The Lee's Summit Beautification Commission

The Lee's Summit Beautification Commission is a volunteer organization within the Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation Department. The Commission is dedicated to enhancing the overall appearance, environmental awareness and livability of Lee's Summit.

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The Beautification Commission meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at City Hall in the Strother Room.

Lee's Summit Landscape Contest 2017

Download a registration form by clicking here.

Sweep the Summit 2017

Saturday, April 22

Citizens are invited to participate in the annual Sweep The Summit cleanup day on Saturday, April 22.  The three Lee's Summit High Schools will be cleaning up Lea McKeighan South Park, Lowenstein Park, and Harris Park. Others may join them or clean up your neighborhood park, street, or common areas.  We will start at 9:30 a.m. and end around Noon.  All will gather at Harris Park for a pizza lunch and awards! 

Congrats to our 2016 Landscape Winners!

The Beautification Commission would like to thank all the entries in the 14th Annual Lee’s Summit Landscape Contest.  Commission members judged the entries on June 20-21 and were impressed all the efforts to beautify property, neighborhoods, and City of Lee’s Summit!

The commission recognized each participant who submitted an entry and presented awards to the place winners in each category at the Lee’s Summit City Council Meeting on September 3. The participants then took part in a reception following the presentation. The 2015 Landscape Contest results are listed below, pictured are the first place winners.

1. Roberta Prudden- Raintree Lake
2. Kim Naylor - Bent Tree Bluffs
3. Larry Crisp - St.Andrews/Lakewood

Back Yard
1. Ruth Charpie
2. Carol Quinn
3. Sue & Don Forbes
Honorable Mention: Kurt & Eileen Fratzke, Pat & Ji Henseik

1. Lynn Canning
2. Darlene Barnard
3. Constanza Savysky

Front Yard
1. Ileasha Matthews/Jack & Sherri Comfort
2. Wayne & Debbie Busse
3. Rita Duvall
Honorable Mention: Greg & Jodelle Burwell, Pam Lilly

Water Garden
1. Kay Morris
2. Linda Cline
3. Anne Rose Mumm

Creative Garden
1. Kelly & Dave Eames
2. Jim Schultz
3. Jo Nelson

Before & After
1. Freya Flick
2. Sally Winship
3. Meagan Ingold

Get Involved!


A beautification program sponsored by the Lee’s Summit Beautification Commission. A “Spot” can be your neighborhood, schoolyard, a vacant lot, a traffic circle or any Spot that you are interested in beautifying. Anyone is invited to Adopt-A-Spot including individuals, families, youth groups, faith communities, school clubs, and businesses, to name a few.

For more information on how to get involved, contact us!

Contacts & Links

Gateway Master Plan

Gateway Master Planning Task Force was formed in 2007 consisting of community leaders, city staff, and business . Study was conducted by the LSBC to introduce concepts for gateway and community entry monumentation throughout Lee’s Summit. The final report and summary was completed in March 2008 and was endorsed by City Council, LS Arts Council, LS Beautification Commission, Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation Board, and Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce.

Commission Members

Kim Fritchie, Chairman Bruce Holiman
Laura Dawson, Secretary Charlotte Lea
Randy Cain Lila Raymond
Sarah DeBray Carol Rothwell
Tanya Forbes  
Lee's Summit Parks and Rec
  • Address: City Hall: 220 SE Green, Lee's Summit, MO 64063
  • Phone: 816-969-1500
  • FAX: 816-969-1515
Frequently Asked Questions
  • To get answers to frequently asked questions check out the Parks FAQ page
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