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  • Plan a safer cookout
    The Lenexa Fire Department doesn't want to crash your party for an emergency. Instead, they have some safety tips for before, during and after your summer cookouts....
  • Have a fun-filled summer in Lenexa
    We have your summer bucket list covered. Check out 25 mostly free things to do. ...
  • Lenexa improves pay, benefits to attract talent
    Like many other organizations, the City of Lenexa has found it difficult to attract and retain staff over the last few years. New enhancements to pay and benefits are designed to bring in great new employees an...
  • Considering a new patio or sidewalk? Think outside the (concrete) box.
    Permeable surfaces are becoming increasingly popular, and it’s easy to see why. They allow you to create unique, eye-catching designs that fit naturally into the landscape and are an excellent way to protect wa...
  • Firepit safety and burning 101
    Whether you’re looking forward evenings around the firepit or planning spring yard cleanup, being safe and knowing when you need a burn permit is essential. ...
  • Hunger doesn’t take a summer break
    During May, Lenexa’s We Care Committee will collect nonperishable meals and snacks to help fill the hunger gap for kids and families this summer....
  • Own a firearm? Remember these safety rules
    The negligent handling of firearms can lead to serious injury or even death. If you have firearms in your home, remember these basic safety rules from the Lenexa Police Department....
  • Starting a home improvement project?
    Each May, we celebrate Building Safety Month. Getting a building permit is one of the best ways you can keep yourself, others and your property safe during and after a project....
  • Ward boundaries slightly altered
    The City Council passed an ordinance on April 19, 2022, which slightly changes Lenexa’s ward boundaries to ensure the city’s population remains relatively balanced among its four city council wards. Less than 1...
  • Simple summer maintenance tips
    Get your home in shape before the summer heat. Maintaining and inspecting your home’s exterior can keep yourself and others safe, save you from costly repairs and avoid common City Code violations, which are in...
  • New vendors join Farmers Market
    We are excited to welcome eight new vendors to the Lenexa Farmers Market for the 2022 season, with more to come. Here are the products we're adding. ...
  • Have a home-based business?
    If you’re running a business out of your home, you must have a Home Occupation License. These help ensure that residential homes are primarily used as a dwelling....
  • Nate Blum Named Chief Financial Officer
    Lenexa City Manager Beccy Yocham announced today that Nate Blum has been appointed Lenexa’s new Chief Financial Officer. This position is a member of the city manager’s senior management team and is responsible...
  • Are you ready for summer sign-ups?
    Registration opens April 1 for a variety of Lenexa Parks & Recreation events and activities. We’ve got ideas for how to fill your family's summer and early fall calendar....
  • Future Development: Issues and Opportunities
    Looking closely at the next 25 of years in development, you’ll find both heady challenges and exciting chances to make Lenexa an even more welcoming, high-quality community. ...
  • Hearts on parade in Lenexa
    Lenexa is hosting giant fiberglass hearts through May as part of the Parade of Hearts public art and philanthropic project....
  • Fast Flood Facts
    Before spring rainstorms arrive, think ahead about to prevent flood risks in your home, in your yard or on the road. ...
  • It's Road Work Season
    As temperatures grow warm enough to place asphalt, you can expect to see road construction projects heating up around Lenexa....