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City News Releases - 2008


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Agenda KC leadership conference to be Nov. 21 Tuesday, November 18, 2008
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Youth Advocacy Office, a division of the City Manager's Office, will hold the Agenda KC leadership conference from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 21 at the Kansas City Convention Center, 301 W. 13th St.

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Public Invited to Provide Input into Overflow Control Plan at Stakeholder Forum Monday, November 17, 2008
The Kansas City Missouri Water Services Department will be hosting a Stakeholder Forum that will provide the public an opportunity for input. Since August, the independent Green Solutions Integration Collaborative Team has been working on identifying additional green solutions elements and strategies for the Overflow Control Plan. This team consists of representatives from Mid-America Regional Council, BNIM Architects, Low Impact Development Center Inc., Conservation Design Forum, Tetra Tech, and Burns & McDonnell. This team will share its drafted recommendations and potential strategies for public input at this stakeholder forum.

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American Indian Symposium to be Nov. 17 Friday, November 14, 2008
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Health Department is partnering with the Kansas City American Indian Council and other regional organizations to present the fifth annual American Indian Symposium from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 17. The event will be at the Pierson Auditorium University Center, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 5100 Rockhill Road.

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Emergency Home Repair Program to stop accepting applications Dec. 1 Thursday, November 13, 2008
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Property Preservation Division is reminding residents that applications for this cycle of the Emergency Home Repair Program are due Dec. 1. Applications for this reformatted version of the Minor Home Repair Program were accepted starting Aug. 1.

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Water Services Department helps sponsor documentary to air locally on KCPT, Thursday, Nov. Wednesday, November 12, 2008
The Kansas City, Missouri Water Services Department is one of the sponsors that have helped to air a documentary on infrastructure systems. Kansas City Public Television (KCPT) will be airing the 90-minute documentary titled Liquid Assets: the Story of Our Water Infrastructure on Thursday, November 13 at 8 pm and again on Sunday, November 16th at 3 pm.

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Home Weatherization Program suspends applications starting Nov. 12 Monday, November 10, 2008
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Property Preservation Division will stop accepting applications for the Home Weatherization Program on Nov. 12.

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City alerts motorists to increase in traffic Nov. 12 Monday, November 10, 2008
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Public Works Department is alerting motorists who commute downtown to expect heavier-than-usual traffic Wednesday, Nov. 12 due to the “Get Motivated” event scheduled for Sprint Center. The day-long event is expected to bring an additional 20,000 people into the downtown area.

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Workshop teaches businesses how to work with City Thursday, November 6, 2008
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is hosting the “How to Conduct Business with the City” workshop at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 13 in the Biery Auditorium at the Health Department, 2400 Troost Ave. The workshop is being conducted by the Aim4Peace program, an initiative of the City Manager’s Office, and the Procurement Division of the General Services Department.

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Kansas City recognized by EPA Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Once again, Kansas City’s commitment to the use of green infrastructure has received national attention.

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Trash pick-up delayed, City offices closed Nov. 11 Wednesday, November 5, 2008
In observance of Veterans Day on Nov. 11, curbside trash and recycling collection will be delayed one day and City of Kansas City, Mo., offices will be closed.

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Aim4Peace organizes city Day of Peace Wednesday, November 5, 2008
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aim4Peace: Movement to Stop the Shooting, an initiative of the City Manager’s Office, invites the community to a Day of Peace event Nov. 8. The event kicks off from 9-9:45 a.m. at the corner of 27th Street and Prospect Avenue in the lot adjacent to the Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church with a prayer, messages of peace and representatives from the Aim4Peace team.

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KCI Airport flu shot clinic Nov. 10 protects travelers Tuesday, November 4, 2008
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Health Department and Kansas City International Airport are partnering to provide a special flu shot clinic to protect travelers on Monday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Flu vaccines will be available for those age 3 years and older for $10 per shot in all three terminals. Cash or credit cards will be accepted.

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City seeks feedback for Neighborhood Stabilization Program Monday, November 3, 2008
The City of Kansas City, Mo., asks residents to submit feedback about the potential use of $7.3 million that has been allocated by the federal government as part of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program. The funds are set aside, but a plan must be presented to secure the funds.

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City organizes Election Day command center Thursday, October 30, 2008
The City of Kansas City, Mo., will coordinate an Election Day command center at the City’s Emergency Operations Center in anticipation of an unusually high voter turnout Nov. 4.

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City seeks feedback on preliminary downtown area plans Wednesday, October 29, 2008
The City of Kansas City, Mo., City Planning and Development Department and a consultant team led by BNIM Architects invite Kansas City area residents to attend one of two meetings to give feedback to preliminary recommendations for the Greater Downtown Area Plan. At the meetings, participants will use electronic voting keypads to give their opinion on ideas generated from a series of public planning meetings.

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City to receive $40 million in federal new markets tax credits Tuesday, October 28, 2008
The City of Kansas City, Mo., has been awarded $40 million in new markets tax credits under the sixth round of the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund’s New Markets Tax Credit Program. The award marks the first time the City has applied independently to receive funds under this program. The City, in partnership with Central Bank of Kansas City, received $50 million in new markets tax credits last year.

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City departments, non-profits partner on a new city-wide tree planting program Friday, October 24, 2008
On Monday, Oct. 27, staff from Kansas City, Missouri Parks and Recreation and Water Services will plant 675 trees on the Birmingham Wastewater Treatment Plant Farm property.

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Good Neighbor Awards recognize acts of kindness Thursday, October 23, 2008
The City of Kansas City, Mo., 3-1-1 Action Center, a division of the City Manager’s Office, and the Neighborhood Community Services Department will hold the second Good Neighbor Awards ceremony at 10 a.m. on Oct. 25 at the Robert J. Mohart Multi-Purpose FOCUS Center, 3200 Wayne Ave.

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Health Department holds special lead testing clinics Monday, October 20, 2008
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Health Department will conduct a series of special lead testing clinics for Lead Hazard Awareness Week from Oct. 19-25. The clinics will be:

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Lead Poisoning Prevention Week highlights safety Saturday, October 18, 2008
The Kansas City, Mo., Health Department will conduct a lead clinic Oct. 24, as part of its slate of educational activities supporting the seventh annual National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, Oct. 23-29.

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