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SMITHVILLE — Due to inclement weather, tie-in work for the Winner Avenue Project has been rescheduled for Friday, Jan. 27 in Smithville.

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SMITHVILLE — Joining with neighboring communities, Smithville will also place a ballot issue in front of voters April 4, 2023, which, if passed, will allow the city to collect an additional 3% sales tax on recreational marijuana sold at dispensaries. The board of aldermen voted unanimously t…

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LIBERTY — The Liberty Tourism Committee is accepting applications for the 2023 Tourism Grant program. The application is available at libertymissouri.gov/TourismGrants.

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LIBERTY — The Liberty City Council approved the move to put a ballot issue in front of voters April 4. The decision Jan. 9 will give voters a chance to decide if the city should impose an additional 3% sales tax on recreational marijuana sold in the city at dispensaries.

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LIBERTY — A recent series of laminated posts found in Liberty cemeteries has spurred consternation on the city of Liberty's Facebook page, in community Facebook groups and among a few residents in attendance at the Liberty City Council meeting Monday, Dec. 12.

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SMITHVILLE — As the city of Smithville continues to grow, city leaders said more space is needed for services. City Administrator Cynthia Wagner said the discussion to expand the water treatment plant, which is being projected for the mid- to late 2020s, has also spurred discussion about the…

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LIBERTY — The city of Liberty will hold two meetings to explore growth citywide and offer the public a chance to learn more and provide input.

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LIBERTY — The Liberty Fire Department began scheduling full-time staffing for its third ambulance Tuesday, Oct. 18. This ambulance will assist in response to the growing number of emergency medical service calls and a population that continues to expand, said Fire Chief John Mills.

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LIBERTY — As Liberty’s Fire Department continues to add staff and expand the reach of existing equipment, the Liberty City Council on Monday, Sept. 26, approved the purchase of land from Hallmark for Fire Station No. 3. The $20,000 purchase will allow the city to expand the living quarters a…

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SMITHVILLE — Leeah Shipley took the oath of office for the Smithville Board of Aldermen Tuesday, Sept. 6, to fill the vacancy left by Kelly Kobylski, an alderman for the Third Ward who was elected in April 2021.

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KEARNEY — The Missouri Rural Water Association Apprenticeship Program recognizes that Geoffrey Putnam with the city of Kearney has completed all the requirements to become a Journeyman Water Systems Operation Specialist, according to a press release from Missouri Rural Water Association.

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Kearney City Attorney Brian Hall retired from legal practice after 46 years of service with the city. Hall was honored by the city at the Board of Aldermen meeting Aug. 1. There, Hall received a resolution and key to city, acknowledging his years of service. Pictured from left are: Brian Hal…

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LIBERTY — Two residential developments received approval from Liberty City Council Monday, July 25. The developments will add a 478-unit apartment complex at the northeast corner of South Liberty Parkway and Plummer Road and a 40-unit seniors-only community called Fulkerson Cottages at the s…

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LIBERTY — The Liberty City Council unanimously approved the appointment of James Martin as Liberty’s next police chief at its meeting on Monday, June 13.

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LIBERTY — Liberty city leaders are considering upping the tax levy rate by 18 cents per $100 of assessed valuation after more more than a decade of keeping the city’s levy rate below the allowable ceiling.

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SMITHVILLE — Earlier this month, the Smithville Board of Aldermen listened to as details of a transportation study for the city were discussed during a public meeting of the board. The plan was crafted by city leaders, representatives from Smithville School District and Smithville Chamber of…

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LIBERTY — Mayor Lyndell Brenton has reversed a decision he made in mid-February to not allow hearing of public comment during Liberty City Council meetings about cemetery Block 174, which includes a monument for Confederate soldiers in Fairview Cemetery.

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LIBERTY — From Monday, Jan. 10 to Thursday, Jan. 13, the dispatchers for Liberty first responded stepped up and handled almost all of Gladstone’s 911 calls for police, fire and emergency medical service.