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Public Opportunities to Help the City Shape Its Goals and Policies on Fair Housing

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The City of Lee’s Summit will be conducting an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI) in the next eighteen months, a federal mandate for the Entitlement Communities of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs. Community participation will be sought by the City to better understand the issues related to housing, housing choice and overall quality of life of its citizens in order to draft future goals and policies to...

Free Hands-Only™ CPR Training Feb. 10, 2018

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The Lee’s Summit Health Education Advisory Board (HEAB) is offering a free, Hands-Only™ CPR training on Sat., Feb. 10, at the Gamber Community Center, 4 SE Independence Ave., Lee’s Summit.  Volunteers experienced in teaching CPR will conduct the training which includes a brief video and hands on chest compression practice with the use of mannequins. Registration for Hands-Only™ CPR training is available...

Lee’s Summit Chaplain Kip Nelson ‘Hometown Hero’ Recipient

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Police Chaplain Kip Nelson of the Lee’s Summit Police Department is this week’s recipient of the Hometown Hero recognition – a campaign sponsored by the City of Lee’s Summit and 106.5 The WOLF which recognizes community members who make a difference in the lives of others.  Lee’s Summit Police Officer Ben Griffin nominated Nelson for his distinguished and dedicated community service. Griffin met Nelson shortly after he began...

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Application Period Begins

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Applications for funding for the 2018-19 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program will be accepted from January 16 through February 16, 2018.  The grant funds are provided to the City annually to meet the needs of low-to-moderate income individuals and families, to address slum or blight in Lee's Summit and to meet an urgent need (also known as the “Three National Objectives” of the CDBG Program). Application forms will be available at...

Lee’s Summit Businessman Bob Glaser Named ‘Hometown Hero’

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Bob Glaser, community development partner for CommunityAmerica, has been honored as a recipient of the Hometown Hero recognition – a campaign sponsored by the City of Lee’s Summit and 106.5 The WOLF to recognize community members who make a difference in the lives of others.  Glaser was nominated by Mike Maksin for his distinguished community service. A longtime resident of Lee’s Summit, Glaser has volunteered and provided leadership to...
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