City of Lee’s Summit Community Input
Completed sidewalk and trail system Ensure that recreation facilities have proper funding for maintenance and upgrades
4. Inclusive Community Engagement – create a healthy and balanced community for all voices Outcomes to Achieve: • Embrace and encourage the inclusion of all • Inspire civic awareness and engagement • Make citizen contributions and engagement impactful 5. Community Health and Wellbeing – support a healthy, happy community by improving healthy lifestyle choices and opportunities Outcomes to Achieve: • More physical activity and engagement in the community • Celebrate healthy living • People have choices to satisfy their spiritual, mental, physical needs • Awareness of affordable options for healthy living • Change the norms around mental health 6. Collaborative Relations with Education Partners – enhance and plan for educational opportunities to support economic development (ecosystem) Outcomes to Achieve: • Collaboration with the neighboring schools – public/private and higher education • Educating students for public service • Create economic development and education partnerships 7. Proactive Infrastructure Development – sustain and enhance City services to protect a high quality of life Outcomes to Achieve: • Resources and staffing needs linked to demand; efficient use of resources • Plan to meet future demand • Maintain accreditation and positive community relations Following the retreat, feedback on this framework was sought through two community meetings and an online engagement website. Several key themes emerged regarding each element of the strategic plan framework, as outlined below. The full text of all comments received is included as an appendix to this report. Vision • Maintain a multi-generational focus • Engage residents and businesses • Build or enhance a unique identity for the community Critical Success Factors • Balanced Economic Development o Attract diverse types of businesses of varying sizes The Novak Consulting Group Strengthening organizations from the inside out.