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WIR 3/12/21

WIR 3/12/21
Posted on 03/12/2021
Friday Greetings,

Public Works Director Pat Hawver will retire on Friday, March 19 after 17 years with the City.  Thank you Pat for your service to our organization and we wish you well in your retirement!  

Municipal Services installed the first temporary parklet of the 2021 season at Screenland Armour.  The parklet features both concrete and steel barricades so that Screenland staff can remove the steel barricades to allow for customer parking when the parklet is not in use.  

Operation Safe is vaccinating all eligible Missouri residents. We encourage everyone, especially those in Phase 1B - Tier 3 that opens March 15, to complete the Operation Safe vaccination interest form at www.operation-safe.com/signup.   If you already completed the form and qualify through Missouri's activated phases and tiers (covidvaccine.mo.gov/priority) but have not yet received an invitation to make an appointment, we urge you to complete this form again and provide your primary phone number and email address.

The official Snake Saturday Parade has been moved to October 23, 2021.  Below please find a few tips on how to enjoy a socially-distanced Not Snake Saturday in NKC.  For more options (including take out!) visit nkcgo.com.
o All patrons must be seated while eating and/or drinking. 
o masks are required when not actively eating or drinking
o Six-foot distancing needs to be maintained between different parties

Help for families struggling financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic is available through a new program launched by Clay County, MO. 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

The Community Development Department issues a variety of permits for construction work in NKC. To date in 2021, the city has issued 28 permits. This compares to 56 permits at this time last year and 47 permits in 2019 and includes residential and non-residential buildings. The City monitors construction as an indicator of investment in NKC and general economic activity.

Waggin’ Trail Dog Park will be closed through Wednesday, March 24. The park staff will be seeding and aerating the fields.

Boneanza will be Saturday, March 26 from 1- 2:30 p.m. Bring your dog for an afternoon of Easter fun! For a $5 donation, your pup will receive a goodie bag of all-natural/organic decorated dog treats and get to participate in a dog-only Easter Egg Hunt. There will be 500 bone-filled eggs filled with treats from Three Dog Bakery. There will be prizes, pet vendors, and take your dog’s picture as the Easter bunny. Small dog egg hunt will be at 1:30 p.m., large dog hunt at 1:45 p.m. 

Upcoming Meetings and Events:  

City Council Work Session – Tuesday, March 16, 6 p.m.
City Council Regular Meeting – Tuesday, March 16, 7 p.m.
Boneanza – Saturday, March 27, 1 p.m., Waggin’ Trail Dog Park
Planning Commission Meeting – Thursday, April 1, 6 p.m.
Election Day – Tuesday, April 6, NKC YMCA
City Council Regular Meeting – Tuesday, April 6, 7 p.m.
City Council Work Session – Tuesday, April 20, 6 p.m.
City Council Regular Meeting – Tuesday, April 20, 7 p.m.
Community Shred Event – April 24, 9 a.m. to Noon, City Hall
Pitch Hit N’ Run – April 24, 1 p.m., Macken Park

City Hall
2010 Howell St
North Kansas City, MO 64116

Phone 816-274-6000

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8am to 5pm

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