Many Johnson County residents benefit from housing assistance programs offered by communities as well as the county. Typically, the programs provide funding for minor home repairs, including paint, roofing, siding, gutters and window replacement.
The City Council on Monday approved a slate of changes to the Exterior Grant Program, including tying eligibility to how much the property is worth and lowering the minimum required cost of a project to receive assistance.
The council agreed to give the Dayton, Nev. property owner until mid-March for the homes to meet code and be habitable. If the city inspectors don’t have a good report by the April 3 council meeting, they warned, the properties would be declared unsafe, setting the stage for demolition.
The 16-year-old Program for International Student Assessment measures high school student performance in math, reading and science across some 72 countries and economies around the globe, including the United States. Blue Valley students were No. 2 globally in math and science.
The new zoning rules require a different setback configuration — one club president Cory Childress and real estate agent Andrew Bash fearewould precipitate design changes that would cause buyers to walk away from their contracts.
Gifts were easier when the kids were around 6 and 8 and they spent all their leisure time on one extreme of the technology timeline or the other. But now, as it looks like their personalities are settling into those of the men they’ll be one day, it’s not so simple thinking up gifts they’ll love.
Some say First Presbyterian Church is the oldest church in Gardner; it certainly is one of the oldest. And 150 years later, amid competition from megachurches and the growing secularization of American society, First Presbyterian has been energized by a new pastor who is committed to its mission of love and caring.
The schedule offers a variety of entertainment ranging from the comedy “Spamalot,” the season opener June 2, to the enchanting fairy tale, “Beauty and the Beast,” bringing down the final curtain Aug. 5 .
A basement fire early Wednesday damaged the ceiling to the bathroom of a single-story Merriam house. The fire was reported about 4 a.m. at the house in the 6000 block of Hemlock Street. No one was injured. (Video courtesy of the Overland Park Fire Department)
Overland Park Fire Department
Basement fire damages Merriam house
NIC's 'Blue Room' is where the company plans for the future with new technology
National Women's Indoor Tennis Championships draws athletes 65 years old and over to Overland Park
Parents behind Kelsey Smith Act react to bill’s rejection in Congress