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TAC meeting opens floor to Rock Lake Village residents
Discussions at the July 14 meeting of the Pioneer Trails Regional Planning Commission Transportation Advisory Council -- also known as TAC -- focused on an open floor discussion concerning transportation needs with a homeowners group about major vehicle accidents. A number have occurred at the intersection of 1801 Road and U.S. 50 Highway. Dangers facing the residents were also discussed...
With aldermen approval, Habitat can build home
At the Monday, July 18, Concordia Board of Aldermen meeting, Don Smith and Adam Inman representing the Lafayette County Habitat for Humanity came to the board with a proposal about a possible project within Concordia. There is a lot of land available near the Willow Point apartments...
Mo. Route 23 at Blackwater River to close July 18
For some months, the bridge at the Blackwater River on Mo. Route 23, south of Concordia, in Johnson County, has had a steel plate in the center of its driving surface. On Monday, July 18, that bridge will close to traffic so it can be replaced. According to Missouri Department of Transportation Area Engineer Rich Shipley, it will be closed for approximately 75 days, weather permitting, during the replacement...
Call for bids timeframe nears for sidewalk project
Jacob Novak of Engineering, Surveys and Services (ESS), of Sedalia, met with the Concordia Board of Aldermen, Tuesday, July 5, to discuss the final timeframe and process of calling for bids for the city's improvement project. It has taken approximately two years of planning, discussions and revisions, with the help of the Concordia Improvement Committee for the installation of sidewalks from NW Fourth Street, to Northwest Second Street. ...
Tebbenkamp brings proposal to aldermen
At an October Concordia Board of Aldermen meeting, the then board authorized the extension of Maple Street at approximately the SE 14th Street area, according to Concordia City Administrator Dale Klussman. "If you remember, we requested being able to finish that corner out on 14th Street," he said, speaking to the board at the Tuesday, July 5, meeting. "And then Maple Street as far as the curb."...
Water finds its way into community center, homes
After heavy rains June 30 through July 2, flooding was discovered on all three levels of the Concordia Community Center Sunday, July 3, according to Concordia Parks and Recreation Director Jody Bergman. He gave a report on the situation to the Concordia Board of Aldermen at its Tuesday, July 5, meeting...
CHS NHS to hold blood drive Tuesday
The Concordia R-2 High School National Honor Society will hold a blood drive at the CHS gym, 117 SW 11th St., from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 12. Each blood donor will receive a pair of Kansas City Royals tickets courtesy of the Community Blood Center of Kansas City...
Retirement nears for Dr. Jerry Meyer
Since 1973, Dr. Jerry Meyer has operated an independent practice in Concordia. On Friday, July 15, it will be his final day at the practice. After 43 years, Meyer is retiring to be with his wife, who works as a presbyterian minister in Murray, Ky. He sent out a letter to his patients at the end of June to announce his retirement. ...
A cooling splash for 15 years
In 2001, Dr. Frederick Hartwig gifted $1 million to the city of Concordia to help build its 265,000 gallon family aquatic center. He also challenged the city to raise another $1 million for the project. The city was able to meet that challenge through a fundraising committee and a bond issue...
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