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UPDATE: On June 30, 2020, the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioner voted to remove the J.C. Nichols name from the fountain and adjacent parkway.

KC Parks Schedules Engagement Sessions

 The City of Kansas City, Missouri Parks and Recreation Board of Commissioners has scheduled the following community engagement sessions to hear from residents concerning removing the name J.C. Nichols Fountain and J.C. Nichols Parkway.

Thursday, June 18, 2020
6 p.m.

Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center, 3700 Blue Parkway  

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
2 p.m.
Zoom Meeting. Details>>

The next scheduled KC Parks Board meeting is Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 2 p.m. 
The resolution to remove the name J.C. Nichols from the fountain and parkway is anticipated to be heard at this time.  The Board of Commissioners will continue to gather input on choosing an appropriate name replacement until July 9, 2020.

The City of Kansas City, Missouri Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners was appointed by Mayor Quinton Lucas.

To adhere to current social distancing guidelines, space may be limited.  Residents are encouraged to submit input via email prior to the meeting and to take advantage of the virtual meeting scheduled for June 24 if they feel they are at a higher risk of contracting a communicable infection. Face coverings are recommended.

Questions and comments should be directed to KCParksEngage@kcmo.org