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Pit Bull Ban Replaced With New Dangerous Animals Ordinance

In January of this year the Excelsior Springs City Council presented a reconsideration to the Dangerous Dogs ordinance that included a Pit Bull “breed ban” established in 1987. After holding a Listening Post in March, the ordinance’s language was revised to strike the language that bans Pit Bull breeds, but leaves the dangerous dog sections […]

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Kearney Road Pedestrian Underpass rendering by Becca Pruett

RAISE Grant Invests $21.5 Million in Excelsior Springs Infrastructure

Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) has awarded $21.5 million dollars in grant funding to the City of Excelsior Springs for the Safe Streets and Sidewalks Infrastructure project. The project, which has been in development for nearly a decade, will bring transformational infrastructure changes to our city, connecting the community, enhancing business opportunities,

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Thrive Excelsior’s May Curb Appeal Winner Announced

Do you know someone who goes above and beyond to maintain their home and property? Now you can nominate them to win a Curb Appeal Award from the Thrive Excelsior program. Thrive Excelsior is made up of residents and stakeholders in the community, in the fields of business, tourism, education, healthcare, nonprofits and government entities.

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Excelsior Springs Historic Preservation Commission Presents Awards

Story and Photos Submitted by the Excelsior Springs Community Development Staff on May 12, 2022 On Wednesday May 11, the City of Excelsior Springs’ Historic Preservation Commission presented Preservation awards to two property owners for improvements made on their properties.  May is National Historic Preservation month, and the commission wished to thank owners of historic

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