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Conrad Lamb to Retire as City of Lee’s Summit’s Finance Director

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Following a long and distinguished career of more than 36 years in public service, the City of Lee’s Summit announced today that Conrad Lamb will retire as director of finance effective  Oct. 18, 2018. Lamb joined the City of Lee’s Summit in 1982 as the assistant director of finance. He subsequently served as the department’s interim director and in 1985, was named director of finance. The City has received many honors and awards which are a...

Inspiring the Next Generation

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As the new school year begins, parents, teachers, administrators and students are feeling lucky to live in Lee’s Summit. The city offers a wide array of educational options. The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District is consistently ranked among the best school districts in the country. St. Michael the Archangel High School is entering its second school year; and The Missouri Innovation Campus is offering students exciting new opportunities that were not...

Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation Board Approves Contract to Purchase the Longview Recreation Center from Board of Trustees for the Metropolitan Community College of Kansas City, Missouri

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The Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation Board (LSPR) has approved a contract to purchase the Longview Recreation Center located on the Longview campus from the Board of Trustees for the Metropolitan Community College of Kansas City, Mo (MCC). In addition to the $4.1 million purchase price, LSPR plans to invest approximately $1.6 million to renovate the facility and update equipment to a comparable level as the Legacy Park Community Center. An anticipated...

Funds Available for Minor Home Repairs in Lee’s Summit

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The City of Lee’s Summit is helping low- and moderate-income residents fix up their homes. The City is accepting applications Aug. 13 through Oct. 5 for its Minor Home Repair Program, which awards up to $10,000 to qualified residents for certain home repairs and up to $3,000 for private sanitary sewer improvements. The City has reserved $146,000 in funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant....

Funds Available for First Time Homebuyers in Lee’s Summit

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The City of Lee’s Summit has set aside money to assist qualified residents who are looking to buy their first home. The City has reserved $34,200 of the 2018-2019 Community Development Block Grant allocations through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. These funds will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis until they run out. The City’s First Time Homebuyer Program provides up to $3,000 to an approved applicant. The money...
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