Search Press Releases

Press Release Archive

Press Releases

  |   Views: 506

Chip Moxley Selected for Civic Leadership Award

Chip Moxley Selected for Civic Leadership Award

Chip Moxley will be honored with the Missouri Municipal League West Gate Division Civic Leadership Award on July 25 at 6 p.m. at the Longview Mansion, 1200 SW Longview Park Dr. This award recognizes the exceptional contributions of business and civic leaders in developing stronger cities. Moxley was selected for the award by Lee’s Summit Mayor Bill Baird.

“Chip is an incredible ambassador for Lee’s Summit and his continued commitment to improving our City deserves to be recognized,” said Mayor Baird. “He is an example of the tremendous impact citizens can have by volunteering their time and energy to causes that make our City an amazing place to live.”

Moxley has been instrumental in driving change in the community, serving on various boards and promoting initiatives that enhance the quality of life of Lee’s Summit citizens.

Moxley serves on the Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council Executive Board; Saint Luke’s Foundation Board of Trustees; R-7 Business Roundtable; UMB Bank Kansas City Region Advisory Board; and is vice chair of the Velocity Board of Directors. He is the past president of the Lee’s Summit Educational Foundation and currently serves on its Advisory Board. He has also served on the executive boards of John Knox Village and Saint Luke’s East Hospital.

As co-chair of the Gateway Business Alliance, Moxley played a pivotal role in advocating for public funding of the $16 million U.S. Highway 50/Route 291 Highway Interchange. This transportation infrastructure project will be a driving force for increased economic growth and expansion south of U.S. 50.

The Missouri Municipal League is an independent, statewide, not-for-profit organization designed to strengthen Missouri cities through unity and cooperation. For more information, visit mocities.com.

Print

Latest Press Releases

City of Lee’s Summit Names New Fire Chief
City of Lee’s Summit Names New Fire Chief

City of Lee’s Summit Names New Fire Chief

The City of Lee’s Summit is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Snider as the City’s new fire chief. This selection follows the March 2019 retirement of Rick Poeschl.  The City conducted an extensive national search that resulted in over 48 well-qualified and exemplary applicants. Leading candidates participated in a highly competitive and comprehensive interview process, which included multiple panel interviews with stakeholders,...
Legacy Park Amphitheater Announces its Stellar Summer Season!

Legacy Park Amphitheater Announces its Stellar Summer Season!

Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation (LSPR) is pleased to announce its Stellar Summer Season at the Legacy Park Amphitheater (LPA). The lineup will include artists who have played in local, national, and international venues; free children’s events, concerts, and more from May through October. The season kickoff will begin with the annual “Celebration of the Arts” Friday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m. This community-wide, free event is a chance to...
NEWS RELEASE- Kitchen Fire Causes Extensive Damage
NEWS RELEASE- Kitchen Fire Causes Extensive Damage

NEWS RELEASE- Kitchen Fire Causes Extensive Damage

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO— On Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at 9:45 a.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 1811 NW Killarney Lane. The resident reported a fire in the kitchen that was spreading. The house was being evacuated, but the pets were still inside. When the fire department arrived, heavy smoke was visible from the roof of the one-story, single family residence. The resident was safe outside. The fire...
Press Release -- Alcohol Sales Enforcement July 2019

Press Release -- Alcohol Sales Enforcement July 2019

Lee’s Summit, Mo. – On Saturday, July 20th, the Lee’s Summit Police Department conducted a liquor control “sting” operation within the city. The operation targeted retail establishments responsible for following municipal and state law regarding the sale of alcohol to minors.  A total of 21 retail locations were checked, with only one clerk/server being cited for an illegal sale. During the operation an underage decoy will enter...
August No-Tax-Increase Bond Issue to Fund Public Safety Improvements

August No-Tax-Increase Bond Issue to Fund Public Safety Improvements

On Aug. 6, 2019, Lee’s Summit voters will be asked to consider a $19,475,000 no-tax-increase bond question to fund various public safety initiatives. The general obligation bonds would fund the construction of two new fire stations and purchase of fire apparatus; police body-worn cameras and in-car audio and video recording systems; Police/Court facility renovations; and network infrastructure. This ballot question would not raise taxes, but authorizes the...
1345Last