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Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting
Parks and Recreation Department is bringing back the Mayor’s Tree Lighting Tuesday, November 25th 6:00 pm-7:00pm on the corner of Armour and Gentry Santa will arrive to read The Night Before Christmas and stay for a short while for pictures before he has to head back to the North Pole to continue preparing for the holidays.(bring your own camera)Dickens Carolers will sing us into the holiday season. We look forward to seeing you Tuesday night!
RFQ for Lobbyist Services
RFQ for Lobbyist Services
Harrah's Charitable application for funds
Harrah's Charitable application for funds. Application for Harrah’s Charitable Fund for 2014 should be submitted from 8:00 a.m., November 3, 2014, through 5:00 p.m., December 12, 2014. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS OR THOSE RECEIVED BEFORE NOVEMBER 3 OR AFTER DECEMBER 12 WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Applicants will be notified after January 31, 2015, if their request has been accepted.
26th Avenue Construction Impacts Walker Road
On October 23, the North Kansas City Road District will close 26th Avenue to through traffic between Vernon Road and Clay Edwards Drive. This road closure is a necessary step in the construction project that will provide a new western entrance into North Kansas City Hospital.
Spooktacular Oz in NKC!
North Kansas City Parks and Recreation and The Center are hosting their annual Halloween event...
The Y Would Operate North Kansas City Community Center Under New Proposal
The YMCA of Greater Kansas City and the City of North Kansas City are working on a partnership agreement in which the Y would operate North Kansas City Community Center to better serve the community. North Kansas City Hospital has expressed support for the proposal and interest in collaborating to be the medical wellness partner on site.
October 21 Council Meeting to start at 6pm
Due to the Royals playing the first game of the World Series, the upcoming City Council session on Tuesday October 21, 2014 which normally begins at 7pm will begin 1 hour earlier at 6pm. This is not a permanent change and subsequent City Council Meetings will begin at the regular time of 7pm, unless otherwise noted.
Meierotto’s to Build Headquarters Store in NKC
On Tuesday, October 7, the City Council of North Kansas City approved a development agreement with MJT Development Co., LLC a development arm of Meierotto’s Jewelry.
Yard of the Month Program has been Extended!
There will be two special editions of yard of the Month: Fall and Holiday winners will be awarded during the appropriate season.
New North Kansas CIty Connection is now available
The Fall 2014 North Kansas City Connection is now available.
North Kansas City Photo Shoot
On Tuesday, September 23 through Friday, September 26, 2014, a team of professional photographers will be taking photos of various areas of the City during the day and evening as part of the community brand implementation. In case of rain, the photo shoot will be rescheduled for the week of September 29.
LiNKCity and DataShack Join Forces
liNKCity and the City of North Kansas City are pleased to announce as of September 8, 2014 we will be joining forces with DataShack to provide business and residents new and exciting bandwidth opportunities.
North Kansas City Approves Operations & Maintenance Agreement for Fiber Optic Network
On Tuesday, September 2, the City Council of North Kansas City approved an agreement for the operation and maintenance of the city’s fiber optic network, known as liNKCity, with DataShack, LC. The agreement is the culmination of a process begun in March, when the city solicited proposals for the potential sale or lease of the liNKCity network.
North Kansas City Library's 75th Anniversary Event
Please join The North Kansas City Library for a Special 75th Anniversary Event.
Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program
You are invited to join us on Tuesday, August 26 at 6:30 PM for a Town Hall Meeting. The City of North Kansas City will host the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) for an informational presentation about new changes to flood insurance rates and regulations that affect those who own property within the flood plain.
Off-Leash Dog Park Grand Opening
North Kansas City’s new off-leash dog park opens on Wednesday, August 20 with an opening celebration, the announcement of the park’s new name, and canine-oriented vendors.
Dagg Park Sprayground
Come by and let us know what you think about the design concepts for the upcoming Dagg Park Sprayground.
MARC Recycle Survey
The Mid-America Regional Council Wants to hear from you!
2014 Yard of the Month!
Do you or your neighbor have a yard that is exceptionally maintained? Nominate the outstanding yard for North Kansas City Yard of the Month.
The 2014 Summer Northtown Report is Now Available!
Check out the summer edition of the Northtown Report for City news, events, and information.
Vernon Road/Highway 1 to Close for Bridge Construction
Motorist using Vernon Road/Highway 1, a well-used route into the North Kansas City Hospital campus, will encounter a detour when the road closed on June 9...
2014 Friday in the Park Concert Series
North Kansas City’s 2014 Friday in the Park Concert Season kicks off June 6 and extends each Friday through September at the Macken Park Festival Pavilion.
