LSEDC Chairman Receives Civic Leadership Award

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Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council Chairman Chip Moxley was honored Thursday evening with the Missouri Municipal League’s West Gate Division Civic Leadership Award. Moxley was chosen by Lee’s Summit mayor Bill Baird for his ongoing dedication and leadership in the city. Moxley is the President of Tingle Flooring in Lee’s Summit and has a longstanding relationship with the LSEDC. After … Read More

LSEDC Passes Resolution In Support of Public Safety Question

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The Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council has endorsed and supported the City of Lee’s Summit for the issuance of a General Obligation Bond, which will be on the ballot during a special election on August 6th, 2019. The proposed $19,475,000 bond would allow for new public-safety measures including two new fire stations and associated apparatus to replace fire stations No. … Read More

LSEDC Promotes Tina Chace to Director of Business Development

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The Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council (LSEDC) is pleased to announce that Tina Chace has been promoted to the newly created position of Director of Business Development. In her new role, Chace will lead LSEDC’s business retention and workforce development efforts, as well as oversee investor relations for the organization. “Tina has done a fantastic job handling operations and marketing … Read More

LSEDC’s Hamilton Wins 40 Under 40 Award in Economic Development

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Fort Lauderdale, FL– January 28, 2019— The Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council is pleased to announce that Jessica Hamilton, LSEDC’s Director of Community and Investor Relations, has been selected as a winner in the economic development profession’s 40 Under 40 awards, the only program of its kind recognizing young talent in the economic development industry. An independent five-member selection committee … Read More

Entrepreneurship Week-KC kicks off with LS, local events

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LEE’S SUMMIT, MO – Velocity Lee’s Summit, a local, entrepreneurial organization, is joining KC Source Link to host a series of events the week of Nov. 12, which is celebrated as Global Entrepreneurship Week. More than 170 events will take place from Kansas City to Lee’s Summit next week, featuring speakers and panels that will appeal to business owners, entrepreneurs … Read More

RideKC Lee’s Summit Ridership Rises 29% in 18 Months

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On-demand public transit service is provided by the City of Lee’s Summit, operated by OATS Lee’s Summit, Mo.—October 31, 2018—Average monthly ridership for RideKC Lee’s Summit has risen 29 percent since the former OATS Transit and KCATA MetroFlex Transit services were combined in April 2017. RideKC Lee’s Summit, a demand response transit service, increased capacity by reducing fares for prior … Read More