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City to Celebrate Animal Control “Gone Green” at Ribbon Cutting on July 11

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The community is invited to celebrate the completion of the Lee’s Summit Animal Control solar panel installation at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 11, at the Animal Control Facility, 1991 SE Hamblen Rd., Lee’s Summit, Mo. This project began as an idea from Lee’s Summit High School student, Zach Burton, who in 2016 was trying to think of a way to promote green energy in Lee’s Summit. After approaching City leaders and meeting with them over the...

City of Lee’s Summit Hires Leader for Human Resources

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The City of Lee’s Summit is pleased to announce Anita Dickey has joined the City as director of human resources on Monday, July 2. In this position, Dickey will provide leadership and strategic planning in the implementation of human resources programs, functions and activities to ensure alignment with the City’s mission and goals. Dickey has over 18 years of professional experience in the planning and execution of human resource related functions in...

Rod Handley Selected as 2018 Lee’s Summit Citizen of the Year

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Lee’s Summit Mayor Bill Baird has selected Rod Handley as the 2018 Citizen of the Year for his years of service and commitment to the community teaching the importance of character, integrity and accountability. He will be honored at the Missouri Municipal League’s Civic Leadership Banquet as well as during the Truman Heartland Community Foundation’s Annual Citizen’s Reception in August and their “Toast to Our Towns” Gala in...

Fun ‘n’ Flight at the Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport Open House on June 23

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The Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport invites the community to its Airport Open House from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 on the east side of the airport, 402 NE Leinweber Rd., Lee’s Summit, Mo. Admission is free to this family-friendly annual event. The Airport Open House offers a variety of activities for families and aviation enthusiasts, including aviation-related booths, static aircraft displays, food vendors, helicopter rides (for a fee), and...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Disposal of Trees, Limbs and Brush

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Will the City of Lee’s Summit be picking up trees, limbs and brush from the storm on Saturday, June 2, 2018?

Will the City of Lee’s Summit be picking up trees, limbs and brush from the storm on Saturday, June 2, 2018? No, the City of Lee’s Summit will not be picking up trees, limbs and brush. Crews only move trees, limbs and brush to the side of streets to keep traffic open; they do not remove it and dispose of it. Maintenance of trees and landscaping on private property or from private property are the responsibility of property owners. That includes trees in...