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Lee’s Summit Airport Hosts Free Open House on June 22

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The City of Lee’s Summit is inviting the community to its Airport Open House on June 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport, 402 NE Leinweber Rd. This free family-friendly event allows the public to experience everything the airport has to offer and enjoy an up-close look at the various airplanes on display. There will be activities for kids, food vendors, informational booths and a flight demonstration by the KC Flight...

City of Lee’s Summit Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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Lee’s Summit Mayor Bill Baird will issue a proclamation on Tuesday, June 11, recognizing June 15, 2019, as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. On June 15, the sculpture in front of Lee’s Summit City Hall will be lit up in purple along with the fountains in Howard Station Park in downtown Lee’s Summit. Each year, hundreds of thousands of adults over the age of 60 are abused, neglected or financially exploited. The City of Lee’s Summit...

Basement Fire Damages Home

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LEE'S SUMMIT, MO — On Monday, June 10, 2019 at 3:53 p.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 800 Block of SE 13 Street. The occupant was awakened by the smoke alarms and found the house filling with smoke. After a brief attempt to fight the fire in the basement the occupant left the house and had a neighbor call 911. There were no other occupants in the house. The neighbor reported smoke coming from the...

Lee’s Summit District 1 Residents Invited to Open Forum

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Councilmembers Rob Binney and Diane Forte are inviting District 1 residents to take part in an open forum on June 20 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Water Utilities, 1200 SE Hamblen Rd. This event provides residents with an opportunity to talk with councilmembers and ask questions about City projects and services. Topics that will be covered include the August bond election, the City’s strategic plan, park improvements, citizen engagement tools and...

Section of Ward Road to Close June 17 for Water Main Work

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Northwest Ward Road from Chipman Road to Northwest Frances Road is scheduled to close on June 17 and remain closed for seven to ten days as work is done on the City’s water main.  The eastbound lane of Chipman Road will also be reduced to one lane from Ward Road to Donovan Road. Detours will be posted and are available via Donovan Road. All construction work is weather permitting. For more information, contact Public Works at 969-1800 or...