Johnson County Commissioners were accused of lopsided representation in favor of Overland Park on Oct. 4.
“There are seven chairs there,” Ken Dunwoody, resident of rural Johnson County, told the commission. “Five of you represent Overland Park.”
Dunwoody said he was told by county legal staff that the proportionate clause of state law is based on population, not cities.
But he disagreed.
“The limit should be three, including the county chair,” he said. “…I am tired of the power that is inflicted on this county by Overland Park.”
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