Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

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Rains cause more problems. Stranded motorists were one thing, but the torrential rains on Friday night cause even more problems. Among them was the collapse of a drainage construction project between 82nd St. and 82nd Terr. in Prairie Village.

Grant will plant trees in R Park. Roeland Park has received a grant from KCP&L through its third annual “Energizing our Environment Microgrant Program.” The grant will allow the city to plant seven additional trees at R Park for shade and biodiversity. The grant application was written by the parks committee and the Citizens Fundraising Group that has raised money for R Park improvements over the years.

Roeland Park garage sale coming. The Roeland Park City Wide Garage Sale will be Thursday, Sept. 8 through Saturday, Sept. 11. Residents do not need a garage sale permit to participate.

Mission holds special council meeting. The Mission City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The sole agenda item is the discussion of employee health insurance renewals for 2017.

Harvesters September Drive includes NEJC site. Harvesters – the Community Food Network – is marking September with several activities to stop hunger. The week of Sept. 6-10 will include a Fill the Fridge drive. Harvesters will be collecting perishable food items at the Roeland Park Price Chopper on Sept. 8 as part of the special donation events.

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