The City of Sedalia has activated the EMERGENCY SNOW ROUTES beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18, 2019 as the National Weather Service has reported the potential for steadily falling temperatures with rain beginning late Friday afternoon, changing over to snow with accumulations from 1-3 inches overnight. Please click here to view the January 18, 2019 public service announcement issued by the City of Sedalia.

Drivers who routinely park on streets designated as Emergency Snow Routes will need to move their vehicles to other locations as snow is expected to accumulate during nighttime hours. City crews will be working overnight Friday to ensure Emergency Snow Routes remain open. Cars remaining parked on emergency snow routes may be towed or plowed in as crews work to keep these roadways open for emergency vehicles.

A map detailing Snow Emergency Routes may be viewed here.  

Other information may also be viewed at http://ci.sedalia.mo.us/content/11298/11374/12024.aspx

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6/3/2008 - Mayor Proclaims Friend to Youth Days

   Office of the Mayor
Phone: (660) 827-3000
10 a.m. CDT, June 3, 2008


Mayor Proclaims Friend to Youth Days

(SEDALIA, MISSOURI) : Mayor Bob Wasson issued a proclamation designating June 7 and 8, 2008 as Friend to Youth Days in Sedalia. 

Text of Proclamation

WHEREAS: the mission of the Sunrise Optimists is to be a “Friend of Youth”.  Over 3,000 children locally have benefited from their support.  Members hand out dictionaries to 4th grade students in Pettis County and provide a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior; and

WHEREAS: the Optimists reach out to all the youth programs including softball, baseball, volleyball, soccer and Smith-Cotton High School Athletic programs.  Support is given to the New Beginning Riding Therapy; and

WHEREAS: the Sunrise Optimists support the Show Me Christian Youth Home, Ewing Center, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Camp Blue Sky, ROTC at Smith-Cotton and Kids Day at the Missouri State Fair; and

WHEREAS: the Sunrise Optimists sponsor oratorical and essay contests, the Sacred Heart Christmas dinner, and supports Respect for the Law by having a “Law and Order Banquet”; and

WHEREAS: the Optimists maintain and run the Liberty Flyer train at Liberty Park and donations go to the youth programs and the Optimist Foundation Fight for Childhood Cancer; and

WHEREAS: the Sunrise Optimists support the Mayor’s Santa Claus Campaign and provide Christmas trees to the community as a fund raising project to benefit the youth of the area.

NOW THEREFORE I, Bob Wasson, Mayor of the City of Sedalia, Missouri, do hereby proclaim June 7 through June 8, 2008 as “FRIEND TO YOUTH DAYS” in the City of Sedalia and encourage this community to support the Sunrise Optimists in their efforts as they host a tractor cruise. 



Mayor Bob Wasson reads the Friend to Youth Days proclamation.

Standing around the Mayor are, from left: Mike Riley, events manager for the Missouri State Fair; Don Walker, member; Sheriff Kevin Bond, member; Carolyn Crooker, Sedalia Area Chamber of Commerce liaison; Officer Kelly Casto, Sedalia Police Department; Dennis Scholl, secretary/treasurer; Trooper Mark DeGraffenreid, Robert Bond, president; and Phyllis Dohman, member and past president.

Photo Credit : Brian Koral
Photo Date : 06/03/2008

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