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Council member Amy Slater stepping down
09/23/2017
After serving Lenexa for more than 18 years, Ward 3 Council Member Amy Slater has stepped down from her position. Slater, a lifelong resident of Lenexa, was first elected to her position in 1999. She served on the City Council through record development and population growth and saw the creation of Lenexa City Center from vision to reality This change creates a vacancy on the Lenexa City Council. If you live in Ward 3 and are interested in filling the vacancy to serve the remainder of Slater's term, which ends in January 2020, you can apply to be appointed to the position.
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Dispose of bulky items at Dumpster Days
09/19/2017
Need to get rid of bulky household items like furniture, appliances and electronic equipment that can't be included in regular trash collection? The spring Dumpster Days event for Lenexa residents will be held Saturday, April 8, and Sunday, April 9, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Bring your items to the Municipal Services Service Center at 7700 Cottonwood St., across from Mill Creek Elementary School. Fees will be charged at the gate based on the size of the load and the type of item.
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Elections
Fall general election is Nov. 7
09/18/2017
Lenexa residents will have the opportunity to vote for their representation on the Lenexa City Council in the fall general election on Nov. 7. One position on the Lenexa City Council is up for election in each ward this year.
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Being a Part of Team Lenexa
09/18/2017
City of Lenexa employees are dedicated to their jobs and strive to provide the best services possible to the residents and businesses in Lenexa. Our employees consistently talk about the culture of Lenexa and the numerous opportunities available to them. They exemplify our values of integrity, teamwork, service, dedication and caring.
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Drop-in activities and games free for Rec Center members
09/14/2017
Based on your feedback, we've recently made some changes to some of our popular weekly programs! Drop-in activities at the Lenexa Rec Center are now included in your Rec Center membership.
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Outdoor concerts continue at civic campus
09/13/2017
The Lenexa Outdoor Concert Series continue this fall with two concerts at the Lenexa civic campus.
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Buildings and roadway
Quivira Road Corridor Study
09/12/2017
Quivira Road is one of the busiest corridors in Lenexa, with thousands of vehicles passing through the area on a daily basis. We were recently awarded a grant to study Quivira Road from 79th to 99th Streets through the Mid-America Regional Council’s Planning Sustainable Places Program.
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bicycles parked on Lower Commons patio outside of Lenexa Public Market
‘Walk your wheels’ encourages bicyclist, pedestrian safety on new civic campus
09/12/2017
You may have heard that a new rule was established regulating bicycles, skateboards and roller skates in Lenexa. There seems to be some confusion about this issue, and we wanted to share the facts about the new regulation.
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Lenexa Public Market
Lenexa Public Market Opens Sept. 1
09/04/2017
The Lenexa Public Market is a unique new destination for locally made foods and goods. This dynamic indoor food hall and market offers area entrepreneurs an opportunity to launch or grow their businesses.
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September to Remember
Celebrate Lenexa City Center during September to Remember
08/31/2017
City staff is all moved in, the buildings are open, and we are ready to celebrate! Join us for a month-long celebration of the generational investment of the Lenexa civic campus, September to Remember. September to Remember highlights the variety of uses and activities available at the civic campus and at Lenexa City Center. City Center is a mixed-use neighborhood comprised of all four corners of 87th Street Parkway and Renner Boulevard. It features residential, commercial, retail, restaurant and civic components, including the Lenexa civic campus.
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PulsePoint app now available for use in Lenexa
08/23/2017
If you are trained in hands-only CPR, you now can be notified if you could be helpful in an emergency. Public safety agencies in the Kansas City region, including Lenexa, have launched PulsePoint, a life-saving smartphone app designed to help improve sudden cardiac arrest survival rates in our community.
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Paintbrush and paint swatches
Now accepting applications for Minor Home Repair Grant Program
08/14/2017
Does your home need exterior repairs? We're pleased to offer the Minor Home Repair Grant Program, which assists low-to-moderate-income residents with exterior repairs.
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Call 811 before ou dig
Call 811 before you dig
08/11/2017
Late summer and early fall are prime times to get home projects done, but you should remember to call 811 before doing any project requiring digging.
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The Kitchen at Lenexa Public Market with tables, chairs and an stove range
Take a cooking class at the Lenexa Public Market
08/09/2017
Love to play with your food? Try taking a cooking class in The Kitchen at the Lenexa Public Market. Our merchants aren’t open until Sept. 1, but our cooking classes are already underway.
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Firefighters receiving awary
Fire Department Earns Reaccreditation
07/27/2017
For the fourth consecutive time, the Lenexa Fire Department has been accredited by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) at today’s commission hearing in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Mosquito bite prevention
Simple steps to fight the bite
06/09/2017
The most important thing Lenexa residents can do to prevent the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses such as Zika, Chikungunya and West Nile virus infection is to mosquito-proof your home and wear insect repellant, according to the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment.
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Concept art of future pavilion at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park
New pavilion, improvements coming to Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park
06/02/2017
The heart of Lenexa’s most popular park will be abuzz with construction this summer as the only undeveloped piece of Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park undergoes sweeping improvements.
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Children playing on playground equipment
Explore Lenexa’s parks with Playground Passport
05/01/2017
Need a reason to get out and explore a new park? Grab the kids and take figure out the Playground Passport puzzle. It’s easy! Simply visit each of Lenexa’s 27 playgrounds, find the secret letter and number and complete the puzzle. You can participate in three ways:
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Rainout Line Notification Service
Lenexa's new activity notification line
04/03/2017
Rainout Line is our new notification system that allows you to instantly receive cancellations and notifications about events and programs and information about facility closures.
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Dilapidated home
Fund home repairs through Exterior Home Repair Program
03/27/2017
If you live in the Neighborhood Revitalization District and are planning home improvements, consider applying for an exterior grant reimbursement to help you make improvements to your home.
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