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City of Lee’s Summit Community Input
Study other communities Thoughtful development for upcoming RLDS land o Mixed use o Connectivity and usable streets Public input of capital improvements Track growth patterns Tie services to building permits and planning Planning – for future development Truck routes for deliveries downtown (1 checkmark) o Too much truck traffic Community engagement and education (1 checkmark) Retrofit – making communities walkable Technology LS Connect App NextDoor App Level of service standards Prioritize and then budget to achieve what is desired o Focus on necessities not amenities EDC Evaluate whether goals were achieved in last Master Plan More community involvement Ensure staff is in place at City level to be proactive vs reactive Make infrastructure expansion flexible for future growth or shrinkage Use metrics rom City services District town halls (quarterly) Research other (peer) cities
Are there specific infrastructure initiatives the City should pursue in order to secure its future? • Reinvest in older neighborhoods to maintain home values vs. just concentrating on outer edge new development (1 checkmark) • All street names spelled consistently o Stop multiple streets with the same name, name stuff differently • Strategic approach to future land development • Incentives for businesses to come to town • Economic plan to ensure services can survive when City is fully developed • Subsidized housing • Entertainment district • 50 Highway corridor becoming a bottleneck o Collaborate with MoDOT, cost-sharing focus o Longer ramps, more use of outer roads through better access • Proactive green infrastructure • Dunning is my hero • Rain gardens • 310 retention • Lea McKeighan Park is done well The Novak Consulting Group Strengthening organizations from the inside out.