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City of Lee’s Summit Asks for Public Input on Fair Housing

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The City of Lee’s Summit will be conducting a public survey from May 15 through June 30 to help the City better understand the issues related to housing, housing choice and overall quality of life of its citizens, particularly those of low-to-moderate income and of protected class, in order to draft future goals and policies to address identified impediments to fair housing choice. Residents, developers/builders and mortgage lenders are all invited to share...

U.S. Highway 50/Route 291 Interchange Opens

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$16 million “diverge-about” project touted as key to safety, traffic flow and economic growth

The City of Lee’s Summit and its project partners celebrated the official opening of a new $16 million interchange at U.S. 50 and Route 291 South with a ceremonial ribbon cutting on Friday, May 11. The project reconstructed the 40-year-old Route 291 overpass into a diverging diamond design, added a roundabout at Blue Parkway and Jefferson Street, and realigned Oldham Parkway.

Lee’s Summit Police and Fire Departments Battle for Blood Donations

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Lee’s Summit Police and Fire Departments are joining forces with the Community Blood Center for the second annual ‘Battle for Blood’ competition on Monday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The public safety agencies will be competing to see who can collect the most blood donations and claim bragging rights for the next year. The event will be held at City Hall, 220 SE Green St., on the second floor in the Howard Conference Room. The public is invited...

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