North Kansas City to Hire Berlin as Next City Administrator
The City Council of North Kansas City has reached an agreement with Eric Berlin to be the next City Administrator for North Kansas City.
Online City Auction April 16 through June 3
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 8.12.060 of the City Code, notice is hereby given that an online auction will be held from April 16, 2013 through June 3, 2014 at www.purplewave.com.
Results of the April 8, 2014 Election
The following candidates were elected following the April 8, 2014 General Election:
Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries
In the last year the North Kansas City Fire Department has installed over 250 smoke detectors with sealed 10 year batteries. If you have smoke detectors in your residence with batteries of the disposable type, it is time to replace the batteries. According to the National Fire Protection Association, a working smoke alarm increases your family's chances of a safe escape from a fire by more than 50 percent.
2014 Harrah's Charitable Recommendations
The City Council met in a special session on Tuesday, February 18 to finalize the recommendations for the Harrah's Charitable Funds.
City Hall closed due to weather
City Hall will be closed Tuesday February 4th, 2014 due to the current weather conditions. Please stay safe and warm!
Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste
Did you know that improper disposal of household hazardous waste is illegal? It's true, but as a resident of North Kansas City...
The next community meeting related to the streetcar has been scheduled for Thursday, February 13, 2013.
FREE Prescription Discount Card Program
North Kansas City has launched a program to help provide residents with some relief from the high cost of prescription medications.
Candidacy Filing Opens December 17, 2013
The general city election will be held on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
North Kansas City Parks & Recreation and the North Kansas City Community Center invites you and your family to the 2013 Holiday Carnival...
Northtowne Arts Coalition Polar Art Fest
Join Northtowne Arts Coalition and North Kansas City for a day full of POLAR ARTS FEST FUN on Saturday, November 30, 2013 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Your Input is Needed!
Your input is needed! North Kansas City is conducting community research to help create the perfect brand message for our community to attract residents, visitors and businesses.
Road District Exhibit for the 24th Ave. Project
Preliminary layout for the 24th Avenue project.
North Kansas City Parks & Recreation Spooktacular Circus
The North Kansas City Parks & Recreation Department invites you to a Spooktacular Circus at Macken Park. Get all the details here...
NKC Road District Holding Public Meeting
Be it remembered that the North Kansas City Road District Number 9 will convene a meeting at the North Kansas City Community Center, 1999 Iron Street, North Kansas City, MO 64116, Wednesday, October 17, at 6:00 p.m.
Proposed Clay County Constitution
As you probably already know, there is an important issue on the November 5 ballot – a proposed new Clay County Charter.
Bob Hiatt Fall Beautification Day
The Bob Hiatt Fall Beautification Day has been scheduled for Saturday, October 19.
New Off-Leash Dog Park Groundbreaking
The City of Kansas City, Missouri and City of North Kansas City Boards of Parks and Recreation Commissioners invite you to . . .
North Kansas City Leaf Pick-up Program
Weather permitting, City crews plan to begin picking up leaves on City streets in mid-October.
Community Development Open House
North Kansas City has recently re-organized slightly to create a new Community Development Department.
Notice of Public Hearing
A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 2010 Howell Street, North Kansas City, Missouri,
Public Hearing Scheduled for 2013-2014 Proposed Budget
There will be a public hearing on September 17, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. with regard to the 2013-2014 proposed budget. The public hearing will be held at City Hall in the Council Chambers.
Fall City-Wide Garage Sale
Due to inclement weather on Saturday, September 28, the City-Wide Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, October 5, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Residents and businesses selling within the City of North Kansas City will be participating. Area includes N. Broadway east to Chouteau Trafficway, and Missouri River north to N. 32nd Ave.
2013 HHW Collection Schedule Announced
The Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program, coordinated by the MARC Solid Waste Management District, will host nine mobile collection events in 2013...
NKC Centennial Committee Presents Sculpture to Commemorate City's Centennial
The North Kansas City Centennial Committee presented a commemorative sculpture to the City Council at the regular council meeting on Tuesday, June 4, 2013.
North Kansas City Farmer's Market Offers More This Year
The North Kansas City Business Council is bringing the Farmer's Market back to NKC May through September!
Residents Urged to Bike and Roller Blade With Safety in Mind
The North Kansas City Police Department urges residents to keep safety in mind when biking and skating.
NKC Fire Department Battalion Chief Position Open
The North Kansas City Fire Department is currently hiring for a Battalion Chief.
