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January 10 - January 16

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Midtown KC Now Luncheon
Thursday, January 20
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Short-Term Rentals:
Overview from the perspective of the City
What regulations are in place, how these are administered, and what tools the neighborhoods have to address any problems/violations. Discussion with neighborhood leaders and short-term rental agents.

Ahnna Nanoski, Lead Planner
City of Kansas City, Missouri, Planning and Development Department

Deadline for ‘Registration with Lunch’ is Tuesday, Jan 18 @ Noon.
Deadline for 'Registration without Lunch' is Thursday, Jan 20 @ 10 am
Register HERE.

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During the last two tumultuous years, we’ve not only continued our many ongoing programs, but we’ve also expanded our efforts in the realms of economic development, homelessness outreach and public art.
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KC Spirit Playbook: Upcoming Sessions

The City Planning and Development Department is leading an update of the City’s Comprehensive Plan. This plan sets priorities and guides land development decisions to ensure Kansas City, Missouri is a thriving, people-centered community and a successful model for other American cities to follow for future generations. Read more about the update in the Comprehensive Plan Update Fact Sheet.

Livability Strategy Session #1
Thursday, January 20, 3:30 pm 
Focused on affordability, code enforcement, and neighborhood revitalization.

Serviceability Strategy Session #1
Wednesday, January 26 @ 3:30 pm
Focused on infrastructure, city services, city resources, and growth.

Deadline is 1/17/22
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A great way to support locally owned businesses
is participating in KC Restaurant Week, January 14 - 23!

Go to to find participating businesses.

Please note. Many KC events are canceled or postponed due to concerns related to COVID-19.
Please always check with event planning agency or organization to confirm event dates.

this week

the pests @ city stage - 1/12 - 1/30
gallery guided meditation @ kemper museum - 1/13
kc restaurant week - 1/14 - 1/23

upcoming events
mlk jr nature walk - 1/17
entry level hiring event - 1/19
our black death @ unicorn - 1/19 - 2/6
lunar new year @ nelson-atkins - 1/20 - 2/7
mkcn luncheon - 1/20
livability strategy session - 1/20
oliver! at the met - 1/20 - 1/30
science & suffrage in wwI - 1/22
serviceability strategy session - 1/26
kc brew fest @ union station - 1/29
good pictures - 1/31
veterans career fair - 2/4
nelson-atkins party arty - 2/5
abstract: heart for all first friday - 3/4
uncorked - 3/5
c3kc conference @ union station - 3/8

st. patrick's day parade - 3/17
energy & equity gala - 4/7
planting independence - 4/22 - 4/23
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Andrew Chambers
Beth Gottstein & Gary Thompson
Nicola Heskett

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