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Lee’s Summit City Council to Hold a Special Session on Dec. 13

The Lee’s Summit City Council will hold a special session on Dec. 13 at 4 p.m. to consider a resolution in response to a pending decision regarding a mask mandate by the Jackson County Legislature. If Resolution No. 21-28 is adopted by the City Council, the city manager will be advised to not assign designated resources to support the Jackson County mask mandate.

The Jackson County Legislature will meet on Dec. 13 at 10 a.m., to consider Resolution 20844 approving the issuance of a county mask mandate order in response to existing COVID-19 conditions.

“Our citizens have been subject to the decisions of Jackson County when it has pertained to social distancing, wearing masks and capacity limits. Our citizens can make independent decisions to protect themselves and their families. We are at a point where vaccines are available to our eligible population, personal protection is easily available, and COVID testing is offered on a frequent basis,” said Mayor Baird.

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City Crews Preparing for Chance of Snow Thurs., Feb. 9

City Crews Preparing for Chance of Snow Thurs., Feb. 9

The City has a small crew scheduled to report at 3 a.m. Thurs., Feb. 9, to monitor conditions and treat streets with salt as needed due to the potential for snow. Temperatures will hover around freezing which may cause slick conditions. Drivers should use caution during the Thursday morning commute, especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses. The City will continue to monitor the weather forecast and will update its response as needed.
City Crews Prepared for Potential Winter Weather This Weekend

City Crews Prepared for Potential Winter Weather This Weekend

The City’s crews are prepared for potential winter weather beginning in the evening on Sat., Jan. 28, and continuing overnight into Sun., Jan. 29. The chances are very low at this time but the City’s crews have prepared trucks and equipment and will be called out if necessary. The City will continue to monitor the weather forecast and update its response as needed.

 

City Crews Completed Treating Streets Today, Jan. 25

City Crews Completed Treating Streets Today, Jan. 25

The City’s crews treated streets with salt overnight, and completed treating all streets by 3:30 p.m. today, Wed., Jan. 25. Pavement temperatures warmed throughout the day which helped the melting process. As pavement temperatures drop below freezing overnight into Thurs., Jan. 26, some streets may have slick spots due to re-freezing. Drivers should continue to use caution, especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses.

 

City Crews Preparing for Snow Tonight, Tues., Jan. 24, and Overnight Into Wed., Jan. 25

City Crews Preparing for Snow Tonight, Tues., Jan. 24, and Overnight Into Wed., Jan. 25

The City’s crews are preparing for more winter weather as a wintery mix is expected to move in tonight, Tues., Jan. 24, and then change to snow overnight into Wed., Jan. 25. Crews are scheduled to report at 7 p.m. tonight to begin treating streets with salt and plowing as needed, and are currently scheduled to work through Fri., Jan. 27, if plowing is necessary. Drivers should use caution during the Wednesday morning commute, especially on elevated surfaces...
City Crews Treating Streets This Morning, Sunday, Jan. 22

City Crews Treating Streets This Morning, Sunday, Jan. 22

The City’s crews worked overnight into Sun., Jan. 22, to treat streets with salt, and expect to be complete by 11 a.m. Drivers should continue to use caution, especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses, until pavement temperatures rise above freezing later this morning.

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