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New trail snow removal program kicks off
01/31/2022
Lenexa’s popular trail system is going to be easier to navigate in the winter, as crews are now removing snow from trails and school crossings.
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Know a great volunteer? Nominate them.
01/27/2022
If you know an exceptional Lenexa volunteer who generously gives their time, energy and talents to benefit our community, nominate them for the City of Lenexa’s Volunteer Hall of Fame.
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Parks & Rec offers improved registration website
01/05/2022
Lenexa Parks & Recreation’s registration website has gotten an upgrade. It looks better and is easier to use.
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Two new members join Lenexa City Council
12/08/2021
Four City Council members, including two new members, were sworn in at the Dec. 7 City Council meeting.
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Residents continue to have very positive perceptions of Lenexa
12/08/2021
Residents continue to have very positive perception of Lenexa Providing excellent service, setting the right priorities and cultivating an exceptional community requires any local government to regularly collect fair, measurable feedback from its residents. And according to data from a recent survey, this is a happy time to be a Lenexan.
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Wayside horns sounding in Old Town
12/01/2021
There's a new, quieter sound alerting Old Town Lenexa to passing trains. Installation and testing of the new wayside horns at the Pflumm and Noland Road railroad crossings is now complete.
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Business Community Workshop set for Nov. 10
11/08/2021
Join us Wednesday, Nov. 10, to share feedback on issues like development, land use, transportation and zoning that will help us craft a new Comprehensive Plan.
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Meet the Farmers Market staff: Connie Berggren
10/27/2021
As we wind down the Lenexa Farmers Market regular season, we wanted to highlight a staff member who is moving into a new season of life.
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Holiday cheer for the end of the year
10/21/2021
However you celebrate the season of joy, it is sure to involve connecting with other people over food, gifts and memorable moments. The City of Lenexa offers events to help you soak it all in during November and December.
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Top two tips for fall leaf care
10/13/2021
The fall season is here and so are the leaves. A few things you should know.
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Meet Recreation Superintendent Marisa Shartzer
10/11/2021
As Lenexa's new recreational superintendent, Marisa Shartzer oversees recreation programming, the City’s numerous special events and the Lenexa Farmers Market. Learn more about her.
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We have two excellent opportunities coming up for members of the public to help donate to important needs of our community!
Donate coats this fall
10/06/2021
Take a few minutes to go through your closet and see if there are coats you can donate to help local families prepare for the arrival of winter weather.
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Know the sounds of fire safety
10/01/2021
Is there a beep or chirp coming from your smoke or carbon monoxide alarm? Knowing what these sounds mean can save you, your home and your family!
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Meet the Farmers Market staff: Brenda VandenBos
09/30/2021
Brenda VandenBos has been an integral part of the Lenexa Farmers Market since our first season. Find out how her life journey led her here.
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Indian Trails pool redesign starts this fall
09/22/2021
The City of Lenexa has selected a design team to help transform Indian Trails Aquatic Center into a community-wide outdoor pool with a range of modern features.
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City Council approves Capital Improvement Program
09/15/2021
The City of Lenexa’s 2022-2026 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) outlines a variety of new assets and redevelopment to enhance our networks of streets, pools, parks, pedestrian accommodations, drainage infrastructure, public safety facilities and more vital public amenities.
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Rules for alcohol on civic campus
09/09/2021
Alcohol purchased outside the Public Market and common consumption area is still generally prohibited
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Celebrating 30 years of Lenexa Artists’ Show
08/27/2021
This year marks three decades of the Lenexa Artists' Show, honoring the work of 40 talented resident artists.
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Goats are grazing at Sar-Ko-Par Trails
08/27/2021
Lenexa has welcomed a goat herd to Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park to help clean invasive plants out of the stream. Here’s what you need to know as they work for next couple of weeks.
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2022 Budget approved
08/25/2021
The City of Lenexa’s recommended 2022 Budget, which includes a reduced mill levy, will be reviewed under a new public hearing process.
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