City of Lee's Summit News
Lee’s Summit City Hall, Municipal Court, and the Main office of Lee’s Summit Parks & Recreation (LSPR) will be closed Thurs., Nov. 26, and Fri., Nov. 27, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. These facilities will re-open with regular hours of operation on Mon., Nov. 30.
The City of Lee’s Summit has partnered with community marketing for a great opportunity - to be a proud sponsor of our Kansas City Royals return to the World Series for a second straight year. The City’s sponsorship package includes a :30 second commercial in the Royals On-Deck Pregame show as well as a :30 second spot in the Royals Postgame show, broadcast over the Royal Flagship radio station, 610 Sports Radio. Commercials promoting various dimensions (Economic Development, Restaurants, Health & Wellness and Downtown Lee’s Summit) of Lee’s Summit has a wide audience including hundreds of thousands of listeners throughout Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Arkansas and South Dakota.
The City of Lee’s Summit is accepting applications
for the 2016 class of the “Citizens Leadership Academy.” The academy is free and open to Lee’s Summit residents who want to gain better insight into the operations of City government as well as to prepare for greater involvement in community leadership.
The program will be interactive and City staff will work with the participants to answer questions and to guide them through the municipal process. There will be room for 18 participants, including three high school seniors nominated by either a school principal or counselor.
Lee’s Summit Road between Colbern Road and Gregory Boulevard is now expected to remain closed until spring 2016 due to several delays during phase 1 of the Lee’s Summit Road Improvement project. The detour route will remain the same and is Gregory Boulevard/Woods Chapel Road, Interstate 470/Missouri Route 291, and Colbern Road. The overall project is still anticipated for completion by the end of 2016.
With the KC Flight Formation Team soaring in the sky high above, the City of Lee’s Summit officially kicked off the airport improvements with an earthwork groundbreaking ceremony today, Oct. 9, at the airport’s east ramp located at Hagan and Leinweber roads in Lee’s Summit.