Author: Team Martin City

Martin City Animal Hospital Open House!
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Martin City Animal Hospital Open House!

Saturday, April 13, 1-4 pm, Martin City Animal Hospital will be celebrating Dr. Libby Robertson’s 5 year anniversary of owning the clinic!  The clinic itself has been in operation for 36 years so all of us in Martin City are celebrating that too! Happy Anniversary Dr. Libby! Kansas City Disk Dogs will also be there!...

Happy 75th Birthday Jess and Jims Steakhouse!
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Happy 75th Birthday Jess and Jims Steakhouse!

Help Jess and Jim’s Steakhouse celebrate 75 years of family owned business by entering their 75 ounce steak challenge!  You must eat EVERYTHING – including the baked potato, beets, salad and at bread in order to receive the meal free.  You have 75 minutes to eat it all and you will be recorded on webcam!...

James Ralph Martin Wins 2013 Community Humanitarian Award!
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James Ralph Martin Wins 2013 Community Humanitarian Award!

Ralph Martin is 96 years old and as sharp as someone 30 years younger.  He and Elmeda Trucelle Hilbert Martin were married for 74 years.  Sadly she passed in January 2013. Ralph and Trudy have three children – two daughters and a son who live in the metro area. They have seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren....

135th Street Construction Progress Report
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135th Street Construction Progress Report

Please excuse our mess! Once all of the construction of 135th St. is complete (3 years), Martin City will be beautiful with new sidewalks, decorative benches & trash receptacles, street banners and possibly even hanging plants.  A whole new look!   There are two reasons you see a mess on 135th Street: AT&T moving their cable on the...

Welcome Honeywell Employees!
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Welcome Honeywell Employees!

On January 23, 2013, the NNSA’s Honeywell plant in Kansas City will begin the complex task of moving manufacturing, laboratory and office equipment from its current location at the Bannister Federal Complex to a newly constructed National Security Campus eight miles south at Botts Road and 150 Highway in South Kansas City.  The move will...

Water Main Break!
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Water Main Break!

Thanks to KCMO’s Water Department for their fast response to a 20 foot high water gush that started at 3:30 am on Friday, 12/28 just west of RC’s Restaurant on 135th Street.  It threatened to disrupt hundreds of  RC reservation bookings for New Year’s weekend if the water was turned off for an extended time.  David...

KCP reaches on-time, on-budget milestone with National Security Campus
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KCP reaches on-time, on-budget milestone with National Security Campus

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) reached an important transformation milestone today with the successful on-time, on-budget occupancy transfer of the LEED Gold National Security Campus in Kansas City, Missouri. As the first step in moving out of a Cold War-era complex, NNSA will start paying the lease on the green manufacturing facility under a...

Wornall Construction Update
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Wornall Construction Update

The below video shows what’s happening with construction on Wornall Road, the road closure, and alternative routes to 135th Street, the main business district in Martin City. Video Narrated by Barbara Engel, MCCID District Manager. 

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NNSA awards $80M in relocation contracts for one of nation’s largest and most complex moves

When it comes to planning one of the largest and most complex industrial relocations in the nation, every day counts.  The National Nuclear Security Administration’s Kansas City Plant (KCP) will soon begin a carefully orchestrated move to its new location with the help of six relocation firms who were awarded contracts valued at about $80 million. On...