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Lansing, Kansas www.lansing.ks.us â—? (913) 727-5488 cvb@lansing.ks.us






730 1st Terrace Suite 2 Lansing, KS 66043

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City of Lansing 800 1st Terrace Lansing, Kansas 66043 Phone: (913) 727-5488 Fax: (913) 351-3618 e-mail: cvb@lansing.ks.us


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2014 Quick Guide Calendar of Events Dining & Lodging Guide City Information

Dining La Carreta Mexican Restaurant 121 Express Ln. Suite H~(913) 250-0054 Mon-Thurs.-11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Fri. & Sat.-11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Sunday-11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

La Mesa Mexican Restaurant 710 N. Main St.~(913) 727-3309 Mon.-Thurs.-11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Fri. & Sat.-11:00 a.m.to 10:30 p.m. Sun.-11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Banquet Facility available for up to 60 people

Pizza Hut 407 N. Main St.~(913) 727-3309 Sun.-Thurs.-11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Fri. & Sat.-11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (carry-out & delivery until midnight)

Popeye’s Chicken & Biscuits 329 N. Main St.~(913) 351-3333 Sun.-Thurs.-10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Drive-thru open until 9:00 p.m.) Fri. & Sat.-10:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Drive-thru open until 11:00 p.m.) Catering available (913-713-4400)

City Departments City Administrator-Michael Smith


Chief of Police-Steve Wayman


ED/CVB Director-Nolan Sunderman


Finance Director-Elizabeth Sanford


HR Director-Sunshine Petrone


City Clerk-Amber McCullough


Library Director-Michael McDonald


Parks & Rec. Director-Jason Crum


Public Works Director-John Young


Wastewater Utility Director-Anthony Zell Jr.


Scooter’s Coffee 721 Centre Drive~(913) 682-3734 Mon-Sat. 6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Sunday-7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Sonic Drive-In 715 Centre Drive~(913) 727-5200 Mon.-Thurs.-6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Fri. & Sat.-6:00 a.m. to midnight Sunday-7:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. Taco Johns 480 N. Main~(913) 364-5036

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Lansing City Hall 800 1st Terrace, Lansing, Kansas 66043 Tel:(913) 727-3233 Fax:(913) 828-4579 Mayor Gene Kirby www.lansing.ks.us

Arby’s 291 N. Main~(913) 727-2420 Sun-Thurs 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10:00 a.m.-Midnight

Burger King

Lansing City Council Ward 1 Kevin Gardner 775-1467 Dave Trinkle 727-6343

391 N. Main St.~(913) 250-1964 Sun.-6:30 a.m.to 11:00 p.m. Mon.-Sat.-5:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Drive-thru open 24 hours)

China King 121 Express Dr. Suite E~(913) 727-5888 Mon.-Thurs.-10:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Fri. & Sat.-10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sunday-11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Dairy Queen 402 N. Main St.~(913) 250-1005 Winter Hours (October-May) Mon.-Thurs.-10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Fri. & Sat.-11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Sun.-11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Summer Hours (June-September) Mon.-Thurs.-10:00 a.m. to Midnight Fri. & Sat.-10:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Ward 2 Andi Pawlowski Don Studnicka

727-3105 727-2907

Ward 3 Kerry Brungardt Jesse Garvey

727-5635 727-1883

Ward 4 Anthony McNeill Gregg Buehler

727-2524 250-0540

Planning Commission Sharon Henke Kirsten Moreland Jim Pittman Brian Schwanz Mike Suozzo Jeff Wagner Joe Herring Police Department Emergency-911 Non-Emergency-727-3000 Animal Control-727-3000

Daylight Donuts 113 4-H Road Mon-Sun 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Unified School District 469 Home of the Lions District Office-200 E. Mary 727-1100 Lansing High School-220 Lion Ln. 727-3357 Lansing Middle School-509 Ida 727-1197 Lansing Elementary-450 W. Mary 727-1128

Lansing Community Library 730 1st Terrace~(913) 727-2929 library@lansing.ks.us HOURS OF OPERATION Monday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Tuesday & Wednesday 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Thursday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Lansing Historical Museum 115 E. Kansas~(913) 250-0203 lphillippi@sbcglobal.net HOURS OF OPERATION Tuesday-Friday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Saturday 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Green Leaf Nutrition 100 E. Kansas Ave. Ste. F (913) 727-1000 Mon-Fri 6:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.

IHOP 484 N. Main St.~(913) 727-1111 Open 24 Hours

Fire Department Emergency-911 Non-Emergency-727-5844

Jimmy John’s 834 N. Main St.~(913) 727-2100 Mon.-Sun.-10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Catering available



Clubs & Organizations Lansing Educational Foundation Friends of the Lansing Community Library Lansing Historical Museum Lansing Historical Society Lansing Kiwanis Club Lansing Lions Club Lansing PRIDE Lansing Community Club Lansing Master Gardeners American Legion Post 411 United Way of LV County American Red Cross Cub Scouts #3165 Girls Scouts of America Boy Scouts #165 Lansing V.F.W. Post 12003 Chamber of Commerce Leavenworth County Dev. Corp.

