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City News Releases - 2011
 

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City establishes Diversion Program for first-time offenders Tuesday, May 3, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., City Prosecutor’s Office announces the establishment of the Diversion Program, a new initiative that provides eligible first-time offenders an opportunity to accept responsibility for their offenses while giving them a second chance to keep and hold a clean record.

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Construction brings temporary lane closures to Maplewoods Parkway Monday, May 2, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is advising motorists that grading and sidewalk installation work will result in continued temporary lane closures on Maplewoods Parkway from Barry Road to Missouri Highway 152 starting Tuesday, May 3.

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City’s 56th Mayor and City Council take office Monday, May 2, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., held the Ceremonial Inauguration for its 56th Mayor, Sly James, and City Council members today, May 2, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. The event, which had a standing-room-only crowd, took place in the City Council Chambers on the 26th floor of City Hall. During the inauguration, Mayor James delivered his inaugural address, outlining his vision for the City’s future. A public reception followed.

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City receives bronze rating for bicycle friendliness Friday, April 29, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., has been recognized by The League of American Bicyclists as a Bicycle Friendly Community at the Bronze level. A Bicycle Friendly Community welcomes cyclists by providing safe accommodation for cycling and encouraging people to bike for transportation and recreation.

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Residents can dispose prescription drugs at take back event Friday, April 29, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is encouraging residents to bring their old and unwanted prescription drugs to one of five Kansas City locations for safe disposal on Saturday, April 30 during National Prescription Take Back Day.

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Halfway Home Pet Adoptions transition Thursday, April 28, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., contract with the current operator of Halfway Home Pet Adoptions, Kansas City’s animal shelter, expires on Saturday, April 30, 2011. The City has made arrangements to assume control of the shelter at the end of the contract. The City will run the shelter until a contract can be executed to establish a new vendor to operate it.

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Applications for scholarship grant program due May 1 Wednesday, April 27, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Office of Civic and Community Engagement reminds interested young adults that applications for the 2011 Kansas City, Missouri Opportunities Scholarship Fund are due Sunday, May 1. The scholarships will provide recipients a minimum of $1,000 per academic year and can be used for tuition, books, room and board, and activity fees.

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Residents advised about wastewater overflow near White Creek Monday, April 25, 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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Residents advised about wastewater overflow into Walnut Creek Friday, April 22, 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’s General Obligation and Annual Appropriation Ratings Outlook revised from negative to stable Friday, April 22, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., received positive news with the April 19 release of a Fitch Ratings (Fitch) report that revised the Ratings Outlook on the General Obligation (G.O.) and Annual Appropriation ratings of the City of Kansas City, Mo., from negative to stable.

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City Planning and Development Plans win awards Thursday, April 21, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., has won multiple awards for two recent planning efforts focused on the City’s Third Council District. These plans – the Vine Street District Economic Development Plan and the Heart of the City Area Plan – are significant as they will serve as a guide for future development in the district.

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Surplus School District Computers Sold Out Wednesday, April 20, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., would like to advise the public that all the late model Apple computers for $50 were sold out at about 10 a.m. on April 20. Additional surplus merchandise from the School District will be made available for public purchase as assets are sorted and inventoried.

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Clarification for School District: Late model computers on sale for public Tuesday, April 19, 2011
The City of Kansas City Mo., is providing clarification regarding the process for purchasing late model Apple computers for $50 and other surplus merchandise from the Kansas City, Mo., School District during a sale of surplus merchandise that is taking place this week.

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Councilman Skaggs comments on Plaza development Tuesday, April 19, 2011
The following statement has been released by the Office of Kansas City, Mo., Councilman Bill Skaggs.

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Active Living KC receives $500 grant Tuesday, April 19, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo.’s Active Living KC initiative has received a $500 United Nation’s Decade of Action for Road Safety Grant. Active Living KC was one of 20 groups nationwide to receive the grant, which is funded in partnership from the World Health Organization, FIA Foundation and the National Organization for Youth Safety.

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Residents advised about wastewater overflow into Brush Creek, Blue River Monday, April 18, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Water Services Department reports two wastewater overflows due to debris in the sewer line.

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City to participate in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Monday, April 18, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., will participate in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut on Thursday, April 28 at 10:15 a.m. and encourages residents to join the City and the more than one million other central U.S. citizens as they “Drop, Cover and Hold On.”

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Construction update on I-435 ramps at 87th Street Friday, April 15, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is advising motorists that the final phase of roundabout construction at the interchange of Interstate 435 and 87th Street will begin Monday, April 18.

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Mayor-Elect to host inaugural picnic at Starlight Theatre Friday, April 15, 2011
City of Kansas City, Mo., Mayor-Elect Sly James has announced plans to forgo the traditional black-tie ball and instead host a picnic for his inaugural celebration. The picnic will take place on Saturday, May 7 from 1-4 p.m. at Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Road.

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Mayoral and Council inauguration details announced Friday, April 15, 2011
The City of Kansas City, Mo., will hold the Ceremonial Inauguration for Mayor-Elect Sly James and City Council members at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 2, 2011 in the City Council Chambers on the 26th floor of City Hall. During the inauguration, Mayor James will deliver his inaugural address. A public reception will follow in the first floor rotunda of City Hall.

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