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End-of-year holiday hours for 2023
12/26/2023
In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, make sure you know when you can grab a meal, burn off some calories or do business at a City of Lenexa facility.
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Haul off your tree after the holidays
12/11/2023
Drop off your Christmas tree for free, or schedule a curbside pickup. Either way, your used decor will contribute to a good cause.
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Weigh in on the future of K-10
12/07/2023
If you drive, live or work along Kansas Highway 10, be sure to participate in a virtual public meeting that will help shape future improvements this important route.
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Lenexa Fun Cards make great gifts for any age
11/30/2023
Are you hunting for a stocking stuffer, last-minute or hassle-free present, or an experience-based gift? Consider a Lenexa Parks & Recreation Fun Card.
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Deck your halls carefully
11/27/2023
One-third of home decoration fires are caused by candles. If you can’t resist the flickering flame and aroma of a real candle, follow these safety tips.
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Give to a warmth tree this holiday season
11/17/2023
While you’re doing your holiday shopping, be sure to pick up some cool-weather accessories for our annual Warmth Trees donation drive.
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Avoid a fiery feast
11/09/2023
Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and Christmas Eve are the most common days for home fires caused by cooking. Help keep your guests safe by following these guidelines.
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Help select Lenexa’s new mural in Old Town
11/08/2023
Starting in early November, you can vote on a mural design to be installed on the Lenexa Community Center in Old Town, which will be renovated in 2024.
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Local election decides new mayor, council members
11/08/2023
Lenexa voters have chosen a new mayor and one city council member for each ward in the Nov. 7, 2023, election.
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Oh, what fun it is in the City of Festivals
11/02/2023
From festive shopping events and seasonal displays to entertaining events and activities for the kids, we’ve got plenty of cheer to spread around. Invite your friends, delight your guests or just take in the season.
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Be a smarter gift shopper
11/02/2023
Keep these safety tips in mind during this holiday shopping season. Remember that thieves are doing their shopping as well!
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Mayor Mike Boehm
Mayor Mike Boehm: 32 years of celebrated service
10/27/2023
Lenexa’s longest-serving mayor, Michael Boehm, will soon wrap up an exceptional career in service to our community.
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Council Member Tom Nolte
Tom Nolte to adjourn from City Council
10/16/2023
Ward 2 City Council Member Tom Nolte is about to attend his last few Lenexa City Council meetings. Earlier this year, Nolte announced he would not file for reelection after 28 years on the Council.
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Misbeleafs about fall lawn care
10/12/2023
Each autumn, our staff encounter misconceptions about leaf cleanup and tree maintenance. Don’t fall for these misunderstandings when you’re planning your lawn and garden care over the next few months.
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Protect your vehicle’s catalytic converter
10/05/2023
Thieves are still active in stealing catalytic converters around Lenexa. Here are few tips to help combat this crime.
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Cooking safety starts with you
09/28/2023
The kitchen is one of the most used rooms in a house. Unfortunately, it’s also the room with the greatest fire risk. Here are some easy ways to prevent cooking fires.
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Lenexa Farmers Market Manager Jenny Doty with Nashville Farmers' Market Executive Director Darrell Lane
A farmers market you should visit in the South
09/26/2023
Find out what Lenexa Farmers Market Manager Jenny Doty learned about the Nashville Farmers' Market
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Halloween thrills in Lenexa for all ages
09/22/2023
The City of Festivals has a cauldron of spook-tacular events brewing to make sure you have a happy howl-oween!
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Meet April Beretta: 2022 Employee of the Year
09/14/2023
Outstanding customer service, dedication to doing things the right way and a talent for reimagining daily processes are some of the qualities that earned Human Resources Partner April Beretta the City of Lenexa’s Employee of the Year award.
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Our top interview tips
09/11/2023
Are you searching for a new job? These pointers from the City of Lenexa’s Human Resources staff can help you impress a recruiter or your future supervisor.
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