Week in Review 12/27/19

Week in Review 12/27/19
Posted on 12/27/2019

Friday Greetings,

  • Filing for the April 7, 2020, Municipal Election began on December 17 and will close on January 21, 2020. This year’s election is for one Council member from each ward to serve a two-year term.The following candidates have filed: Ward 1 – Rita Pearce; Ward 2 – Ronald Knight; Ward 3 – Zach Clevenger; Ward 4 – Amie Clarke and Denise Lambert.


  • Holiday Information:
    • City offices will be closed on Wednesday, January 1.
    • Trash service will not be affected by the Holiday schedule.
    • Bulk Pickup will be available on New Year’s Day.
    • Christmas tree pickup will be available on January 8, 15, 22. Trees must be devoid of tinsel, lights, and all items not originally part of the tree.Place trees where you put yard waste.


  • Medical Marijuana update:The State of Missouri has begun announcing the issuance of licenses for medical marijuana.Here is the status to date insofar as it affects North Kansas City:
    • Transportation – Licensed transporters may move medical marijuana from cultivators to makers of marijuana-infused products, dispensaries and to qualified patients and caregivers. Missouri Hemp Improvement Company – 1520 Swift Taney Street Nursery – 1251 Taney
    • Cultivation – None.There were 554 applications statewide with 60 licenses granted, none in North Kansas City.
    • Testing – None
    • Infused Manufacturing – Not yet announced
    • Dispensing – Not yet announced


  • Last month, the City Council directed staff to make changes to the on-street parking in front of the NKC Post Office to convert the parallel parking into angled parking spaces similar to those in downtown. The conversion took place on Monday, December 23rd.


  • The North Kansas City YMCA will be conducting an open house January 4-5 commemorating the five-year anniversary of its partnership with the City.See attached flyer.

  • The City completed its annual curbside leaf pickup program this week.


Upcoming Meetings and Events: 

  • New Years Day (City Offices closed) – Wednesday, January 1
  • City Council Work Session – Tuesday, January 7, 6 p.m.
  • City Council Regular Meeting – Tuesday, January 7, 7 p.m.
  • Planning Commission Meeting – Thursday, January 9, 6 p.m.
  • City Council Work Session – Tuesday, January 21, 6 p.m.
  • City Council Regular Meeting – Tuesday, January 21, 7 p.m.
  • YMCA 5-Year Anniversary Celebration & Open House

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