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Kids' coloring contest: “Why I Like Lenexa Police”
08/08/2022
Kids can show their appreciation of the Lenexa Police Department by entering a contest where they draw why “I Like Lenexa Police.”
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Lenexa receives best possible credit ratings
08/05/2022
Lenexa received AAA(Aaa)/Stable ratings for the authorized issuance of its Series 2022A General Obligation bonds in early August 2022. Strong bond ratings help the City save tax dollars when issuing debt for capital projects.
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Back-to-school safety tips
07/27/2022
School is almost back in session! Here are some safety reminders from the Lenexa Police Department to discuss with your kiddos who may be walking or riding a bike to school.
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87th Street Parkway closure coming soon
07/25/2022
A full closure of 87th Street Parkway just east of the entrance to Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park is planned to start Wednesday, Aug. 10, while crews install a new pre-cast pedestrian tunnel under the road.
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2023 Budget: How to learn more and share input
07/21/2022
How does Lenexa plan to allocate its resources next year? Here’s how you can explore the 2023 Recommended Budget and provide feedback before the Lenexa City Council considers approving the budget in late August.
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Stay hydrated with citrus water this summer
07/21/2022
During hot summer days, it's important to keep your body well hydrated. Think plain water tastes boring? Try making a delicious citrus-infused water instead.
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How to use a roundabout
07/18/2022
Roundabouts are a way to keep traffic moving smoothly and quickly instead of traffic lights, which can interrupt the flow of traffic.
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Help us rename Indian Trails Aquatic Center
07/15/2022
As part of the upcoming renovation project at Indian Trails Aquatic Center, the City of Lenexa intends to give this pool a new name. And we want your input! Submit ideas by Aug. 3.
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Do you live next to public property?
07/08/2022
If you live next to a stream, park, trail or open land, make sure you know where your property begins and City property begins before doing an outdoor project.
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Indian Trails pool renovation coming soon
07/05/2022
Indian Trails Aquatic Center at Sar-Ko-Park Trails Park is set to undergo major renovations. The $15 million in improvements, which begin this coming winter, will modernize Lenexa’s most visited pool and enhance its status as a destination aquatics facility for the community.
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New Justice Center designs unveiled
07/01/2022
As designs for the new Lenexa Justice Center begin moving through the City’s planning approval process, the public is getting a closer look at what the new building will look like and how this facility will benefit the community.
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Know the signs of tech support scams
07/01/2022
The Lenexa Police Department has had numerous reports recently of residents falling victim to a commonly used “computer tech support” scam. Some of those victims have lost tens of thousands of dollars in this scheme.
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Top tips for navigating election season
06/28/2022
The midterm election is coming up in November. Make sure you know Lenexa’s rules for political signs and soliciting.
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Recommended 2023 budget ready for review
06/24/2022
The Lenexa City Council has set public hearings the 2023 Recommended Budget, which balances a property tax rate reduction with continued exceptional services.
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City to Manage Lenexa Cemetery
06/22/2022
The Lenexa City Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding on June 21, 2022, to transfer property and assets of the Cemetery to the City at the end of this year.
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Everyday Water Safety
06/17/2022
With hot summer temperatures comes the irresistible urge to cool off. Whether in your home pool, a community pool, or boating on the lake, it is important to keep water safety at the forefront of your mind.
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Building and Maintaining Safe Pool
06/16/2022
Following building codes helps ensure that your pool is built safely for you, your family and your guests. That’s why the City of Lenexa requires permits and inspections for all above-ground and in-ground pools, except for prefabricated pools less than 30 inches deep.
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Why so many road closures?
06/15/2022
There seems to be a perfect storm of road construction happening right now in Lenexa, particular in the 87th Street/I-435 area. Here are a few reasons why you’re seeing so many projects causing closures at once.
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I-435 and 87th Street Parkway closures planned
06/09/2022
Ramp and lane closures will impact travel around the Interstate 435 and 87th Street Parkway interchange over the next several months as work continues on a major improvement project.
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Plan a safer cookout
05/25/2022
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.
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Have a fun-filled summer in Lenexa
05/12/2022
We have your summer bucket list covered. Check out 25 mostly free things to do.
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Lenexa improves pay, benefits to attract talent
05/11/2022
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 and keep them on the job.
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Considering a new patio or sidewalk? Think outside the (concrete) box.
05/09/2022
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 water quality.
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Ward boundaries slightly altered
04/22/2022
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 1,000 residents (out of over 57,000) are impacted by the change which removes a single precinct (currently 2-06) from Ward 2 and enjoins it to Ward 1 as a new precinct.
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Starting a home improvement project?
04/22/2022
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.
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