Northeast Johnson County morning roundup


Tear downs and new housing in Fairway are among the issues being considered in an update of the Comprehensive Plan
Tear downs and new housing in Fairway are among the issues being considered in an update of the Comprehensive Plan

Fairway seeking public feedback on comprehensive plan. Fairway will hold a public open house this Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Fairway pool Multipurpose Room, 6136 Mission Rd. to help update its comprehensive plan. The city has hired Gould Evans to assist the planning commission update the plan. It was last reviewed in 2002. The plan serves as a guide for the city to consider public improvements, land use zoning and private development proposals.

Two men accused of drag racing on the 18th Street Expressway before accident that injured woman and her two children. The Kansas City Star is reporting Steven M. Langley of Roeland Park and Noe A. Maderos of Kansas City, Kan. have been charged with three counts of aggravated battery in connection with the accident that occurred Thursday. Prosecuters say they were racing trucks when they ran a red light at 18th Street Expressway and I-35. [Kansas men charged in wreck that injured mother, two children – The Kansas City Star]

Roeland Park special meeting tonight. The Roeland Park City Council will start its special called council meeting at 6 p.m. tonight with an executive session for the city administrator’s job review. The only other item is a possible amendment to the city administrator’s employment agreement but no time is listed for when that issue might be taken up.

Shawnee Mission College Clinic scheduled at SM East. The Shawnee Mission College Clinic, one of the largest college fairs in the Kansas City area, will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at SM East, 7500 Mission Rd. Students and parents will be able to visit with representatives from more than 200 colleges and universities from throughout the country.

Johnson County Community College has selected Henry Sandate as new trustee. The Johnson County Community College has chosen Henry Sandate of State Farm Insurance, as a board trustee. His term began in July and he will be up for re-election in November 2017.

Bicycle safety program held at Roesland Elementary. Roesland Elementary School in Roeland Park will host the BLAST program (Bicycle Lesson and Safety Training) starting Friday and concluding Nov. 3. The program teaches students safe and effective cycling.

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