Developers asked Lee’s Summit City Council to create a community improvement district to develop a piece of the Summit Orchards area. The proposal would add a 1 percent tax on sales within the proposed development for 25 years.
The Lee’s Summit City Council is considering a plan drafted by Mayor Bill Baird to increase pay for city employees. It proposes to pay for the raises with new revenue from increased taxes and fees and cuts to spending on city operations.
News from Lee’s Summit, Mo., schools: Summit Technology Academy’s BattleBOTS squad is going to national competition. Lee’s Summit R-7 Before- and After-School Services program honored. Summit Christian Academy vocalists earn gold medals.
“Battle for Blood” in Lee’s Summit brought together the fire and police departments and community members to donate blood to the Community Blood Center on May 7, 2018. The police department won the competition to donate the most units.
Well into her college career, Lee’s Summit High School graduate Paige Shoemaker found a way to create a community garden that has become a place of learning and peace for special education students in her former school district.
Lee’s Summit’s LAND3 Studio has landed the landscape design project for Kansas City International Airport’s $1 billion new terminal project. Team will create the exterior, interior and roof design package for the colossal development.