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City News Releases - 2013

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Residents, businesses invited to participate in Earth Hour Thursday, March 21, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., will join cities across the globe in shutting off non-essential lighting for an hour on Saturday, March 23, and requests other government entities, businesses and residents to do the same. This symbolic gesture, known as Earth Hour, takes place from 8:30-9:30 p.m. to show how people can work together toward better environmental practices.

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City’s 311 Call Center launches @KCMO311 Twitter account Monday, March 18, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., 311 Call Center has recently launched a Twitter account to better engage with residents and provide them with more communication options. The Twitter account, @KCMO311, may be accessed at www.twitter.com/kcmo311.

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City, AIAKC reschedules Enlightened Accessible Design forum to May 2 Monday, March 18, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities and the American Institute of Architects – Kansas City have rescheduled their Enlightened Accessible Design forum to Thursday, May 2 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Kauffman Foundation, 4801 Rockhill Road.

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St. Patrick’s Day parades close roads this weekend Friday, March 15, 2013
The Kansas City, Mo., Public Works Department advises motorists to observe caution on the roads this weekend. Two major St. Patrick’s Day parades will cause potential delays for drivers.

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City’s curbside leaf and brush collection begins April 1 Thursday, March 14, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., will begin its springtime curbside leaf and brush collection on Monday, April 1.

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Kansas City, Mo., celebrates 160th birthday year Thursday, March 14, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., will celebrate the year of its 160th birthday on Thursday, March 28 from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the City Hall Rotunda, 414 E. 12th St. Remarks from Mayor Sly James, City Manager Troy Schulte and members of the City Council will begin at noon.

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Organizations may apply for NTDF reimbursable grants Thursday, March 14, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund is now accepting applications from organizations seeking first-quarter reimbursable grants. The deadline is Wednesday, May 1 at 5 p.m.

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Cause and origin investigation completed for JJ’s Restaurant explosion and fire Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Fire Department, City of Kansas City, Mo., Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have conducted a cause and origin investigation of the explosion and fire at JJ’s Restaurant.

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City hosts grand opening for new Cookingham leaf and brush drop-off center March 15 Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., will celebrate the grand opening of its new Cookingham leaf and brush drop-off center on Friday, March 15 at 2:30 p.m. The new drop-off center is located at 11660 N. Main St., at the northeast corner of Northeast Cookingham Drive and North Main Street. The facility will open to the public on Saturday, March 23 at 8 a.m.

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Street closures for Big 12 Basketball and new 5K Fun Run Friday, March 8, 2013
Street closures for Big 12 Basketball and new 5K Fun Run 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 Men’s Basketball Championships on March 13-16. The event draws thousands of fans, and motorists should anticipate street closures.

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Channel 2 debuts new television programs “FYIKC” and “Time to be Well” Tuesday, March 5, 2013
In an effort to better inform residents about commonly asked questions and to promote resident wellness, the City of Kansas City, Mo., City Communications Office has begun airing two new original programs, “FYIKC” and “Time to be Well.”

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Streetcar open house rescheduled for March 6 Monday, March 4, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., will host a public meeting on Wednesday, March 6 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Road, in Kansas City to discuss the Kansas City Downtown Streetcar project.

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City offers post-snow trash, brush solutions Friday, March 1, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., will offer a range of trash, recycling and tree waste disposal options to Kansas City residents due to trash pickup delays caused by two recent winter storms.

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City will start enforcing sidewalk clearing ordinance on Monday Friday, March 1, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., will begin enforcing the provisions of the sidewalk clearing ordinance on the morning of Monday, March 4. The sidewalk clearing ordinance is in Sec. 64-246 of the City’s Code of Ordinances.

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Water Services issues water bonds at low rate, achieves cost savings Friday, March 1, 2013
This week the City of Kansas City, Mo., Water Services Department issued water revenue bonds at a low interest rate of 3.14 percent, which will enable Water Services to perform $58.7 million in vital water infrastructure improvements throughout Kansas City.

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City’s parking restrictions no longer in effect Friday, March 1, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., has announced that State of Emergency parking restrictions are no longer in effect, and residents may return to their usual parking arrangements.

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City will participate in Statewide Tornado Drill on March 5 at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., will participate in the 39th Annual Statewide Tornado Drill on Tuesday, March 5 at 1:30 p.m. by sounding the tornado outdoor warning sirens.

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Southeast Community Center will be open overnight for residents without power Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., has partnered with the American Red Cross to open the City’s Southeast Community Center overnight tonight for residents who may be without power at their homes. The Southeast Community Center is located at 4201 E. 63rd St.

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Leaf and Brush Drop-off Centers open next three weekends Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Leaf and Brush Drop-off Centers will be open for the next three weekends to allow residents to dispose of woody debris created by this past week’s snowstorms. All drop-off centers will be open on March 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 and 17 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This service is free for residents. Please bring proof of residency.

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Trash and recycling collection resumes tomorrow Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is advising residents that curbside trash and recycling collection will resume tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 27. It was suspended today due to the snowstorm. Due to this suspension, trash and recycling collection is delayed one day the rest of this week. For example, residents who usually have Tuesday collection will receive it Wednesday, Feb. 27. Residents who usually have Friday collection will receive it Saturday, March 2.

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