Local Government

Shawnee city manager announces resignation
October 10, 2017
Shawnee city manager Carol Gonzales will leave her position next month after more than a decade on the job. The city released a statement today acknowledging that her last day will be Nov. 15.
Developers propose $113 million mixed-use project for Westbrooke Village shopping center site
October 6, 2017
A mixed use development, with luxury apartments, retail and restaurants, and a courtyard, is in the works for the Westbrooke Village Shopping Center site.
City of Shawnee agrees to help fund Aztec Theatre renovation
October 2, 2017
An iconic little movie theater in downtown Shawnee is on its way to reopening.
Development team eyes potential at Westbrooke Village shopping site
Emerging details suggest mixed use concept, residents express concern
September 27, 2017
A mixed use center, featuring retail, restaurants and residential, may be in the works for the northeast corner of 75th Street and Quivira Road, where the nearly-vacant Westbrooke Village Shopping Center now stands.
Shawnee City Council discusses potential new reappointment policy
September 13, 2017
The Shawnee City Council is considering a new policy establishing guidelines over appointments and reappointments to city boards and commissions, with the hope it will encourage more community involvement and allow the process to be more simplified.
Shawnee business leaders strive to buy Aztec Theatre
Potential new owners seeking financial assistance from city
September 13, 2017
The Aztec Group is seeking financial assistance from the city to renovate the historic downtown movie theater.
City of Shawnee cleared of wrongdoing in Vantage lawsuit
September 8, 2017
Recently released court documents reveal the City of Shawnee has been absolved in any wrongdoing in the council’s Jan. 2016 decision to deny plans for the proposed Vantage apartment complex.
Shawnee ranks in top 20 safest Kansas cities
August 30, 2017
The SafeWise website listed Shawnee as the 18th safest city in Kansas, coming in just behind Overland Park.
City of Shawnee reveals storm damage numbers
August 15, 2017
Damages from the recent storms in July cost the city of Shawnee more than a half-million dollars.
Shawnee city council approves 2018 budget
July 19, 2017
At its meeting last week, the Shawnee City Council approved the city’s 2018 budget.
City to hold ‘Nieman Now!’ public meeting
July 19, 2017
The city of Shawnee is holding a neighborhood meeting to discuss the Nieman Now! project.
Shawnee City Council approves $19.5M incentive package for Bellmont Promenade project
July 16, 2017
Many residents opposed the Bellmont Promenade project, but that didn’t stop the Shawnee City Council from giving developers a green light.
City Council set to vote on $19.5M in tax incentives for Bellmont Promenade today
Nearby residents express big concerns with the proposed large-scale development
July 10, 2017
A Shawnee couple has big concerns about a shopping center proposed for Shawnee Mission Parkway.
Garden Club of Shawnee to hold tour this weekend
June 7, 2017
The tour, hosted by the Garden Club of Shawnee, features six gardens throughout the city this year.
Crews inspecting city’s pipes
May 29, 2017
Crews from two different companies have started the six month process of inspecting some of the city of Shawnee’s pipes.

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