WIR 4/23/21

WIR 4/23/21
Posted on 04/23/2021
Friday Greetings,

The newly elected City Councilmembers were seated as the new City Council on Tuesday, April 20.  For more information on the City Council, visit http://www.nkc.org/government/elected_officials.

Jack Veraguth has rejoined the Public Works Department as a Maintenance Worker.  Welcome back!

This week Chief Freeman attended the FBI National Academy Associates Kansas/Western Missouri Spring Retainer in Manhattan, Kansas. 

The Community Shred Event will be this Saturday, April 24 at City Hall from 9 a.m. to Noon.  This free event provides residents, businesses, and the surrounding communities with an opportunity to have their confidential documents destroyed on site with cutting-edge proprietary paper shredding technology.  Participants may bring a maximum of 3 boxes (box size is compatible with a copy paper box). 

The City is redesigning our website and would like your input. Please click the link below to take a quick online survey to tell us how we can improve the site.  www.surveymonkey.com/r/3VMJJKB 

On Saturday, April 17, Sgt. Justin Holm graduated from the Missouri Police Chiefs Command College in Jefferson City, Missouri. In doing so he attained 18 credit hours from Lincoln University toward his Masters in Sociology and Criminal Justice. Justin has just 15 credit hours remaining for his advanced degree. 

As of April 20, North Kansas City Fire Department personnel had vaccinated 6,141 people at Operation Safe.

The City is currently seeking applications for the North Kansas City Hospital Board of Trustees.  To learn more about this Board, please visit ww.nkc.org/government/boards_and_commissions and click on the Boards and Commissions Handbook.  The Boards and Commissions Application Form can be found on this webpage.  For questions regarding the boards, please contact City Clerk Crystal Doss at (816) 412-7815.

The Animal Vaccination Event will be next Saturday, May 1 at City Hall from 2-4 p.m.  This event provides free rabies shots for pets of residents of North Kansas City (NKC residents only).  Residents will also be able to get their annual pet license. Licenses are free to all spayed or neutered pets; otherwise, the cost is $5 per pet. Other vet services are available for a fee, no checks accepted.

On Tuesday, May 25, the City Council will hold a virtual Special Council Meeting to discuss the City’s current development process.  This meeting will be live streamed on the City’s Spectrum Cable Channel 2, the City’s YouTube Channel and on www.nkc.com/live.  Public comment will not be taken during the virtual Special Council Meeting, but residents, business owners, and other stakeholders are invited to review the City Council Work Session videos on the City’s Master Plan and development process and provide feedback regarding the future of the City’s development process.  To access the City Council Work Session videos focusing on the City’s Master Plan and development process, and to provide feedback for City Council review, please visit www.nkc.org/ED.

Help for local families struggling financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic is available through a program being administered by Clay County. The Emergency Rental Assistance Program can help families who rent their homes get caught up on past due rent and utility bills.  If you are eligible, make sure to fill out an interest form by clicking the button on our Rental Assistance Portal, which can be found here: https://www.claycountymo.gov/transparency/erap.

Current City job openings are listed below.  To apply, please visit www.nkc.org/jobs.

o Maintenance Worker, Public Works Water/Wastewater Distribution
o Seasonal Attendant, Parks & Recreation Department
o Administrative Assistant, Parks & Recreation Department 

Upcoming Meetings and Events:  

Community Shred Event – April 24, 9 a.m. to Noon, City Hall
Pitch Hit N’ Run – April 24, 1 p.m., Macken Park
Animal Vaccination Day – Saturday, May 1, 2-4 p.m., City Hall
City Council Work Session – Tuesday, May 4, 6 p.m.
Regular City Council Meeting – Tuesday, May 5, 7 p.m.
Planning Commission – Thursday, May 6. 6 p.m.
Friday Night Concert – Friday, May 14, 7 p.m., Macken Park
Citywide Garage Sale – Saturday, May 15
City Council Work Session – Tuesday, May 18, 6 p.m.
Regular City Council Meeting – Tuesday, May 18, 7 p.m.
City Council Special Meeting – Tuesday, May 25, 6 p.m.
Movie in the Park – Friday, May 28, Dusk, Macken Park
Memorial Day – City Offices Closed – Monday, May 31

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2010 Howell St
North Kansas City, MO 64116

Phone 816-274-6000

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8am to 5pm

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