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At 1 a.m. this morning (Friday, Oct. 21), the City of Excelsior Springs issued a boil order for most of the town. A water main break near Corum Road is the cause, but it has now been repaired.
According to Utilities Director Richard Allwood, the downtown and East side of the City (east of Old Orchard Avenue), are not effected by the order. The rest of Excelsior Springs is advised to boil water for the next 48 hours.
USE BOILED OR BOTTLED WATER for drinking, food preparation, mixing baby formula, making ice, washing food, manual utensil and equipment washing, rinsing and sanitizing, brushing teeth or any other activity involving the consumption of water.

Community Center Open House opportunities

Memberships to the new Community Center are now on sale. An Open House will be held October 22 and 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for tours. Another opportunity for touring the Center will be October 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. during our Trunk N' Treat event. Come join us for trick-or-treating and hot dogs in the parking lot.
The Excelsior Springs Chamber of Commerce will be joining us on Monday, October 31, 10 a.m., for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for our grand opening. The Center is located at 500 Tiger Drive, Excelsior Springs. Come celebrate with us!
For more information call 816-656-2500.

Excelsior Springs Police to hold unwanted prescription drug "Take back" program Saturday, Oct. 22

The Excelsior Springs Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to rid their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.
Only pills or patches accepted. Bring unwanted prescription drugs to the lobby of the Excelsior Springs Police Department, 301 S. Main Street on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This is a free service. If you are unable to bring your prescription drugs during this time, the lobby disposal bin will always be available for this use.

The City of Excelsior Springs will be conducting its Fall Cemetery cleanup during the week of October 17-21, 2016. Please remove any decorations, flowers or mementos you'd like to keep by Oct. 16. You can return these items after Oct. 21. The city wants to take every step possible to protect the valuables of its residents during the cemetery clean up.

Municipal Court launches new web presence

The Excelsior Springs Municipal Court has developed an online site to provide general information to the public including court dates and dockets, citations and payment information, community service requirements and links to additional information. The website is available under the Departments tab of the City of Excelsior Springs website, or

City welcomes new Community Center Director

The City of Excelsior Springs is happy to announce the hiring of Katie Vivas as Community Center Director.
For the past several years, Katie has served as an Executive Director with the YMCA of Greater Kansas City. Her professional experience brings a work history of actively working directly in the field; especially in leadership and operations as an Executive Director, Membership Director and Fitness Supervisor. Katie brings with her a large amount of experience which will help to make our new Community Center a great success
Please join us in welcoming Katie to this new position.

The Municipal Code for the City of Excelsior Springs is now available -- at your fingertips!

As part of the City's overall efforts to improve services to our citizens, the City has put its complete municipal code online. No more thumbing through paper documents or having to trek to the Hall of Waters or Library to find the information you need.
By simply going online, all you have to do is enter a keyword or two and within seconds your search results will quickly locate the information you need. Click the convenient button at right to access our Municipal Codes now!
If you have any questions or need assistance, email us or call us at 816-630-0752.

Yard waste/bulky item drop off sites open

The City of Excelsior Springs will open its yard waste drop off site, 1300 S. Marietta St., on Friday, April 1. The drop off site will remain open Friday through Sunday through Nov. 29. Friday and Saturday hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday hours are from 3 p.m. to dusk.
Bulky item drop off site, next to yard waste drop off site, opens Saturday, April 2. Hours for bulky item drop off is Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 12:30 to 3 p.m.
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Monday, October 24
City Council meets, Hall of Waters, Council Chambers, 8 a.m. Closed session for Personnel

Saturday and Sunday,
October 22 and 23

Community Center Open House, 500 Tiger Dr., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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