Local government

Council discusses county’s mandatory recycling program
12:00 a.m., March 9, 2010 Updated 12:00 p.m.
The Johnson County Commissioners want to have a public hearing about its new plan to make curbside recycling mandatory in the county.
Basehor supermarket closes seven months after opening
March 4, 2010
A supermarket in Basehor once viewed as a possible model for a new store in De Soto is closing just seven months after it opened.
City seeks partners for park project
March 4, 2010
City officials want to make Riverfest Park a place where city residents can visit and enjoy even when there is not an event or festival going on.
De Soto valuation decreases 5.3 percent in last year
March 3, 2010
For the second-consecutive year, the recession and housing slump hammered home values in De Soto.De
De Soto City Council
March 4 agenda
February 26, 2010
De Soto City Council, 7 p.m., March 4, City Hall, 32905 W. 84th ST.
City to look for park bench and table sponsors
February 26, 2010
City officials want to make Riverfest Park a place where city residents can visit and enjoy even when there is not an event or festival going on.
JoCo to kick off Census campaign
February 25, 2010
The “Johnson County Census 2010 Complete Count” kickoff celebration is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. Monday in downtown Olathe.
City Council passes on wireless Internet proposal
February 24, 2010
Upon further review, the De Soto City Council has decided not to move forward on a plan to provide citywide wireless Internet service to the community.
County could mandate curbside recycling
February 24, 2010
Curbside recycling could be mandated in De Soto next year as part of new countywide solid-waste management regulations.
Potential grocery store buyer told to develop business plan
February 24, 2010
The potential buyer of the old grocery store on Lexington Avenue remains unidentified but apparently still interested in the property.
Northwest Consolidated Fire District runs, Feb. 16 through 24
February 24, 2010
Recent activity
JoCo government plans kickoff of Census Complete Count campaign
February 19, 2010
Goal is to build awareness of importance of Census
Council moves not to provide wireless Internet to city
11:00 a.m., February 19, 2010 Updated 01:03 a.m.
The De Soto city council wants to make one thing clear: they are not going to be the town’s next Internet service provider.
Feb. 18 De Soto City Council agenda
February 18, 2010
City Council: 7 p.m., Feb. 18, City Hall, 32905 W. 84th St.