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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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Free outdoor fitness classes in June
05/09/2022
The Lenexa Rec Center will offer select Group X fitness classes outside for FREE from June 20–25, 2022.
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Great gifts for moms at Lenexa Farmers Market
05/04/2022
The Lenexa Farmers Market has lots of locally grown, raised and made gift ideas to celebrate the special mothers in your life.
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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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Food Drive: Hunger doesn't take a summer break; cans
Hunger doesn’t take a summer break
05/02/2022
During May, Lenexa’s We Care Committee will collect nonperishable meals and snacks to help fill the hunger gap for kids and families this summer.
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Own a firearm? Remember these safety rules
04/27/2022
The negligent handling of firearms can lead to serious injury or even death. If you have firearms in your home, remember these basic safety rules from the Lenexa Police Department.
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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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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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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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Have a home-based business?
04/13/2022
If you’re running a business out of your home, you must have a Home Occupation License. These help ensure that residential homes are primarily used as a dwelling.
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Nate Blum Named Chief Financial Officer
03/30/2022
Lenexa City Manager Beccy Yocham announced today that Nate Blum has been appointed Lenexa’s new Chief Financial Officer. This position is a member of the city manager’s senior management team and is responsible for the City of Lenexa’s financial operations.
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Are you ready for summer sign-ups?
03/29/2022
Registration opens April 1 for a variety of Lenexa Parks & Recreation events and activities. We’ve got ideas for how to fill your family's summer and early fall calendar.
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Future Development: Issues and Opportunities
03/24/2022
Looking closely at the next 25 of years in development, you’ll find both heady challenges and exciting chances to make Lenexa an even more welcoming, high-quality community.
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Hearts on parade in Lenexa
03/17/2022
Lenexa is hosting giant fiberglass hearts through May as part of the Parade of Hearts public art and philanthropic project.
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Fast Flood Facts
03/07/2022
Before spring rainstorms arrive, think ahead about to prevent flood risks in your home, in your yard or on the road.
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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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2022 State of the City Address
02/23/2022
Outstanding citizen survey results, positive progress on major projects and the return of many events and initiatives left Lenexa with plenty to celebrate by the end of 2021.
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Work with us! Join the Lenexa Farmers Market team
02/18/2022
The City of Lenexa is hiring part-time, year-round attendants to help with operations on Lenexa Farmers Market days.
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Express yourself through Lenexa’s arts programs
02/16/2022
Now is a great time to revive your creativity, challenge your mind and practice healthy self-expression. Explore Lenexa's various arts programs.
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HeART of Lenexa Contest celebrates local talent
02/04/2022
Visit the City Hall art gallery in February to see what artists were inspired to create for the HeART of Lenexa Contest.
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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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Pipe lining projects: What you need to know
01/26/2022
You may notice steam coming out of some manholes and an unusual odor as crews use a minimally invasive process to repair stormwater pipes.
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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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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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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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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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