Spring Residential Leaf Pickup
North Kansas City Public Works has rescheduled the Spring Residential Leaf Pickup for Monday, April 29th, weather permitting.
Official Results of the City General Election held April 2, 2013
The official results of the City of North Kansas City general election held on April 2, 2013 are now available.
Candidates Filing for Office
Candidacy filing closed at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 15, 2013.
City of North Kansas City announces new Police Chief
Steve Beamer has been announced as the new Police Chief for the City of North Kansas City.
Judge Denies Injunction of City Board Appointments
We appreciate the Court’s swift decision in this matter and its confirmation of North Kansas City’s authority to appoint members to the North Kansas City Hospital Board of Trustees, as provided by state law, city ordinance and Hospital bylaws.
Correction to 2013 Spring Northtown Report
In the article "Remember to Vote" on page 1 of the 2013 Spring Northtown Report, Mayorial candidate Jerry W. Barham was inadvertantly left off the list of candidates that filed for the April 2, 2013 general city election.
Deck Construction & Retrofitting Structures Seminar for Residents
Simpson Strong-Tie manufactures high-strength structural connectors that help increase your homes resistance to damage caused by Mother Nature.
NKC City Council Calls on North Kansas City Hospital Board of Trustees and Management
The City Council of North Kansas City today called on Michael Montgomery , MD, Chair of the North Kansas City Hospital Board of Trustees, Peggy Schmidt , president and CEO of North Kansas City Hospital, and the other members of the Hospital's Board of Trustees to bring to an immediate end their repeated obstruction (through legal and other means) of the City's attempts to protect the future of the North Kansas City Hospital.
CITY HALL CLOSED TUESDAY
City Hall will be closed Tuesday, February 26 due to the winter storm.
Trash Pickup Canceled for Tuesday, February 26
Due to the inclement weather, Town & Country Disposal will not be picking up trash on Tuesday, February 26.
Pension Board Meeting Cancelled
The pension board meeting scheduled for Thursday Feb 21 has been cancelled due to weather.
Parks & Recreation Offers Coed Adult Kickball League
The North Kansas City Parks & Recreation Department is offering an adult Kickball League as part of thier adult programs.
Position open at the Fire Department
The City of North Kansas City, Missouri is establishing an eligibility list for both Firefighter/EMT and Firefighter/Paramedic.
Is LED street lighting a bright idea?
The City of North Kansas City participated in a grant through Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) to install LED lights along Armour Road & Swift Street and they would like commmunity feedback.
RFP - Community Based Strategic Planning Facilitator
The North Kansas City Fire Department is requesting proposals for a strategic planning facilitator.
RFP - Outdoor Dog Kennel and Run Facility
The North Kansas City Police Department, Animal Control Division, is requesting proposals for a outdoor dog kennel and fun facility at the Animal Control Office, located at 2020 Bedford, North Kansas City, Missouri.
Winter Parks and Recreation Catalog
New and exciting enrichment programs for 2013 through the Parks and Recreation Department.
City Council Approves Redistricting
Council representation is organized by four wards in North Kansas City, with two council members representing each ward.
City Hall Holiday Hours
City Hall will be closed the following dates in observance of the holiday season:
North Kansas City's Solid Waste/Recycling Service Program
Residents enjoy trash disposal twice weekly, curbside recycling weekly, yard waste weekly (March – December), bulky waste monthly, and leaf pickup seasonally - all at no cost!
NKC is Wrapping Up it's Centennial Year!
ONLY 4 more days remain to purchase admission to North Kansas City's Centennial Gala. Reservations must be made and paid for no later than Thursday, Nov.1 - SO PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD.
Route 169 Broadway Extension Expected to Open in A Week
Northland travelers should expect a treat by Halloween. Route 169 will open next week, likely before the mid-week holiday brings out the costumed trick-or-treaters.
BOO BASH MYSTICAL FOREST
Come out and enjoy a hay ride, face painting and many more spooktacular activities.
FY 2012-2013 Proposed Budget
Staff presented the FY 2012-2013 proposed budget to the City Council on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at a Special Council Meeting.
Tap Shoes & Tutu Classes
The North Kansas City Parks & Recreation Department is offering tap and ballet classes for children ages 3 to 5.
The 2012 Fall Northtown Report is Now Available
The 2012 Fall Northtown Report is here! Check it out to get important information about upcoming events.
Parks and Recreation is looking for you and your talent
The Parks and Recreation is looking for you and your talent. If you have something special you would like to offer the community. We are looking for artist, crafters, musicians, educators, coaches, chef, and more.
