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Awards & Recognitions

The City’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting and the City has received this significant achievement for 25 years. - See more at: http://www.cityofls.net/City-of-Lees-Summit/Government-Home-Page/City-News/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/2092/City-Recognized-for-Budgeting-Achievement.aspx#sthash.Ib6cq0zU.dpufThe City’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting and the City has received this significant achievement for 25 years. - See more at: http://www.cityofls.net/City-of-Lees-Summit/Government-Home-Page/City-News/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/2092/City-Recognized-for-Budgeting-Achievement.aspx#sthash.Ib6cq0zU.dpufThe City’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting and the City has received this significant achievement for 25 years. - See more at: http://www.cityofls.net/City-of-Lees-Summit/Government-Home-Page/City-News/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/2092/City-Recognized-for-Budgeting-Achievement.aspx#sthash.Ib6cq0zU.dpufThe City’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting and the City has received this significant achievement for 25 years. - See more at: http://www.cityofls.net/City-of-Lees-Summit/Government-Home-Page/City-News/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/2092/City-Recognized-for-Budgeting-Achievement.aspx#sthash.Ib6cq0zU.dpufThe City’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting and the City has received this significant achievement for 25 years. - See more at: http://www.cityofls.net/City-of-Lees-Summit/Government-Home-Page/City-News/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/2092/City-Recognized-for-Budgeting-Achievement.aspx#sthash.Ib6cq0zU.dpuf City’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting and the City has received this significant achievement for 25 years. - See more at: http://www.cityofls.net/City-of-Lees-Summit/Government-Home-Page/City-News/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/2092/City-Recognized-for-Budgeting-Achievement.aspx#sthash.Ib6cq0zU.dpufThe City’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting and the City has received this significant achievement for 25 years. - See more at: http://www.cityofls.net/City-of-Lees-Summit/Government-Home-Page/City-News/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/2092/City-Recognized-for-Budgeting-Achievement.aspx#sthash.Ib6cq0zU.dpuf City’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting and the City has received this significant achievement for 25 years. - See more at: http://www.cityofls.net/City-of-Lees-Summit/Government-Home-Page/City-News/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/2092/City-Recognized-for-Budgeting-Achievement.aspx#sthash.Ib6cq0zU.dpufThe City’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting and the City has received this significant achievement for 25 years. - See more at: http://www.cityofls.net/City-of-Lees-Summit/Government-Home-Page/City-News/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/2092/City-Recognized-for-Budgeting-Achievement.aspx#sthash.Ib6cq0zU.dpufsf
 
October 2014:  Top 10 Happiest Places in Missouri by movoto.com  
October 2013: The City of Lee’s Summit’s Procurement and Contract Services Division has been awarded for the second time the prestigious Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award (AEP) for 2013 from the National Procurement Institute (NPI). Read more...  

City of Lee’s Summit Honored for Traffic Safety Program

The City of Lee’s Summit received the 2013 MWITE (Mid-Western Institute of Transportation Engineers) Transportation Achievement Award for its Neighborhood Traffic Safety Program. Read more...

The City of Lee’s Summit received the 2013 MWITE (Mid-Western Institute of Transportation Engineers) Transportation Achievement Award for its Neighborhood Traffic Safety Program.  - See more at: http://www.cityofls.net/City-of-Lees-Summit/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/2444/City-of-Lees-Summit-Honored-for-Traffic-Safety-Program.aspx#sthash.wd8X7t33.dpuf
The City of Lee’s Summit received the 2013 MWITE (Mid-Western Institute of Transportation Engineers) Transportation Achievement Award for its Neighborhood Traffic Safety Program.  - See more at: http://www.cityofls.net/City-of-Lees-Summit/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/2444/City-of-Lees-Summit-Honored-for-Traffic-Safety-Program.aspx#sthash.wd8X7t33.dpuf 
 
The City’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting and the City has received this significant achievement for 25 years. - See more at: http://www.cityofls.net/City-of-Lees-Summit/Government-Home-Page/City-News/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/2092/City-Recognized-for-Budgeting-Achievement.aspx#sthash.Ib6cq0zU.dpuf

Distinguished Budget Award

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Sustainability Action Plan recognized by the Mid-America Regional Council

November 2012:  An honor that recognizes policies, programs and practices that exemplify creating sustainable places in the greater Kansas City region. The ceremony will be at 8 a.m. on November 30th at the Kauffman Foundation, 4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, Mo.  Read more about the City’s SAP

 

 

Lee’s Summit Named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists

November 2012:  Across the U.S., bicycling is on the rise -- thanks in part to cities like Lee’s Summit taking steps to make riding safer and more comfortable for all residents. The League of American Bicyclists recently announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFC) and Lee’s Summit has been named a Bronze BFC.  Read more...

Lee's Summit Police Honored with Traffic Safety Award

July 2012:  The Lee’s Summit Police Department was recently awarded the Safety Champion Award by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.   Read more...

Mid-Western Institute of Transportation Engineers (MWITE) Transportation Achievement - Safety Award for its School Traffic Safety Study Program

 

July 2012:  The City of Lee’s Summit received the 2012 MWITE (Mid-Western Institute of Transportation Engineers) Transportation Achievement - Safety Award for its School Traffic Safety Study Program.  This cyclical and proactive program was developed by Public Works to improve traffic conditions for vehicular, pedestrian, bicycle, and bus traffic around school areas.  All 22 elementary and middle schools, including private K-8 institutions and schools from the highly acclaimed Lee’s Summit and Blue Springs School Districts within the City Limits were studied over the last four years.  Nearly all study recommendations have been implemented for more efficient traffic circulation around schools and safer routes to and from school for walkers and cyclists.   http://cityofls.net/Public-Works/Traffic-Transit/General-Information.aspx

 

Public Works Department Receives APWA Re-accreditation

July 2012:  The City of Lee’s Summit is proud to announce the Public Works Department has been awarded national re-accreditation for its continued compliance with industry-wide management practices and procedures by the American Public Works Association (APWA).  Read more...

Fire Station No. 2 Honored in National Design Competition

Nov 2011: The Lee’s Summit Fire Department and Williams Spurgeon Kuhl & Freshnock (WSKF) Architects announced Fire Station No. 2 is the recipient of the  highly-coveted Silver Design Award from Fire Chief magazine’s “Station Style” design competition. Read more...

 

Environmental ImpacT Award

Nov 2011: The City of Lee’s Summit received an Environmental ImpacT Award for the traffic signal synchronization project at 15 intersections along Chipman Road, Blue Parkway and Pryor Road. Read more...

 

Police Department Receives Coveted Accreditation

Aug 2011: The Lee’s Summit Police Department recently received the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) Advanced Law Enforcement Accreditation. This coveted designation is considered the highest standard of excellence in law enforcement.  Read more...

 

City of Lee's Summit Awarded Bronze Level Walk Friendly Communities Designation

Sept 2011: The City of Lee’s Summit has been designated a Bronze Level Walk Friendly Community for its walkability initiatives and programs by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center. Read more...

 

2010 KCITE Excellence in Transportation

July 2011: The City of Lee’s Summit received the 2010 KCITE Excellence in Transportation Award for “green” achievements with the installation of InSync adaptive traffic signal controls and signal synchronization along Chipman Road. Read more...

 

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