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Citizen Voices: Feed Northland Kids Receives My Cerner Corporation Impact Grant

Cerner Corporation encourages its associates to be active in their community. One way they accomplish this is through a $500 Impact Grant that is awarded to a 501c3 that is picked by an associate that completes 100 hours of community service. This year I’ve selected Feed Northland Kids to receive my grant. No …

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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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Constituent reaches out to County Commissioners, little response, dialogue goes cold

Occasional TNN contributor and Northland community organizer Jason Withington recently reached out to Clay County Commissioners Ridgeway and Owen for a dialogue about issues at the Courthouse. He was concerned about the recent changes to the format of the County Commission meeting that was passed 2-1 at the end of …

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State Rep. Kevin Corlew Adds Voice of Support to Safe Routes to School Request

A June Citizen Voices column that was written by Jason Withington expressed frustration about the condition of many of the first annexed neighborhoods of Kansas City North. Since publication, there has been growing support among Northland elected representatives, boards, and organizations for many of the improvements that Withington asked for. …

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Four More Voices of Support for GO Bond Project Proposal

Back in June we published a Citizen Voices column from occasional TheNorthlandNews.com contributor and community activist, Jason Withington. In it, Withington stated his concerns about the state of the first annexed neighborhoods in Kansas City. Additionally, he called for $65 million dollars in projects that could potentially be added to …

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Two More Add Support to GO Bond Project Proposal

A June Citizen Voices column in the Northland news asking for infrastructure improvements to be included in the list of projects for the upcoming GO Bond project has led to numerous Northland elected officials lending their support. In the editorial, Northland resident and community activist, Jason Withington, expressed his concern …

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Missouri State Senator Silvey Adds Support to Proposed GO Bond Projects

A little over a month ago Northland resident Jason Withington contributed a column to our Citizen Voices section encouraging Kansas City to consider a list of projects for the potential General Obligation (GO) Bond. Withington has been gaining support from elected officials in the Northland. We recently reported that the …

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State Representative Lauren Arthur Throws Support Behind GO Bond Project List

Last week we reported that support was growing for a list of projects that Kansas City Northland resident Jason Withington hoped to see included in the upcoming General Obligation bond that Kansas City taxpayers may approve. We received word this week that Withington’s list now has Missouri State Representative Lauren Arthur’s …

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North Kansas City School Board Lends Support to GO Bond Projects

North Kansas City School District

Three weeks ago we published an opinion article in our Citizen Voices section written by Kansas City North resident Jason Withington. In it, Withington expressed his frustration with what he sees as neglect of the first annexed neighborhoods of Kansas City North. The Shoal Creek area along Route 152 has …

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Kansas City School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day

Crossing guards across Kansas City will be honored Wednesday, May 4 when the Kansas City Mayor and Council proclaim the day as the inaugural School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day. “The focus of School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day is to praise the invaluable service that crossing guards perform in making sure …

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