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City Manager, Mayor submit 2017-2018 budget to City Council

Focus on public safety obligations Mayor Sly James and City Manager Troy Schulte on Thursday submitted to the City Council a fiscal year 2017-2018 budget that focuses on public safety as prioritized by residents through the Citizen Satisfaction Survey, and the City Council’s Five-year Citywide Business Plan. The $1.59 billion …

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Show a little KC love during Land Bank’s Valentine’s Day open house

Chocolates and flowers are great Valentine’s Day gifts, and so is a new home in the heart of Kansas City. This year the Kansas City Land Bank is offering about 50 homes during the #HeartofKC sale. You and your sweetie just need to provide a little TLC to homes that are …

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City accepts property donation for future Northland fire station

The drive to build a fire station in the Northland has received a big boost thanks to 7.3 acres of prime real estate donated by a man with a special love and respect for firefighters. The donor is Timothy Harris, President of Star Development Corp. Harris said he’s proud to …

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KC Water Installs New Large Flow Meters to More Accurately Track Water Usage

(Kansas City, Mo.) – Water utilities need to know where the water goes after it leaves the treatment plant.  Small meters do the job for homes, while large flow meters are used for larger customers such as hotels, retirement homes, and apartment complexes. “These flow meters allow us to track …

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Free pet vaccinations & microchips available for KCMO pet owners

Spay and Neuter Kansas City’s Families Better Together program and the City of Kansas City will offer free rabies vaccinations and microchipping with the purchase of a $10 city pet license. The first of the three TLC (Tag License Chip) events is Saturday, Jan. 28, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the …

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Kansas City sends GO Bond to voters in April

$800 million dollar infrastructure plan to be voted on April 4, 2017 On Thursday, the Kansas City City Council gave a green light to send an $800 million dollar infrastructure bond to voters in April. If residents approve the measure, Kansas City will issue approximately $40 million dollars in bonds …

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KCMOre Snapshots makes it easier to keep up with City news

The City is adding another tool to help residents stay on top of the latest news and videos produced by the communications office. KCMOre Snapshots is a digital newsletter that provides links to the newest videos, City news and announcements straight to your email. This is a convenient option for …

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Streetcar opponents want citywide vote on expansion

Petition seeks to put the proposed 3.5-mile extension, which has an estimated cost of $227 million, to a citywide vote. Seeks to “enact restrictions on requesting, implementing, advancing, furthering, funding or fostering any plan or study to construct any fixed rail transit system or to expand the existing fixed rail …

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