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Set Your Clocks Forward and Check Your Smoke Alarms

Set Your Clocks Forward and Check Your Smoke Alarms

Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 13 at 2 a.m. Set your clocks forward, and take the time to change the batteries in your smoke alarms. Smoke alarms have a lifespan of 10 years. So check the date on your alarms, and replace them if they are getting close or are over ten years old. Smoke alarms save lives, but only if they work!

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Lee’s Summit Blood Drive to Address Critical Shortage
Lee’s Summit Blood Drive to Address Critical Shortage

Lee’s Summit Blood Drive to Address Critical Shortage

In an effort to help address a critical blood shortage, the City of Lee’s Summit is partnering with the Community Blood Center to host a blood drive on Jan. 20 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Gamber Community Center, 4 SE Independence Ave. Donors will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies and results will be mailed within two weeks of the donation. If there is a positive result, the Community Blood Center says the plasma component of the donation may be processed...
Lee’s Summit Seeking Feedback on Stormwater Management

Lee’s Summit Seeking Feedback on Stormwater Management

The City of Lee’s Summit will host a public meeting from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Feb. 10 to solicit feedback on the City’s Stormwater Management Plan. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, those wishing to participate may attend the meeting virtually via Zoom.  The City is in the process of renewing its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit, which requires a Stormwater Management Plan. The NPDES permit program was created by the Clean...
Hotel Fire Extinguished By Automatic Fire Sprinkler System
Hotel Fire Extinguished By Automatic Fire Sprinkler System

Hotel Fire Extinguished By Automatic Fire Sprinkler System

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO – On Friday, January 1, 2021, at 2:46 p.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to reported structure fire at America’s Best Value Inn, 1020 SE Blue Parkway. The caller reported smoke in the first floor hallway, possibly coming from a meeting room. The hotel was being evacuated.   When the fire department arrived, there was nothing visible from the outside of the three-story hotel. Crews entered the building...
Portion of Southeast Green Street to Close Dec. 21
Portion of Southeast Green Street to Close Dec. 21

Portion of Southeast Green Street to Close Dec. 21

***UPDATE*** This closure will be extended until 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 24, to allow sufficient time for a concrete patch to cure before being opened to traffic. Southeast Green Street will be closed to through traffic between Southeast Fifth Street and Southeast Fourth Street from 8 a.m. on Dec. 21 until 5 p.m. on Dec. 23. The closure is necessary for stormwater pipe installation. The detour route is Southeast Fifth Street, to Southeast Douglas Street,...
Evening and Overnight Closures for Southwest Persels Road
Evening and Overnight Closures for Southwest Persels Road

Evening and Overnight Closures for Southwest Persels Road

***UPDATE*** The closure on Tuesday, Dec. 8, will begin at 6 p.m., and the work on Wed/Thurs Dec. 9-10 has been canceled. Evening and overnight closures are scheduled from Dec. 6 through Dec. 10 for Southwest Persels Road at Southwest Market Street. The roadway will be open to traffic during daytime hours. The construction work is necessary for a water main tie-in as part of the Jefferson Street Improvements project. Previously scheduled work...
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