The President of the United States stopped by Parkville for an impromptu visit. Check out all of the photos on our facebook page.
Archives for July 2014
Check out this information on stormwater pollution prevention. Used motor oil is the largest single source of oil pollution in our lakes, rivers, and streams. Used motor oil can contain concentrations of toxic heavy metals such as zinc, lead, and cadmium that affect the environment, including wildlife, vegetation, surface water and drinking water supplies when not disposed of properly. See the brochure below for more details.
Local government officials from northwest Missouri gathered in the city of Independence on July 17, 2014, to honor outstanding leaders in their communities at the Civic Leadership Awards.
From the City of Parkville, Neil Davidson was honored for for his long time service on CLARB and the Platte County Park Board, and particularly for his volunteer service over the last year on the Platte Landing Park committee.
On Monday (7/21/14), the City of Parkville will begin to accept credit and debit cards at City Hall for Sewer Bills and other Administrative Payments (Business Licenses, Permits, Dog Licenses, etc).
- Sewer payments will not be assessed a convenience fee.
- Administrative Payments will be assessed a convenience fee.
PARKVILLE, MO, JULY 18, 2014 – July 21, 2014, the City of Parkville will welcome a small delegation from Jesús María, Jalisco of the United Mexican States. The municipality of Jesús María and the City of Parkville became partner cities in 2008 under the guidance of Parkville Mayor Kathryn Dusenbery. The purpose of the partnership is to establish friendly ties that result in a cultural and business exchange between the two cities.
Jesús María is a municipality in the Upper South region of the state of Jalisco, Mexico and has a population of approximately 18,884 citizens. Jesús María was founded in 1776 and resides in a predominantly agricultural area. Its primary industries are corn, textiles, tequila, and handmade crafts. Jesús María is also home to many beautiful and historic tourist attractions as well as picturesque views.
Mayor Nan Johnston is excited about the visiting delegation and stated, “We hope that that the delegation from Jesús María has an enjoyable visit to Parkville. It’s a wonderful benefit for both communities to have this important association as a cultural exchange.” Delegations from Jesús María and Parkville previously met in 2008. Jesús María will be visiting Parkville at 2:00 pm on Monday, July 21, 2014.
For more information, contact City Hall at (816) 741-7676.
Tuesday, July 29 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Platte County Community Center South in Parkville.
Please see the attached flyer for more information.
We want to hear from you. If you are a resident of Platte County, we invite you to participate in a survey conducted by the MARC (Mid-America Regional Council) Solid Waste Management District to help better understand the role of recycling in your household and community. It will only take a few minutes. Your information will not be shared. Click here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/marcrecycling
On July 1, MRC held an electronics recycling event at City Hall from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm. The event proved to be such a huge success that the MRC truck was filled to the brim and had leave early. If you missed the event on July 1, MRC will return for another electronics recycling event on September 2, from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm at City Hall.
MRC collected the following amounts of e-waste on July 1: