The 2013 Audited Financial Statements have been posted to the City Website. Please click this link to view the 2013 Audit and the corresponding Management Letter.
The City of Parkville received a $1,500 micro-grant from KCP&L: Kansas City Power & Light to plant shade trees around the new Platte Landing Park Dog Park. Parkville was one of 17 organizations that received a micro-grant from KCP&L. The new trees will be planted this coming fall!
Check out http://www.kcpl.com/energizing-our-environment/ for more details about the Energizing Our Environment Micro-Grant Program and information on the other grant recipients
The next MARC Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Antifreeze, Battery, Oil, and Paint collection is October 4th in Riverside from 8am – 12pm. The event is at EH Young Park (1001 NW Argosy Parkway). For more informatio click the following link: http://www.recyclespot.org/HHW.aspx
A regatta of 70 boats, Kayaks, and Canoes will set sail in Farley in the morning and reach Platte Landing Park around 1:00 p.m. They will be met by members of the Hawley family who discovered the Arabia and restored many of the artifacts carried on the steamboat. A picnic, food truck, and blue grass music will be a part of this terrific event.
Jim Allen, a Parkville resident, was recently honored at the White House for being a 2014 recipient of the Champions of Change Award. Jim was recognized for his work helping post 9/11 veterans become small-business owners. Jim will also be honored at an upcoming Board of Aldermen meeting. Check out the full article on the The KC Star website: http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article1304101.html
The City of Parkville has received numerous questions and comments regarding the potential for development within Parkville’s city limits on properties near the intersection of I-435 and Route 45. The following webpage was created to respond to questions and provide a single source of accurate information about development prospects for this area. This webpage will be periodically updated as new information becomes available.
Need a place to get rid of that old freezer, cell phone or most anything else with a cord or battery? The city has partnered with the Parkville Commons, Tech Express, and MRC Recycling, to collect basically everything that has a cord or battery (working or not). Items accepted at no charge include: computers, printers, keyboards, laptops, hard drives, cell phones, pagers, radios, scanners, speakers, VCR, DVD, fax machines, answering machines, televisions, stereos, non-PCB ballast, furnaces, water heaters, air conditioners, microwaves, power tools, lawn and garden equipment (must have gas and oil removed), refrigerators, freezers, stoves, washers and other kitchen and home appliances. There will be a charge to recycle CRT and projection TVs (old TVs) – up to 27” are $15 each and 28” and over are $35 each. Please call Brian with MRC at (816) 785-7385 to confirm if an item will be accepted.
The collection will be held Today from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (or until the recycling truck is full) in the north parking lot at Parkville City Hall, 8880 Clark Avenue. An additional event will be held from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of October. Based on demand additional dates may be added. Watch the webpage and social media for related announcements. The goal is to make recycling convenient and safe for Parkville and to help keep 100% recyclable material out of area landfills.
Check out the MRC brochure here.
A legislative forum hosted by the Parkville Area Chamber of Commerce and the League of Women’s Voters will take place tonight in the City Hall Board Room. Local panelists will answer preselected questions on a number of topics. The event will be moderated by the League of Women Voters.
There will be light refreshments/networking at 6 p.m. followed by the forum at 6:30 p.m.
The event is open to the public. Please see the attached program for more information.