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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...

Section of Southwest Hook Road to Close on June 3

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The eastbound lane of Southwest Hook Road from Southwest Arthur Drive to Southwest Ward Road is set to close on June 3 and remain closed for approximately eight weeks as part of an improvement project. Crews will be constructing six-foot-wide paved shoulders along each side of Southwest Hook Road. Local traffic access only will be allowed eastbound on Southwest Hook Road between Horridge Road and Southwest Arthur Drive. Detours will be posted and are available via...

Lee’s Summit City Hall Hosts Ken Downs Exhibit “Visual Recollections”

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The City of Lee’s Summit will host a solo art exhibit featuring the work of Lee’s Summit artist Ken Downs May 28 through July 12 at City Hall, 220 SE Green St. The exhibit, “Visual Recollections,” will display a variety of Downs’ artwork depicting waterscapes, still life and figurative scenes.  Downs has quickly transitioned from a photographer into an award-winning artist, receiving numerous awards for his artwork. In his five...

Lee’s Summit Parks & Recreation was Awarded a TRIM Grant

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Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Beautification Commission, was awarded a TRIM Grant through the Missouri Department of Conservation on September 7, 2018 and the work needed to receive the grant was completed in April of 2019. The grant allowed for the completion of a tree inventory of 2000 trees in maintained areas within the parks.   "We are really pleased to have received this grant," Brooke Chestnut,...