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The Burning of Leaves and Yard Waste is Prohibited

The Burning of Leaves and Yard Waste is Prohibited

Reminding everyone the open burning of yard waste is prohibited. Including burning leaves in portable patio fireplaces or pits.

Due to the ongoing drought conditions, all open burning permits issued in the City of Lee's Summit remain suspended, and it is not recommended to use any other outdoor open-flame appliances.

Please keep everyone safe!

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Recruitment Open House
Recruitment Open House

Recruitment Open House

The Lee's Summit Fire Department will host a Recruiting Open House to provide an opportunity for anyone interested in a rewarding career with the Lee's Summit Fire Department to ask questions and fill out an application. LSFD is seeking qualified applicants for Fire and EMS dispatcher, firefighter/paramedic, and firefighter/EMT positions. DATE:                July 20, 2024    WHERE:     ...
Lee’s Summit Blood Drive for Hospital Patients
Lee’s Summit Blood Drive for Hospital Patients

Lee’s Summit Blood Drive for Hospital Patients

In partnership with the Community Blood Center, the City of Lee's Summit will host a blood drive on Monday, July 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the City’s Maintenance Facility located at 1971 SE Hamblen Road. The Community Blood Center is offering Royals t-shirts to donors while supplies last. The Community Blood Center says now more than ever is the time to donate. About 600 units of blood are needed daily to meet the needs of area hospital patients. As...
Dave Eames Named Citizen of the Year
Dave Eames Named Citizen of the Year

Dave Eames Named Citizen of the Year

The City of Lee’s Summit and Mayor Bill Baird are proud to name Dave Eames as the 2024 Citizen of the Year. Eames was chosen for his decades of service to Lee’s Summit through business and volunteerism and the positivity he brings to the Lee’s Summit community. In September he will be honored at the Truman Heartland Community Foundation’s Annual Citizens Reception and its Toast to Our Towns Gala.

Fireworks in Lee's Summit
Fireworks in Lee's Summit

Fireworks in Lee's Summit

If your Independence Day celebration plans include fireworks, remember to use them responsibly and follow local regulations and safety guidelines. For 2023, The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) received reports of eight deaths and an estimated 9,700 injuries involving fireworks. Out of the eight deaths, five were from firework misuse, two were from a device malfunction, and one involved unknown circumstances. In addition to injuries, there is an...
Procession for Captain Gene Martin
Procession for Captain Gene Martin

Procession for Captain Gene Martin

Captain Gene Martin's funeral service on June 20, 2024, will be followed by a procession to the cemetery between 12 PM and 1:30 PM. Below is a map link and directions to the cemetery that will pass by Lee's Summit Fire Station No.5 and Fire Headquarters. Anyone wishing to pay respects along the road is encouraged to do so along SE Douglas Street, but please do not park on the procession route. The procession route is as follows: From Holy Spirit Catholic...
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