The Platte City Board of Aldermen, by a split vote of 4-2, approved the purchase of property for a riverfront park Monday night. At Monday night’s meeting, Williams and Short voted against the purchase but Leachman, Roller, Higgins and Laures voted for it.
A crew of PTA volunteers, which consisted of Bob Zubeck, Carey Rolofson, and Tim Fain, were digging holes and erecting basketball goal posts at the Platte City Intermediate School last week.
The Landmark has been ranked as one of the top 20 publications in the Kansas City area in a survey performed by the Kansas City Business Journal. The Landmark is the only Platte County newspaper listed in the rankings and boasts the lowest annual subscription rate ($9) of any publication listed in the rankings. The Journal compiled information from questionnaires and telephone interviews with company representatives.
Students have been building houses since 1977 in the Platte City area and the emphasis is still on quality. Another house is going up this year, built by the Building Trades class of the Platte County Vo-Tech School. The class has built a house every year, and in 1989 they built two.