Top Red Bar
Home > Departments > Government

Board of Commissioners





Ensure natural resources are protected to the maximum extent possible; opportunities for additional natural areas are pursued; and the park system is enhanced:


Short Term

  A. Implement the new Deffenbaugh contract for the UG.
  B. Continue to negotiate with EPA and State Government environmental compliance that results in meaningful environment benefits.
  • Planning will include holistic watershed
  C. As part of urban land management, encourage urban and community gardening, including the abandoned lots a gardening adoption program and considering what the UG can do to support beneficial use of land through the energy efficiency program of the BPU.


Long Term

  A. Expand parks and green space when appropriate and reasonable.
  B. Review the issue of air quality and whether the UG should still allow burning permits.
  C. Review the sustainable community concept and determining which, if any, sustainable management practices it should adopt.

Line Divider Gray

UG Logo gif  
Address Hours Commission Office Phone Numbers
City Hall 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Email P: (913) 573-8040
701 N 7th Street Monday - Friday   F: (913) 573-5050
Suite 979      
Kansas City, KS      
Facebook  Twitter  
Stay Connected
Watch Meetings on:
YouTube  UGTV Logo 

Background Piece Background Piece