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Your daily planner: Wednesday, Sept. 28

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Be kind today, folks. It’s National Good Neighbor Day!

Forecast: ☀️ High: 70, Low: 42. Sunny and clear but substantially cooler, especially at night.

Diversions

  • The Kansas City Ballet hosts its regular “Dance Speaks”event tonight at 6 p.m. as officials talk about their preparations for the upcoming performances of “Giselle.” Attendees can also review part of a rehearsal starting at 5:15 p.m. Tickets are $12.

Public Agenda

  • The Mission City Council will host a special public hearing tonight at 6:30 p.m. on proposed public financing for the latest version of the Mission Gateway plan.
  • The Overland Park City Council’s Public Works Committee meets at 7 p.m. tonight and is set to vote on a number of agreements and bids related to various road maintenance projects.

Noteworthy

  •  A Leawood man was arrested in Manhattan, Kan., last weekend following a domestic violence incident. Ronald Saunders, 22 was arrested and booked into the Riley County jail on aggravated domestic battery, failure to appear and violation of a protection order. [WIBW]
  • The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners last week voted to authorize the issuance of up to $600,000 in annual contracts with Hy-Vee grocery stores and IHOP restaurants, to provide nutritious meals for older adults through the county’s Choosing Healthy Appetizing Meal Plan Solutions for Seniors, or CHAMPSS, program. [BOCC]
  • The Johnson County Library’s Gardner branch will be closed from Wednesday, Oct. 5, through mid-December so that the roof can be replaced and upgrades made to the building’s plumbing and mechanical systems. [Fox 4]

About the author

Kyle Palmer
Kyle Palmer

Hi! I’m Kyle Palmer, the editor of the Johnson County Post.

Prior to joining the Post in 2020, I served as News Director for KCUR. I got my start in journalism at the University of Missouri, where I worked for KBIA, mid-Missouri’s NPR affiliate. After college, I spent 10 years as a teacher and went on to get a master’s degree in education policy from Stanford University.

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