Special school board meeting Friday canceled

A special school board meeting at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 3, has been canceled, according to an announcement today.

The special meeting of the Kansas City, Kan., Board of Education had been planned at the law offices of McAnany, Van Cleave and Phillips.

The meeting will be rescheduled in late October or early November, according to an announcement from the school district.

Flash flooding reported in KCK

Heavy rains and lightning have returned to Wyandotte County during the past half-hour, with flash flooding and high water at some locations.

Intersections near 10th and Kansas Avenue, Mill and Bunker-Central, and 4th and Armstrong are reported to have high water. These locations were reported at 10 a.m. to have high water, following heavy rains in the past 24 hours, a spokesman said.

Residents are advised to not drive through intersections where there is high water, but to find alternate routes.

A spokesman for the Unified Government said every effort is being made to clear these intersections, and residents should try to avoid them until then.

UG Commission to meet today

The Unified Government Commission will meet Thursday, Oct. 2, to discuss transportation projects and health grants.

The 7 p.m. meeting will be at City Hall, Commission Chambers, lobby level, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kan.

The agenda for the 7 p.m. meeting includes a Mid-America Regional Council presentation on transportation, regional and Wyandotte County, and on specific corridors, such as the State Avenue corridor.

Among the other items on the agenda are an application for a Healthy Community Grant in conjunction with MARC; and a Take Charge of Your Health Grant application to the Healthcare Foundation of Greater Kansas City.

There are also some appointments and reappointments on the agenda.

There also will be a 5 p.m. meeting Oct. 2 in the fifth floor conference room, Suite 515, at City Hall, where there will be a presentation on the selection of a strategic planning consultant, followed by the county administrator’s quarterly report.

The agenda for the 7 p.m. meeting is online at www.wycokck.org.