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WIR 4/13/18

WIR 4/13/18
Posted on 04/13/2018
Friday Greetings,

KCPL reinstalled the street light that was removed for the Realignment of the 32nd Avenue and Swift Intersection Project.  The intersection is now brighter at night and safer for motorists and pedestrians.

The Communications Team celebrated Local Government Week by producing five videos showcasing City Departments and functions for broadcast on the City’s social media channels and CTV-2.  The videos include:
o Fire Department – https://youtu.be/dlYpa90-QJU 
o Police Department – https://youtu.be/8xtM-wYbBb0 
o Connect With Us – https://youtu.be/g1ce2AW6GMg 
o Community Development Department – https://youtu.be/HsqCUIogClY 
o Public Works Department – https://youtu.be/R_7UaV-Fkq8 

The Historical Society of North Kansas City with the help of Ms. Darlene Smith unveiled and dedicated an important Historical Marker today at 1017 Swift Street.  The current owner of the location is MTS Contracting, Inc., but from around 1887 to 1973 the site was home to the Palmer House.  Pioneer Willard Winner built the structure to welcome people to the Northland. The dedication was made possible by funding from Historical Society of North Kansas City, City of North Kansas City, and resident Darlene Smith.

We would like to welcome our new firefighter Brian Haynes – welcome aboard!  His first day with us will be Monday, April 16.

The Bob Libbey Pickleball Tournament at Macken Park begins today, Friday, April 13 and will conclude on Sunday, April 15.

The NKC Now group will be hosting their Second Saturday event this weekend.  For more information visit www.facebook.com/2satnkc/.

On Tuesday, April 17, 7 p.m. at City Hall, the City will celebrate Arbor Day with a Tree City USA Celebration.  The Missouri Conservation Department will provide free tree seedlings to the public.  The City will be honored with its 21st consecutive Tree City USA Award from the Conservation Forester. 

The Library will be closed to the public on Monday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 24 to allow crews to install new carpet.

Upcoming Meetings and Events:  

Bob Libbey Pickleball Tournament – April 13-15
Second Saturday – Saturday, April 14
City Council Work Session – Tuesday, April 17, 6 p.m.
City Council Regular Meeting – Tuesday, April 17, 7 p.m.
Arbor Day – Tree USA Celebration – Tuesday, April 17, 7 p.m.
Community Shred Event – Saturday, April 21, 9 a.m. to Noon
MLB Pitch Hit and Run – Saturday, April 21
City Council Regular Meeting – Tuesday, May 1, 7 p.m.
Animal Vaccination Day – Saturday, May 5, 2-4 p.m.
Second Saturday – Saturday, May 12
City Council Regular Meeting – Tuesday, May 15, 7 p.m.
Citywide Garage Sale – Saturday, May 19
Dagg Park Opens – Saturday, May 26

City Hall
2010 Howell St
North Kansas City, MO 64116

Phone 816-274-6000

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