A trend in Prairie Village of tearing down older homes in favor of new, bigger homes has tax the city’s drainage and stormwater infrastructure. The city council took the first step Monday toward hiring a full-time stormwater engineer.
The three finalists to become the new superintendent for the Shawnee Mission School District met with the public Saturday during 30-minute meet-and-greet sessions. The SMSD Board of Education has called a special meeting tonight to pick a new leader.
In the wake of two suicides by students at SM Northwest this week, parents, community members and fellow students gathered outside the school Thursday morning, many with signs and encouraging words, as a show of support.
More than a month after the new fiscal year started, the Shawnee Mission school board has signed off on an annual budget that increases spending while still providing a slight dip in property tax rates.
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 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.
The police department is teaming with the American Hearth Association’s Go Red For Women movement, and Kansas City-based H&R Block to help educate the public about CPR. About 30 kits will be given away at random.
A community memorial service Sunday, July 22, 2018, at the College of the Ozarks included survivors and families of the victims of the Branson duck boat sinking. Those in attendance heard of a family where everyone survived.