Commission meeting agenda includes bonds for apartment renovations

The 7 p.m. Unified Government Commission meeting March 20 will include a resolution to issue multifamily revenue bonds for the renovation of Cross-Lines Towers Apartments, 1021 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kan.

Also on the agenda are a presentation on the operation of the Motor Vehicle Department, and a discussion about applying for funding for a program that would address large-scale vacancies in the community.

The 5 p.m. March 20 special session is on the topic of the commission budget priorities.

The meetings are at City Hall, 701 N. 7th, Kansas City, Kan.

KCK man killed in highway accident

Robert Anthony Zevenbergen, 20, Kansas City, Kan., the son of Peter Zevenbergen, president and CEO of Wyandot Inc., was killed in a collision on K-10 highway at 1:10 a.m. March 20.

The location of the accident was near Kill Creek, near DeSoto, Kan.

According to a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report, Zevenbergen was eastbound on K-10 when a Chevy Silverado pickup truck headed westbound crossed the grassy median and hit his Toyota Avalon head-on.

The driver of the pickup truck, Johnnie Royce Jackson, 45, Kansas City, Mo., also was killed in the accident.

Zevenbergen was wearing a seat belt, while Jackson was not wearing a seat belt, according to the trooper’s report.

KCK author to speak at public library

Local author Ruth Campos will give a talk at 6 p.m. April 29 at the South Branch of the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library, 3104 Strong Ave., Kansas City, Kan.

She will be speaking about her brand new book, “My Journey in Faith.”  Campos has roots in the Argentine community and is a former teacher at Sumner Academy.  Copies will be available for purchase and signing.