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  • Be smart, safe while using fireworks in Lenexa
    While fireworks are a fun addition to Independence Day festivities, user error and device malfunctions can cause harm to both people and property....
  • Great Lenexa BBQ Battle is This Weekend
    Get ready for the smell of barbecue – the 37th Annual Great Lenexa BBQ Battle is on June 23-24 at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park in Lenexa. This popular event draws more than 180 teams from around the country to Lenexa...
  • City Council Considers 2019 Recommended Budget
    The Lenexa City Council will review the recommended 2019 Budget during two upcoming sessions. The budget workshop sessions take place on Tuesday evenings, June 12 and June 26, in the Lenexa City Hall Prairie St...
  • No open burning without a permit
    Want to burn some vegetation or build a camp-style fire using cut firewood? First, you need a burn permit from the Lenexa Fire Department....
  • Wayside Horn System Will Reduce Train Noise in Old Town
    With more than 1,200 residences and businesses within a half-mile radius of the Old Town Lenexa railroad crossings, the need for noise reduction is critical. BNSF Railroad has two crossings in the area. The tra...
  • Help keep Lenexa streams clean
    Enjoy nature and help out a good cause by participating in one our city stream cleanups! Two events are scheduled for this summer: Saturday, June 30, and Wednesday, July 11, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Little Mill Cre...
  • Buildings earn Silver LEED certification
    Lenexa City Hall and the Lenexa Rec Center, both located on the new civic campus in Lenexa City Center, were recently awarded the Silver Level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Certification (LEED)....
  • Your home remodeling project may need a building permit
    Spring and summer are popular times to do home improvement projects. You probably spend time considering style, color, and whether you’ll need to hire a contractor or architect. But don’t forget to find out whe...
  • Pelham named Public Administrator of the Year
    Lenexa Deputy City Administrator Todd Pelham received the Public Administrator of the Year Award for Local Government from the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration. ...
  • Legler Barn celebrates 35th anniversary
    A local landmark is celebrating its 35th year bringing Lenexa's history to life. In 1864, Swiss immigrant Adam Legler, his wife Elizabeth and their three sons built a barn on the northwest corner of 95th Stree...
  • Fire Department named ISO Class 1
    The Lenexa Fire Department (LFD) continues to be recognized as one of the top-rated fire protection agencies in the world. For the second time in four years, the LFD has been named an Insurance Services Office ...
  • Lenexa Farmers Market: What you Need to Know
    You will find a wide variety of products at the Lenexa Farmers Market, including produce, wine, honey, dairy, meat, baked goods, flowers, plants and microgreens. Produce is seasonal, so you can expect to find a...
  • Your guide to Lenexa's outdoor pools
    The weather is warming up and that means Lenexa’s outdoor pools will soon be open! Starting on Saturday, May 26, all three outdoor pools -- Ad Astra pool, Flat Rock Creek pool and Indian Trails Aquatic Center –...
  • Receive reimbursement for landscaping projects
    Ready to tackle some spring landscaping projects? Consider installing plants and projects that help naturally treat rain runoff and are eligible for reimbursement through Lenexa's Cost Share Program. Through t...
  • Get Reimbursed for Home Improvements
    If you live in the Neighborhood Revitalization District (NRD) in eastern Lenexa, the Exterior Grant Reimbursement Program can help you make a wide range of improvements to your home. ...
  • Brad Martens named Employee of the Year
    Each year, the City of Lenexa’s Employee of the Year is chosen from more than 500 professionals who are dedicated to serving our community. This year, that honor goes to Master Police Officer Brad Martens. Br...
  • Explore parks with Playground Passport
    Looking for a fun, free activity to do this summer? Grab the kids and get outside to solve the Playground Passport puzzle. It’s easy! Simply visit each of Lenexa’s 27 playgrounds, find the secret letter and nu...
  • Interactive public art coming to civic campus
    A thousand miles west of Lenexa, artist Joe O’Connell is creating an interactive outdoor sculpture for the new Lenexa civic campus. At first glance, it might look like the sculpture’s two spheres have rolled ou...
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