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Innovative Technology Used to Inspect Water Infrastructure in Lee’s Summit

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The City of Lee’s Summit’s Water Utilities Department is taking a proactive approach to ensure the integrity of its pipeline infrastructure through the use of an innovative technology, known as PipeDiver. PipeDiver is a free-floating device, which will be used during a March 21 inspection to assess the condition of one of the City’s critical water transmission mains without interrupting water service to residents. The City is working with HDR...

Exhibit Showcasing Best of Missouri Hands on Display in Lee’s Summit

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The City of Lee’s Summit is hosting an exhibit at City Hall featuring 15 regional juried members from Best of Missouri Hands now through May 24. The exhibit showcases a dynamic range of 2D and 3D artwork including glass sculptures, fine art jewelry, photography, metalsmithing and woodworking as well as oil and acrylic paintings. This exhibit was developed to demonstrate the creativity and diversity of the artists and artisans of Missouri. Best of Missouri...

Statewide Tornado Drill Scheduled for March 5

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Severe Weather Awareness Week March 3-9

Someday the winter weather will stop and if Missouri weather holds true, within twenty four hours we will be in the midst of spring severe weather. If you’re going to live in Missouri you need to be prepared for anything! Severe Weather Awareness Week is set for March 3-9, 2019.  This campaign is intended to increase public awareness about severe weather and tornadoes. Of particular concern are the number of deaths due to flooding-particularly flash...

Specialist Rod Gravitt Retires

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After 36 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Lee's Summit, Specialist Rod Gravitt gave his final radio transmission from a fire truck on February 28. Please join the Lee's Summit Fire Department in congratulating Rod on his much deserved retirement. Thank you for your service!

City of Lee’s Summit Honored for Engineering Excellence

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The City of Lee’s Summit recently received recognition from the American Council of Engineering Companies for engineering excellence for a trio of innovative projects that have transformed the City’s infrastructure. The City received three Honor Awards at the 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards for improvements made to the Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport, the interchange at U.S. 50 and Route 291, and the interchange at U.S. 50 and Blackwell...