Letter from the Mayor
Mayor Biggerstaff has prepared a letter to all residents that provides information related to the matter involving the City and the North Kansas City Hospital.
Police Officer Position
The City of North Kansas City is establishing an eligibility list for the position of Police Officer. If interested, please apply on the Police Department or the Job Openings page.
RFP for Southeast Corner of Armour Rd. & Howell St.
The City of North Kansas City has issued a Request for Proposals for sale and redevelopment of City property located on the southeast corner of Armour Road and Howell Street.
Dagg Park Wading Pool Closed Thursday, July 19
The Dagg Park wading pool will be closed Thursday, July 19 for mechanical repairs.
Route 169 Wall Repairs
MoDOT closed Route 169 from just north of the Wheeler Downtown Airport to Route 9 on Saturday, July 14.
Fireworks Show Cancelled
The City of North Kansas City has announced that the fireworks display scheduled for tomorrow night, June 30, as part of the city's CentennialFest celebration has been cancelled due to concerns about the area's near-drought conditions. Plans are to reschedule the show at a later date.
Heat Info for CentennialFest
The North Kansas City Centennial Committee has been working for more than a year to produce the city's CentennialFest - a "celebration 100 years in the making". The committee is trying its best to not let the weather hamper the celebration's success-even though the temperatures are surpassing the city's age this week!
2012 Second Saturdays in Northtown
The 2012 Second Saturdays in North Kansas City will be held May through September.
Wood's Fountain Closed Until Further Notice
The North Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department has closed the Woods Fountain located in Dagg Park in North Kansas City until a complete assessment of some prevailing problems with the facility can be conducted.
NKC Residents Satisfied with Overall Quality of City Services
A survey of North Kansas City Residents last January and February shows that 88% of the residents are “very satisfied” or “satisfied” with the overall quality of services provided by the City of North Kansas City (City).
Friday in the Park Lunchtime Concerts
North Kansas City’s free Friday in the Park Concert Series will kickoff the season on June 1, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
New Opt-In Emergency Notification System for North Kansas City
The City has signed up with Nixle, a web-based Emergency Mass Notification system. The system will be used by the city to send out alerts to citizens and business owners during critical public safety events, such as major traffic accidents, terrorism warnings and evacuation notices.
RFQ - Armour Road & I-29/35 Redevelopment Area
A Request for Qualifications (RFQ) statement for the redevelopment of approximately 58 acres at the southeast quadrant of the I-29/35 and Armour Road/M-210 intersection has been released by the City of North Kansas City, Missouri.
Newly Elected Officials Sworn-In
On Tuesday, April 17, 2012, the newly elected officials took their Oath of Office.
April 3, 2012 Election Results
The North Kansas City General Election was held on Tuesday, April 3, 2012.
Changes to Curbside Recycling Program Announced
There are two important changes to the City’s Curbside Recycling Program that you need to be aware of:
NKC Kicks Off the New Year with a Resident Survey
The resident survey approved by the City Council has been mailed. Please check your mailboxes for this important document. ETC, Inc. will be following up on all mailed surveys with a phone call if a completed survey is not returned to them.
City Surplus and Industrial Auction
The City of North Kansas City is selling surplus items in an online only auction. The auction will be held from January 12 until February 7, 2012.
Clay County to Collect 2011 City Property Taxes
The first week of November, North Kansas City’s residents and businesses will receive two rather than four property tax bills. On July 5, 2011, the City Council approved a four year contract with the Clay County Collector to bill and collect North Kansas City’s property taxes beginning with the 2011 tax year.
NKC to Demo ADM Flour Mill for Redevelopment
Demolition of the former ADM Flour Mill at the southeast corner of the I-35 and Armour Road interchange in North Kansas City will begin Thursday, January 12, 2012, for redevelopment.
The 2011/2012 Winter Northtown Report Is Now Available
The 2011/2012 Winter Northtown Report is available at the following locations:
Water & Sewer Rates
In February 2010, the City Council approved a gradual annual water and sewer rate increase over five years to bring the water and sewer rates in North Kansas City closer to market rates, which will allow the sytems to approach self-sufficiency.
Kansas City Zoological District Sales Tax
The City of North Kansas City, Missouri received a sales tax rate change notification on December 20, 2011, from the Missouri Department of Revenue, Taxation Division.
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!
Be sure to "like" the City of North Kansas City on Facebook, and follow North Kansas City on Twitter.
Bid Results - Demolition of Former ADM Mill and Adjoining Facilities
The City of North Kansas City, Missouri, opened all bids received for the demolition of the former ADM Mill and adjoining facilities, this morning at City Hall, 2010 Howell Street, at 11:00 a.m.
