About THE HISTORIC WEST BOTTOMS
The Historic West Bottoms Business District Association is the organization dedicated to continued revival of our most historical area in downtown in Kansas City, Missouri. Our association is committed to making the West Bottoms a compelling place to live, work, play and visit in the region. The Historic West Bottoms Business District Association, working hand in hand with property owners, creates forums for communication and involvement by a diverse group of Historic West Bottoms investors, including local development corporations, residents, young professionals and business stakeholders. By facilitating the collaboration of these groups, The Historic West Bottoms Business District Association strives to enhance the quality of life in the Historic West Bottoms by implementing initiatives for continued improvement in safety, cleanliness, economic development assistance, marketing & special events, advocacy and strategic projects.
Amber Arnett-Bequeaith: President
Monty Summers: Vice President
Rick Usher: KCMO Representive
Stacey McBride: Media Coordinator
Coult deVries: Lawyer
Kayla Williams: Board Member
Leanna Holdgraf: Board Member
As a community, the Historic West Bottoms is proud of its history, its future and its potential for growth. We protect this investment with increased security patrols, community involvement and business partnerships. Because of this commitment we are PROUD to say that the Historic West Bottoms has the LOWEST crime rate in KC.
Historic West Bottoms Security
We are PROUD to say that the Historic West Bottoms has the LOWEST CRIME RATE in Kansas City!
In August of 2006, The Historic West Bottoms Security LLC was created by Full Moon Productions, Group Real Estate, CFM and Quality Roofing. This group of local businesses committed to safety and crime prevention, hired off duty police officers to patrol the West Bottoms. Since the program began, crime in the Historic West Bottoms District has gone down 50-75% each month from the month before.
In 2009 the KCPD partnered with the CIDA/ West Bottoms Business District Association, West Bottoms Security and the Metropolitan Community Service Program (MCSP) on a project to remove environmental disorders and illegal dump sites in the area. This project helped to improve communication between the police and associations in reporting crime, suspicious activity and addressing crime while doing so with high visibility.
With this partnership in 2009, they:
The Historic West Bottoms Security Patrol program includes:
Historic West Bottoms Security LLC, 1401 W 13th Street, Kansas City, MO 64102. You can also call us at 816-842-4280.