Helpful Resources and Links
Kansas City Police Department (KCPD)
In an emergency, dial 911.
See our Safety page for additional information.
If a crime has happened to you, even if you believe it to be minor, Southmoreland Neighborhood Association encourages you to always file a police report.
The current mayor of Kansas City is Sly James. The city is divided into six council disctricts. Southmoreland is part of the fourth district. Its representatives are currently Jolie Justus for In District, and Katheryn Shields for At-Large.
To report a problem to the City, submit a report via 311.
Trash items that are too large for regular trash crews must be collected by appointment. Schedule a bulky item pickup here.
Find your trash pickup day here.
The Public Works Department provides optimal value in designing, building, operating and maintain the streets, bridges, and parking infrastructure, and providing solid waste collection. Visit their website for additional information.
Parks and Recreation
Kansas City, Missouri Parks and Recreation provides facilities, programs and recreational opportunities for the community that contributes to an aesthetically pleasing environment and enhanced quality of life.
The department operates and maintains close to 12,000 acres of parkland including 220 parks, 29 lakes, 100+ miles of trails and bikeways, hundreds of athletic fields and tennis courts, 61 picnic shelters, five golf courses and four museums. Scenic boulevards and parkways crisscross the city, where fountains and ornamental structures surprise and delight.
Neighborhoods and Housing Services
The Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department works directly with citizens to protect their quality of life and the livability of our neighborhoods. With a variety of programs both city-wide and in targeted areas, we protect and sustain residential buildings, monitor nuisance businesses, and respond to many types of concerns that directly impact where we all live, work, and play.
Missouri's Landlord-Tenant Law
Read about the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants here.
There are many public and private schools options for children in Southmoreland. Visit Show Me KC Schools for additional information.
The Main Street Corridor Development Corporation (MainCor) is the champion and leading community partner of Kansas City's Main Street Corridor working to support commercial, mixed use and residential progress and effective community, economic and aesthetic development that create and encourage the renewal and vitality of Midtown. Visit their website for news and events.