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KC Water’s Water Treatment Plant Saves Tens of Thousands of Dollars in Energy Costs

Kansas City summers can be hard on one’s electric bill.  That’s why KC Water’s Water Supply Division partnered with KCP&L to reduce those energy costs – especially when the temperature hovers around 100 degrees. KC Water’s Water Supply Division participates in KCP&L’s Demand Response Incentive program, which rewards customers who …

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KCMO renewable energy forum for commercial/industrial businesses

The search for more efficient ways to lower operating costs is an ongoing campaign for commercial and industrial business owners. To help out, the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s KC Green Education and Outreach Team is co-sponsoring a forum on March 30 to focus on energy conservation. The City is …

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Forward Kansas City endorses three KCMO questions on April 4 ballot.

Forward Kansas City has endorsed the $800 million infrastructure improvements plan going to Kansas City voters April 4. City Manager Troy Schulte presented details of the three ballot questions during a recent Forward Kansas City Executive Committee meeting. Forward Kansas City President Tim Kristl explained why the organization is supporting …

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Husband of Clay County Collector Announces Intent to Run for Kansas City City Council

The Clay County Republican Party meets at the chambers of the Clay County Commission. At the meeting held tonight, Clay County Collector Lydia McEvoy’s husband, Kevin McEvoy, announced his intent to run for 2nd District In-District Kansas City City Council in 2019. The seat is currently occupied by Dan Fowler. Kevin …

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Solyndra East? KC Solar Company in Near Total Eclipse

The future looked spectacularly sunny less than two years ago when California-based solar energy company Sungevity opened its Downtown Kansas City office with plans to create 600 local jobs within five years. Prospects are not quite so bright today. The firm has laid about two-thirds of its hundred-plus Kansas City …

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Show-Me: FUZZY MATH: Reported GO Bond Cost Estimates Rely on Gimmickry

City leaders are engaging in a bit of financial sleight-of-hand when it comes to the Go Bond’s costs to taxpayers. They have been claiming that the “average impact to the property tax owner” of the proposed GO Bonds up for vote on April 4, “is $8 increase each year.” This …

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Public Meeting to be Held for Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan

The City Planning and Development Department invites residents to the first Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan public meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at the Kansas City, Missouri Police Academy, 6885 NE Pleasant Valley Road. Public participation is essential while developing the Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan. At …

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State of the Cities Luncheon Set March 24

The Clay County Economic Development Council will host the 2017 State of the Cities Luncheon on Friday, March 24, at Harrah’s North Kansas City Hotel and Casino, 1 Riverboat Drive, North Kansas City. Registration and networking begin at 11:15 a.m. and the luncheon is at 11:30 a.m. The event features …

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Vision for future of Broadway/O’Neil Bridge and I-70 North Loop begins to take shape

People share their priorities, expectations at kickoff meeting for “Beyond the Loop” About 160 people attended the kickoff meeting of the “Beyond the Loop” study on Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Central Branch of the Kansas City Public Library. Beyond the Loop is an 18-month planning study that will lay …

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