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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Kan. mayor fines himself for parking violation

  • A suburban Kansas City mayor has fined himself after parking in a handicapped space and getting called out by a former City Council member.
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  • A suburban Kansas City mayor has fined himself after parking in a handicapped space and getting called out by a former City Council member. Shawnee, Kan., Mayor Jeff Meyers was late to a council meeting Tuesday so he parked in the closest spot to City Hall he could find. It was a handicapped parking space, and former Councilman Kevin Straub took a photo of the parked vehicle and told the Shawnee police chief about it. Police wrote Meyers a warning ticket Wednesday. On Thursday, Meyers donated $135 — equivalent to the cost of a citation — to the Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund.
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