Candy Cane Hunt

Santa is coming to Radio Springs Park Saturday, December 2nd!
Join us for a Candy Cane Hunt, Hot Chocolate & Cookies, and get your picture taken with Santa!
Festivities will begin at 4:00 PM.

The evening will conclude with a trip around the lake on the “Parks & Rec Sleigh” to see all the beautiful lights!
Cost for all the Festivities is $5 per child.

You can buy your Tickets to this fun event at the Community Center 200 N Ash.
The Light Display will be closed until 7 PM for the Hunt, then will open to vehicular traffic at that time.

For more information contact:
Parks & Recreation Department
417.448.5110 or 417.448.5541.

Mayor’s Tree Lighting

Opening Ceremony for Lights at the Lake

The Lights at the Lake display will begin its season with the lighting of the Mayor’s Tree to be held on Wednesday, November 22th, at 6:00pm. The display will then open nightly from 5:30 to 10:00 pm.

Leaf Collection to Begin on November 27, 2017

The Public Works Department will begin the citywide leaf pick up on November 27, 2017. They are starting in the NE corner of the City, then to the NW, SW and SE and will probably make 2 to 3 rounds.

Rake leaves into open areas along the curb, avoiding mailboxes, fire hydrants, signs, parked cars, and other obstacles that would prevent the leaf collection truck from getting to your leaves.

Here’s how you can help the city meet its leaf collection schedule:

  • Rake leaves as close to the curb as possible and cover them with some type of tarp.
  • Do not rake leaves into the street or storm sewers; leaves clogging the storm sewers can cause flooding during heavy rains.
  • Do not rake twigs, branches, sticks, rocks, bottles, garden debris, pumpkins, etc., in with the leaves; these items can clog up the machine and cause considerable delay to the leaf collection.
  • Avoid parking near leaf piles. Piles blocked by vehicles will not be picked up as it is difficult for the truck and leaf machine to maneuver around parked cars.

Purple Wave Vehicle & Equipment Auction

The City of Nevada is selling Pickups, Police Interceptors, Wheel loader, bobcat, 1 ton bucket truck, Dump Trucks, lawnmowers and miscellaneous.

  • You can bid on Vehicles and equipment- now through Oct 25
  • You can bid on Construction equipment- now through Oct 26

To view the items for sale visit Purple Wave Auction

 

Veterans VIP Airplane Rides

If you would like to register for an opportunity to fly with KC Flight during the morning of our airshow on September 16th, please complete the information below. We must receive your information by 5 PM on September 11th. Drawing for will take place on September 13th and winners contacted. These airplanes do have weight restrictions: 2 with 170 lbs and 4 with 210 lbs. Must be able to get into and out of aircraft with little to no assistance.

Free Airshow & Veterans VIP Airplane Rides

Event: City of Nevada & Nevada Tourism Airshow

REGISTER for FREE Veterans VIP Airplane Rides

Performers: Skydive KC, KC Flight Formation Team, Bob Richards Airshows, LT. Tanner Rindels Stunt Pilot.

Activities:  Kids Zone, Ping Pong Ball Drop, Free Prizes, Airplane Static Displays, Food & Vendors

Date: Saturday September 16, 2017

Time: 10 AM to 1:30 PM, gates open at 9 AM

Place: Nevada Municipal Airport-Nvd 18098 E 54 Hwy, Nevada, MO 64772

Details: FREE entry and parking at the airport. NO food, drinks, coolers, portable awnings/tents, alcoholic beverages, pets, bicycles, weapons, skateboards, scooters or inline skates allowed on air show grounds. No smoking allowed inside the gates.  NO rain date (appearances subject to operational capability).

 

National Night Out – August 1, 2017 – Walton Aquatic Center

On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, the residents of Nevada will join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “34th Annual National Night Out” (NNO) crime and drug prevention event.

National Night Out, which is co-sponsored locally by the City of Nevada Police Department and Parks Department, involves over 16,728 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world. In all, over 38.5 million people are expected to participate in ‘America’s Night Out Against Crime’.

In Nevada, we will be hosting a swim party at the Walton Aquatic Center. Mayor Brian Leonard will present a Proclamation for 2017 National Night Out. Carson Evans with KNEM/KNMO Radio Station will be the Master of Ceremonies for the evening. Several local sponsors will be present and door prizes will be given away during the event.

