Monday NewsLink

The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink for the week of August 19, 2019 is here.

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City Council Notes: a little surprise; nothing surprising; & a lack of explanation

This week, Jason and Nick look in on the City Council as one member makes a somewhat surprising announcement, the results of strategic planning efforts are made public, and the City sells its rights to a piece of property with no explanation to the public.The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink for the week of August 12, 2019 is here.

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Monday NewsLink

The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink for the week of August 12, 2019 is here.

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The need for transparency is still out there

Whether talking about City Hall or LSR7's Stansberry Leadership Center, Nick and Jason see several needs for more transparency and better communication with the citizens of Lee's Summit.

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Looking ahead & moving forward

Nick and Jason take a step back to look at how the community moves forward after what has been a tumultuous time for the Lee's Summit R-7 School District and our town.

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Monday NewsLink

The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink for the week of July 29, 2019 is here.

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Development balancing acts

Nick and Jason look at the balancing act between the City and development community when it comes to infrastructure development and upgrades before taking a first look at the upcoming election on a bond issue.

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Previews, reviews, bragging & teasing

The Lee's Summit City Council appears ready to put a no-tax increase bond issue before the voters in August. The City's asking for your input on affordable housing in our community. Oh, and Nick has a little bragging to do.

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Friday conversation: Creating a community vision

District 1 Council member Rob Binney and Assistant City Manager Nick Edwards join host Nick Parker for a conversation about the City's strategic planning process and how the public can help form the plan for Lee's Summit's next 20 or 30 years.

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This is how it's supposed to work

From the earliest episodes of the Lee's Summit Town Hall podcast, hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury have spent a lot of discussion on process and how public officials, and the general public, conduct themselves during public conversations on important issues. For the most part, Tuesday night was a near-perfect snapshot of exactly how the process is supposed to work.

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Friday conversation: A mission for early detection

Ben Rao joins the program to talk about his experience battling skin cancer and how it has inspired him to spend the past nine years preaching the importance of skin screenings and early detection. Rao joins host Nick Parker and his wife, Stephanie Parker, in hosting the April 20 Live Next Cancer Awareness event at Bridge Space in downtown Lee's Summit.

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Wow, that's a big menu

Jason and Nick draw a conclusion from last week’s LS R-7 School Board election before diving into a discussion on a presentation before City Council concerning a possible no tax increase bond issue for the August election.

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Monday NewsLink:

Your Monday morning NewsLink for the week of April 8, 2019.

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Friday conversation: The Local Foundery

Host Nick Parker sits down with Dave Eames & Ben Wine, local craftsmen and owners of Fossil Forge Design, who are opening a new retail store this weekend in Downtown Lee's Summit. Local Foundery will showcase not only their own creations, but work from other makers and creatives.

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