City of Lee’s Summit Community Input
Incentives for improving decaying housing stock
Cultural and Recreational Amenities
Create a community that celebrates, welcomes, and supports cultural and recreation amenities. Why are cultural arts and recreation amenities important to our City? • Attracts more people (1 checkmark) • Increases property value • Spur development • Legacy/Theater/Symphony brings community together • Community values • Real estate • Pride • Basketball courts • Tourism • Attractions available to outsiders • Improves quality of life • Low cost is a plus • Well-rounded city • Excellent park system • Livable streets • Supports businesses (1 checkmark) • Good for kids and families • Developing future talent (1 checkmark) • Social opportunities (1 checkmark) • Important to develop culture in young people • Draws people to visit and live in community (1 checkmark) • Develops sense of community pride • Health • Community can rally behind • Connects with and learns from history • Community pride • Connection • Reflection of our community values • Establishes our identity • Make people want to be here and stay here • Critical to our quality of life (1 checkmark) • External economic influx • Fosters unity/creativity • Develops safety for youths • Introduces young people to arts • Keeps our money/taxes here • Create a real interest by educating people about what art really is (all types of art) The Novak Consulting Group Strengthening organizations from the inside out.