Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Tom Valenti. Photo courtesy Bill Nichols.
Tom Valenti. Photo courtesy Bill Nichols.

Pitch finds additional lawsuits against Gateway developer for late payments. Last week, the Pitch broke the news that Mission Gateway developer Tom Valenti had been sued by an engineering firm for late payment. Yesterday, the paper published a piece on the several additional lawsuits Valenti has faced as he’s tried to get the project moving forward, including a suit by the Johnson County Community College Board of Trustees. [Mission Gateway lawsuit filed last week isn’t the first time the developer has been accused of stiffing someone — The Pitch]

Prairie Village Police Records to close early Jan. 2. If you need to do any business with the Prairie Village Police Records departments, you might want to wrap it up today or tomorrow. The records department will close early Friday, Jan. 2, shutting down at noon. Normal hours will resume Monday, Jan. 5.

Final days of Trash Amnesty Week in Roeland Park. If you’re looking to do a little purging in Roeland Park before the New Year, you’ve got the opportunity to load up your curb with trash bags without any trouble. Through Jan. 1, Roeland Park residents can put out as many trash bags as they would like without the need for bag tags as part of “Trash Amnesty Week” in the city.