Goal: Create a community that celebrates, welcomes and supports cultural, parks and recreational amenities.
Celebrate and preserve our historic resources.
Increase funding for projects and plans related to art, culture, festivals and celebrations.
Increase the percent of residents within 1/2 mile of a park.
Maintain the number of park acres per capita as the community grows.
Goal: Support a healthy, happy community by improving healthy lifestyle choices and opportunities.
Improve access to physical and mental healthcare services.
Improve overall health of the community.
Enhance public safety.
Increase number of people involved in community.
Goal: Enhance current educational opportunities and plan for future educational opportunities that support the City’s economic development.
Increase education level and number of residents participating in lifelong learning.
Goal: Maintain thriving, quality neighborhoods that connect a diversity of residents throughout the community.
Increase residential property values by neighborhood.
Increase the mix of affordable housing types for all ages and abilities.
Increase business activity by designing mutually supportive neighborhoods (housing+businesses).
Goal: Create and maintain a variety of housing options, styles and price ranges.
Preserve and protect existing housing stock.
Change overall housing mix to 65% Residential Category 1, 20% Residential Category 2, 15% Residential Category 3.
Goal: Build an adaptable framework for continued growth in a changing environment.
Diversify the Lee’s Summit economy.
Recruit and retain businesses.
Increase private sector investment in Lee’s Summit.
Maintain a diverse and valuable tax base.
Maintain a positive return on investment as the community grows so the community continues to enjoy the finest quality services and infrastructure.
Goal: Create a safe, efficient, accessible multimodal transportation network for all users.
Enhance safety, performance, efficiency and modal network access for all users.
Goal: Provide safe, convenient and accessible travel options in the parts of the City where a more balanced system is key to a high quality of life.
Reduce vehicular miles per household traveled annually.
Enhance connectivity within Lee’s Summit and to the region.
Improve access to all modes of transportation for all users.
Increase walking and biking for transportation and improved health.
Goal: Lee’s Summit’s transportation networks, for any mode or technology, will be connected, complete, resilient and adaptable to the future.
Integrate new technology and emerging mobility options without reducing safety, access and performance.
Goal: Sustain and enhance City services and facilities to protect a high quality of life.
Reduce facility costs while enhancing performance and sustainability.
Maintain high-quality service levels for existing and future customers.
Goal: Plan and build City services and infrastructure to promote quality growth and resiliency.
Maintain high-quality infrastructure that supports and entice quality growth and redevelopment.
Reduce maintenance costs while enhancing infrastructure performance and sustainability.
Goal: Increase disaster resiliency.
Reduce flood risk and damage to property.
Mitigate impacts from natural disasters.
Mitigate impacts from man-made disasters.
Goal: Appreciate, protect and enhance the natural environment to meet the community’s needs today without compromising the ability of future generations to live and prosper.
Minimize the impacts of climate change.
Protect air quality.
Protect water quality.
Preserve natural resources.
Reduce resource consumption and increase waste diversion.
Reduce land pollution.
Goal: Promote sustainable land use to meet the needs of the future.
Plan for purposeful growth, revitalization and redevelopment.
Protect the environment and meet the needs of the future