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The City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri is a thriving, progressive community located 16 miles southeast of downtown Kansas City. With a population of more than 100,300, Lee’s Summit enjoys the many attributes of a significant suburb within a major metropolitan area while still maintaining a small-town feel. Complemented by a growing business community and superior quality of life amenities, Lee’s Summit has become one of the largest cities in Missouri. Recognized four times by Money magazine as one of the “100 Best Places to Live,” Lee’s Summit boasts an award-winning school system and holds national accreditations for its Parks and Recreation, Fire, Police and Public Works services.


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City Communications: or 816.969.1014
Police: 816.969.1707
Fire: 816.969.7407
Parks & Recreation: 816.969.1505