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Community for All Ages

Find out what steps the City is taking to become a Community for All Ages

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City of Lee's Summit News

Water line improvements ensure reliable services for future growth, existing customers

Lee's Summit Water Utilities is making improvements to the water distribution system to meet the projected demands of future growth and to increase the level of service for the existing customers located in the southeast portion of the Utility's service area. The City's contractor, Miles Excavating, will break ground this week on a water line improvement project that will upgrade water lines along U.S. 50 Highway from Blackwell Road to Harris Road.

 

Pine Completes Volunteer Services for City

The volunteer spirit is alive and well in Lee’s Summit, especially among our high school students.   Lee’s Summit North senior Lilian Pine reached out to Mayor Randy Rhoads this summer asking if the City had any volunteer opportunities.  City Manager Steve Arbo assigned the high school senior a project focused on finding other communities’ strategic plans that highlight the use of technology (social media) to engage a more diverse and broader range of citizens. Arbo also wanted Pine’s input on how to attract and engage her generation into community involvement and local government.

City receives Highest Possible Bond Rating, Aaa from Moody’s Investors Service

The City has received the highest possible bond rating, Aaa from Moody’s Investors Service. The new Aaa rating is assigned to the City’s $56.6 million in outstanding General Obligation Bonds, which includes $14.6 million new general obligation bonds to be sold on August 10, 2017. The rating is attributed to the City’s strong fiscal management, healthy reserve balance, growing tax base, favorable location in the Kansas City, MO metropolitan area; manageable debt and pension levels.

City’s Government Access Channel, (LSTV) now available on Google TV, channel 143

The City of Lee’s Summit’s Government Access Channel (LSTV), is now available on Google TV, channel 143, reaching more Lee’s Summit residents.

LSTV provides live and rebroadcast coverage of various public city meetings, including Lee’s Summit City Council, Planning Commission and other committees. Lee’s Summit R-7 School District Board meetings have been recently added to the LSTV rebroadcast lineup.  LSTV also broadcasts information promoting City services and regulations, upcoming city events, public service announcements as well as emergency information, when needed.

Building a Community for All Ages

A Community for All Ages is a program that recognizes communities that have taken steps to become more welcoming to residents of all ages and, in the process, are more vibrant, healthy and prosperous.  Lee’s Summit can earn one of three levels of recognition representing the extent of work in becoming a Community for All Ages: Bronze, Silver or Gold.
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