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Ward Road Set to Close for Road Improvements

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A section of Southwest Ward Road will close Jan. 23, and will remain closed until June 2019, as the City of Lee’s Summit makes road improvements. After this first phase of construction, additional closures of Ward Road will follow through September 2019. The closure will impact Southwest Ward Road from Southwest County Line Road to Southwest Raintree Parkway. The posted detour route for Ward Road is Gore Road, Prairie Lane, and County Line Road. Local access...

Large Tracts of Undeveloped Land in Lee’s Summit to be Master Planned

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In 2019, the City of Lee’s Summit will be working with Property Reserve, Inc. (PRI) to master plan 4,000 acres of undeveloped PRI property not previously available to the market. The land is in two large tracts located within the city limits.    Approximately 1,000 acres are situated east of Interstate 470, south of Woods Chapel Road and north of Colbern Road. This area is bisected by Todd George Road which runs parallel to I-470. The second parcel...

Lee’s Summit’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

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The City of Lee’s Summit will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at a free community-wide event Jan. 21, 2019 at 6 p.m. in The Pavilion at John Knox Village, 520 NW Murray Rd. The City’s Human Relations Commission organizes the event, which is now in its 22nd year. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Dream. Believe. Do.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was steadfast in his pursuit of civil rights, ultimately...

City Launches New Citizen Engagement Tool

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The City of Lee’s Summit has launched LS Connect, a platform that provides a quick and easy way for residents to report common non-emergency concerns as well as receive City news and information. Powered by SeeClickFix, LS Connect can be accessed from a smartphone or computer.   When reporting a concern, residents will be able to provide the City with a picture, location and specific details. Users can track the progress of their reported concern and...

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