Kansas City, Kan., police reports

April 3
Criminal damage, I-670 and I-70, car roof, $1,372 value.
Burglary, criminal damage, 2700 block of South 46th Terrace, cell phone, door frame, $700 value.
Burglary, criminal damage, 00 block of South Cherokee, side door, two chainsaws, two saddles, two hooks, $1,900 value.

April 2
Criminal damage, possession of marijuana, 800 block of Minnesota, vehicle damaged, $2,000 value, marijuana.
Theft, possession of drug paraphernalia, 7700 block of State, gel hair product, pipe, $4 value.
Theft, criminal damage, 00 block of North Thorpe, motorcycle, ignition switch, $7,400 value.
Burglary, criminal damage, 1000 block of Mildred, two earrings, two rings, two necklaces, $550 value.
Burglary, criminal damage, 300 block of North 70th Terrace, door jamb, vacuum cleaner, TV, $870 value.
Burglary, criminal damage, 1800 block of Armstrong, five rings, four necklaces, video game system, $600 value.

New customer service program offered by the KCKCC Business Division

by Kelly Rogge

A new Customer Service Certificate of Completion is being offered by Kansas City Kansas Community College.

This seven hour, for-credit certificate, will prepare students as they move into a supervisory role. This includes roles in the areas of communications, human relations, motivation, problem-solving, supervision and organizational skills. The higher quality of customer service provided to an employer, the more valuable the employees will become.

This certificate is geared for those who are new to a managerial role, as well as anyone who works with the public.

Classes within the Customer Service Certificate of Completion are:
•         Essential Career Skills (BUSN0140)
•         Customer Service (BUSN2253)
•         Business Dynamics (BUSN0293)
•         Supervision Skills (BUSN0267)

For more information, contact Karen Gaines, business instructor/marketing program coordinator, at 913-288-7165 or by email at kgaines@kckcc.edu.

Several planning and zoning items on UG agenda tonight

The Unified Government Commission plans to meet at 7 p.m. May 1 at the Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kan.
Several planning and zoning items are on the agenda.
Some of the items on the agenda:

  • A presentation of the Heart Safe Designation by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to the Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department for recognition as a Heart Safe Community.
  • A request to close a portion of Harvester-Brinkerhoff Road under U.S. 69 bridges which cross the Missouri River. Two bridges will be replaced. The request is from the Missouri Department of Transportation and Kansas Department of Transportation. The location is 7th Street north of Kindleberger in the Fairfax district.
  • A special use permit application renewal for two horses at 12126 Leavenworth Road. Recommended for approval for five years.
  • A special use permit for four horses at 208 S. 72nd St. Recommended for two horses for two years.
  • A special use permit for two storage units at 956 Osage Ave.
  • Renewal of a special use permit for a dirt fill at 7615 Swartz Road, recommended for denial.
  • Preliminary and final plan review for a community center and classrooms for the Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 111 S. 72nd St.  It is a 4,456-square-foot addition.
  • An ordinance to amend the UG’s legal authority to enforce the programs set out in a partial consent decree with the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the regulation of discharges from industrial facilities to municipal storm sewer systems.