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Winter weather advisory issued for Wyandotte County

A winter weather advisory has been issued through noon Thursday, Feb. 22, for Wyandotte County, according to the National Weather Service.

Sleet, possibly mixed with snow and freezing rain is possible before 3 a.m., then freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m., followed by freezing rain after 5 a.m., the weather service said. The overnight low will be 26. Less than a tenth of an inch of nighttime ice accumulation is expected, and the total snow and sleet accumulation should be less than a half-inch.

Drivers should be prepared for reduced visibility and difficult travel conditions in the morning, the weather service said, and should use caution.

Thursday, freezing rain is likely before 2 p.m., followed by a chance of rain, according to the weather service. Thursday’s high will be near 34 with an east wind of 5 to 8 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch of new ice accumulation is expected.

Thursday night, drizzle is likely before midnight, then a slight chance of rain between midnight and 4 a.m., followed by a slight chance of freezing rain after 4 a.m., the weather service said.

For more weather information, visit www.weather.gov.

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UG meetings scheduled on Thursday

The Unified Government Commission has scheduled meetings on Thursday, Feb. 22.

At 5 p.m. a special session of the UG Commission will be held in the fifth floor conference room at City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas, for National Incident Management System training, followed by a presentation on the Northeast Master Plan.

The 7 p.m. Feb. 22 UG Commission meeting will be in the commission chambers, lobby level, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

On the agenda for the meeting will be an ordinance to amend the buildings code, to use a third-party vendor for implementation and monitoring. It includes a registration statement for persons who own but do not live in vacant buildings or on vacant parcels.

An ordinance is on the agenda to add two properties to the Safe Routes to School Group E, in the Edison, Noble Prentis and William Allen White elementary schools area. The ordinance would allow legal proceedings to acquire property for these improvements.

Another agenda item is a base lease and lease with the Public Building Commission for the new juvenile justice facility.

Also on the agenda is a resolution for a base lease and lease with the Public Building Commission for capital improvements to the courthouse and adult jail facility.

Several nominations to boards and commissions are on the agenda, including:
• Loren Taylor, Landmarks Commission, submitted by Commissioner Tom Burroughs;
• David Spero, Wyandotte-Leavenworth Area Wide Advisory Council on Aging, submitted by Commissioner Burroughs;
• Alvin Sykes, Housing Authority Board, submitted by Commissioner Burroughs;
• Kimberly Dominic, Advisory Commission on Human Relations and Disabilities, submitted by Commissioner Jane Philbrook;
• Denise Tomasic, Housing Authority, submitted by Commissioner Philbrook; Maria Cecilia Ysaac, Law Enforcement Advisory Board, submitted by Commissioner Philbrook;
• Chuck Stites, Wyandotte Library Board, submitted by Commissioner Philbrook;
• Pat Gates, UG Board of Park Commission, submitted by Commissioner Philbrook;
• Linda Johnson, Wyandotte-Leavenworth Area Wide Advisory Council on Aging, submitted by Commissioner Philbrook.

Several Land Bank items also are on the agenda, including:
Applications
• 731 and 733 Lafayette Ave. – Kenthedo Robinson, yard extension
• 832 Lafayette Ave. – Mazen Iskandrani, yard extension
• 834 Lafayette Ave. – Mazen Iskandrani, property acquisition
• 2501 N. 22nd St. – Antonia Ayala, property acquisition

Transfers from Land Bank
• 714, 716, 718 and 720 Everett Ave. – CHWC, Inc.
(CHWC, Inc. will build two single-family houses in the Douglass-Sumner neighborhood)
• 727 and 743 Barnett Ave.; 732, 740 and 750 Tauromee Ave. – UG of WyCo-KCK
(Property for the Juvenile Complex project)

After the 7 p.m. Feb. 22 meeting, the UG Public Building Commission meeting will begin in the commission chambers.

Scheduled for that meeting are acceptance on the sale of Public Building Commission bonds; approving the issuance of Series A bonds and execution of leases to fund the new juvenile justice facility and surface parking in downtown Kansas City, Kansas; and approving the issuance of Series B bonds and execution of leases to fund improvements to the existing courthouse and adult jail facility in downtown Kansas City, Kansas.

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UG Ethics Commission to meet March 8

The Unified Government Ethics Commission will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the second floor, Wyandotte County Courthouse, Division 18, the old county commissioners’ chambers, 710 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

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