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Government & Politics

Fairway chooses architect for renovation of future city hall

The council chose SFS Architecture/Phillco Construction to renovate the former Churchill retail store at 5240 Belinder Road, which the city bought March 9. Also Monday, the council chose Adam Dolski, a seven-year resident of Fairway, to fill the Ward 4 council seat vacated when former councilman JD Fair moved to Ward 2. Fair has filed to run for a seat in Ward 2 in November.

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New Fairway mayor likely

Fairway’s City Council president, Melanie Hepperly, has filed to run for the city’s top elected spot. As of March 20, Wiley, first elected in 2009, had not filed, and he said he has every intention to keep it that way.

Local

Mission development projects move forward

At its Wednesday meeting, the Mission City Council unanimously approved two measures: a pre-development agreement with the developer of a 180-unit multi-family/mixed use project on Johnson Drive near Lamar Avenue; and a redevelopment district for a 141-bed care facility at 5665 Foxridge Drive.

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Meadowbrook lots selling, but some construction costs rising

Realtors with Reece & Nichols said public streets within the 130-acre project bounded by 91st and 95th streets and Roe and Nall avenues are completed. They said they’ve already gotten reservations for five of the development’s 53 single-family home lots and around 20 of the lots that will hold 70 two-unit villas, with construction on the villas expected to begin in the next few months.

Videos

By the numbers: Eric Hosmer, ground balls and power

Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer, and most major-leaguers, produce better numbers when they hit the ball in the air.
Neil Nakahodo and Chris Fickett The Kansas City Star
By the numbers: Eric Hosmer, ground balls and power 0:49

By the numbers: Eric Hosmer, ground balls and power

White Privilege Conference coming to KC 3:00

White Privilege Conference coming to KC

Firefighters contain blaze at apartment complex 0:41

Firefighters contain blaze at apartment complex

Witness describes standoff and arrest of man accused of killing Casey Eaton 2:32

Witness describes standoff and arrest of man accused of killing Casey Eaton