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City News Releases - 2009
 

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Portion of N.E. 96th Street closing Saturday, August 22, 2009
The portion of N.E. 96th Street from N. McKinley Avenue to N. Tullis Avenue will be closed to through traffic from June 5 to Sept. 30.

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Meningococcal vaccine available Saturday, August 22, 2009
Dr. Rex Archer, the director of the Health Department, wants college-bound students and their parents to be aware of the threat and danger of meningococcal disease, and the availability of a vaccine that could reduce the risk of catching meningitis. The recent case of a University of Kansas student contracting meningococcal meningitis is an example of how dangerous it can be.

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AIM4PEACE holds awareness marches in response to recent homicides Friday, August 21, 2009
The City of Kansas City, Mo., AIM4PEACE Community Mediation Program, an initiative of the City Manager’s Office, will lead two awareness marches Aug. 5 in response to recent homicides in the city.

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Emergency Operations Center monitors severe weather Thursday, August 20, 2009
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Emergency Management Office, a division of the City Manager's Office, is monitoring severe weather expected to affect the area late this evening and overnight.

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City department director receives local government credential Thursday, August 20, 2009
City of Kansas City, Mo., General Services Department Director Gerald Smith recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from the International City/County Management Association. Smith is one of more than 1,000 local government professionals credentialed through the voluntary process.

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KC Recycles expands plastic recycling Thursday, August 20, 2009
The City of Kansas City, Mo., KC Recycles program has expanded the type of plastic containers accepted curbside for recycling to include types No. 1 through No.7. All plastic containers must have been used for common consumer goods such as drinks, yogurt, margarine, icing, catsup, mustard, dish soap or laundry detergent.

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KCI Airport launches new KCI economy parking TV commercial Thursday, August 20, 2009
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department has launched new 30- and 60-second television commercials on CNN’s Airport Network at Kansas City International Airport to promote KCI Economy Parking and its Web site, http://www.flykci.com.

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City awarded for planning and environmental achievements Wednesday, August 19, 2009
The City of Kansas City, Mo., recently received three awards from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association for excellence in shaping quality communities in Missouri. The awards included a wide variety of projects, including master plans, redevelopment, innovative projects and other efforts to advance planning.

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City receives a $4.82 million energy efficiency stimulus grant Tuesday, August 18, 2009
The City of Kansas City, Mo., has been awarded $4,823,200 from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program, which is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

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Parks and Recreation employee fatality Saturday, August 15, 2009
An employee of the City of Kansas City, Mo., Parks and Recreation Department was killed this morning while working at Jerry Smith Park, 137th Street and Prospect Avenue.

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City suspends two liquor licenses for 15 days Friday, August 14, 2009
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Regulated Industries Division of the Neighborhood and Community Services Department and the managing officers of Star Discount Smoke & Convenience Store and the Prairie View Phillips convenience store have agreed to 15 day suspensions of their establishment’s liquor licenses.

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Joint stimulus application nets City $2.55 million for police funding Friday, August 14, 2009
The City of Kansas City, Mo., joined seven other local agencies in a joint application that brought more than $4.34 million in funding to the metro area from the U.S. Department of Justice through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

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City names Green Impact Zone liaison Friday, August 14, 2009
City of Kansas City, Mo., City Manager Wayne A. Cauthen has named Deletta Dean as the City’s Green Impact Zone liaison. Dean will serve on the Green Impact Zone Coordinating Committee along with Green Impact Zone Administrator Anita Maltbia from the Mid-America Regional Council.

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Temporary closure of Blue River Road on Jan. 4 Thursday, August 13, 2009
Blue River Road, between Red Bridge Road and Martha Truman Road, will close Jan. 4 at 9 a.m. The closure is being made to accommodate the blasting and removal of rock that is falling near the roadway. The work is expected to be completed by 3 p.m. on Jan. 4.

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Multi-space parking demonstration under way Thursday, August 13, 2009
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Public Works Department has completed the installation of eight multi-space parking pay stations in the City’s Central Business District. The pay stations are part of a six-month demonstration to evaluate the effectiveness of multi-space parking pay stations for on-street parking and determine public acceptance of this new technology.

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City suspends liquor license of Hen House for six days Tuesday, August 11, 2009
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Regulated Industries Division of the Neighborhood and Community Services Department and the Managing Officer of the Hen House grocery store at 6238 N. Chatham Ave., have agreed to a six-day suspension of the establishment’s liquor license.

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Tornado sirens sounded in southern Jackson County Monday, August 10, 2009
The City of Kansas City, Mo., sounded the tornado outdoor warning sirens in southern Jackson County at 2:43 p.m. today, in response to several reports of a brief touchdown of a funnel near Interstate 470 and View High Drive.

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City suspends liquor license of Millennium Super Stop for 28 days Monday, August 10, 2009
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Regulated Industries Division of the Neighborhood and Community Services Department and the managing officer of Millennium Super Stop convenience store have agreed to a 28-day suspension of the establishment’s liquor license. Millennium Super Stop is located at 1603 W. 12th St.

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EPA awards City $1.66 million in Brownfields grants Wednesday, August 5, 2009
The City of Kansas City, Mo., will benefit from four Brownfields grants awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and regular program funding to replenish Revolving Loan Fund grants.

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City participates in sales tax holiday Tuesday, August 4, 2009
From Aug. 7-9, shoppers can take advantage of a three-day holiday from City of Kansas City, Mo., State of Missouri, Cass County, Clay County, Jackson County and Platte County sales taxes when they purchase certain items of clothing, shoes, school supplies and computers in Kansas City stores.

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