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New K-9 Leo joins Lenexa PD
07/20/2018
The Lenexa Police Department recently welcomed a new addition to the family. Police K-9 Leo joined the force in early June, taking the place of K-9 Wrecker, who retired.
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Grant program assists with exterior home improvements
07/20/2018
Does your home need a wheelchair ramp or wood rot repairs? Lenexa’s Minor Home Repair Grant Program assists low-to-moderate-income residents with exterior repairs. Since this is a grant program, there is no repayment or homeowner investment required if you qualify. Eligible exterior updates include wood rot repair, paint, accessibility modifications, and repair or replacement of roofs, windows, doors or gutters.
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Council approves plan for Quivira Road corridor
07/20/2018
Redevelopment, transit and placemaking efforts along the Quivira Road corridor have a strategic path forward after the approval of a recent report.
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Splash and play at Tails on the Trails
07/19/2018
Everyone deserves to cool off at the pool this summer, even dogs! Bring your furry friend to the Tails on the Trails Pet Festival on Saturday, August 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ad Astra Park (83rd Street & Maurer Road).
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Lenexa Rec Center is turning one!
Celebrate the Rec Center’s first anniversary!
07/18/2018
Can you believe that The Lenexa Rec Center is already turning one? July 31 marks our first anniversary, and we think that’s a milestone worth celebrating.
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Lenexa retains AAA ratings from two agencies
07/18/2018
Two bond credit agencies have once again given Lenexa the highest ratings possible. After meeting with city officials and touring the community, Moody’s Investors Service rated Lenexa as Aaa and Standard & Poor’s (S&P) as AAA.
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Smoking materials a frequent cause of fires
07/18/2018
Careless discarding of smoking materials is commonly found to be a leading cause of fires in Lenexa homes, apartments and businesses. These fires are the leading cause of fire deaths throughout the nation in residential settings. Fires caused by carelessly discarded smoking materials are easily prevented.
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Bringing chickens home to roost
07/17/2018
Find out whether you can raise chickens on your property in the City of Lenexa.
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Pool Hours
Mid-Season Pool Passes and Adjusted Hours
07/16/2018
There are just a few weeks left to enjoy Lenexa's outdoor pools, but it’s not too late to have some fun in the sun!
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Light the night at 2018 Moonlight Bike Ride
07/13/2018
Calling cyclists of all ages and skill levels! The annual Moonlight Bike Ride, featuring a NEW route, will be held on Saturday, July 21 at 10 p.m. This year’s 12-mile, closed-course route will begin in Old Town Lenexa and head west to the Meritex caves.
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Public comment period
Share your feedback on Lenexa's CDBG plan
07/13/2018
Lenexa would like your feedback on a plan for how to use its federal Community Development Block Grant funds during federal fiscal year 2018.
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Rain Garden Workshop
Fix backyard puddles and beautify your lawn
07/12/2018
Learn to plant a beautiful, eco-friendly rain garden and take home the plants you need to get started at an upcoming workshop.
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City Council Considers 2019 Recommended Budget
06/15/2018
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 Star Conference Room. Sessions begin at 6 p.m. and are open to the public.
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No open burning without a permit
06/11/2018
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.
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Wayside Horn System Will Reduce Train Noise in Old Town
06/08/2018
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 train tracks are adjacent to Santa Fe Trail Drive, with crossings at Pflumm Road and Noland Road. To address the noise issue, the Lenexa City Council recently approved $350,000 to install a wayside horn system in Old Town.
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Your home remodeling project may need a building permit
05/21/2018
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 whether your project needs a building permit.
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Fire Department named ISO Class 1
04/25/2018
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 (ISO) Class 1 community. Lenexa originally earned the Class 1 rating in 2014 and recently learned that the department maintained the top rating after ISO conducted a redetermination study. The ISO system measures the quality and effectiveness of municipal fire protection.
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Vegetables
Lenexa Farmers Market: What you Need to Know
04/19/2018
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 variety of different items throughout the season. We know it is important to be confident where your produce comes from
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Explore parks with Playground Passport
04/05/2018
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 number and complete the puzzle. You can participate in three ways:
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Rendering of Body Politic
Interactive public art coming to civic campus
03/30/2018
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 out of the Rec Center and come to a stop on the Commons. But with a closer look, visitors will see that the spheres are an artistic interpretation of the original vision of Lenexa’s new downtown – a place where people come together and create community.
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