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Legacy Park Amphitheater Announces Two Additional Free Concerts this Summer!

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Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation (LSPR) is pleased to announce two additional events coming to the Legacy Park Amphitheater (LPA). These two performances are free for the public to enjoy. On Friday, September 6 the 18th & Vine Jazz District Renaissance and Redevelopment Corporation presents “18th & Vine on the Road” with legendary Kansas City jazz artist Bobby Watson and The American Jazz Orchestra taking the stage at 7 p.m. On...

Dr. Jay Rapley Selected as 2019 Lee’s Summit Citizen of the Year

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Lee's Summit Mayor Bill Baird has selected Dr. Jay Rapley as the 2019 Citizen of the Year for his perseverance and strength when faced with extreme adversity, inspiring others with his story and helping those who have faced injury or trauma in their own lives. He will be honored at the Truman Heartland Community Foundation’s Annual Citizen’s Reception on Sept. 6 and at the Foundation’s Toast to Our Towns Gala on Sept. 28. Dr. Rapley is a...

NEWS RELEASE- Kitchen Fire Causes Extensive Damage

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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

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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

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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...