Briefly noted: SM North Marching Indians perform in Holiday Bowl parade; Local city councilmembers take NLC positions

The SM North Marching Indians were in San Diego on New Year’s Eve for the annual Holiday Bowl parade. Photo via SM North Office on Twitter.

SM North Marching Indians play for Holiday Bowl parade audience. Viewers of Fox’s broadcast of the annual Holiday Bowl parade in San Diego got to see the SM North Marching Indians tooting out the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from the Nutcracker suite. You can see video of the band’s appearance via Twitter here.

NLC names several local elected officials to federal advocacy committees. The National League of Cities has named several northeast Johnson County area city officials to its federal advocacy committees, which are charged with forming the group’s federal policy positions. “Combined, these federal policy positions make up the National Municipal Policy, which is a statement of goals, policies, and program objectives that are reviewed annually by theNLC membership,” said the NLC in a statement. Local appointees are:

  • Stephanie Meyer, Shawnee, Community and Economic Development
  • Lindsey Constance, Shawnee, Energy, Environment and Natural Resources
  • Debbie Kring, Mission, Energy, Environment and Natural Resources
  • Micky Sandifer, Shawnee, Human Development
  • Andy Huckaba, Lenexa, Information Technology and Communications
  • David Neal, Merriam, Information Technology and Communications
  • Nick Schlossmacher, Mission, Information Technology and Communications