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Waste Management Waste and Recycling Pickup Week - Delayed to Saturday
Posted on Jul 4th, 2022 Comments (0)
Waste Management pickup of household waste and recycling in Bristol Valley and Bristol Ridge
Recyclables are picked up every-other-week dependent upon the subdivision. Waste pickup occurs on Fridays except during a week with a Federal holiday. Waste and/or recycling is then picked up on a Saturday.
Bristol Ridge and Bristol Valley follow the "OW" or Odd Week schedule.
Bristol Ridge and Bristol Valley Quarterly HOA Meeting
Posted on Jul 1st, 2022 Comments (0)
The Quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors for the Bristol Ridge and Bristol Valley Homes Association is scheduled for July 25th from 6:30 to 8:30 P.M. This will be a virtual meeting. Please contact Maddie Diekmann for an invitation to this event.
Leave the Firework Shows To The Pros
Posted on Jun 29th, 2022 Comments (0)
As you plan your celebrations, remember that fireworks are illegal in Lenexa. You can however use sparklers, snakes, smoke bombs and paper caps with less than .25 grain of explosives. 
Want to report illegal firework use? Call 913-477-7301.
Don't forget to mark your calendar for Lenexa's Chili Challenge firework show on Oct. 7.
Fireworks Safety: 9 Tips From ER Doctors
Posted on Jun 27th, 2022 Comments (0)
On the Fourth of July, people across the country will head outside to fire up the grill, cool off in the pool and have a delicious potluck picnic. And what better way to end a long, relaxing day in the sun than lighting up the sky with red, white and blue fireworks? 
But with those spectacular displays come some real dangers. It’s extremely important to have a safety plan with fireworks of all sizes, as an unexpected injury could mean a visit to your local emergency department
Many emergency doctors enjoy brilliant fireworks displays every bit as much as you do — they just want to be sure you understand what’s at stake, and how to stay safe, so you can best protect your family. As the holiday approaches and you make plans for your celebration, keep your family safe with a few reminders from our emergency physicians. 

Safe Grilling Tips
Posted on Jun 27th, 2022 Comments (0)
Before you fire up the grill for your backyard barbeque, brush up on grill safety.  Each year, improper grill use causes nearly $37 million in property loss and sends about 9,500 people to the ER. 
Certain Fireworks Legal in Shawnee
Posted on Jun 26th, 2022 Comments (0)
This year, residents can add fireworks to their Fourth of July celebrations! Councilmembers voted in May to make recreational firework usage legal and we're here to give you all the facts ahead of the big weekend! Fireworks may be set off between 10 a.m. and 11 p.m. on July 3 and July 4, 2022. 
For more information about what types of fireworks are permitted and best practice safety tips, visit 
Fireworks are NOT legal in Lenexa.
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Posted on Jun 26th, 2022 Comments (0)
Primary Election Voting Information
Posted on Jun 24th, 2022 Comments (0)
All systems are “go” for the 2022 elections in Johnson County.
With the approval of congressional redistricting bound- aries by the Kansas Supreme Court, the Johnson County Election Office has made final changes, including 86 new precincts, renaming and renumbering some precincts, and finalize ballots for the primary election on Aug. 2. The county now has 610 voting precincts with redistricting.
Area Residents Reporting Vandalism And Thefts From Mailboxes
Posted on Jun 19th, 2022 Comments (0)
Residents in the Bristol Ridge subdivision have reported that their cluster mailboxes have been broken into with an undetermined amount of mail and packages missing.
Here are three photos of damage to one of the mailboxes:

Residents are asked to contact the Lenexa or Shawnee police departments, depending upon their subdivision location, to report these incidents.
Also, contact the Post Office to schedule a repair for the lock.
Click here to learn more from the United States Postal Service.
Planning An Update To Your Home?
Posted on Jun 14th, 2022 Comments (0)
If you are planning on painting your house, replacing your roof, major landscaping or other exterior changes/additions refer to the Amended and Restated Declarations of Restrictions dated September 16, 2019 sections 3, 5, and 7 to determine if you need to complete an Architectural Change Request Form.  Here is the link to to a copy of the restrictions and  Architectural Change Request Form.
For Lenexa residents, please click here for city code requirements for home improvements.
For Shawnee residents, please click here for city code requirements for home improvements.
Summer Fun At Johnson County Library!
Posted on Jun 11th, 2022 Comments (0)
There are Oceans of Possibilities at Johnson County Library this summer! 2022’s Summer Reading program kicked off June 4 with a full day of virtual programming for the whole family and culminates in an End-of- Summer celebration Friday, July 29

at Thompson Park (8045 Santa Fe Dr., Overland Park). Help us celebrate our summer of reading with live music, activities and a screening of Disney/ Pixar’s Finding Nemo at dusk.
In the meantime, there’s plenty to discover at Johnson County Library this summer, including:
BOOK GIVEAWAYS: One free Summer Reading book per family member will be distributed at each of Johnson County Library’s 14 locations through June 30.
STORYTIMES: In-person Storytimes resume in July at several of our locations across the county.
CONTESTS: Oceans of Possibilities themed contests are available for the whole family, including youth sticker and poetry contests and adult writing prompts. Get details at jocolibrary. org/contests.
MOVIES IN THE PARK: Grab a blanket, pack a picnic and cool down with ocean-inspired films and live entertainment on July 8, 22 and 29.
BOOK GROUPS: Virtual and in- person book discussions for kids, tweens, and adults are held monthly. Meet new people, explore new locations and find new books.
Details and registration information for these programs and many more are available at
Did You Know?
You can support your Library by donating gently-used books, DVDs, LPs, CDs, audiobooks and puzzles to the Friends of Johnson County Library. The Friends sell used books so the Library can buy new ones.
The Friends of Johnson County Library is a member-supported nonprofit organization promoting community awareness and participation in Library services. Get more details on where and how to donate— and purchase— items at
Register Your Security System
Posted on Nov 30th, 2021 Comments (0)
Registering your alarm system helps emergency services - like police and fire - appropriately respond to calls and reduces the number of false alarms. Both residential and commercial alarm systems are required to be registered annually. There's no cost to register your alarm, however you will be charged a fee if first responders are called by your alarm and it is not registered.
Register online at