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Movie Night at Tower Park – Sat. June 24

Join your neighbors for Movie Night in Tower Park. This event is free to all Waldo residents. Saturday, June 24 6:00 – 10:30 p.m., Tower Park, 7528 Holmes Rd. Bring your lawn chairs and come celebrate our wonderful neighbors and … Continue reading

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WTHA May 2017 Meeting

WTHA Neighborhood Meeting May 13, 2017, 10 a.m., Waldo Library Attendance: 25 Called to order at 10:15 a.m. by Angie Lile Announcements: Dumpster Day, May 27th 8 am til full. Only three dumpsters this year, so they will fill fast. … Continue reading

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WTHA Neighborhood Meeting, March 11 Minutes

March 11, 2017, 10 a.m., Waldo Library Attendance: 20 Tammy Gay, Vice President of WTHA called the meeting to order and started the meeting with introductions. Updates: Three representatives from WTHA are completing a course through UMKC’s Center for Neighborhoods. … Continue reading

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WTHA Neighborhood Meeting Minutes, November 12

WTHA President, Angie Lile, called the meeting to order. Recent event updates: Dumpster Day, November 5 – good attendance, dumpsters full when event concluded Informational Town Hall event, November 1 – More than 150 people attended this event at Keystone … Continue reading

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WTHA membership meeting, Sept. 10, 2016

  Outgoing President WTHA President Kurtis Marinez called the meeting to order. Further, he indicated that he would not be running for re-election after three terms. He will be focusing on the Waldo Tower Historical Society. The tower will have … Continue reading

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March Neighborhood Meeting Minutes

Waldo Tower Homes Association Neighborhood Meeting March 12, 2016 10 p.m. Earnings Tax Renewal, Jan Marcason (previously represented Waldo on City Council prior to redistricting). The vote is April 5. (This may be confusing as the federal primary election is … Continue reading

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March 12: Join Us for the next WTHA Neighborhood Meeting

  We hope that you will join us on Saturday, March 12, 10 a.m. at the Waldo Library to learn more about the upcoming elections, including the Earnings Tax, or e-tax, which is up for renewal. Light refreshments will be provided. … Continue reading

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January 2016 WTHA Neighborhood Meeting Minutes

Waldo Tower Homes Association Neighborhood Meeting January 9, 2016, 10:00 a.m., Waldo Library Attendance: 12 Pedal Hopper President Kurtis Marinez brought the meeting to order at 10:10, introducing Mr. Stone, representing the business Pedal Hopper (link). His son, Luke Stone, … Continue reading

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WTHA Neighborhood Meeting Minutes, Nov. 2015

Waldo Tower Homes Association Neighborhood meeting November 14, 2015, 10:00 a.m., Waldo Library President Kurtis Marinez called the meeting to order. Shalom Plaza Apartments Proposal Local attorney Aaron March with the firm White|Goss spoke on behalf of the Foundation for … Continue reading

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Next WTHA meeting, January 9, 2016

Please join us for light refreshments, meet some of the folks from your neighborhood. If you would like to join our “Sign Brigade” and help raise awareness about upcoming general meetings, please email info@towerhomesassociation.org We’ll send you an email the … Continue reading

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Dumpster Day: Oct. 31

Join us Saturday, October 31, from 8am until Noon and get rid of your junk! We’ll have several dumpsters located at South Broadland Presbyterian Church at 7850 Holmes Road. Please make sure you do NOT bring any household appliances, tires … Continue reading

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Construction Update: Water Services Projects in the area

Click on the link below to view a pdf file detailing the Water Services projects in the neighborhood. Tower_Target_Green_Projects_Update_092015  

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Neighborhood Meeting Minutes, Sept. 2015

Waldo Tower Homes Association Neighborhood meeting September 12, 2015, 10:00 a.m., Waldo Library President Kurtis Marinez called the meeting to order. Each attendee introduced themselves. Water Services Capital Improvements Three speakers from Kansas City Missouri Water Services Department attended the … Continue reading

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Bingham Junior High School Demolition Update

September 2013, Kansas City Public Schools hosted a neighborhood forum at Southwest High School. After a long public input process, the school board decided not to move forward with the sale of of the building for a proposed Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market. Residents … Continue reading

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Nextdoor Waldo – the free app/website to connect with neighbors

Historically, Waldo Tower Homes residents connected with neighbors online via an unofficial Tower Homes Yahoo Group. The group has been effectively inactive for quite some time. Many folks have transitioned to the site Nextdoor.com. The Waldo neighborhood has 1,068 members on … Continue reading

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Waldo Tower Restoration featured in the Kansas City Star

Kurtis Marinez, founder of the Waldo Tower Historic Society and current president of the Waldo Tower Homes Association, was recently featured in the Kansas City Star in an article entitled, “Waldo Tower makeover is a victory for neighborhood activist.” The article … Continue reading

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Construction for a sewer improvement project coming to the area

KC Water Services is kicking off construction for an important sewer improvement project in the area. A public meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 21, 2015 for people to learn more. The meeting will be held at 7:00 PM at the … Continue reading

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WTHA meeting updates

Waldo Tower Homes Association General Meeting, July 11, 2015 10:00 a.m. Waldo Library Attendance: 14 Tye Zehner, Invent-Development, architect and developer of single family homes. His firm is purchasing lots in Waldo to build new construction homes with progressive building amenities, … Continue reading

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RESCHEDULED for June 20th – Neighborhood Picnic – 2-5 p.m.

This has been rescheduled to Saturday, June 20, 2 – 5 p.m. due to rain and muddy conditions at the park. WTHA Annual Neighborhood Picnic in Tower Park Join your neighbors for free food, live music, and children’s activities at the … Continue reading

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Damien McNearney

    Damien is a long-time Waldo resident who joined the board in 2014. Damien can be found working around his house or playing live music. He advocates for high quality educational institutions as well as events that bring neighbors … Continue reading

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