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LSFD Releases 2018-2023 Strategic Plan

The Lee’s Summit Fire Department is pleased to announce the release of the 2018-2023 Lee's Summit Fire Department Strategic Plan. This community –driven document is based on community and membership input designed to provide long-term direction and focus to the organization. The external and internal stakeholders’ groups did an outstanding job revisiting the Department’s foundation (Mission, Values, and Vision) and setting forth a continuous improvement plan for the future that is justifiable and sustainable.

Thank you to everyone that participated in this process.

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Groundbreaking Event for Lee’s Summit Fire Station #3
Groundbreaking Event for Lee’s Summit Fire Station #3

Groundbreaking Event for Lee’s Summit Fire Station #3

The City of Lee’s Summit and the Lee’s Summit Fire Department will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. to celebrate the upcoming construction of a new Fire Station #3. The ceremony is open to the public and will be held at 2020 NW O’Brien Road.  Site work will begin in the next few weeks and construction of the 16,000-square-foot station will begin once that is substantially complete. The new facility will be located north of...
City of Lee’s Summit Named Leader in Digital Technology
City of Lee’s Summit Named Leader in Digital Technology

City of Lee’s Summit Named Leader in Digital Technology

The City of Lee’s Summit has been recognized as a leader in digital technology by the Center for Digital Government. Lee’s Summit ranked second in the 2018 Digital Cities Survey among cities with a population of 75,000 to 124,999 for its ability to use technology to boost transparency, realize efficiencies and improve the citizen experience. It’s the fifth time Lee’s Summit has placed in the top 10 in the 75,000 to 124,999...
City Crews Preparing for Winter Weather Season

City Crews Preparing for Winter Weather Season

The City of Lee’s Summit will hold a snow dry run Nov. 7 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to allow crews to prepare for the upcoming 2018-2019 winter weather season. City crews will be testing equipment and running snow routes. The purpose of the dry run is to ensure all equipment is working properly and that drivers are familiar with snow routes, which is critical to the City’s snow and ice control operations. Although there is a chance of snow in the...
LSFD Assists National Association of Pupil Transportation with Burning Bus Demonstration
LSFD Assists National Association of Pupil Transportation with Burning Bus Demonstration

LSFD Assists National Association of Pupil Transportation with Burning Bus Demonstration

This past Saturday the Lee’s Summit Fire Department partnered with the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) and the Lee’s Summit R7 School District to demonstrate how quickly smoke and fire can engulf a school bus, and how long can it take to evacuate a student-filled bus, with or without seat belts involved. Nearly 300 NAPTconference attendees were on hand at Lee’s Summit Fire Station #7 to witness the demonstration. In order...
City of Lee’s Summit Announces New Finance Director
City of Lee’s Summit Announces New Finance Director

City of Lee’s Summit Announces New Finance Director

The City of Lee’s Summit is pleased to announce Bette Wordelman has been named the City’s director of finance. Wordelman will direct and supervise the financial operation and reporting of all municipal funds including budget, audit, cash management, debt management and utility rate structure in compliance with generally accepted accounting...
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