**NOTE: Gov. Mike Parson issued an executive order, which orders municipal elections scheduled for April 7 to be postponed to June 2 in response to the COVID-19 outbreak**
On June 2, Lee’s Summit voters will have an opportunity to consider a local use tax, which would increase funding for essential City services such as street maintenance, public safety, code enforcement and parks maintenance. A use tax would be placed on goods purchased from out-of-state vendors who are currently not paying local sales tax. The use tax would be applied at the same rate as the City’s sales taxes, which is 2.25 percent.
Hear City Manager Steve Arbo, Assistant City Manager Mark Dunning and Chief Counsel of Economic Development and Planning David Bushek discuss the upcoming election.
Paid for by the City of Lee's Summit, Missouri, 220 SE Green St., William A. Baird, Mayor
The City has launched a Quality Housing Program, designed to improve the safety and maintenance of all housing in Lee's Summit. Hear Assistant Director of Field Services Dan Harper and Codes Administration Manager Tracy Deister explain how the idea originated and how this program will help the community.
On this episode, we are exploring the major developments everyone will be talking about in Lee’s Summit in 2020. Ryan Elam, director of Development Services, stopped by to discuss what residents could look forward to in the new year along with what’s happening in 2020 that will drive growth in Lee’s Summit for years.