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Director of Public Works,
Dena Mezger


220 SE Green Street
Lee's Summit, MO 64063

Hours: Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm
Phone: (816) 969-1800
Fax: (816) 969-1809

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Public Works Department

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Mission Statement

Lee's Summit Public Works is committed to promoting and supporting our community's quality of life by working to provide:

  • safe and efficient infrastructure;
  • responsive services;
  • ethical and equitable customer service.

Vision Statement

Lee's Summit Public Works aspires to provide outstanding services in an effort to achieve community and organizational goals in accordance with the City's core values.  Growth, re-development and maintenance will be accommodated through progressive planning and implementation.  Employees are critical to our success, and we are committed to promoting a positive work environment.


The functional responsibilities of the Public Works Department include planning, designing, and construction of the City's infrastructure; operation and maintenance of the City's stormwater systems, streets and traffic control network; oversight, compliance and post-closure of the City's landfill; and operation of the Lee's Summit Municipal Airport. 

Organizational Structure

The Public Works Department is one of the most diversified departments in the City in terms of services provided to the community comprised of an Airport Division, Admin. & Engineering Division, Operations Division, and Solid Waste Division