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KIRKSVILLE CONNECTION

News & Information from the City of Kirksville

Volume 24, Issue 8 August 2018

In This Issue:  For Back-To-School, Shop Kirksville and

Save!

 What’s Up This Month?  Aquatic Center Update!  Citizen Service Requests  Recycling Is Easy!  Important Dates  Contact Us

What’s Up This Month? Does reading the “Kirksville Connection” leave you wanting more information about your city? If so, you’re in luck!

Sales Tax Holiday: Shop Kirksville for all your back-to-school needs!

For Back-To-School, Shop Kirksville and Save! It might be hard to believe, but it’s time to start shopping for back-to-school! Take advantage of the City’s Sales Tax Holiday and save on all your back-to-school needs! During the Sales Tax Holiday, you will pay no sales tax on qualifying back-to-school purchases in Kirksville! Qualifying items include: school supplies (not to exceed $50 per purchase); clothing (any article having a value of less than $100); software (taxable value of $350 or less); personal computers or computer peripherals (not to exceed $1,500); and graphing calculators (not to exceed $150). The Sales Tax Holiday runs from 12:01 am, Friday, August 3, 2018, through Sunday, August 5, 2018.

Tune in the first Friday of each month, to facebook.com/cityofkirksville, at 4:00 pm, for “What’s Up This Month?”! This new program, via Facebook Live, features various City officials discussing a variety of topics, all to let you, the citizen, know what is going on with your local government!

Shopping local helps your community and everyone who depends on our local economy. Don’t spend money on gas to leave town when you can shop Kirksville and save!

For more information, contact the Public Information Office at 660.627.1224.

Visit http://dor.mo.gov/business/sales/taxholiday/school for more information on the Missouri sales tax holiday.

Check Us out on Social Media! facebook.com/cityofkirksville facebook.com/kirksvilleparksandrecreation facebook.com/kirksvillepolicedepartment facebook.com/kirksvillefire @kirksvillecity @kirksvilleparks @kirksvillePD

youtube.com/kirksvillecity

Visit us online at www.kirksvillecity.com

Aquatic Center Update!

We want to thank the hundreds of citizens who took the time to complete the Aquatics and Community Center Survey over the course of nearly two months! During that time, over 650 surveys were completed, and that information has been crunched, compiled, and given to the City Council as part of their decision-making process! You are invited to attend the second Community Open House for the new aquatic center and proposed programming space on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Economic Development Alliance Building at 315 S. Franklin St.! Come provide your input on the proposed site plan as well as what amenities YOU would like to see at your new aquatic center, from slides and swim lanes, to lockers and parking!

For more information, contact Parks and Recreation at 660.627.1485.


Important Dates  8/6—Council Meeting, 6:00 pm  8/7—LPRC Meeting, 12:00 pm  8/8—Community Open House for the

Aquatic Center, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

 8/8—P&Z Meeting, 6:30 pm You can submit requests for service directly from your smartphone!

Citizen Service Requests If you drive around Kirksville long enough, you’ll probably see a pothole or two, tall weeds, standing water, or some other issue that you want addressed, but maybe you aren’t sure how to do so? Well, now it’s as easy as using your smartphone!

 8/13—Council Study Session, 6:00 pm  8/14—ATC Meeting, 12:00 pm  8/20—Truman Classes Resume  8/20—Council Meeting, 6:00 pm  8/31—Monthly Siren Test, 10:00 am

Simply visit kirksvillecity.com on your smartphone, scroll halfway down the City’s mobile-friendly webpage, and click “Submit Request” in the Citizen Service Request section! On the next page, click “Submit a Service Request” and follow the on-screen prompts to report a problem! This process ensures the issue is brought to the attention of the appropriate City department and that the issue is addressed. You can even ask to be sent status updates regarding your issue via email, text message, or telephone call!

Airport

660.665.5020

Aquatic Center

660.627.7665

Business Licenses

660.627.1251

For more information, contact the Public Information Office at 660.627.1224!

City Manager

660.627.1225

Codes/Inspections

660.627.1272

Economic Development

660.627.1224

Engineering

660.627.1272

Fire Department

660.665.3734

Human Resources

660.627.1458

Municipal Court

660.627.1237

Parks & Recreation

660.627.1485

Police Department

660.785.6945

Public Works

660.627.1291

Water/Sewer Bills

660.627.1251

Trash Service:

800.778.7652

Signup for glass recycling through the City of Kirksville today!

Recycling Is Easy! Recycling is easy in Kirksville! It reduces waste in our creeks and waterways, protecting our environment, and ultimately, our drinking water! Isn’t it important to protect the water we drink? For cans, paper, and plastic, Advanced Disposal picks them up curbside every two weeks along with your trash. Be sure to call Advanced Disposal at 800.778.7652 to signup! For glass recycling, simply visit City Hall at 201 S. Franklin St. to signup for glass recycling and purchase a glass recycling tote for $3.99! For more information, contact the Codes & Engineering Department at 660.627.1272.

Contact Us:

This document is published by: City of Kirksville Public Information Office 201 S. Franklin St. Kirksville, MO Phone: 660.627.1224 Fax: 660.627.1026

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August 2018 Kirksville Connection  

For Back-To-School, Shop Kirksville and Save! What’s Up This Month? Aquatic Center Update! Citizen Service Requests, Recycling Is Easy! Impo...

August 2018 Kirksville Connection  

For Back-To-School, Shop Kirksville and Save! What’s Up This Month? Aquatic Center Update! Citizen Service Requests, Recycling Is Easy! Impo...

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