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Farmers Market gets “growing” for 2022
01/12/2022
Apply to be a Lenexa Farmers Market vendor, sponsor, artist or musician.
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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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Lenexa police formalize Community Advisory Board
12/28/2021
The Lenexa Police Department formally established a Community Advisory Board during the Lenexa City Council meeting on Dec. 7.
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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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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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Jacob Thomas and Daniel Hipsher
Farmers Market vendors honored with ag awards
12/07/2021
Two Lenexa Farmers Market vendors were recognized with state-level agriculture awards in 2021. Jacob Thomas from JET Produce and Meats was named one of this year’s Kansas Ag Heroes. Daniel Hipsher of Daniel’s Bar-b-q Sauces received Missouri's EmpowerMore Award.
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The ultimate summer job
12/03/2021
From lifeguards and pool managers to head camp counselors, we have various positions to fill for the 2022 summer season.
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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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Top three questions about snow removal
11/10/2021
When the snow falls, it's important to know these three things.
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10 easy ways to prevent common causes of winter fires
11/03/2021
As the weather cools, you may be turning to your fireplace, a space heater or other ways to keep cozy and warm — and these bring fire risks.
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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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Get a strong start with early childhood recreation
10/20/2021
Lenexa Parks & Recreation supports early childhood development through recreational programs with hands-on play and movement.
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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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Marisa Shartzer
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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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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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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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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Council Member Sayers joins Champions Institute
08/24/2021
In support of the Active People, Healthy Nation℠ Initiative, Smart Growth America and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have chosen Lenexa City Councilmember Julie Sayers to be part of the Champions Institute.
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Meet the police department’s new comfort dog
08/16/2021
This summer, the Lenexa Police Department welcomed a new member to the team!
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Improvements begin at Prairie Star Parkway and K-7
07/22/2021
Work starts July 26 on a series of improvements to the Prairie Star Parkway and Kansas Highway 7 interchange. The project, which will result in some ramp and lane closures, is expected to last about six months, weather permitting.
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Ways to pay at the Farmers Market
07/21/2021
There are a variety of ways to pay for products at the Lenexa Farmers Market. We'll break it down for you.
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New police and court facility moving forward
07/21/2021
The Lenexa City Council approved a contract with Finkle-Williams, a Lenexa business, to design a new justice center at Prairie Star and Britton Street that will incorporate facilities for police, court and police training.
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Coming Soon: Little Mill Creek Trail Tunnel
06/29/2021
The City of Lenexa is planning a pedestrian tunnel that will connect the north and south sides of the Little Mill Creek Trail system, one of the city’s best and busiest recreation amenities.
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Lenexa to reinvest in public pools
06/16/2021
The City of Lenexa is poised to make a major investment in its outdoor pools. After extensive professional study and a robust public input process, the City Council has committed to renovating Indian Trails Aquatic Center and maintaining an aquatics facility in Ad Astra Park.
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Spotting suspicious activity
04/27/2021
Have you found yourself unsure as to whether to call the police about a suspicious activity? Here are some tips for handling suspicious activity, and what types of incidents you should report.
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Street safety is a shared responsibility
04/16/2021
To prevent collisions and other incidents, it’s important for everyone who travels our streets to understand the rules of the road for both cyclists and drivers.
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