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The new Fairfield Inn & Suites Kansas City Belton by Marriott will open at 3:00 p.m., Friday, January 3, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

Contact: Melissa Sturges for the city of Belton
816.213.3248 or melissa@sturgesword.com

 

BELTON, Mo. (January 3, 2019) – The new Fairfield Inn & Suites Kansas City Belton by Marriott will open at 3:00 p.m., Friday, January 3, 2020. Located just north of Highway 58 between Mullen Road and Interstate 49, the 48,000-square-foot, four-story hotel features complimentary WiFi in its 82 rooms as well as meeting rooms, free parking and electric car charging stations. It will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Kansas Hospitality Management Services.

 

“This new property not only adds to the quality hotel space for our local business and visiting population but to our city’s diverse commercial tax base,” said Carolyn Yatsook, Belton
economic development director. “Services provided by and revenues derived from a thriving, growing business community helps Belton provide the services and quality of life our residents deserve.”

 

The opening of the Fairfield Inn at 151 North Mullen Road follows on the heels of other recent commercial announcements – the opening of Raising Canes at 1599 E. North Ave on the
Southeast corner of East North Avenue and Starlight Drive, and Casey’s General Store on the southwest corner of East 163rd Street and Cornerstone Drive that will get underway in 2020.

 

With its Belton location, Fairfield guests will enjoy easy access to the entire metropolitan area and its attractions such as the professional soccer, baseball and football sports complexes; the Power & Light District, Country Club Plaza and Kansas City Zoo. Other amenities serving the hotel’s guests include valet laundry and business center services, a fitness center, indoor swimming pool and complimentary hot breakfast.

Belton Stream Clean-Up Day Set for April 13

Belton Stream Clean-Up Day Set for April 13

 

BELTON, MO—April 12, 2019— The City of Belton invites the public to participate in the City’s Annual Stream Clean-Up Day on SATURDAY, April 13 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The “Team Up to Clean Up” event will help ensure safer drinking water, decreased flooding from blocked culverts, and improve aquatic life.

Citizens are asked to gather at the eastern entrance of the Cornerstone Development, 16500 Cornerstone Dr., in Belton. Participants are encouraged to wear long pants and boots. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Coffee and donuts will be provided in the morning, with hot dogs and hamburgers served at noon.

 

Stream Clean-Up Day will serve as the official kick off for Belton’s Adopt-A-Stream program, a Public Works initiative that encourages residents, businesses and service groups to adopt local waterways. Adopt-A-Stream is designed to protect local streams, beautify surrounding areas and preserve wildlife. By adopting a stream segment, volunteers agree to collect nearby trash and organize periodic cleanups.

 

“The overarching goal of Adopt-A-Stream is to keep our waterways and streambanks clean, and this is a great opportunity to encourage residents of all ages to be good stewards of our natural resources,” said Belton City Manager Alexa Barton. “The program is designed to bring participation in clean water endeavors to a community and personal level by asking citizens to become actively involved in protecting our water resources.”

 

Adopt-A-Stream is open to any resident, local business, civic organization, watershed group, academic institution or scout group. Organizations are encouraged to select a local stream that they would like to adopt from the Adopt-A-Stream map.

 

Click here for an interactive map of streams available for adoption.

Click here for General Information and Safety Guidelines for the Adopt-A-Stream program.

Click here to access a Program Application and Agreement.

 

Media contacts:

 

Alexa Barton | Belton City Manager | 816-331-4331 | abarton@belton.org

Krista Klaus  | 913-284-5752 | kristamartinklaus@gmail.com

Raising Cane’s Plans Belton Restaurant

Raising Cane’s Plans Belton Restaurant

 

Belton, MO—April 2, 2019– Raising Cane Restaurants LLC has received approval from the Belton Planning Commission to build a 3,160-square foot restaurant in Belton’s growing commercial corridor along 58 Highway near Interstate 49.

 

The Commission unanimously approved the $1.5 million development Monday night. Raising Cane’s plans a 2020 opening for a one-story drive-through restaurant on a 1.69-acre lot at 1599 E. North Ave on the southeast corner of East North Avenue and Starlight Drive.

 

The Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers restaurant will include an indoor dining room with 80 seats, a covered outdoor area with 25 seats, and 36 parking spaces. The development plan includes a new driveway entrance to be constructed on Starlight Drive. Raising Cane’s would employ 55 full-time and part-time employees, with daily hours of operation.

 

The project engineer of record is Premier Design Group. The architecture firm of record is PM Design Group. For more information on Raising Cane’s restaurants, click here.

 

Media contacts:

 

Carolyn Yatsook | Economic Development Director | 816-331-4331 |CYatsook@belton.org

 

Krista Klaus | Communication Consultant | 913-284-5752 | kristamartinklaus@gmail.com

ADVISORY: Weather forces City of Belton to postpone Annual Stream Clean-Up Day

City of Belton Postpones Annual Stream Clean-Up Day

 

BELTON, MO—March 29, 2019— Due to inclement weather in the forecast, the City of Belton has postponed the City’s Annual Stream Clean-Up Day, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 30.

Please stay tuned to Belton.org for updates on the rescheduled event.

Media contacts:

Alexa Barton | Belton City Manager | 816-331-4331 | ABarton@Belton.org

Krista Klaus | Communication Consultant | 913-284-5752 | kristamartinklaus@gmail.com

City of Belton Hosts Annual Stream Clean-Up Day Saturday, March 30

City of Belton Hosts Annual Stream Clean-Up Day

 

BELTON, MO—March 29, 2019— The City of Belton invites the public to participate in the City’s Annual Stream Clean-Up Day on Saturday, March 30 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The “Team Up to Clean Up” event will help ensure safer drinking water, decreased flooding from blocked culverts, and improve aquatic life.

Citizens are asked to gather at the eastern entrance of the Cornerstone Development, 16500 Cornerstone Dr., in Belton. Participants are encouraged to wear long pants and boots. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Coffee and donuts will be provided in the morning, with hot dogs and hamburgers served at noon.

Stream Clean-Up Day will serve as the official kick off for Belton’s Adopt-A-Stream program, a Public Works initiative that encourages residents, businesses and service groups to adopt local waterways. Adopt-A-Stream is designed to protect local streams, beautify surrounding areas and preserve wildlife. By adopting a stream segment, volunteers agree to collect nearby trash and organize periodic cleanups.

“The overarching goal of Adopt-A-Stream is to keep our waterways and streambanks clean, and this is a great opportunity to encourage residents of all ages to be good stewards of our natural resources,” said Belton City Manager Alexa Barton. “The program is designed to bring participation in clean water endeavors to a community and personal level by asking citizens to become actively involved in protecting our water resources.”

Adopt-A-Stream is open to any resident, local business, civic organization, watershed group, academic institution or scout group. Organizations are encouraged to select a local stream that they would like to adopt from the Adopt-A-Stream map.

Click here for an interactive map of streams available for adoption.

Click here for General Information and Safety Guidelines for the Adopt-A-Stream program.

Click here to access a Program Application and Agreement.

Media contacts:

Alexa Barton | Belton City Manager | 816-331-4331 | ABarton@Belton.org

Krista Klaus  | 913-284-5752 | kristamartinklaus@gmail.com