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Tweet A joint venture for trash removal among three of the cities in northeast Johnson County is still in its first year, but all three are signing on to continue the program that let them unite to bid for services and get better rates. Westwood, Roeland Park and Fairway organized with the Mid-America Regional Council [...]
Tweet If you are looking for a bicycle trail or walking path in the metro, a new map produced by the Mid-America Regional Council will help you find it – on your smartphone if you like. But Northeast Johnson County is not home to a concentration of trails and to none of the long trails [...]
Tweet Mission Mayor Laura McConwell has picked up a second metro leadership award in as many weeks. McConwell was honored with the 2013 Leadership Award by Smart Growth America, which held a national conference in Kansas City last week. McConwell and Lee’s Summit Mayor Randy Rhoads were recognized for the strategies their cities are using [...]
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 What do you think about those LED streetlights that have been installed in Prairie Village and around the metro? The Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) wants to know. They are especially interested in residents’ thoughts about the light color, brightness and the impact on safety for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. The Smart Lights for Smart [...]