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Here’s your discount to the Bay Water Park

The Bay Water Park in South KC is a great place to visit in the summer, and its opening day for the 2018 season is May 26th.  Special thanks to our 6th District Councilman Kevin McManus for the coupon! Click the … Continue reading

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Kansas City Election Board requests community feedback on KCPS redistricting process.

In April of 2019, the KCPS School Board will be reduced from nine to seven members. This will bring the School Board in line with state law. The current School Board includes six sub-district members and three at-large. The new Board will … Continue reading

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Waldo Construction Update 5/17/18

The City of Kansas City will continue to work on Wornall Road between 85th Street and 77th Street.  Specifically, this week Blue Nile Contractors will be working near 83rd Street/83rd Terrace to replace a sewer line, while work continues southward … Continue reading

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KCPS Stakeholder Survey

Kansas City Public Schools is seeking valuable feedback from students, parents, staff members and others with a stake in the city’s educational system. KCPS Board of Directors policy and the 2018-2023 Strategic Plan place a high priority on regularly listening … Continue reading

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Crime Stoppers Reward Raised to $10,000

Anonymous information on KCMO homicides could be eligible for up to $10,000.00 in cash rewards! Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers Greater Kansas City TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477), TIPS may also be submitted electronically at www.KCcrimestoppers.com, … Continue reading

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Invitation to sponsor our annual picnic and movie night.

The Waldo Tower Neighborhood Association (WTNA) invites you to be a sponsor for the Annual Picnic and Movie Night in Tower Park on Saturday June 30th starting at 6pm. The family-fun activities include a giant inflatable, kite flying, sidewalk decorating … Continue reading

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KCMO businesses encouraged to join Living Wage Registry

The City of Kansas City, Missouri, has created a Living Wage Registry that highlights employers who choose to help raise living standards for their employees by paying wages higher than the national and state minimums. City councilmembers got their first … Continue reading

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Wornall Road Construction Notice

City contractors will be on site starting Thursday, April 26th (weather permitting) to begin some drilling work on areas along Wornall Road between 74th and 79th Streets and an area on 75th Street west of Wyandotte Street. The drilling work … Continue reading

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Southtown Showcase on May 9th

Join the 2018 Southtown Showcase to sample local food and drinks, meet others, win prizes and have fun! This fun event showcases local restaurants, food and drink vendors, businesses and organizations from across South Central KC, Brookside, Troost, University District, … Continue reading

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Village Crawfish Festival to benefit Kansas City Community Gardens

“Laisser le bon temps rouler!” Single Tickets (cheaper online than at the door) $60.00 online; $75.00 at the door (after 6:00pm Saturday) A Single Ticket Includes: Fresh Crawfish Boil, Veggies, BBQ, Beer, Wine, Music, Dancing, Friends, Neighbors, and all monies … Continue reading

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Prescription Take Back Day at Research Medical Center Brookside Campus April 28th

Bring your unused or expired medications in for safe disposal. Saturday, April 28th from 10am to 2pm The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also … Continue reading

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KCMO Land Bank creates unique home ownership program for public employees

Following its successful Dollar Home Sale and #HeartofKC home sale, the Land Bank of Kansas City is opening the doors to home ownership to public employees for just $100. Beginning April 23, the Land Bank is putting 25 homes up … Continue reading

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Dozens of volunteers needed for emergency exercise at KCI

Simulated accident happening on May 16 If you have a flair for the dramatic and a burning desire to serve your community, then you may want to consider signing up to participate in a full-scale disaster exercise on May 16 … Continue reading

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The Robeson School site has been officially re-purposed by KCPS.

This article has been reprinted from the KCPS Plug site: Kansas City, April 19, 2018:  Robeson Holding Co, LLC, a partnership between O’Reilly Development Company, LLC and South Waldo Community Investors has purchased the former Robeson School Site, 8201 Holmes Rd., … Continue reading

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Major appliance purchases exempt from sales tax during Show-Me Green Tax holiday

Now is the time to get serious about the financial benefits of going green. At least that’s the case for folks looking to upgrade a refrigerator or cash in on a great deal for a new washer & dryer or … Continue reading

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Our next general meeting is May 12, 2018 at 10am

Please join us at the Waldo Public Library, Room A, beginning at 10am for our next General Meeting. We’ll go over several bits of news and announcements for the neighborhood and have a discussion on tree removal. Our hope is … Continue reading

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Spring Dumpster Day is Saturday, May 5th

OUR NEXT DUMPSTER DAY IS SATURDAY, MAY 5, FROM 8AM UNTIL NOON OR UNTIL THE DUMPSTERS ARE FILLED.   There will only be 3 dumpsters for yard and garden debris and big trash items. No special bundling of yard and … Continue reading

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Now accepting applications for Curbside Appeal Grant Giveaway!

Curbside appeal grants are funds given away out of our general membership account that are to be used to improve the curbside appeal of your house/property. Right now, we give away 3, $100 grants this year by a random drawing of … Continue reading

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Emerald Ash Borer in Waldo: Treatments, Removals and Replacements

Green dots represent Ash trees. Those in red were slated for removal from January to April 2018. Ash trees being treated are not yet identified on the map. Treatments Since 2016 only trees in “Good”, which is excellent condition, are … Continue reading

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City breaks ground on GO KC sidewalk repair

The City is pouring concrete for the first round of GO KC Sidewalk repairs, making good on the promise to add or enhance sidewalks throughout Kansas City over the next 20 years. On Friday, Mayor Sly James, City Manager Troy … Continue reading

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