Northeast Johnson County morning roundup


Phil Buttell
Phil Buttell
Leawood resident Phil Buttell named 2016 NextGen Leader. Centerpoint Medical Center Chief Operating Officer Phil Buttell of Leawood, an active member of St. Ann Catholic Church and a member of Indian Hills Country Club, has been named a Kansas City Business Journal 2016 NextGen Leader. The NextGen Leader program recognizes business emerging leaders in the Kansas City area. “I am grateful for this public recognition,” Buttell says. “The health and well being of our community is an important goal both professionally and personally.  I enjoy my role in helping shape positive change and view this distinction as encouragement to find further opportunities to impact the lives of others.”

Prairie Village residents eligible for cost-share reimbursement program for stormwater treatment facilities. Prairie Village residents interested in incorporating a stormwater treatment facility — like a rain garden, pervious pavement, native trees or a rain barrel — may be eligible for a reimbursement for some of the cost of the item through a grant program funded by Johnson County. [City of Prairie Village’s Cost-Share Reimbursement Program for the Stormwater Treatment Facilities — City of Prairie Village]

School board approves purchase of new baby grand pianos for SM East, SM North. The Shawnee Mission School Board on Monday approved the purchase of new baby grand pianos for SM East and SM North. The two pianos together cost a total of $63,768. The board also approved the purchase of $52,137.83 worth of band instruments to be used throughout the district.

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