Jackson County's Phase 2.5 Recovery Plan which provides guidelines for reopening is now in effect. Stay up to date on Phase 2.5 guidelines and local information at cityofLS.net/coronavirus.

Search Press Releases

Press Release Archive

Press Releases

  |   Views: 5320
  |   Categories: Public Works Press Releases

Big Truck and Equipment Show at Lee’s Summit City Hall

Big Truck and Equipment Show at Lee’s Summit City Hall

The City of Lee’s Summit is inviting the community to come out and take part in the Big Truck and Equipment Show on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at City Hall, 220 SE Green St. This free family-friendly event is a chance to explore some of the City’s biggest pieces of equipment.

There will be no shortage of items to enjoy, for both kids and adults. Public Works will have its snow plows, street sweeper and various other pieces of equipment on display. Water Utilities will bring out trucks used for a number of jobs, including trucks used for visual inspections, excavations and repairs. Fire Headquarters will also open its doors to the public, allowing everyone to explore the different fire trucks. And Lee’s Summit Police will be out, showing off its bomb squad vehicle.

Families can take part in an array of activities throughout the day, from face painting to demonstrations of the big trucks and equipment. Parking is available in the public parking garage, located at the corner of Second Street and Green Street.

The Big Truck and Equipment Show is an opportunity to learn about the equipment the City uses to provide important everyday services to residents. The event is hosted by Public Works and Water Utilities.

For more information about the event, contact Public Works at 816-969-1800 or email publicworks@cityofLS.net.

Print

Latest Press Releases

Closed Bedroom Door Gives Time To Escape Fire
Closed Bedroom Door Gives Time To Escape Fire

Closed Bedroom Door Gives Time To Escape Fire

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO— On Thursday, September 17, 2020, at 3:30 a.m. the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 1200 Block of NE Country Lane. The occupant was awakened by the smoke alarms. The closed bedroom door kept out the heat and smoke that blocked his escape down the hallway. The occupant was able to get out of the house from a bedroom window and go to a neighbor’s house and have them call 911. When the...
Outdoor Warning Siren Test on Friday, September 18, 2020
Outdoor Warning Siren Test on Friday, September 18, 2020

Outdoor Warning Siren Test on Friday, September 18, 2020

The City of Lee’s Summit will test its Outdoor Warning Sirens on Friday, September 18, at 11:00 a.m., weather permitting. Due to recent maintenance and radio system upgrades, it is necessary to test the system on a day other than the first Wednesday of the month at 11:00 a.m.

City Accepting Applications from Local Nonprofit Agencies for Coronavirus Relief Funding

City Accepting Applications from Local Nonprofit Agencies for Coronavirus Relief Funding

The City of Lee’s Summit will begin accepting applications from qualified nonprofit agencies Aug. 27 for Coronavirus Relief Funds. The goal of the Coronavirus Relief Fund is to promote recovery by funding programs and services that support the needs of those impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency. The deadline to submit an application is 5 p.m. on Sept. 8. The funding received must be used for necessary expenditures due to COVID-19, which were not...
Wyatt and Crystal Durgan Named Citizens of the Year
Wyatt and Crystal Durgan Named Citizens of the Year

Wyatt and Crystal Durgan Named Citizens of the Year

Lee’s Summit Mayor Bill Baird has selected Wyatt and Crystal Durgan as the 2020 Citizen of the Year recipients for their unwavering devotion to the improvement of students’ lives in Lee’s Summit, providing them with the tools for future success. They will be honored at the Truman Heartland Community Foundation’s Toast to Our Towns Gala on Sept. 26. Wyatt and Crystal Durgan have made an unforgettable mark on the Lee’s Summit community,...
Lee’s Summit Seeks Public Input on Comprehensive Plan

Lee’s Summit Seeks Public Input on Comprehensive Plan

The City of Lee’s Summit is seeking public feedback as it reviews and updates its comprehensive plan, which will guide development for the next 20 years. There are two online surveys available at IgniteOurFuture.net, where stakeholders can offer their vision for the City and reflect on what a high quality of life will mean for future generations in Lee’s Summit. The Ignite Comprehensive Plan serves as the basis for economic development, quality...
1345Last