727-1100 727-2929 250-0203 651-3847 727-1495 727-1367 727-6500 351-1551 351-1333 727-1472 682-2592 682-6222 488-8517 816-358-8755 ext.3056 207-7825 727-5349 682-4112 727-6111

Lodging Condotels Suites 801 W. Eisenhower Road~(913) 727-6590 Amenities: In-room high speed internet, Meeting Facilities, Outdoor Pool, In room cable & phone services (free local calls) www.condotelsks.com

Econo Lodge 504 N. Main Street~(913) 727-2777 Amenities: Continental Breakfast Included, In-room high speed Internet, Pets Allowed, In-room microwave & mini-refrigerator www.choicehotels.com/hotel/ks.044

Meeting Times Lansing City Council–1st & 3rd Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at City Hall Board of Education-2nd Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the District Office Board of Zoning Appeals-As Necessary

Holiday Inn Express


120 Express Drive~(913) 250-1000 Amenities: Continental Breakfast Included, In-room high-speed Internet, Indoor Pool, Meeting Facilities (up to 100), Exercise Facility www.hiexpress.com/lansingks


Municipal Court-2 & 4 Wednesday of the month, starting at 8:30 a.m. at City Hall Parks & Rec. Advisory Board– 2nd Thursday in the months of January, March, May, July, September, and November at 7 p.m. in the Activity Center Planning Commission-3rd Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at City Hall Tree Board– 2nd Thursday in the months of January, March, May, September, and November at 6 p.m. in the Activity Center Lan-Del Water District Board-1st Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Plaza Library Board-4th Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Library except for the month of July 4

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Leavenworth County 300 Walnut, Leavenworth, KS 66048 913-682-0417 www.leavenworthcounty.org

Public Officials State of Kansas State Capitol, 300 S.W. 10th Street Topeka, KS 66612 Senator Steve Fitzgerald, 5th District (785) 296-7357 Representative Connie O’Brien, 42nd District (785) 296-7683 Representative John Bradford 40th District (785) 296-7653 Representative Willie Dove 38th District (785) 296-7670

Board of County Commissioners First District: Robert Holland Second District: Clyde Graeber Third District: Dennis Bixby County Clerk-Janet Klasinski Sheriff-Andy Dedeke Register of Deeds-Stacy Driscoll Treasurer-Janice Van Parys County Attorney-Todd Thompson K-State Extension Office-Denise Sullivan

United States of America

Emergency & Non-Emergency Numbers: Highway Patrol-(913) 782-8100 F.B.I.-(816) 691-8200 Poison Control-(800) 332-6633 Road Conditions-(800) 585-7623

U.S. Senate or House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 Representative Lynn Jenkins, 2nd District (785) 234-5966 Senator Jerry Moran (913) 393-0711 Senator Pat Roberts (785) 295-2745

Hospitals St. Luke’s Cushing Memorial Hospital-(913) 684-1100 St. John Hospital-(913) 680-6000 V.A. Medical Center-(913) 682-2000

Contact Information

Newspapers Kansas City Star-(816) 234-4545 Lansing Times-(913) 682-1334 Leavenworth Times-(913) 682-0305

For more information about the city of Lansing, please view our website at www.lansing.ks.us or contact: Michael W. Smith, City Administrator msmith@lansing.ks.us (913) 727-3036 Nolan B. Sunderman, Economic Development/CVB Director sunderman@lansing.ks.us (913) 727-5488

General Information Population: City-11,295 County-74,276 Sales Tax Rate-8.150% 2012 Total Mill Levy-147.159



2014 Calendar of Events

April 4-5 Annual CLEAN-UP Leavenworth Co. Transfer Station April 4-5 Citywide Garage Sale Find good bargains! Shop the Citywide Garage Sale!



Lansing High School Auditorium On select Thursdays This program includes a performer every week.

Kelly Grove Park 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. This event includes a variety of fall favorites: pumpkin decorating, live music, apple cider, bonfire, face painting and much more!

June 6 LANSING GOLF TOURNAMENT Leavenworth Country Club

October 25 THE SPOOKY CENTER Activity Center 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. 3rd grade and under 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. 4th–8th grade This event is a Halloween themed carnival.

“Read to the Dogs” every 3rd Friday of the month

Lego Exhibition Competition January & September

Mother Daughter Extravaganza Celebrates Mothers Day in May

Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Mid November


Summer Reading Program

Kenneth W. Bernard Community Park at Dusk


May 3 LANSING DAZE FESTIVAL Eisenhower Crossing City’s Annual Festival, Car Show, Children’s Events & Activities, Vendor Booths, and Live Music.

May 10 FISHING DERBY Location: Kenneth W. Bernard Community Park This annual event was established to promote the outdoors to today’s youth. Ages up to 15 years old may participate.

Tuesday & Friday at 10:30 a.m. 

April 13-19 NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK Lives Change At Your Library May 2-3 BREW, BLUES & BAR-B-Q Eisenhower Crossing This 10th Annual Bar-B-Q Cook-off will include live entertainment from blues bands. There will be a People’s Choice Fundraiser so everyone can taste the good food the participants are cooking. There will also be activities for children.

Story-time is held every

June 1 –July 31

Community Center 6:00 p.m. This annual event sparks the beginning of gift-giving by area organizations & individuals to families needing assistance during the holiday season. Entertainment & refreshments are provided.

September 26-27 Citywide Garage Sale Find good bargains! Shop the Citywide Garage Sale!



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