Board meeting debacle a hard, unnecessary lesson

The single agenda item for the May 22 Lee’s Summit R-7 Board of Education Work Session was simple and innocuous enough: “Board discussion on equity plan and moving forward.”

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Parks department, LS Beautification Commission receives conservation grant

Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Beautification Commission, was awarded a TRIM Grant through the Missouri Department of Conservation on September 7, 2018 and the work needed to receive the grant was completed in April of 2019.

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Learn about career training, scholarships at UCM professional training and education open house

Individuals interesting in launching new high-demand careers are invited to learn about training and scholarship opportunities at a May 28 professional training and education open house hosted by the University of Central Missouri in cooperation with the Full Employment Council (FEC).

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City contracts for disposal & recycling services at former landfill

The City of Lee’s Summit has entered into an agreement with KC Dumpster Company to provide a variety of disposal services at the Resource Recovery Park, located at 2101 SE Hamblen Rd. Available disposal services include household trash, household hazardous waste, recycling, and yard and brush disposal.

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Nineteen talented young people selected for June 1 Got Talent

Talented young people from throughout the metropolitan area will be featured in the ninth annual Got Talent, scheduled for 7 p.m. June 1 at the Lee’s Summit High School Performing Arts Center. Tickets for the show are $15 and are available at LSTalent.com, at both Lee’s Summit Hy-Vee stores and at the Lee’s Summit Price Chopper stores.

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