City, Citizens Enter Final Stage of Strategic Plan

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The City of Lee’s Summit is moving forward with the latest phase of its Ignite! Strategic Plan. Over the next four to five months, the city will lead what has been dubbed C-4 committees. C-4 stands for citizens, City Council, city administration and community partners. The C-4 committees will be comprised of groups of 25 people that will focus on … Read More

UCM, Lee’s Summit School District partner to launch avionics program

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UCM Avionics Advisory Board

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI — With the help of industry experts and regional stakeholders, the University of Central Missouri-Lee’s Summit and the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District’s Summit Technology Academy are working together to launch a new avionics and unmanned aircraft systems (drones) career pathways program. A new Avionics Advisory Board met for the first time on Aug. 23 to … Read More

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 Holds Annual Meeting

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The Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council held its 2019 Annual Meeting July 10th. The theme of the afternoon was Focus Forward as the LSEDC works to align its upcoming strategic plan with the city’s Ignite initiatives, along with the goals of other PSA’s and key partners. Guest speaker Kate McEnroe shared her recipe for the “secret sauce” to effective economic … Read More