Parkville Arbor Day Celebration Information!

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Save the Date! The City of Parkville will celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 25th at 2:00 p.m. in the downtown parking area between Main and East Streets across from the Farmer’s Market.

The Mayor of Parkville will read the City Proclamation declaring Arbor Day in Parkville and Wendy Sangster with the Missouri Department of Conservation will award Parkville as a Tree City USA for 24 straight years.

The public is invited to attend the Parkville Arbor Day celebration and observe the planting of a new tree in the downtown parking area!

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2014 Northland Recycling Extravaganza!

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Platte County 175th Anniversary Celebration.

LogoTransparentDid you know? Platte County, MO was organized on December 31, 1838 and is over 175 years old.

Previously, Platte and Buchanan counties had been part of Clay County until an act by the Missouri legislature separated and created the new boundaries after the Platte Purchase of 1836.

Check out the brochure link to the right for the 175th anniversary celebration calendar!

 

Parkville named a Tree City USA!

LogoTransparentThe City of Parkville has been named a Tree City USA for the 24th straight year! See the press release below.
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2014 Spring Street Sweeping Schedule.

LogoTransparentPlease click the following link for the 2014 Spring Street Sweeping Schedule.

Parkville Spring Photo Contest!

LogoTransparentDo you think you are the best photographer in Parkville? Prove it!

  • If selected, your photo/s will be featured in the next Parkville newsletter and on www.parkvillemo.gov!
  • The contest runs through the end of April!

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Parkville Volunteer Week Honors Glen McKahan!

LogoTransparentIn honor of National Volunteer Week the City of Parkville would like to recognize Glen McKahan!

Glen has been a driving force in the continued success of Cruise Nights hosted monthly by the Main Street Parkville Association.   Glen provided direction from the start to help market, implement, and grow Cruise Nights.  As a result, Cruise Nights continue to be a success and bring several hundred visitors to Parkville the first Saturday of every month, April through October (weather permitting).

Thank you for your service Glen!

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Reminder: Parkville Spring Clean Up!

LogoTransparentParkville Spring Clean Up!

· When: Saturday and Sunday, April 12-13, 8 a.m.-4 p. m.
· Where: Damon-Pursell Construction Site, 6305 N.W. River Park Drive, Riverside.
· Cost: Free for City of Parkville residents only (proof of residency required, sorry no businesses).
·Curbside: Monday, April 14.
· What is collected: Small limbs (do not have to be bundled or tied), bagged leaves and grass (no plastic bags), used batteries, scrap metal, water heaters, auto parts, metal products, air conditioners (without compressor), washers and dryers (without motor), tires, furniture, miscellaneous debris.
· What is not collected: paint, air conditioner compressors, washer/dryer motors, household hazardous waste items.

Parkville Volunteer Week Honors Deb Ayers!

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In honor of National Volunteer Week the City of Parkville would like to recognize Deb Ayers!

Deb has been an amazing volunteer for the Park Hill South Band Program over the past few years. She has helped run numerous fundraisers, sewed the Park Hill South Spirit Flag (which was 30 yards by 40 yards), and volunteered to create all flags for the marching band and winter guard.

One community member said “Deb is an amazing advocate for the Arts in our school and community.”

Thank you for your service Deb!

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Parkville Volunteer Week Honors Cory Miller!

LogoTransparentIn honor of National Volunteer Week the City of Parkville would like to recognize Cory Miller!

Cory has been an active member of the community for many years and is always willing to lend a helping hand. Cory is a member of the EDC, CLARB, and other local groups. He was one of the original founders of the Friends of Parkville Parks, which raises money for park enhancements and continues to donate time and energy to many events.

One community member said “He is a good man and has been neglected in getting the recognition he so richly deserves in the community.”

Thank you for your service Cory!

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