Merriam report shows open burning allowed by cities to its west and south, but banned in NEJC cities

Although open burning of leaves or other yard waste is not allowed in most of northeast Johnson County, a report to the Merriam City Council Monday showed that open burning is permitted in much of the rest of Johnson County, including Shawnee, Lenexa, Olathe and Overland Park (which does not allow leaf burning.)

Merriam also still allows open burning, although it has been a repeated topic during public comments at city council meetings with residents coming down on both sides of the issue.

Merriam residents use the privilege quite often.

(Read more: Prairie Village Post)

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  1. SUE YOUR NEIGHBOR FOR THEIR SMOKE COMING IN YOUR HOME AND DAMAGES TO YOUR HEALTH THAT WAS THE ADVICE I GOT FROM THE MAYOR OF MERRIAM KANSAS THAT ALLOWS OPEN BURNING KEN SESSNS I HAVE HIS EMAIL STATENG THAT FACT. AND HE KNOWS IT IS DAMAGING YOUR HEALTH AND HIS POLICY ALONG WITH THE CITY COUNCIL

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