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City News Releases - 2006

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Total:133
Items: 41-60
City Hall north entrance to close Thursday, August 31, 2006
The 11th Street (north side) entrance of City Hall will close Wednesday, Sept. 6, starting at 7 a.m. for construction. City Hall is located at 414 E. 12th St. in downtown Kansas City, Mo. This closure will remain in effect until May 2007.

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Trash and recycling collection delayed one day Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Weekly trash and recycling collection for residents of Kansas City, Mo., will be delayed one day the week of Sept. 4. This is due to the City's observance of Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 4.

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Health Department rolls out three Web site improvements Monday, August 28, 2006
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Health Department has added three new complaint forms to its Web site to improve the services it provides to residents and visitors. The public may now file complaints online about excessive noise issues, unusual odors or the presence of rats by visiting www.kcmo.org/health and clicking on the "Online forms" drop-down menu or the "How to file a complaint" link.

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City to hold first Citywide Career Fair Sept. 23 Monday, August 28, 2006
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Human Resources Department is conducting a Citywide Career Fair on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Bartle Hall Convention Center, 301 W. 13th St. The career fair is scheduled to include live, local radio broadcasts and appearances by members of the Kansas City Brigades.

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Council approves new salary and classification standards Friday, August 25, 2006
At the Thursday legislative session, the City of Kansas City, Mo., City Council approved what is expected to be the first of several phases of new pay and classification standards for many City employees. These first changes will go into effect Sept. 3.

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Portion of 13th Street to close Monday Friday, August 25, 2006
Thirteenth Street from Walnut Street to Grand Boulevard will close Monday, Aug. 28 at 9 a.m. due to street replacement for the new Power & Light Entertainment District. This closure will remain in effect until mid-October.

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Work begins on downtown streetscape project Friday, August 25, 2006
Construction has begun on the highly anticipated 10th Street Library District streetscape project. This project, managed by the City of Kansas City, Mo., Capital Improvements Management Office, will affect Library District buildings along 10th Street from Wyandotte Street to the Main Street transit plaza, and along Baltimore Avenue south of 10th Street, including the Central Library Branch and the Library Lofts Condominiums. Construction is scheduled to last until December.

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Roper resigns as chief information officer Thursday, August 24, 2006
Gail M. Roper, chief information officer for the City of Kansas City, Mo., will be leaving Kansas City to work as the chief information officer for the City of Raleigh, N. C. Roper's last day with the City is Sept. 29, and on Oct. 2 she will begin her new position in Raleigh.

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Teens asked to shake up city hall Thursday, August 24, 2006
The Youth Advocacy Office (City Manager's Office) is accepting applications from Kansas City, Mo., youth between the ages of 12 and 23 who wish to serve on the Kansas City Youth Commission. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Sept. 15.

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Eastbound Truman Road from Oak to McGee opens Friday Tuesday, August 22, 2006
The eastbound lane of Truman Road from Oak Street to McGee Street, and Oak Street south of Truman Road to 16th Street are expected to open Friday evening instead of Wednesday as originally estimated.

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First human West Nile virus case reported Tuesday, August 22, 2006
Public health officials report that a Kansas City man has been diagnosed with West Nile virus and has been receiving treatment for the illness. This is the first human case of the virus in Kansas City, Mo., this year

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More rabid bats found Tuesday, August 22, 2006
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Health Department continues to encourage residents to be aware of the possibility of increased rabies activity in this area following the discovery of three more rabid bats since June 30, bringing the total this year to five.

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Downtown portion of 16th Street closing Sunday, August 20, 2006
A portion of West 16th Street will be closed between Baltimore Avenue and Broadway Boulevard from Aug. 22-25 beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday and ending at 5 p.m. on Friday.

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Eastbound Truman Road closed from Oak to McGee Thursday, August 17, 2006
The eastbound lane of Truman Road from Oak Street to McGee Street, and Oak Street south of Truman Road to 16th Street are closed due to a break in a 12-inch water main.

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City makes fuel switch to help environment and save money Tuesday, August 15, 2006
In an effort to improve the environment and potentially save $25,000 annually, the City of Kansas City, Mo., is using a cleaner burning fuel in its diesel powered vehicles. The City uses approximately 1.2 million gallons of diesel fuel annually.

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Talented youth sought for Spotlight on KC Monday, August 14, 2006
Kansas City, Mo., youth ages 12-18 can compete for a professional demo package and cash prizes at the second annual Spotlight on KC talent show. The talent show will be Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. at the Exhibit Hall in Municipal Auditorium, 301 W. 13th St. in Kansas City, Mo. The deadline to register is Sept. 1.

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Deadline to register for Team KC Football extended to Aug. 14 Wednesday, August 9, 2006
The registration deadline for Team KC Football is being extended through Aug. 14. The City of Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas City Pop Warner are teaming up to bring the tackle football program to youth ages 9-14 who live in Kansas City, Mo.

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Fitch and Standard & Poor's assign AA rating to downtown development bonds Thursday, July 13, 2006
Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor's Rating Services have assigned an AA and AA- credit ratings, respectively, to $115 million on Kansas City Industrial Development Authority’s Series 2006 Kansas City Downtown Redevelopment District bonds scheduled for sale July 19.

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Kansas City to receive national Sister Cities Award Thursday, July 13, 2006
The City of Kansas City, Mo., will receive the 50th Anniversary Award from Sister Cities International. The award will be presented July 15 at the Lou Wozar Annual Awards Ceremony during the Sister Cities 50th Anniversary Worldwide Conference in Washington D.C.

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Shawnee Mission Parkway to reopen Wednesday, July 12, 2006
Shawnee Mission Parkway is scheduled to reopen to traffic in both directions by 5 p.m. today. Works crews under the supervision of the Kansas City, Mo., Public Works Department worked late into the night to remove the damaged asphalt and will complete the repaving work and pavement markings today. The damage resulted from a Monday night accident when a vehicle ran into and broke a fire hydrant, causing water to flood the roadway.

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