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Hall of Waters proposals deadline
extended to July 6, 2016

The City of Excelsior Springs is accepting Proposals for the rehabilitation, reuse and maintenance of the historic Hall of Waters building. The City is interested in hearing from a wide range of proposers. The primary goal of this effort is to ensure the long term preservation of the Hall of Waters building, a goal best accomplished by returning the building to active use and, possibly, a use in keeping with its original use. For RFP and Developer's Package, click here.

Request for proposals on city-owned properties

The City of Excelsior Springs is accepting Proposals for the rehabilitation of city owned properties and lots on East Broadway street, downtown Excelsior Springs. Developers will have until July 6, 2016 to submit redevelopment projects. The City is looking to help rehabilitate and encourage investment into the Boarding House Historic District neighborhood. For Request for Proposal, click here.
Additionally, the City of Excelsior Springs has issued two RFPs for the Boarding House Historic District, one for a property at 328 East Broadway, click here, and another for a residence and lot in the 400 block of Benton Ave., click here.

Recently, the City completed a Boarding House Historic District Preservation Plan in conjunction with the State Historic Preservation Office. For more about the District and Preservation Plan, click here.

USDA and ESSD partner to provide free meals in June

Open to all children 18 and younger who are enrolled in the Excelsior Springs School District, free breakfast and lunch meals will be served June 2 through June 29 at Lewis Elementary School.
Click here for information!

Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collections scheduled

The 2016 Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection event will be held September 10, 2016 in conjunction with Lawson at Excelsior Springs Public Works, 103 E. Water St., Excelsior Springs, from 8 a.m to 12 noon. Click here for brochure with complete HHW Mobile Collection schedule. Residents of member communities may attend any of the collection events.

Community Center construction live-stream!

Construction for a new $14,787,000 million community center is underway and the public is invited to watch the construction. Crossland Construction Co., of Columbus, Kans., has been hired to construct the facility and the public can watch progress via Multivista live-streaming feeds. For live web cam construction in progress, click here.

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.

Ribbon Cutting at Memorial Airport

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was by the City of Excelsior Springs and Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the opening of the newly resurfaced runway at the Excelsior Springs Memorial Airport. The project was funded by a grant through MO-DOT. Airport managers Jerry Beebe and Don Myer host 9 a.m. coffees on Saturday mornings for persons interested in aviation.

Excelsior Springs recognized
as 2015 Playful City USA Community

Excelsior Springs is being honored with a 2015 Playful City USA designation for the 1st time. The national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more playable. The City of Excelsior Springs, Excelsior Springs School District, and community organizations have made efforts in the past few years to make Excelsior Springs a more active and playful community. Examples include the future Excelsior Springs Community Center currently being built, which will include an indoor aquatic area, basketball court, senior center, walk track and more; the completion of the new addition to the Rainbow Trail, Joy Street Boardwalk, and Get Fit Park; and the School District's Miracle Field, an all-turf ADA accessible softball field. Click here to find out more!

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.
Click here for additional information.

Fishing River Linear Park Trail advisory

During the Hwy. 10 bridge replacement, there will be certain sections of the Fishing River Linear Park Trail that will be closed due to construction.
PLEASE DO NOT go through the construction zone that will be barricaded off. Boardwalk going up to Siloam Mountain will be open, however the short stairs that lead across HWY. 10 will be closed. Visit the Parks and Recreation Department website for detailed map.

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Friday, July 1
City Council work session has been cancelled

Friday, July 5
City Council meets, Hall of Waters, Council Chambers, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, July 13
Historic Preservation Commission meets, Hall of Waters, Council Chambers, 5 p.m.

Tuesday, July 19
Parks & Recreation Board meets, Community Center, 112 S. Thompson, downstairs, 7 p.m.

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