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Archives for January 23rd, 2013
Tweet Ed Peterson of Fairway has been elected 2nd Vice Chair of the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) Board of Directors. Peterson is county commissioner for the first district representing northeast Johnson County. He is a former mayor and city councilor in Fairway. He also is a partner with the law firm Finnegan, Conrad and Peterson. [...]
Tweet Bruce McNabb’s exit as head of the Prairie Village Public Works Department last week has prompted a change to the city’s residency requirements for staff — a change City Administrator Quinn Bennion hopes will attract a talented pool of applicants for the open position. Prior to last night, city statute required that the city’s [...]
Tweet Prairie Villagers: You now have the right to protest. With a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Prairie Village City Council approved a new ordinance that gives people who live near the site of proposed developments requiring Special Use Permits the right to formally file protest petitions. Under the new law, if property owners representing 20 [...]
Tweet Much like two spongy yellow cakes wrapped tightly together under a thin film of plastic, SM East graduates Austin and Zach Hurst look a lot alike. They’re twins, in fact. And if their longshot bid goes according to plan, the 26-year-olds will become purveyors of the Twinkie brand. The Twinkie Twins, you might call [...]
Tweet A number of new candidates joined the races for northeast Johnson County city offices before filing closed Tuesday — and many of those were in Fairway. Mayor Jerry Wiley is still running unopposed, but Fairway now has contests for each city council seat. The Fairway council races are: First Ward: Chris Gigstad and Melanie [...]