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What’s happening with Lenexa events
05/27/2020
Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, we’re changing how we gather right now in order to help keep each other safe. Here's a status update on many popular festivals and events that were originally planned for the next few months.
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New Director of Information Technology Named
05/27/2020
City Manager Beccy Yocham announced today that Jerry Swingle will join Lenexa’s senior management team as Director of Information Technology.
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Lenexa Parks & Recreation reopening plan
Parks & Recreation lays out coronavirus reopening plans
05/15/2020
Lenexa Parks & Recreation facilities, programs and events have been largely suspended for the last two months to help limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We have worked hard to develop responsible operating plans as we aim for the safe, gradual reopening of services.
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New section of Ridgeview Road complete
05/14/2020
One new mile of Ridgeview Road has opened, providing a vital connection between Prairie Star Parkway and Kansas Highway 10 and opening new opportunities for development. ​
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Farmers Market opens May 16 with safety in mind
05/11/2020
The Lenexa Farmers Market returns for a third year on Saturday, May 16. We’ll have new safety precautions in place and a fresh crop of locally raised, grown and made products.
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City attorney reflects on 31-year career
05/04/2020
City Attorney Cindy Harmison will retire May 8 after 31 years of service with the City of Lenexa. In this Q & A, she reflects on ways Lenexa has changed over the years, her most memorable experiences and the rewards of public service.
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City anticipates changes to pool season due to COVID-19
04/22/2020
The City of Lenexa hopes to be able to offer the community an outdoor pool season this year. But due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, aquatic operations will be impacted.
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Keep up with the latest Lenexa news
04/21/2020
Wondering if your May issue of TownTalk got lost in the mail?
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New LED streetlights coming to east Lenexa
04/20/2020
A pair of streetlight improvement projects will bring brighter, more efficient lighting to areas of east Lenexa.
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What to know about fishing and boating in Lenexa
04/17/2020
Hooked on fishing or boating? There are opportunities to enjoy both in Lenexa. During the COVID-19 outbreak, our ponds and lakes remain open for recreation. Here’s what you need to know.
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Sean McLaughlin Named New Lenexa City Attorney
04/13/2020
City Manager Beccy Yocham announced today that Sean McLaughlin has been appointed Lenexa’s new city attorney.
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Top tips for sprucing up your property this spring
04/09/2020
By staying at home, you’re staying safe. But you’re also probably noticing a growing list of household tasks that need completed.
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Train with a pro from the comfort of home
04/07/2020
The Lenexa Rec Center's new virtual personal training service will get you motivated and moving.
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Meet Our New Fire Chief
Meet Our New Fire Chief
04/07/2020
Chief Travis Vaughn was appointed to lead the Fire Department when Lonny Owens retired at the end of last year. Travis started his career as a Lenexa firefighter and has served in almost every capacity in the department over 25 years.
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Improvements coming to intersection near Old Town
04/06/2020
The City of Lenexa is preparing to begin improvements designed to enhance safety and access at the intersection of 95th Street and Santa Fe Trail Drive.
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Protect Yourself from Lightning Strikes
Protect Yourself from Lightning Strikes
03/27/2020
You can protect yourself from risk even if you are caught outdoors when lightning is close by.
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Promotional activities for Lenexa businesses
03/23/2020
Lenexa will observe updated guidelines for temporary signage and on-site tent sales during Johnson County's emergency order closing dine-in restaurants.
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Keep Your Yard Healthy
Keep Your Yard Healthy
03/19/2020
Protect our water supply, avoid a code violation and keep Lenexa clean by following these healthy lawn tips!
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Ways to stay busy at home
10 Ways To Stay Busy, Not Bored, At Home
03/18/2020
We’re all spending a lot more time at home these days. In between hand washing and social distancing, here are some ideas to keep you entertained and healthy for the next few weeks.
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Coronavirus precautions at Lenexa Rec Center
03/12/2020
We are taking every precaution to keep Lenexa Rec Center visitors and employees safe during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. For now, Rec Center hours remain the same. Should this change, we will communicate information via our website, social media and emails.
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Here’s the ‘dill’ on pickleball changes at Rec Center
03/05/2020
To accommodate more pickleballers at the Lenexa Rec Center while also ensuring play time for other activities, we are reinforcing existing policies and have put in place changes to streamline pickleball play.
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Zoning regulations for homeless shelters
02/07/2020
The City of Lenexa has begun an in-depth process to update City Code to more comprehensively address how homeless shelters are regulated throughout the community. This process will address which zones can accommodate a shelter use and to what extent churches can include sheltering the homeless as an accessory use of their facility. We invite residents to participate in the process to help us create regulations that work for the whole community.
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Busting common flood insurance myths
01/27/2020
You may know how important it is to insure your home, vehicle and health — but flood insurance often isn’t a priority for many residents, especially if they don’t live near a body of water.
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Program helps preserve Lenexa's neighborhoods
01/16/2020
You might spot a Lenexa Community Standards employee walking around a home in your neighborhood over the next couple of months. It’s likely that they’re completing a routine rental property inspection.
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Potholes in Lenexa
A Quick Guide to Potholes
01/15/2020
Potholes are an unavoidable nuisance this time of year. They’re created when snow and ice melt as part of the seasonal freeze-thaw cycle.
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What's next for Parks & Recreation
01/14/2020
The needs of a community can evolve over time. That’s why the City of Lenexa will undertake two important projects in 2020 to ensure its first-rate parks and diverse recreation programs continue to meet the needs of residents.
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Kansas Counts 2020 Census
Why should I take the census?
01/11/2020
Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau counts each resident in the United States. The next census will begin April 1, 2020.
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Homeless shelter to operate in Lenexa church
12/13/2019
The City of Lenexa, Kansas and the Shawnee Mission Unitarian Universalist Church have reached an agreement that will allow Project 10/20 to operate a homeless shelter in the church for the next three winter seasons or until the Lenexa City Council adopts new codes regulating homeless shelters.
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Complete Streets Plan accepted by City Council
09/03/2019
A plan for creating safer, more comfortable routes for bicyclists, pedestrians, drivers and other travelers was recently accepted by the Lenexa City Council.
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