School Feeding Kids

 West Platte School District is distributing meals to kids 1-18 during the coronavirus school closure.
On Monday Opaa! Food Service/West Platte School District distributed 109  bags with lunch and breakfast, using two of the small school buses.
All meals are delivered to the address provided for the student (within district boundaries).
If you wish to have meals delivered, please email Janie West at: with your student(s) name(s), address to deliver to (if staying with a babysitter, daycare, relative) within school district boundaries as well as a phone number.
You only need to email one time for daily delivery. You will receive an email with approximate delivery time (this is how you will know you are set up, if you do not receive an email within a business day or two, please call AND email Janie West at: AND 816-640-2851).
The menu will continue to comply with food allergies as they do now.
Food will be delivered to the front porch. The doorbell will be rung/door knocked on and the delivery person will depart in order to comply with social distancing. We will not confirm if someone received the food, that is the responsibility of the recipient.
Please keep in mind some food may arrive warm or need to be refrigerated in a timely manner, this too is the responsibility of the recipient.
If you have any questions, please contact Janie West at or 816-640-2851.


Tami Weaver Hired as new City Clerk
Three more city workers hired

    The Platte County Health Department confirmed its first positive case of COVID-19 in Platte County Monday, March 23 and a second case March 24. A formal investigation has begun with both patients as to how they have become infected and will attempt to notify anyone they have been in close contact with recently.
Platte County Health Department wants to reiterate how important it is to abide by the “Stay at Home” Order that went into effect today for all who live and work in Platte County until April 24th 2020. It is imperative to stay at home unless absolutely necessary and to maintain social distancing (staying six feet away from others). Remember to wash your hands often, and clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects.
Moreover, if you are sick, isolate yourself at home and only leave your home to seek medical care. If you experience symptoms such as cough, fever, or other respiratory problems, please call your healthcare provider or urgent care clinic to receive guidance and arrange a test if appropriate. Do not go to the emergency room unless you are having troubling breathing and need immediate medical attention.
 The Health Department strongly encourages all Platte Countians to take precautions to prevent the spread of this communicable disease.
 to others. Stay informed. Information changes frequently. For more information, visit our website for the latest Order(s) and Recommendations for Platte County.

Two cases of coronavirus reported in Platte County

Type your paragraph here.The plan is that Kim Kirby will retire in July this year, but to have plenty of training time, the Weston Aldermen voted March 16 to hire Tami Weaver as the new City Clerk. Mrs. Weaver was the top choice after the city received seven applications for the job.
She has been City Collector five years.
Mrs. Weaver grew up in the area, attending Lakeview Elementary and graduating from West Platte in 1976. She has specialty training in typesetting and computers, and experience typsetting, editing and sales for the American Chianina Journal.
She worked for two printing companies, then spent 10 years in the tourism department of the Kansas City Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. She followed that with two years at the Fleishman-Hillard Public Relations and Advertising Agency.
Before working for the city, she spent 12 years with the Olin Miller Insurance Agency.
In addition, the Aldermen hired Carrie McCardie as full-time City Collector/Assistant City Clerk; Brayan Rodriguez as full-time Public Works Laborer to and Jonnie Wolters as part-time Public Works Laborer.

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