Shawnee Mission Post candidate forums set for Merriam, Shawnee, Prairie Village, SMSD Board of Education, northern Overland Park

Jay Senter - September 9, 2019 11:55 am

To give local voters a chance to hear the candidates discuss the most important issues facing their communities in person ahead of this November’s local elections, the Shawnee Mission Post will be holding a series of forums in the coming weeks.

Below are confirmed forum details for the races in Merriam, Shawnee, Prairie Village, northern Overland Park and the Shawnee Mission Board of Education.

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We’ll be announcing final details for additional forums in Lenexa, Roeland Park, southern Overland Park and for the JCCC Board of Trustees in the next several days.

Merriam City Council

Date: Thursday, Sept. 19

Location: Johnson County Library Antioch Branch (8700 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Merriam)

Time: The forum will run from 6:15-7:30 p.m. Doors to the event open at 6 p.m.

You can RSVP to the event and share it on Facebook here.

Shawnee Mayor and City Council

Date: Saturday, Sept. 28

Location: SM Northwest Library (12701 W 67th Street, Shawnee)

Time: The city council candidate portion of the forum will run from 9-10:30 a.m. The mayoral candidate portion of the forum will run from 10:45-11:30 a.m. Doors will open at 8:45 a.m.

You can RSVP to the event and share it on Facebook here.

Prairie Village City Council

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 1

Location: Colonial Church (7039 Mission Road, Prairie Village)

Time: The forum will run from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Doors to the event open at 6 p.m.

You can RSVP to the event and share it on Facebook here.

Shawnee Mission Board of Education

Date: Saturday, Oct. 5

Location: Johnson County Central Resource Library (9875 W. 87th Street, Overland Park)

Time: The forum will run from 9:15-10:15 a.m. Doors to the event open at 9 a.m.

You can RSVP to the event and share it on Facebook here.

Overland Park City Council Wards 1, 2 and 3

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 8

Location: Johnson County Central Resource Library (9875 W 87th Street, Overland Park)

Time: The forum will run from 6:15-7:15 p.m. Doors to the event open at 6 p.m.

You can RSVP to the event and share it on Facebook here.

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