City of Lee’s Summit Community Input
Support small, local businesses Enhance public transit options such as light rail or regional bus and train options
Strong Neighborhoods with Housing Choices o Promote community maintenance through efforts such as code enforcement o Provide a variety of housing options o Program inclusive community events to promote a sense of community
Cultural and Recreational Amenities o Provide a sense of community and high quality of life o Market programs and activities aggressively o Provide a performance venue and more community events o Develop and enhance trails and bicycle lanes
Inclusive Community Engagement o Target communication to desired audiences o Create programming to provide more opportunities to engage o Improve communication through social media and increased access to information
Community Health and Wellbeing o Protect public safety through improved mental health awareness and services o Provide training and education to improve perceptions around mental health o Provide infrastructure such as trails, sidewalks, or City facilities to encourage improved physical or mental health
Collaborative Relations with Education Partners o Continue and expand current work with non-profit organizations o Partner with businesses to help local graduates with job placements or internships o Continue to strengthen existing education partnerships
Proactive Infrastructure Development o Provide for core infrastructure and public safety o Develop long-term plans to prioritize emergent demands for services o Improve transportation by creating transit options and better managing public parking
A detailed summary of key themes that emerged from community feedback is provided in the following sections.
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