Neighborhood Advisory Council seeks candidates for 2012 election

reposted from City of Kansas City

The City of Kansas City, Mo., Neighborhood Advisory Council is seeking candidates for its 15-member council. The council discusses proposed City policies and programs and makes recommendations to the director of the City’s Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department.

The council consists of two members from each of the City’s six council districts and three at-large members. Advisory Council members are expected to attend monthly meetings, meet with groups in their regions and participate in other related events, including public hearings and forums to discuss key issues and receive input on a variety of community matters.

Interested residents must apply by Tuesday, Aug. 28, and registered neighborhood organizations will then elect candidates to represent their areas. The following positions are open for the 2013 calendar year:  one north-west region seat, two north-east region seats, one central-west region seat, one central-east region seat, one south-west region seat, one south-east region seat, and one at-large seat. To see a map of each region, along with written descriptions, please visit and click on the “six regions” link.

Applications are available at, or at the Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department, located on the fourth floor of City Hall, 414 E. 12th St.

Completed applications may be sent to:

Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department

414 E. 12th St., Fourth Floor

Kansas City, MO 64106

Attn: Tiffany Drummer

To be eligible, candidates must prove residency, be a registered Missouri voter, not have any outstanding warrants or delinquent taxes, and not have any conflicts of interest with the work of the Advisory Council.

For more information about the Neighborhood Advisory Council or to have an application mailed to you, call Tiffany Drummer, Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department, at 816-513-3210.

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