Nick and Jason check in on the Lee's Summit R-7 Board of Education and the Lee's Summit City Council, before making way for Amy Johnson, who kicks off a new segment of the Town Hall podcast where listeners get an opportunity to introduce the community to someone they think we should all know. For more information on the "I'd LIke you to meet..." segment, head to meet.link2leessummit.com.
Monday NewsLink: Downtown development could be moving forward, plus news & notes from around the Lee’s Summit community
Your Monday NewsLink for the week of April 19, 2021. The proposed downtown Market Plaza development may be gaining some momentum as the City Council takes up a recommendation for development and management partners. The Lee’s Summit R-7 Board of Education tabs Ryan Murdock to remain as president and elects Megan Marshall to serve as Vice President; plus other notes from local businesses and the City of Lee’s Summit.
The Market Plaza development, which includes the voter-approved downtown performance space is taking a big step forward and Nick & Jason take a quick read of the tea leaves after the recent LSR7 BOE election. Ben Rao joins Nick in the second segment to talk about his new book and work to help people care for loved ones as they age and need more care.
Your Monday NewsLink for the week of April 12, 2021. The City of Lee’s Summit and a host of partners are offering a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination event this week at Legacy Park; a local resident has created a unique fundraiser and opportunity to put your pet in some unique art; a reminder on some changes to the LSR7 AMI schedule and summer camp information.
Nick and Jason take just a few minutes to review Tuesday’s election results (read: plead with more people to show up and vote) before turning to a conversation with Lee’s Summit resident Sharon Newman Edwards. Edwards hosts a true crime podcast called Justice… delayed, documenting her dive into an unsolved murder from Abilene, Texas.
Your Monday NewsLink for the week of April 5, 2021. This week’s news & notes come from the Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council; City of Lee’s Summit; Pro Deo Youth Center, Lee’s Summit r-7 School District and more