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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
With primary and general elections quickly approaching, 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 is starting its review of 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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Celebrate Independence Day in Lenexa
06/08/2022
The City of Festivals has some star-spangled events lined up to keep your holiday weekend dandy.
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Fungi to fork: Try these mushrooms
06/01/2022
Are you a fungi fanatic? Fresh, local mushrooms are back at the Lenexa Farmers Market this year.
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Donate cool, fun bandages for kids that need them this June
06/01/2022
During June 2022, The City of Lenexa is collecting boxes of cool bandages for kids in need and raising awareness and money for childhood cancer.
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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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Firepit safety and burning 101
05/02/2022
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.
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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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Simple summer maintenance tips
04/18/2022
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 place to keep our City flourishing.
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New vendors join Farmers Market
04/14/2022
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.
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It's Road Work Season
03/04/2022
As temperatures grow warm enough to place asphalt, you can expect to see road construction projects heating up around Lenexa.
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Tips to Prepare for Tornado Season
02/28/2022
Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 7–11. Here are some tips on how to be prepared and safety measures to consider if a tornado does strike.
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Answers to your construction blasting questions
01/28/2022
Have you been startled lately by occasional ground vibrations in Lenexa? Learn about the use of controlled blasting on construction sites.
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