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Lenexa Receives Top Rating for Fire Protection
April 15, 2014
The City of Lenexa has achieved the distinction of having the top-rated fire-protection service in a five-state area.

Inaugural Lenexa Art Fair is May 10
April 10, 2014
The first Lenexa Art Fair will feature about 50 high-quality artists and more than a dozen wineries and craft breweries. Admission is free.

Lenexa City Clerk David Bryant Honored as Clerk of the Year
March 18, 2014
Lenexa City Clerk David Bryant received the 2014 Mildred Vance City Clerk/Finance Officer of the Year award.

Todd Pelham Joins Lenexa as Assistant City Administrator
March 11, 2014
Lenexa welcomes Todd Pelham as an Assistant City Administrator. He will be leading the Lenexa Civic Center project for the city.

Third Annual Lenexa Bridal Show is Sunday
Feb. 21, 2014
Plan your wedding in an intimate setting at the Third Annual Lenexa Bridal Show on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.

Mayor Michael Boehm highlights citizen survey at State of the City
Feb. 20, 2014
Lenexa Mayor Michael Boehm spoke to a crowd of nearly 200 on Feb. 19 at his annual State of the City address.


Lenexa will have increased traffic enforcement Feb. 27-March 7, 2014
Feb. 17, 2014
The Lenexa Police Department is one of several agencies participating in increased traffic enforcement around schools Feb. 27-March 7.


Lenexa is the first in metro to offer catalytic converter theft reduction program
Feb. 14, 2014
LPD is partnering with area businesses to help reduce the number of catalytic converter thefts in Lenexa.


Lenexa Municipal Court cancels 1:30 p.m. docket on Feb. 4, 2014
Feb. 3, 2014

Lenexa hosts Cupid's Gems Jewelry Show
Jan. 27, 2014
Cupid's Gems Jewelry Show will be held Saturday at Thompson barn. Free admission and parking is available.


Lenexa announces 2014 event schedule
Jan. 2, 2014
From the Cupid's Gems Jewelry Show in February to Sar-Ko Aglow in December, Lenexa hosts a variety of events for everyone.

Lenexa launches Snow Headquarters
Dec. 2, 2013

In anticipation of the winter season, the City of Lenexa has created a Snow Headquarters where residents can find information about the city's plowing operations.

Lighting ceremony planned at Sar-Ko Aglow
Nov. 18, 2013

Lenexa is bringing its lighting ceremony back in a whole new way. Community members are invited to join in on a historic tradition at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park on Dec. 6


Lenexa partners with area schools to paint snow plows
Oct. 23, 2013

Rosehill and Christa McAuliffe Elementary Schools have taken on the challenge of painting scenes on Lenexa's snow plows.


Lenexa Chili Challenge 2013 Media Kit
Oct. 1, 2013

View all the information you will need as a member of the media covering the 2013 Lenexa Chili Challenge.


Lenexa Artists' Show winners announced
Sept. 12, 2013

The winners of the annual Lenexa Artists' Show have been announced. The public is invited to view the show until Sept. 30.


Municipal Services Director named to APWA Board of Directors
Sept. 10, 2013

Chuck Williams, Director of Municipal Services in Lenexa, was named the Region VI Board Director for the American Public Works Association. 


Lenexa City Council approves Domain at City Center
Sept. 4, 2013

The Domain at City Center is the latest project approved for Lenexa City Center. It is a 2013-unit luxury apartment complex planned for the southwest corner of 87th Street & Renner Blvd.


The City of Lenexa has achieved the distinction of having the top-rated fire-protection service in a five-state area.