COVID-19 Information - Stay up to date on mask orders, guidelines, vaccine, testing and local information.

Search Press Releases

Press Release Archive

Press Releases

  |   Views: 2325

Lee’s Summit Accepting Community Development Block Grant Applications Beginning Jan. 4

The City of Lee’s Summit will begin accepting applications from qualified agencies for funding for the 2021-22 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program Jan. 4, 2021. The City receives annual grant funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to meet the needs of low-to-moderate income individuals and families, address slum or blight, and meet urgent needs.

Application information and forms will be available at cityofLS.net. Qualified agencies include public agencies and nonprofit organizations. For-profit organizations may also be eligible for consideration if the proposed programs or projects serve a public purpose and meet the national objectives, as well as the City’s CDBG Consolidated Plan objectives. Individuals are not eligible to apply. The program year begins July 1, 2021 and ends June 30, 2022.

Lee’s Summit is an Entitlement Community under the Community Development Block Grant program, which gives the City authority to administer the grant in our community. The City of Lee’s Summit was awarded $372,328 for the 2020-21 program year. The City’s 2021-22 grant funding has yet to be announced.

Applicants will present their proposals before the Community and Economic Development Committee (CEDC). The public will be notified ahead of the public hearing, where they will have the opportunity to provide feedback prior to the CEDC recommending a funding allocation plan to City Council.

Applications should be submitted to cdbg@cityofLS.net no later than 5 p.m. on Feb. 5, 2021. For questions regarding the application and/or eligibility requirements, please contact Development Services at 969-1200 or Sarah.Tilbury@cityofLS.net.

Print

Latest Press Releases

Garage Fire Heavily Damages Home
Garage Fire Heavily Damages Home

Garage Fire Heavily Damages Home

On Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 10:17 p.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 1100 Block of NE Noeleen Court. The occupant reported a fire in the garage and the house was being evacuated When the fire department arrived, the garage of the split-level, single-family home was heavily involved in fire and rapidly spreading up the front of the house to the floor above. The occupants of the house were safe...
Lee’s Summit Blood Drive July 19 & 20 to Help with Shortage
Lee’s Summit Blood Drive July 19 & 20 to Help with Shortage

Lee’s Summit Blood Drive July 19 & 20 to Help with Shortage

The City of Lee’s Summit, in partnership with the Community Blood Center, will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 19 and July 20 at the City’s Maintenance Facility, 1971 SE Hamblen Rd. All presenting donors will receive either a free Royals T-shirt or hat. The Community Blood Center recently announced a blood emergency. Its blood supply is critically low to meet the needs of hospitals in the Kansas City metropolitan area, with 3,500...
Lee’s Summit Fireworks Regulations for Fourth of July

Lee’s Summit Fireworks Regulations for Fourth of July

In the City of Lee’s Summit, residents with a fireworks permit may discharge approved fireworks on July 3 from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; July 4 from 10 a.m. to midnight; and July 5 from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. within city limits. A fireworks permit is free and can be obtained at City Hall, approved consumer fireworks tents or the City’s website. The City’s ordinance allows the possession and use of certain approved consumer fireworks (1.4G) within city...
Bob and Candy White Named Citizens of the Year
Bob and Candy White Named Citizens of the Year

Bob and Candy White Named Citizens of the Year

The City of Lee’s Summit is excited to announce Mayor Bill Baird has selected Bob and Candy White as the 2021 Citizen of the Year recipients for their commitment to strengthening the community through education and volunteer efforts. They will be honored at the Truman Heartland Community Foundation’s Toast to Our Towns Gala on Sept. 25. The Whites are actively engaged in a variety of activities and organizations that enhance Lee’s Summit. With...
Plumbing Work Ignites Wall

Plumbing Work Ignites Wall

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO—On Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 11:12 a.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 4300 block of SW Ward Road. The caller reported they were connecting pipe in a wall and set the insulation on fire. When the fire department arrived, smoke was visible from the outside of a two-story, single-family residence. The occupant was safe outside. Crews entered the structure and found moderate smoke...
245Last