Search Press Releases

Press Release Archive

Press Releases

  |   Views: 17412

City Seeking Community Input During Strategic Planning Process

City Seeking Community Input During Strategic Planning Process

The City of Lee’s Summit is encouraging residents to play an integral role in developing a new community-wide strategic plan by attending one of two identical Community Conversations. The first Community Conversation will be held Feb. 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Pavilion at John Knox Village, 520 NW Murray Rd. The second will be held Feb. 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Lee’s Summit High School, 400 SE Blue Pkwy.

The Community Conversations will be interactive discussions, where residents are invited to share concerns, challenges, opportunities and aspirations for the City. Residents will be asked, “What kind of community do you want Lee’s Summit to become?” Register to attend the Feb. 27 Community Conversation: https://lsignite27.eventbrite.com. Register to attend the Feb. 28 Community Conversation: https://lsignite28.eventbrite.com.

“In order to ensure the best decision-making for our City moving forward, we need residents to get involved in the strategic planning process,” said Mayor Bill Baird. “We want to hear multiple viewpoints and understand what our residents value so we can develop a long-term vision that positions the City for continued success.”

Community engagement is a vital component of the strategic plan and the input provided will be key in developing needs, priorities, goals and strategies that will guide the City’s vision for the future.

For residents who cannot attend either of the Community Conversations, input and feedback can be provided online at LSignite.net beginning mid-February. For more information about the Community Conversations, contact Assistant City Manager Nick Edwards at 969-1015.

Print

Latest Press Releases

City of Lee’s Summit to Host RecycleFEST April 13

City of Lee’s Summit to Host RecycleFEST April 13

The City of Lee’s Summit will host a RecycleFEST April 13 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at City Hall, 220 SE Green St. This free event allows residents to recycle items, such as bicycles, athletic shoes, and cell phones, which are not typically collected through curbside recycling and would otherwise end up in a landfill. RecycleFEST collects materials that can be recycled and refurbished. Recycling reduces landfill waste, conserves natural resources, prevents...
Lee's Summit Fire Department Hosting Two Recruiting Open Houses
Lee's Summit Fire Department Hosting Two Recruiting Open Houses

Lee's Summit Fire Department Hosting Two Recruiting Open Houses

The Lee’s Summit Fire Department is seeking qualified applicants for the positions of Firefighter/EMT and Firefighter/Paramedic and will host two Open House events to provide an opportunity for anyone interested in a career with the Lee’s Summit Fire Department.   

 

Summit Ice Inaugural Season is Wrapping Up

Summit Ice Inaugural Season is Wrapping Up

Summit Ice will close on March 24, marking the end of its inaugural season. Throughout the season, over 13,300 patrons visited and skated at Summit Ice and participated in its offered activities and classes.  “Summit Ice had a very successful inaugural season,” Joe Snook, LSPR Administrator, said. “It was complete with the Stanley Cup experience at the end of February. After closing, staff will immediately begin work on transforming the ice...
Innovative Technology Used to Inspect Water Infrastructure in Lee’s Summit
Innovative Technology Used to Inspect Water Infrastructure in Lee’s Summit

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

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

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

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...
First333537Last