Local Government

Westbrooke Green developers discuss new details of project, address concerns
November 6, 2017
In an attempt to broaden communication and offer transparency, the developers of the Westbrooke Green mixed use project held a public meeting on Wednesday evening.
Meet the candidates: Shawnee City Council election guide
November 1, 2017
The general election is less than a week away.
Meet Ward 4 candidate Tony Noble
November 1, 2017
Tony Noble told the Dispatch he is running for city council because he doesn’t believe there is good fiscal leadership with the current governing body.
Meet Ward 4 candidate Lindsey Constance
November 1, 2017
Lindsey Constance told the Dispatch she is running for city council because of drastic changes occurring at the federal level.
Meet Ward 3 candidate Justin Adrian
October 31, 2017
Justin Adrian, a married high school teacher, told the Dispatch he is running for city council because he sees a lot of untapped potential in western Shawnee.
Meet Ward 1 candidate Matt Zimmerman
October 31, 2017
Although his name may be new to some voters, Matt Zimmerman has been active in the Shawnee community for years.
Meet Ward 1 candidate Dan Pflumm
October 31, 2017
Incumbent Dan Pflumm was first elected to the council 15 years ago. He wants to continue serving so he can help the city grow and prosper.
Shawnee city council sets Westbrooke incentives public hearing for Nov. 13
October 18, 2017
Next month, Shawnee residents will have an opportunity to offer their two cents about a proposed mixed use development intended to replace the deteriorating Westbrooke Village Shopping Center.
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.