Northeast Johnson County morning roundup


Steve Schowengerdt

Mission Mayor Steve Schowengerdt featured on Up To Date. Listeners to Kansas City’s top public radio station this week got a chance to hear Mission Mayor Steven Schowengerdt talk about the biggest issues facing his city, from the driveway tax to Mission Gateway, as well as his personal life. [Mission Mayor Steve Schowengerdt On Keeping Track Of 10 Kids, 30 Grandkids And A City — KCUR]

CFD2 earned highest fire protection rating from Insurance Services Office. Consolidate Fire District No. 2 has earned a Class 1 Public Protection Classification from the Insurance Service Office, the highest rating given to fire departments as a measure of their fire suppression capabilities. Only 97 fire department in the country have earned the rating.

Prairie Village Police hosting first Coffee With a Cop event today. Prairie Village residents interested in discussing community issues or just getting a chance to know the city’s police officers better are encouraged to attend the department’s first Coffee With a Cop event this morning. Police will be at the 7900 State Line Road Latteland starting at 8 this morning. [Coffee With a Cop — City of Prairie Village]

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