Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

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A football signed by Tamba Hali is among the lots in the Lancer Round Table Saturday.

Lancer Round Table coming Saturday. The annual Lancer Round Table, a live and silent auction benefitting The East Fund, is set for 6-10 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 14 at Indian Hills Country Club in Mission Hills. In addition to the auction items — from signed Chiefs memorabilia to vacation packages — the event will include “feasting and castle games” as well as drawings for an Apple Watch, a Hoverboard, a 50″ flatscreen TV and more. Attire is casual. Cost is $30 per person. There will be a cash bar. Proceeds from the event will go to help the East Fund provide grants to fund academic programs, technology upgrades, and extra-curricular activities. You can see a preview of the auction items here.



Mission company expanding through acquisition. Legacy Technologies, a Mission-based manufacture of specialized electronic equipment, has acquired Remtec Inc. out of Norwood, Mass., expanding its presence in the advanced and customized components industry. [Specialized manufacturer acquires Massachusetts company — Kansas City Business Journal]

Reimbursed expenses questioned in Westwood. A former city attorney for Westwood appeared before the council to question the charging of meals and drinks to the city by Mayor John Yé. Jim Orr had been city attorney for a number of years, but resigned before Yé took office in 2008. Orr said no alcohol should be purchased by the city, asked for reimbursement, for the mayor to resign and for a city policy on reimbursed expenses. Yé said he stays within the budget specifically allotted for meals and entertainment and often does not ask for reimbursement. He said he listed on the expenses who was with him, but not the purpose. Staff, business interests and other public officials are usually the attendees. At the October meeting, Orr raised questions about the Woodside bonds and about the master plan process for the city.

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