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New poll: How would you recommend the Fairway council balance the budget?

On August 9 the Fairway city council will hold a final public hearing on its 2011 budget before the draft is voted on by the council. At present, the council

On August 9 the Fairway city council will hold a final public hearing on its 2011 budget before the draft is voted on by the council. At present, the council is considering a 47 percent property tax increase to fund the $500,000 gap in its proposed 2011 budget. Fairway residents: are you willing to pay more in property taxes to keep city services are their current level, or are there things you’d like to see cut to keep the tax hike lower? Use our poll and comments section to share your thoughts:

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Getting into nitty gritty, Fairway committee agrees on $164K in budget reductions

With its budget deadline looming and public reaction to a proposed 68 percent hike in the property tax rate starting to stream in, the Fairway finance committee on Thursday voted

With its budget deadline looming and public reaction to a proposed 68 percent hike in the property tax rate starting to stream in, the Fairway finance committee on Thursday voted









As city budget deadlines loom, a look at what new property tax rates would mean in PV and Fairway

As the August 25 deadline for submitting approved city budgets to the county draws near, the Prairie Village and Fairway city councils are each considering increases in the property tax

As the August 25 deadline for submitting approved city budgets to the county draws near, the Prairie Village and Fairway city councils are each considering increases in the property tax



JoCo Library honors Fairway and Mission Hills residents for service

The Johnson County Library has recognized two local residents for their volunteer service to the system —three times over. Joan Berkley of Mission Hills and Warren Robinson of Fairway were

The Johnson County Library has recognized two local residents for their volunteer service to the system —three times over. Joan Berkley of Mission Hills and Warren Robinson of Fairway were




PACs, Star make endorsements in local primaries

With the August 3 primary for state and federal offices just two weeks away, a number of political action committees and other interested organizations have released lists of endorsed candidates.

With the August 3 primary for state and federal offices just two weeks away, a number of political action committees and other interested organizations have released lists of endorsed candidates.



Block party report addendum

Some pleasant Prairie Villagians from 72nd Terrace were kind enough to pass along a few shots from their block party on Saturday (which I, unfortunately, didn’t get to in time…bad

Some pleasant Prairie Villagians from 72nd Terrace were kind enough to pass along a few shots from their block party on Saturday (which I, unfortunately, didn’t get to in time…bad