Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

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Trailwood Elementary will be rebuilt on site with funds from the bond issue approved by district voters in January.
Trailwood Elementary will be rebuilt on site with funds from the bond issue approved by district voters in January.

Shawnee Mission authorizes George K. Baum & Company to move forward with bond sale. The Shawnee Mission Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved a resolution granting George K. Baum & Company the authority to move forward with the issuance of up to $111,500,000 in bonds, part of the initiative approved by district voters in January’s mail-in ballot election. The bond funds will be used in part to pay for the rebuilding of district schools including Briarwood, Crestview and Trailwood Elementaries.

Mission Art Walk puts out call for artists. The fifth annual season of Mission Art Walks is scheduled for Saturday, June 13, and Saturday, July 11, and organizers are asking artists interested in displaying their work to contact Jannell Lukens by email. More information on the events is available via the Mission Art Walk website.

Editorial comments on Meadowbrook financing. The Kansas City Star, in an editorial comment today, says that Prairie Village taxpayers need to be protected in any bond proposal for the development of the Meadowbrook Country Club property.  [Editorial: Protect taxpayers as Meadowbrook project unfolds – Kansas City Star]

Negotiation meeting today in Shawnee Mission. Negotiating teams for the Shawnee Mission School Board and the Shawnee Mission National Education Association will meet today at 4 p.m. to discuss the contract for the 2015-16 year. The meeting will be held in the board rom of the administration building and is open to the public.

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