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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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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Public hearings, elections, debates & the need to keep it real

Jason and Nick take a look at the recent TIF Commission hearing on the proposed downtown multi-family project and offer one last breakdown of next week’s LS R-7 Board of Education election. And while the results are important, the duo point out, how we got there and how we talked about the issues may matter even more.

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Monday NewsLink: Benefits, events and R-7 Board candidates highlight the news

Your Monday morning NewsLink: Benefit trivia nights for Pro Deo Youth Center and Lee’s Summit Historical Society are coming up; Velocity LS is talking about setting goals; McAlister’s is helping Summit Theatre Group and the R-7 Board of Education ballot is set for April 2.

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Gettin' ethic wit it... & the holiday season doth approach

Another local civic leader has announced intent to file for the 2018 mayoral election and after months of talk, the Lee's Summit City Council appears to be finally ready to decide on a voter-mandated code of ethics for public officials. Now that the Halloween is in our rearview mirror, Lee's Summit Town Hall hosts Jason Norbury and Nick Parker look ahead to the coming holiday season before sitting down with members of the Lee's Summit Ministerial Alliance...

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The Nov election approaches... Meet Jacob Turk, candidate for Missouri Senate

The November special election is just two weeks away. Lee's Summit Town Hall hosts Jason Norbury and Nick Parker take a few minutes to remind everyone of Missouri's new voter ID law, so they know what to expect when they hit the polls on Nov. 7. Then, Jason and Nick sit down with Jacob Turk, the Independent candidate for the 8th District seat...

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