Olathe news briefs for the week of June 9

City Council
The Olathe City Council will next meet Tuesday, June 17, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall for a regular session. Regular sessions are broadcast live on OGN (Comcast channel 7, AT&T channel 99 and on the City’s website). To see the complete agenda for this meeting, visit the City’s website at OlatheKS.org.  For a recap of the previous Council meeting, visit the City Clerk’s webpage.

College Boulevard Improvement
Work on College Boulevard, as part of the Johnson County Gateway Project, was delayed last week.  Construction is anticipated to begin between June 9 and June 20. Initial work will include fence relocation, clearing topsoil, grading and work on the north side of College Boulevard. Two additional lanes on College Boulevard are scheduled for completion by late November 2014, weather permitting. Residents can stay informed on the progress of these improvements by signing up for alerts at KSDOT.org. Continue reading

Clinic set for disabled Kansas City duffers

Hit the links June 20 for ‘All Can Golf Players’ Clinic’ and tourney

BY FINN M. BULLERS
Freelance writer/editor

Join us June 20 for the “All Can Play Golf Players’ Clinic” just before the start of the “Third Annual Greater Kansas City Spinal Cord Injury Association Golf Tournament.”

Meet Anthony Netto, founder of the Paramobile assistive mobility device & The Stand Up and Play Foundation. The Paramobile provides users greater freedom, independence and quality of life. Judge for yourself, or ask Jason Ross.

Marine Staff Sergeant Jason Ross lost both his legs in Afghanistan, but he can still enjoy a day at the beach with his family and his Paramobile. The Paramobile comes to Kansas City June 20 to hit the links. Continue reading

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