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City News Releases - 2013

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Free training helps residents to respond in disaster situations Tuesday, May 28, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Office of Emergency Management, a division of the City Manager’s Office, will provide a free Community Emergency Response Training for individuals ages 18 and older who live or work in Kansas City, Mo.

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City reminds residents to beat the heat this summer Friday, May 24, 2013
In recognition of Missouri Summer Weather Safety Day on Friday, May 24, the City of Kansas City, Mo., reminds residents to beat the heat this summer. Please follow these safety tips during bouts of extreme heat:

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City hosts household hazardous waste collection June 1 Friday, May 24, 2013
City of Kansas City, Mo., residents may safely and sustainably recycle their household hazardous waste, unwanted confidential documents, leaves and brush at the A.B.O.P.T (Antifreeze, Batteries, Oil, Paint and Tire) Collection Event on Saturday, June 1 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Robert J. Mohart Center, 3200 Wayne Ave.

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Race will affect traffic on Memorial Day morning Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is notifying motorists that the Amy Thompson Run (8K, 5K and 1 mile) will affect traffic in the Sunset Hill, Ward Estates and Country Club District neighborhoods on Monday, May 27 from approximately 7 a.m. to noon.

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Scott Huizenga named new budget officer Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Huizenga as its budget officer within the Finance Department’s Management and Budget Division. In this position, Huizenga will report to Randall J. Landes, finance director.

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Two City streetscape plans awarded for design and merit Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., City Planning and Development Department has received two prestigious awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects – Prairie Gateway Chapter. The society selected the City’s Main Street Streetscape Plan as recipient of the Honor Award for Built Design and the City’s North Oak Streetscape Plan for the Merit Award in Planning and Analysis.

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Trash pick-up delayed, City offices closed May 27 Tuesday, May 21, 2013
In observance of Memorial Day, trash and recycling collection will be delayed one day and City of Kansas City, Mo., offices will be closed Monday, May 27. The 311 Call Center, a division of the City Manager's Office, also will be closed for the holiday.

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Hepatitis C clinic rescheduled due to Health Department closing early Monday, May 20, 2013
Due to a temperature control issue, the City of Kansas City, Mo., Health Department building, 2400 Troost Ave., closed for the afternoon of Monday, May 20. In addition, the free Hepatitis C clinic originally scheduled for today has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 23 from 1-4 p.m. at the Health Department.

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Public Works launches street resurfacing map Monday, May 20, 2013
A new online tool will help residents keep track of the City of Kansas City, Mo.’s extensive resurfacing program. The Public Works Department has launched a new, updateable map of resurfacing projects on the Street Preservation section of its website, located at www.kcmo.org/resurface.

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Public Works recognized for bicycle and sidewalk improvements Friday, May 17, 2013
To conclude Bike Week, BikeWalk KC, the region’s bicycle and pedestrian advocacy organization, recognized the City of Kansas City, Mo.’s Public Works Department for leadership in providing striped lanes and “sharrows” for bicyclists on roadway projects as well as sidewalk improvements for pedestrians.

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Health Department to hold special Hepatitis C testing clinic Friday, May 17, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Health Department will host a Hepatitis C testing and referral clinic on Monday, May 20 from 1-4 p.m. The clinic will be in Suite 1000 on the first floor of the Health Department, 2400 Troost Ave.

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Four walk/run events affect weekend traffic on May 17-19 Thursday, May 16, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is notifying motorists that four separate walks and races will result in several temporary road closures on May 17, 18 and 19.

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New utility line protection program available to homeowners Thursday, May 16, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., introduces the Service Line Warranty Program, a new, optional program for homeowners that provides low-cost, worry-free warranty protection for water and sewer lines. Homeowners will soon receive program and signup information in their mailboxes.

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Home Weatherization Program now accepting applications Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department has begun accepting applications for its Home Weatherization Program. This service is available for all of Jackson, Clay and Platte counties, including the areas outside of the City of Kansas City, Mo.’s city limits. Both homeowners and renters (with landlord participation) may apply.

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City’s reBUILD/KC Neighborhood Mini-Grant Program hosts workshops Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., reBUILD/KC Neighborhood Mini-Grant Program will host two informational workshops for organizations interested in applying for Fiscal Year 2013-14 reimbursable grants. The workshops will take place Thursday, May 23 from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, June 8 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Southeast Community Center, 4201 E. 63rd St.

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Trails KC system expanding in Platte County Friday, May 10, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., will expand the City's Missouri Route 152 Trail and Line Creek Trail this summer using a combination of federal and local funds.

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Emergency Home Repair Program now accepting applications Friday, May 10, 2013
Eligible Kansas City, Mo., homeowners in urgent need of plumbing, electrical, mechanical or limited ADA barrier removal work may apply for assistance from the City of Kansas City, Mo., Emergency Home Repair Program.

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Help shape the future of 63rd and Prospect at May 16 meeting Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., encourages all interested residents and business owners to attend a community meeting for the redevelopment of 63rd Street and Prospect Avenue on Thursday, May 16 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Southeast Community Center, 4201 E. 63rd St.

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Street closures scheduled for music festival and race Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is notifying motorists that one music festival and one race will affect traffic this week and weekend.

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Eight City employees, one team honored at public sector recognition ceremony Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The Greater Kansas City Federal Executive Board honored eight City of Kansas City, Mo., employees and one City team during its 20th Annual Public Employees Recognition Day awards ceremony today, Tuesday, May 7 at the Municipal Auditorium’s Little Theatre.

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