Parking lot approval: The Four Mile Creek Greenway parking lot was approved by City Council March 21, overturning a zoning committee vote, at the monthly zoning meeting. The vote was 9 to 2 in favor of the parking lot, which will be located at the southwest corner of Bevington Place and Rea Road. Details: www.charmekc.org.
Scholarship Grant: The Answer Scholarship Foundation was awarded a grant by the Myers Park United Methodist Church. The $1,400 grant was awarded to help send local mothers to college. The foundation, which began in 2006, gives partial scholarships to mothers who are working towards a four-year or two-year nursing degree. Visit www.answerscholarship.org.
Garbage tips: The town is asking residents to have their trash containers at the curb by 7 a.m. Wednesday mornings for collection and to remove containers from the curb by the end of the day.
Items such as paint, oil and tires won't be collected and must be taken to the Foxhole Landfill, 17131 Lancaster Highway. Tree limbs will only be collected only if bundled properly and cut by the homeowner. Details: 704-714-9400.