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The Burning of Leaves and Yard Waste is Prohibited

The Burning of Leaves and Yard Waste is Prohibited

Reminding everyone the open burning of yard waste is prohibited. Including burning leaves in portable patio fireplaces or pits.

Due to the ongoing drought conditions, all open burning permits issued in the City of Lee's Summit remain suspended, and it is not recommended to use any other outdoor open-flame appliances.

Please keep everyone safe!

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Electrical Fire Involving a Space Heater Damages Home
Electrical Fire Involving a Space Heater Damages Home

Electrical Fire Involving a Space Heater Damages Home

On Wednesday, November 22, 2023, at 3:49 a.m., the Lee's Summit Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 1400 Block of SW Jefferson. The occupants called 911 after waking up to a popping noise and discovered smoke and fire in the living room. When the fire department arrived, smoke was visible from the front door of a one-story, single-family residence. The occupants and dog were outside.  Firefighters entered the building and quickly...
Lee’s Summit City Hall Accepting Jackson County Tax Payments

Lee’s Summit City Hall Accepting Jackson County Tax Payments

Lee’s Summit City Hall is accepting Jackson County property, business and real estate tax bill payments. Payments can be made at Treasury, located in the lobby of City Hall, 220 SE Green St. Treasury is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday with extended hours of 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 27-29. Taxpayers may also place bill payments in one of the City’s drop boxes, located in the vestibule of the north entrance to City Hall or in the alley...
Truck 3 In Service at Fire Station No. 3
Truck 3 In Service at Fire Station No. 3

Truck 3 In Service at Fire Station No. 3

The Lee’s Summit Fire Department proudly announces that Truck 3 went into service November 11 at Fire Station No. 3 as the second staffed fire apparatus in the station with Pumper 3, Med 3, and Chief 102, and is the first addition of a fire truck and crew since 2006. The ladder truck is an expansion apparatus approved through the 2019 No Tax Increase Bond Issue, along with the twelve personnel to staff it approved in the 2022 Public Safety Sales Tax initiative....
City of Lee’s Summit Launches New Alert System for Residents
City of Lee’s Summit Launches New Alert System for Residents

City of Lee’s Summit Launches New Alert System for Residents

The City of Lee’s Summit is excited to launch LS Aware, a free alert system designed to keep residents and businesses informed of emergencies and certain non-emergency events. The City can quickly send messages via phones, text, email and more, depending on the preferences set up by the user. The public is encouraged to sign up at LSaware.net LS Aware will be used to communicate emergency notifications that involve immediate or pending threats to public...
Lee’s Summit Snowplow Naming Contest Accepting Submissions
Lee’s Summit Snowplow Naming Contest Accepting Submissions

Lee’s Summit Snowplow Naming Contest Accepting Submissions

The City of Lee’s Summit Public Works Department is inviting the community to participate in its first Snowplow Naming Contest. Residents can submit their unique and creative names for the City’s snowplows online at cityofLS.net/snowplow through Nov. 7. Winning entries will be announced Nov. 20 on the City’s social media and website. The new names will be placed on the City’s snow removal equipment that is in service during the upcoming...
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