Stormwater Pollution Prevention Information Part 1.

LogoTransparentCheck out this information on stormwater pollution prevention. Streams are among the most important natural resources in the Kansas City region, contributing to the overall quality of life in our communities.

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MML Civic Leadership Awards.

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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.

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Credit and Debit Cards now accepted at City Hall.

LogoTransparentCredit and Debit Cards accepted at City Hall beginning Monday (7/21/14):

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, Missouri Welcomes Jesus Maria, Jalisco.

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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 Dusenberyjesusmaria. 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 thSistercitye 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.

Platte County Town Hall Discussion on a Regional Plan for the Arts.

LogoTransparentYour Invited to the Platte County Town Hall Discussion on a Regional Plan for the Arts. Hosted by Beverlee Roper, 1st District Commissioner and Brian Nowotny, Director of Parks & Recreation.

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.

Job Opening! Seasonal Full-Time Employee.

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Seasonal Full-Time Employee:

Closing date: Open until filled

Department: Parks Department

Supervisor: Park Division Supervisor

FLSA Status: Part-time, Non-Exempt 

Salary Range: $12.00/hour. No Benefits

Schedule: Varies: up to 40 hours a week until the end of October

General statement of main duties:

The City of Parkville is currently seeking seasonal help for the Parks Department. The Employee would be responsible for weed control, landscaping, and trash pickup. Must be dependable, flexible, and enjoy working with the public. Background check and drug screen test required. Hiring pending Board of Alderman approval.

Please fill out the General Employment Application and send it to mchapman@parkvillemo.gov.

MARC Committee Applicant Survey.

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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

Update: Route FF (NW River Road) To Close Beginning July 14th.

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**CONSTRUCTION NOTICE UPDATE**

ROUTE FF (NW RIVER ROAD) TO CLOSE BEGINNING JULY 14, 2014 THROUGH OCTOBER 4, 2014 

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will temporarily close Route FF (NW River Road) to all through traffic between NW Homer White Road & NW Crooked Road for a maintenance project to repair some of the worst slope failures in the roadway.

Please click here for more information.

MRC Recycling Event Collection Results.

LogoTransparentOn 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:

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Update on July 4 Celebration – New Activities Announced.

LogoTransparentYesterday Main Street Parkville Association, City of Parkville and community members took action to make sure the July 4th Celebration is good for families and local residents to enjoy! Though carnival rides will not operate, today the Main Street Parkville Association announced the addition of the Inflatable Children’s Village. Children 12 and under may experience unlimited play for $10 wristbands. Games, face painters, festival food vendors, a big telescope and personalized airbrushed shirts are also available. Festivities will be open on Thursday, July 3, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. in the city parking lot east of Main St. and south of the railroad tracks.

The celebration continues on Friday, July 4 with the American Legion Pancake Breakfast, 11 Main Street, starting at 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. The “American Dreams” parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. at 63rd Street and 9 Hwy and ends in Historic Downtown Parkville on Main Street. Former Chiefs player Ted McKnight will be announcing the parade with 50 plus participants including the Platte County Sheriff Department Color Guard, Grand Marshal Jim McCall, clowns, the Sheltie Rescue Association, VFW, a surprise flash mob and many more.

Immediately following the parade the Inflatable Children’s Village and other activities will re-open. Take a moment to browse the shops, grab a bite to eat at one of the local restaurants or take a stroll in beautiful English Landing Park or the new Platte Landing Park. Please note that portions of the parks south of Rush Creek will close at noon in preparation for the evening fireworks display. A shuttle service will run on July 4 from 6:00 p.m. to midnight. Shuttle locations include South Platte Community Center, Park University and Park Hill South High School. The Parkville Symphonic Band will perform at Park University, Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel at 7:30 p.m. The Falcon Sky Diving Team will amaze you at 8:00 p.m. and the fireworks grand finale starts at 9:45 p.m.

On Saturday, July 5, the Inflatable Children’s Village and related vendors will be open from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Please visit Main Street Parkville Association at www.parkvillemo.org for more information.