The Shawnee Mission School District’s board of education meets tonight at 6 p.m. and is discussing its second semester COVID-19 mitigation plan. Watch the meeting online here.
The Shawnee City Council meets tonight at 6 p.m. with plans to consider several items of note, including construction of a screening wall along 75th by the Southern Star Pipeline Company site; hiring a company to improve Goddard Street; and renewing plans for a common consumption area downtown.
The Gardner Edgerton school district is dropping its mask mandate in all schools, starting Monday. [The Kansas City Star]
Kansas officials hope to keep the former Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant in the running for a new mega-factory that would produce batteries for electric vehicles [The Kansas City Star]
The Unified Government of Wyandotte County’s Board of Commissioners approved a “Safe and Welcoming” measure that gives IDs to immigrants and people who are homeless. [KCUR]
Harley’s Hideaway Bar & Grill in Shawnee is hosting a dinner theatre on Monday, Feb. 21. The family-friendly comedy will showcase a murder mystery. Details and ticketing information here.
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