National Night Out is a time for America to stand together to promote awareness, safety and neighborhood unity. This event showcases the vital importance of police-community partnerships and citizen involvement in our fight to build a safer nation.

On NNO, we invite neighborhoods nationwide to join us in “Giving Crime and Drugs a Going Away Party.”

National Night Out 2017 Schedule of Events

  • 6:00 Set up begins
  • 6:25 Proclamation by Mayor
  • 6:30 National Anthem-Wes Morton.
  • 6:30 Gates to pool open for the public.
  • 7:30 Adult drawings for prizes begins.
  • 8:00 Pool closes for the evening.
  • 8:05 Kids drawings for prizes begins.
  • 8:30 Conclusion

For more information call 417-448-5100.

CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY Starts April 5th.

NEVADA POLICE DEPARTMENT
HOSTING CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY

Download Application

The Nevada Police Department is now accepting applications for our 2017 Citizens Police Academy scheduled to begin on April 5, 2017. This program provides citizens with an inside look at the operations of their police department. The program is a lecture and interactive based program to allow the citizen to view community policing from the law enforcement perspective.

The program will continue for eight weeks, meeting every Wednesday from 7pm to 9pm beginning April 5th through May 24th. Most classes will be held at the Nevada Police Department.

Applications can be obtained at the Nevada Police Department or at www.nevadamo.gov  and will be accepted now through March 29th.

The program will cover a variety of topics including:

  • Department Orientation
  • 911 Communications and Emergency Dispatching
  • Jail Tour
  • Traffic Stop Interactive Training
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sex Offenses
  • Animal Control
  • Criminal Scene Investigation
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Drug Recognition
  • Neighborhood Watch
  • Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)

Applicant requirements:

  • Complete a citizens police academy application to attend
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • No felony convictions
  • No domestic violence, drug, or violent crime arrest
  • Must be able to perform light physical activity
  • Dress will be casual unless advised otherwise in advance by the instructor

All materials needed for the class will be provided by the Nevada Police Department

If you have questions in regard to the class or requirements contact:

Lt. Steve Bastow
417-448-5100
sbastow@nevadamo.gov

Spring Compost Hours 2017

Compost Center

Located at 702 S. Jefferson( building next to public works building).

To compost Center from City Hall: South on Ash, East on Maple over railroad curves back south(right) and compost center will be on the right hand side of road.

Number is: 417-448-5114

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

1st and 3rd Saturday 8:00-Noon *Weather Permitting*

Items Collected:

  • Tree limbs/branches
  • Grass Clippings
  • Leaves (Must be removed from bagging)
  • Wood chips & compost free to public ( Must provide container)

UPDATED – Annual Father/Daughter Dance – Feb 4

Annual Father/Daughter Dance – UPDATED January 27, 2017

The fifth Annual Father/Daughter Dance will be held on February 4th, 2017, from 6-8 pm at Franklin P. Norman City/County Community Center.  This event has historically drawn a large crowd.  This year, attendance is on track to possibly exceed the occupancy maximum of the facility. Those planning to attend are encouraged to purchase their tickets in advance. Tickets are available at the Community Center Monday thru Friday 6 am to 9 pm, Saturday 9 am to 9 pm, and Sunday 12pm to 9pm for $5 per adult. Please note that tickets may not be available at the door the night of the event if attendance exceeds the occupancy maximum of the facility. Please call ahead with questions.

The event is hosted by the Nevada Parks and Recreation Department.

Tiaras, Cinderella dresses, party shoes, and glitter…what little girl doesn’t dream of being a princess? And, who better to be her knight in shining armor than her father!

The fifth annual Father/Daughter Dance will be held on February 4, 2017 from 6 to 8 pm at the Franklin P Norman Community Center, 200 N Ash. Nevada, Missouri. This will be an opportunity for dads or a favorite male role model to show their little girls how it feels to be a princess even if just for one magical evening. Girls of all ages are welcome.

The event is hosted by the Nevada Parks and Recreation Department.

The cost of a ticket is $5 for a father and as many daughters as he wants to bring. A male role model may also stand in for those whose father is unavailable.

For more information please contact:Tera McFarland, 417.448.5541, tmcfarland@nevadamo.gov or call 417.448.5110