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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
Kansas City Mayor Buys and Reviews 1,000 Items on Amazon in HQ2 Push
Posted October 11, 2017

Kansas City Metro Area – (October 11, 2017) – Online retail giant, Amazon, is currently looking for the ideal city to set up its second headquarters and Kansas City has found a way to use Amazon’s own product reviews to make its … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
Kansas City, MO Announces Non-Profit Community Connections Challenge Winners
Posted October 4, 2017

  Kansas City, MO — Today, Mayor Sly James announces the winners of the City’s Community Connections Challenge. When Google Fiber arrived in Kansas City in 2012, it agreed to provide the City with up to 300 community connections. While … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
Mayor Sly James Hosts Innovation Partnership Program Demo Day
Posted September 12, 2017

  Kansas City, MO – Last night Mayor Sly James held the City’s second annual Innovation Partnership Program Demo Day, hosted at WeWork Corrigan Station. Five local startups working with the City demoed their products to an audience of City … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
Statement from Mayor James on KCI Selection Committee Recommendation
Posted September 6, 2017

  “This marks another big step forward in the process to bring a 21st century, modern, and convenient single terminal redevelopment at KCI. I want to thank the selection committee, who had a difficult job to do, no doubt. But … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
KC Council Unanimously Approves November Ballot Language for Vote on Kansas City International Airport
Posted August 24, 2017

Upholding the commitment Mayor James made to residents in 2015, a city-wide vote will be the final decision on the future of KCI redevelopment “I’m glad we got this done,? said Mayor Sly James. “Now residents get to have their … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
Missouri Mayors Digital Inclusion Summit First of its Kind in the Nation
Posted August 9, 2017

  Yesterday mayors from across the State of Missouri participated in a Digital Inclusion Summit at the Kansas City Public Library. The summit focused on the importance of digital inclusion and why it’s necessary for citizens to be digitally connected … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
Sixth Annual Sly’s Rock the Block Celebration Happening Saturday
Posted August 8, 2017

  The sixth annual Sly’s Rock the Block celebration is set for this Saturday, August 12 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Washington Square Park. The event will offer a variety of entertainment and family-friendly activities to mark another … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
Mayor James takes part in Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative
Posted July 19, 2017

  This week, Mayor Sly James took part in a three day “bootcamp?, kicking off his participation in the first ever, year-long, Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative. Mayor James was selected to join the inaugural group of 40 mayors from … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
Mayor James announces Google Fiber Community Connections Challenge
Posted July 17, 2017

  Today Mayor Sly James announced the Google Fiber Community Connections Challenge. The Challenge is open to all Kansas City, Missouri nonprofits that are looking to bridge the digital divide in our community. Through this competition, selected applicants will receive … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
City to Open Application Process for Violent Crime Programs Coordinator
Posted July 12, 2017

The City of Kansas City announced today that on July 16th, it will begin accepting applications for a newly created “Violent Crime Programs Coordinator? position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with the hiring process expected to … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
Statement from Mayor James on the passing of James B. Nutter, Sr. and Neal Patterson
Posted July 10, 2017

It’s not hyperbole to say that, in recent days, we lost two visionary leaders whose careers and lives were each a force for good in Kansas City. James B. Nutter, Sr. and Neal Patterson were pillars of our community whose … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
Kansas City, MO Wins All-American City Awards for Efforts to Improve Early Literacy
Posted June 20, 2017

  Mayor Sly James and Turn the Page KC are happy to announce that Kansas City, MO, has earned national recognition as recipient of the All-American City Award for accomplishments in improving education outcomes for children age 0-8. Kansas City … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
“When Work Works” Award Recipients Honored
Posted June 14, 2017

Nine Employers Within Region Recognized for Family-Friendly Workplaces KANSAS CITY, MO — Nine employers from the Greater Kansas City and Springfield regions were honored on Tuesday as winners of the 2017 When Work Works award. When Work Works is a … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
Mayor Sly James Hosts Third Annual Energy Efficiency Awards Breakfast
Posted June 13, 2017

  Six local businesses and organizations recognized for exemplary energy efficiency Kansas City, MO – Today Mayor Sly James hosted the third annual Mayor’s Energy Efficiency Awards Breakfast to recognize the businesses and organizations that have made tremendous strides in … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
Kansas City Flood Control Projects Receive Federal Funding Needed for Completion
Posted June 12, 2017

$38.5 Million From U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Leveraged by General Obligation Bonds Approved for Flood Control in April Kansas City, MO – As part of its 2017 work plan, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $17,030,000 and … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
Lauren Garrott Appointed to Kansas City Board of Zoning Adjustment
Posted June 8, 2017

  Over 40 women have been appointed to boards and commissions in Kansas and Missouri as a result of appointments project Kansas City, MO — Women’s Foundation is proud to announce the appointment of Lauren Garrott to the Kansas City … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
Bank of America supports immersive work experiences at local nonprofits through Hire KC Youth summer pilot
Posted May 30, 2017

  Kansas City Mayor Sly James is proud to announce that Bank of America has awarded a $55,000 grant to support a key aspect of the Hire KC Youth program – a summer pilot that includes immersive internships at local … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
Mayor’s Nights Program Set to Kickoff this Weekend
Posted May 25, 2017

  On Friday the Mayor’s Nights program, an annual summertime offering of activities for teens and adults, will begin. The program will run through early August. “Mayor’s Nights offers families a variety of fun and safe activities to participate in … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
Application Period Opens for Innovation Partnership Program
Posted April 24, 2017

Application Period Opens for Innovation Partnership Program Kansas City, MO – Mayor Sly James today announced the kickoff of the 2017 Innovation Partnership Program. The City will accept program applications for one month, beginning Monday, April 24 and ending Wednesday, … Read More »

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Sunday, 22, October, 2017
Two Kansas City Initiatives Named Semifinalists in Harvard 2017 Innovations in American Government Awards
Posted January 19, 2017

The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized yesterday two Kansas City initiatives named Semifinalists in this year’s Innovations in American Government Awards competition. The Community Improvement District (CID) … Read More »

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