug. 11 in the Crown Center/Crossroads/Power & Light District areas.

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Residents invited to suggest capital improvement projects at citywide hearings Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Want to suggest a project for next year’s capital improvement budget in the City of Kansas City, Mo.? The Public Improvements Advisory Committee, also called PIAC, invites residents to voice their ideas at four citywide hearings in August.

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Public Works uses data, community feedback to enhance pedestrian, motorist safety Monday, August 5, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Public Works Department is pleased to announce that it has made many enhancements to several City traffic signals, intersections and crosswalks, ensuring the safety of both pedestrians and motorists alike.

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Health Department hosts Saturday back-to-school immunization clinic on Aug. 10 Wednesday, July 31, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Health Department will hold a special back-to-school immunization clinic on Saturday, Aug. 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2400 Troost Ave.

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Civil Rights Division celebrates one-year anniversary of “Discrimination – Report It, Don’t Ignore It” Wednesday, July 31, 2013
The Civil Rights Division of Kansas City, Mo.’s Human Relations Department has celebrated the one-year anniversary of its radio show – “Discrimination – Report It, Don’t Ignore It”. The show airs every Saturday from 11-11:30 a.m. on KPRT – AM – Gospel 1590. The show originally debuted as a 12-week mini-series on July 28, 2012, but became a regular weekly program due to its popularity.

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City participates in Sales Tax Holiday, Aug. 2-4 Monday, July 29, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., invites residents to take advantage of a three-day sales tax holiday from Friday, Aug. 2 to Sunday, Aug. 4. During this time, shoppers who purchase certain items of clothing, shoes, school supplies and computers in Kansas City, Mo., stores will not have to pay any sales tax.

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