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Keep Cool When It's Hot

Admission fees into Legacy Park, Gamber and Harris Park Community Centers will be reduced to half price on all days the National Weather Service issues Excessive Heat Warnings for the months June, July and August. During business hours, Mid-Continent Libraries are also good cooling centers. Call United Way 2-1-1 for assistance or information about public cooling centers.

Entries for August 2017

City of Lee's Summit News

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.

Public Meeting on September 12th to Discuss Short Term Rentals

The City is holding a meeting to solicit public comments on Short Term Rentals. Short Term Rentals include traditional Bed and Breakfasts or serv...

Join us on #CityHallSelfie Day!

Municipal Governments across the U.S. are competing to see which city has the most selfies taken in front of their respective City Hall buildings. To participate in the selfie challenge, it’s simple, take your selfie at the Lee’s Summit City Hall, 220 SE Green St., and tag #CityHallSelfie and#CityofLS on social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. 

Total Solar Eclipse Safety Tips

On August 21, millions of people across the country will experience the first total solar eclipse to cross America coast-to-coast in 99 years. In addition to those who live in the “path of totality,” which includes a large part of the Kansas City region, up to 7 million people nationwide are expected to travel to see the eclipse.

 

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.