Local Government Articles

November 9, 2019 | Posted in Local Government
Group of students talking to EMS

On Nov. 7, cities and counties in the Kansas City region hosted the 2019 Public Service Career Expo at Bartle Hall

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Local Government
Archway over downtown North Kansas City

Each month, our Management Matters newsletter highlights state and national recognition awarded to local governments in Greater Kansas City. 

August 26, 2019 | Posted in Local Government
Students talking to a representative from the Olathe fire department at the Career Expo

The bi-annual Career Expo connects high school students to information about public sector careers.

March 14, 2019 | Posted in Local Government
Missouri Capitol

On March 12, 2019, 52 Silver Haired Legislature (SHL) delegates from all over the state traveled to the state capitol in Jefferson City for a regular meeting of the Board of Directors and to talk in person with their respective legislators. Delegates highlighted SHL’s past achievements, as well as its current priorities.

Last fall, SHL delegates came together for their 45th Annual Conference and chose these issues as their top five priorities to support during the 2019 legislative session:

March 11, 2019 | Posted in Local Government
First Suburbs Coalition members

The National League of Cities (NLC) has selected MARC’s First Suburbs Coalition — a group of 19 communities in Greater Kansas City — for a new economic development pilot project. MARC applied for the award on behalf of the coalition, with the cities of Mission, Kansas, and Gladstone, Missouri, as lead agencies.