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City News Releases - 2011
 

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Beardsley Road closes temporarily for bridge repairs Tuesday, May 17, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo. Capital Projects Department is alerting motorists that emergency bridge repairs on the 12th Street Viaduct will result in a temporary closure of Beardsley Road, between 12th and 17th Streets, for approximately two weeks. The closure started today.

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Kansas City, Mo., selected for Google Fiber for Communities Tuesday, May 17, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is proud to announce that it has been selected to collaborate with Google on the deployment of Google’s one-gigabit-per-second, ultra-high speed, fiber-to-the-home broadband network. As the second city to be selected for this initiative, Kansas City, Mo., joins its sister city, Kansas City, Kan., in a regional partnership that will help to ensure our communities’ shared success.

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Staff and volunteers partner to “Fight the Blight” Monday, May 16, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Neighborhood and Community Services Department will hold an event to discuss the impact of “Fight the Blight,” an innovative approach to addressing nuisance violations in the Oak Park neighborhood, on May 18 at 10:30 a.m. on the corner of 36th Street and South Benton Boulevard.

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City hosts All-America City Competition for second consecutive year Monday, May 16, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., will once again host the National Civic League’s All-America City Competition June 15-17, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency-Crown Center. Mayor Sylvester “Sly” James, Jr. and Mayor Pro Tem Cindy Circo will welcome the delegates at the opening event on Wednesday, June 15 at 3 p.m.

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Engage KC Leadership Board hosts Meet and Greet Monday, May 16, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Engage KC Leadership Board is recruiting driven, dedicated young adults ages 16-27 to serve on the board for the 2011-12 term. Engage KC is sponsored by the Office of Civic and Community Engagement, a division of the City’s Manager’s Office.

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Residents advised about wastewater overflow into Blue River Watershed Monday, May 16, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Water Services Department reports a wastewater overflow due to a hit hydrant.

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City to kick off Bike Week on Monday, May 16 Friday, May 13, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., will kick off Greater Kansas City Bike Week 2011 on Monday, May 16 at 8 a.m. with an outdoor event held on the south side of City Hall, 414 E. 12th St. All are invited to attend and help celebrate the City’s recognition as a Bronze level Bike Friendly Community by The League of American Bicyclists and learn of the City’s continuing commitment to attain a Platinum designation by the year 2020.

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City invites public input on future East Patrol site location Friday, May 13, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., has begun the process to identify the site where the new East Patrol Division/Crime Lab Police Campus will be constructed.

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Troost Avenue Bridge construction restricts traffic through July Friday, May 13, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is advising motorists that beginning Monday, May 16, construction on and around the Troost Avenue Bridge at Brush Creek will restrict traffic to two lanes on Troost Avenue between Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard and Volker Boulevard until early August.

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Schulte, Noll receive 2011 ASPA awards Friday, May 13, 2011
The American Society for Public Administration - Greater Kansas City Chapter has awarded City of Kansas City, Mo., Interim City Manager Troy Schulte the 2011 Public Administrator of the Year Award and the City’s Former Assistant City Manager Richard Noll the 2011 L.P. Cookingham Award for Outstanding Contributions to Public Administration (awarded posthumously).

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KCI Airport offers free parking for meeters and greeters Tuesday, May 10, 2011
As a new customer convenience, the Kansas City Aviation Department now offers one hour of free parking in the Kansas City International Airport Economy Parking Lot. This gives meeters, greeters and well-wishers a free place to await travelers’ flights to arrive and depart.

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City’s Deramus recycling center temporarily closing for site improvements Tuesday, May 10, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is advising residents that the City’s recycling center at 4707 Deramus Ave. will be closed from May 16-31 to facilitate site improvements.

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KCNAC seeks candidates to fill board positions Tuesday, May 10, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Neighborhood Advisory Council (KCNAC) is seeking candidates interested in representing the community to fill two board member positions for the KCNAC’s 2011 term. The board has one at-large and one northwest region position available at this time.

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Parks and Rec named a finalist for National Gold Medal Award Monday, May 9, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Parks and Recreation Department received recognition as a National Gold Medal Award finalist by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).

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City makes key Capital Projects appointments Thursday, May 5, 2011
City of Kansas City, Mo., Interim City Manager Troy Schulte has appointed Pat Klein director of the Capital Projects Department and announced key appointments within the department.

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City employees honored at public sector recognition ceremony Thursday, May 5, 2011
Seven employees and one project team from the City of Kansas City, Mo., were honored in a variety of categories at the Federal Executive Boards’ 18th Annual Public Employee Recognition Day awards ceremony May 4.

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Front Street construction results in temporary closure Thursday, May 5, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is advising motorists that continued work on the City’s extensive Front Street improvement project will result in a three week detour starting May 10.

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Mayor and Council develop Vision Statement Thursday, May 5, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo.’s Mayor Sly James and City Council developed a Vision Statement during a recent retreat, as they prepared for the next four years of City governance. The statement provides a reference point that the City’s elected officials can draw from as they work on behalf of all residents to advance the interests of the community.

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Residents advised about wastewater overflow into Town Fork Creek Watershed Wednesday, May 4, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Water Services Department reports a wastewater overflow due to debris in the sewer line.

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City launches KC Serves initiative on May 6 Tuesday, May 3, 2011
To encourage civic involvement and support its long tradition of volunteer service, the City of Kansas City, Mo., will launch the KC Serves initiative, a new regional volunteer database designed to connect residents to City and community projects.

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