Beverly Sue Ryan Appointed City Treasurer
At the November 1, 2011 Council Meeting, the City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Beverly Sue Ryan as City Treasurer.
Audio Recording of Pre-Bid Meeting - Demo of ADM Mill
A mandotory pre-bid meeting was held on Wednesday, October 27, 2011, at City Hall, followed by a walk-thru of the site.
City of North Kansas City State Audit Findings
The Missouri State Auditor’s Office reveals the City of North Kansas City is “well managed as the report contains few findings.” “We are pleased with the results of the audit,” states Mayor Biggerstaff.
Trash Disposal, Curbside Recycling, Leaf and Yard Waste Services
North Kansas City trash disposal, recycling, and yard waste services are second to none! Residents enjoy...
State Auditor's Office To Deliver North Kansas City Petition Audit
JEFFERSON CITY – State Auditor Tom Schweich announced today his staff will deliver the results of the recently completed petition audit of North Kansas City on Tuesday, October 11. State Auditor Schweich's staff will present the complete audit report and will take questions during a public meeting.
Paseo Industrial District (PID) Street Closure
Taney Street is temporarily closed for approximately 500 feet of emergency street repair in the PID just south of 15th Avenue. The street will be reopened to traffic as soon as conditions are safe for travel. Please follow the posted detour signs and use caution when traveling in this area.
5th Annual NKC Neighborhood Day
In an effort to recognize, reinforce and celebrate North Kansas City’s strong neighborhoods, City officials are pleased to hold the 5th Annual NKC Neighborhood Day on Sunday, September 18, 2011.
Paseo Industrial District (PID) Street Closure
Yesterday afternoon, a street failure occurred along the southbound lane of Taney Street, just south of East 15th Avenue. This is the second sinkhole that has occurred in the area in the past two weeks caused by high water table in that area. Public Works crews excavated the sunken area and filled the hole, but the area is too wet and unstable to pave at this time.
Missouri River Information
Information regarding the Missouri River high water event.
Fall Soccer Registration
North Kansas City Parks and Recreation is currently taking registration for the 2011 fall soccer program.
North Kansas City Municipal Court Receives "Excellent" Audit
The City of North Kansas City Municipal Court Division received the official findings related to its portion of the petitioned State audit.
Wood's Fountain Schedule
This amenity located in the northeast corner of Dagg Park, will be turned off at dusk each night. The fountains will be turned on at approximately 10:00 a.m. Monday – Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 a.m.
Family Night at Macken Park
North Kansas City Parks & Recreation invites you to its Family Fun Water Night!
The 2011 Summer Northtown Report is Now Available!
Check out the 2011 Summer Northtown Report for information on events being held in North Kansas City from June through the end of September.
Family Game Night at Macken Park
The North Kansas City Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting Family Game Night, Friday, June 10, 2011, from 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., at Macken Park.
NKC Water Division Testing & Flushing Fire Hydrants
The North Kansas City Water Division will begin conducting flow test on all fire hydrants in the City.
City Council of North Kansas City Approves Pre-Development Agreement with LADCO
The City Council of North Kansas City approved a pre-development agreement with LADCO Development on May 17th. The agreement is the next step towards a private-public partnership for a mixed-use redevelopment area consisting of approximately 58 acres located at the southeast quadrant of the I-35 and Armour Road interchange.
North Kansas City Crime Map
The North Kansas City Police Department recently partnered with the website crimereports.com to provide current North Kansas City crime information and statistics to the public.
NKC Celebrates Fourth Annual National Safe Digging Month
This April marks the fourth annual National Safe Digging Month, reminding Missouri residents to always call 1-800-DIG-RITE or 811 or click on www.mo1call.com before any digging project. National Safe Digging Month is formally recognized by the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate and has traditionally earned the support of more than 40 state governors across the country. Governor Jay Nixon recently issued a proclamation announcing April as Missouri Safe Digging Month.
North Kansas City's Recycling Challenge
Be a part of North Kansas City's Recycling Challenge! Our goal is to achieve a 50 percent participation rate by January 1st - and it all starts with you!
Recycling Container at Caboose Park Relocated
The large recycling container located at Caboose Park has been relocated to...
Concerned about H1N1 flu (swine flu)?
Local public health departments, emergency management agencies, hospitals and many others are closely monitoring the current public health situation related to the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus,...
Northtown Cruise Nights
The Northtown Cruise Nights are held on the second Saturday of every month from May through October.
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