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Dylan Eppert Named City of Lee’s Summit Employee of the Year

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The City of Lee’s Summit recognized Dylan Eppert as the City’s 2018 Employee of the Year during an annual employee meeting Dec. 20. Eppert is a neighborhood services officer for Development Services. As a neighborhood services officer, Eppert is responsible for enforcing the City’s codes. His job involves frequent resident interaction and his dedication to ensuring each of these interactions is courteous and professional is what sets him apart....

Community Development Block Grant Application Period Begins Jan. 7, 2019

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The City of Lee’s Summit will be accepting applications for funding for the 2019-20 Community Development Block Grant program from qualified agencies Jan. 7, 2019 through Feb. 8, 2019. The grant funds are provided to the City annually by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to meet the needs of low-to-moderate income individuals and families, address slum or blight, and meet urgent needs. Application forms and information will be available on...

Overnight Fire Damages Duplex

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On Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, at 3:04 a.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 500 Block of NE Fernwood Circle. The resident of the involved duplex came home from work and was met by heavy smoke as they tried to open the front door. They went to the neighbor’s unit to alert them to the fire and have had them call 911 and report a person still inside. The person still inside the duplex had been asleep in a bedroom...

Longview Community Center to Open on December 17

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The Longview Community Center will open to patrons on December 17, 2018. Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation purchased the community center from MCC-Longview this summer and has since invested approximately $1.6 million to renovate the facility. "LSPR is excited to add the Longview facility to our award-winning and accredited agency," Joe Snook, LSPR Administrator said. "Longview Community Center will be a great complement to the Legacy Park...

City Seeks Input on Comprehensive Land Use Designations

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The City of Lee’s Summit is holding an open house Dec. 10 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Gamber Community Center to receive public feedback on proposed land use designations for the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Gamber Community Center is located at 4 SE Independence Ave. The City’s Comprehensive Plan is used as a guide for short-term and long-term land development, public infrastructure improvement needs, and public facility and service provisions....

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