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October 2022
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Recent Agendas and Minutes

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What's New?
Get Involved - Join a City Board or Commission
We have openings on several boards and commissions right now.

  • Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
  • Bonner Beautiful Commission
  • Drug and Alcohol Advisory Committee
  • Convention and Tourism Committee
  • ... and more!

Download an application online.
Major Graduates from FBI Academy
Chief Billy Naff announced that Major Chris Nicholson graduated as a member of the 283rd session of the FBI National Academy. The graduation took place at the National Academy in Quantico, Virginia on September 13, 2022. Major Nicholson is the first officer to represent the Bonner Springs Police Department at the FBI National Academy. Nationally, fewer than one percent of officers have the opportunity to attend the program.
Internationally known for its academic excellence, the National Academy offers ten weeks of advanced communication, leadership, and fitness training. Participants must have proven records as professionals within their agencies to attend. On average, these officers have 21 years of law enforcement experience and usually return to their agencies to serve in executive-level positions.
The 283rd session consistent of two hundred and thirty-five law enforcement officers from forty-nine states and the District of Columbia. The class included members of law enforcement agencies from twenty-one countries, five military organizations, and five federal and civilian agencies.
Parks & Recreation News
Bonner Springs sports programs are designed to provide opportunities and participation to all, regardless of skill or ability. 
What is Going on in North Park?
We're getting additional restrooms! The facility will serve the sand volleyball courts, soccer fields, shelter reservations, the North Park playground, and the Cedar Ridge Disc Golf Course. This project, as planned in the Parks & Recreation Master Plan, is one of the top priorities for each park. You can find more information about the Master Plan on our website.
Grant Received for Summer Camp
Camp Great Adventure received a Child Care Sustainability Grant from the Child Care Aware of Kansas. This grant will help improve our camp program as well as provide some relief for parents next spring/summer. Learn more about the use of the grant funds on the September 26 City Council meeting agenda.
Community for All Ages
The City is taking steps to become a Community for All Ages. What's a Community for All Ages? It's one that plans for the needs and interests of everyone! From the very young to the very old and everyone in between. Learn more about the program at our website and be on the lookout for additional information in the coming months.
Youth Basketball
Our youth basketball program will open for registration on Monday, October 3. This program is an 8-game season, played on Saturdays and Sundays beginning January 14. Practices begin December 5. Cost is $50 ($5 discount for Bonner Springs residents).

Registration deadline is November 14.
Bonner Springs Senior Center News
We offer a wide variety of activities for all interests and abilities including Mystery Lunches, Bingo, Museums, Dinner Theatre Trips, Board Games and Cards, Food Demonstrations, Free Legal Services, Free Blood Pressure Checks, Wii Video Games, Basic Computer Training, Pool Tables, Movies and Cable TV with the Coffee Pot on Daily.

Call (913) 441-0169 for more information.

Regular Activities:
Pitch | Tues. & Wed. 12-3 p.m.
Mahjong | Wed. 1-4 p.m.
Bingo | Second-Fourth Thur. 10-11 a.m.
Games | Mon. & Fri. 12:30 p.m.
Billiards | Mon. Tues. Thur. Fri. 10-11 a.m.
Enhance Fitness | Mon. Wed. Fri. 10-11 a.m.
Holiday Lights Tour
Dashing through our town, in a one-horse motor-coach, we will enjoy some awesome sights as we view some twinkling lights….hey!

Join us on our annual holiday lights tour on November 30. We will see Longview Lake’s annual display, Overland Park’s musical tableau, the melancholy Country Club Plaza, and Downtown Kansas City. Deadline for registration is October 28! Let us take the stress out of travelling with our pre-planned excursions for those 65+.
Bonner Springs Library News
In addition to books, movies and periodicals, the Library has several programs for all ages including Story Time, Read to a Dog, computer classes, adult coloring, book discussions, and much more.

Bonner Springs Farmers' Market
Join your community at the Bonner Springs Farmers' Market every Saturday from 8 a.m. to Noon at 2nd and Cedar. Each weekend, you'll find local, homemade/homegrown foods and products including produce, eggs, honey, beeswax products, local flowers, plants, canned products like jams/jellies, salsa, and pickles.

Find information below on how to access SNAP benefits and senior vouchers below!

Visit the Farmers' Market Facebook page for more information on events and products.
Events in the Community
Bonner Springs Arts Alliance
110 S. Nettleton
Gift Gallery
Open First Saturdays:
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
October 1
BSAA membership is open to everyone. Dues are $30 annually. Members are invited to display and sell their art in our gallery. You do not have to be an artist to attend meetings or join us. We provide instruction in the arts and
encourage artistic expression.
Visit the BSAA website or Facebook page for more information or to sign up!
First Thursdays at 7 p.m.
October 6
October 15, 2022
International Lineman's Rodeo

More than 4,000 utility linemen from all over the world compete in various pole-climbing contests. Bring your lawn chair and watch the competition! Plus enjoy the food and crafts vendors, music and games for kids. Admission is free!
Need a Rental Space?

Don’t just plan an event . . . create a memory! We have exceptional facilities to host events both large and small. Our unique spaces make for engaging events with an exciting backdrop for conversation and fun. We made recent upgrades so now have WIFI throughout the campus.
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2022-2023 Calendar

The Board of Education approved the 2022-2023 Academic Calendar for next school year. Download the calendar online at the USD #204 website.
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