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Press Release -- Alcohol Sales Enforcement July 2019

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Lee’s Summit, Mo. – On Saturday, July 20th, the Lee’s Summit Police Department conducted a liquor control “sting” operation within the city. The operation targeted retail establishments responsible for following municipal and state law regarding the sale of alcohol to minors.  A total of 21 retail locations were checked, with only one clerk/server being cited for an illegal sale. During the operation an underage decoy will enter...

August No-Tax-Increase Bond Issue to Fund Public Safety Improvements

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On Aug. 6, 2019, Lee’s Summit voters will be asked to consider a $19,475,000 no-tax-increase bond question to fund various public safety initiatives. The general obligation bonds would fund the construction of two new fire stations and purchase of fire apparatus; police body-worn cameras and in-car audio and video recording systems; Police/Court facility renovations; and network infrastructure. This ballot question would not raise taxes, but authorizes the...

Southwest Hook Road Lane Closure Switch Set for July 24

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The eastbound lane of Southwest Hook Road from Southwest Arthur Drive to Southwest Ward Road is set to reopen on July 24 and the westbound lane will temporarily close for approximately eight weeks, weather permitting. The detour route is Southwest Ward Road, M-150 Highway and Horridge Road. Local access only will be allowed westbound on Southwest Hook Road between Southwest Arthur Drive and Horridge Road. The work is necessary as part of the Hook Road Shoulders...

Funds Available for Minor Home Repairs in Lee’s Summit

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The City of Lee’s Summit is helping low- and moderate-income residents repair their homes. The City is accepting applications now through Aug. 30 for its Minor Home Repair Program, which awards up to $10,000 to qualified residents for certain home repairs and up to $3,000 for private sanitary sewer improvements. The City has reserved $99,000 in funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant....

Chip Moxley Selected for Civic Leadership Award

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Chip Moxley will be honored with the Missouri Municipal League West Gate Division Civic Leadership Award on July 25 at 6 p.m. at the Longview Mansion, 1200 SW Longview Park Dr. This award recognizes the exceptional contributions of business and civic leaders in developing stronger cities. Moxley was selected for the award by Lee’s Summit Mayor Bill Baird. “Chip is an incredible ambassador for Lee’s Summit and his continued commitment to improving...
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