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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Application Period Begins

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Applications for funding for the 2018-19 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program will be accepted from January 16 through February 16, 2018.  The grant funds are provided to the City annually to meet the needs of low-to-moderate income individuals and families, to address slum or blight in Lee's Summit and to meet an urgent need (also known as the “Three National Objectives” of the CDBG Program). Application forms will be available at...

Lee’s Summit Businessman Bob Glaser Named ‘Hometown Hero’

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Bob Glaser, community development partner for CommunityAmerica, has been honored as a recipient of the Hometown Hero recognition – a campaign sponsored by the City of Lee’s Summit and 106.5 The WOLF to recognize community members who make a difference in the lives of others.  Glaser was nominated by Mike Maksin for his distinguished community service. A longtime resident of Lee’s Summit, Glaser has volunteered and provided leadership to...

Hometown Hero’ Campaign to Recognize Local Community Heroes

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The City of Lee’s Summit and 106.5 The WOLF are once again partnering to recognize local community members who make a difference in the lives of others with the 2018 Hometown Heroes campaign. Now through March 25, the campaign is an opportunity to salute an individual or group who go above and beyond towards making the community a better place to live. To nominate a Hometown Hero visit 106.5TheWOLF.com.  A local hero can be anyone, from a first...

Joe Snook is Appointed Administrator of Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation

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The Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Snook as the Administrator of Parks and Recreation effective January 27, 2018.  Snook, who has been with Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation for over sixteen years, has served as Interim Administrator of the department since the retirement of the previous Administrator, Tom Lovell, after 38 years of service.  Prior to serving as Interim...

Lee’s Summit recognized as a Community for All Ages

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The City of Lee’s Summit was recently named a “Community for All Ages,” which recognizes its work to become more age friendly. The recognition program encourages communities to respond positively to the rapid increase in the older adult population and to adopt policies and programs that make the region a great place for residents of all ages to live and age well. Lee’s Summit received a Bronze level recognition, which recognizes awareness...
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