ADVISORY: McCleary Road at the RR tracks (near West Springs Way) will be closed for RR work on March 12-13.
Next Community Center Open House
will be Thursday, March 13
The Open House for the proposed Community Center held February 12 drew a large crowd of residents eager to see the proposed plans for a new Community Center to be built at the corner of Tiger Drive and Wornall Road.
Two more Open Houses will be held prior to the April 8 election. Dates for the public events are Thursday, March 13 and Wednesday, April 2, both from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Excelsior Springs High School Commons, 612 Tiger Drive.
Presentation will include site plans, discussion of amenities, proposed revenues/expenses and Q & A.
Renderings are currently on display at the Hall of Waters, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and residents are encouraged to stop by and take a look. A one-cent sales tax to fund construction and operation of the community center will be on the April 8 ballot. For more information, visit the website.
Weekly Curbside Recycle Pickup starts February 3
Allied Waste will be beginning weekly curbside pickup of recyclables starting on February 3, 2014 on your regular scheduled trash day. Allied Waste will be sending out a mailer to all citizens with additional details.
2013 Collection of City Taxes will change
Beginning with tax year 2013 City taxes and vehicle license fees will be included on the County tax bill and collected by the respective County Collector.
Hours of operation to change in December
Effective December 1, 2013 all City Offices in the Hall of Waters building will be closed from Noon - 1:00 pm daily. This includes the Cashier Window. Water payments may be left in the drop box in the circle drive.
The Visitor Center, located in the Hall of Waters building will remain open from Noon - 1:00 pm, Monday through Saturday. Visitor Center hours are 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Saturday, and 11:00 am - 4:00 pm on Sunday.
Bulky Item Drop-Off
The City of Excelsior Springs will provide a Bulky Item Drop Off site every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon -- then from 12:30 to 3 p.m., starting April 6 and running through December 28, 2013. Located at 1300 South Marietta St., next to yard waste drop-off site.
A staff person on site will determine fee from schedule. All payments must be cash only, no checks or credit card payments accepted. For fee schedule and information on items that are accepted or not accepted, click here.
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|Wednesday, Mar. 12
Historic Preservation Commission meets, Council Chambers, 4 p.m.
Thursday, Mar. 13
Community Center Steering Committee meets, Fire Station, Training Room, 1120 Tracy Ave., 4 p.m.
Monday, Mar. 17
City Council meets, Hall of Waters, Council Chambers, 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Mar. 18
Park and Receation Board meets, Community Center lower level, 112 S. Thompson Ave., 7 p.m.