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Entries for May 2017

City of Lee's Summit News

Fred DeMoro to fill District 4 Councilmember Seat

At the May 11, 2017, City Council meeting, the Mayor and Council selected Fred DeMoro as the next person to fill the vacant seat in District 4.  The selection was made after hearing a brief presentation to the City Council from each of the ten citizens from District 4 who submitted applications for the position. After the presentations were completed, the Councilmembers directed several questions to the applicants to assist with their decision.  Mr. DeMoro was selected based upon a majority vote approval by the City Council. 

Coldwater of Lee’s Summit Named Community Hero

Coldwater of Lee’s Summit named Community Hero – a campaign to honor Community Heroes of outstanding character and achievement.  The campaign is sponsored by 106.5 The Wolf and the City of Lee’s Summit. 

MoDOT Announces Closures and Reduced Traffic for Colbern Road Bridge Demolition

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has announced several closures and reduced traffic related to the Colbern Road Bridge demolition.

  • CLOSURE of the left lane of eastbound Colbern Rd. from just east of NE Town Center Dr. to NE Rice Rd. beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, May 13 for the removal of the concrete median strip on Colbern Rd.
  • CLOSURE of the eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 470 between Douglas Street and Route 291 beginning Friday, May 19, at 8 p.m. until approximately Monday morning, May 22, at 4 a.m.
  • NIGHTLY CLOSURES of northbound and southbound Route 291 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Monday, May 22, at 8 p.m. until approximately Friday, May 26 at 5 a.m. 
  • REDUCED TRAFFIC to one lane each direction on the south half of Colbern Road between NE Rice Road and NE Town Centre Blvd. beginning Thursday, May 18. The northern lanes of Colbern Road will remain closed until approximately mid-August.

Runway 11/29 Now Open at Lee's Summit Municipal Airport

Runway 11/29 at the Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport reopened at 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Aircraft operations on the reopened runway began just before 6 a.m.
Lee’s Summit Fire Department Improves ISO Rating

Lee’s Summit Fire Department Improves ISO Rating

The Lee’s Summit Fire Department recently underwent a Public Protection Classification (PPC) survey by the Insurance Services Office (ISO) and i...