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Curbside Storm Debris Removal to Begin Monday, June 3rd

I-435 – 95th St

Starting Monday, June 3rd, City crews in collaboration with ArborMasters will launch a curbside storm debris removal program. This initiative will focus on the area most severely impacted by recent storms, stretching from I-435 to 95th St within the eastern and western boundaries of Leawood. The designated area will be divided into four zones, with crews systematically working from the northern and southern edges toward the center.

Residents outside the designated area can request debris removal by contacting the Public Works Department at 913-663-9130. The City will strive to accommodate all requests from these areas.

Additionally, the Leawood Logistics Center located at 2008 W. 104th St will be open for storm debris drop off on Saturday, June 1st from 7am – 5 pm.

Press Release

Leawood Residents Storm Debris Drop-off Site Available June 1st

The City of Leawood residents impacted by the recent severe weather can drop storm debris;
branches, limbs, stumps and/or damaged fences, to the

Leawood Logistics Center located at 2008 W. 104th Street.

The site will open:

Saturday, June 1st from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

You must have proof of residency to drop off debris at the site, providing either a Leawood ID or
an ID matching a utility bill with a Leawood address. Vehicles shall be a 1 ton pickup or smaller
and trailers will be allowed. Large commercial vehicles will not be permitted to drop off debris.

Leawood staff will direct vehicles into the parking lot but will not be available to help unload
vehicles. Please be aware of possible traffic or waiting in line to access the site.

Press Release

Fire Station Open House – Saturday June 29, 2024

Come tour Leawood’s newest Fire Station at 9621 Lee Boulevard!

Saturday – June 29, 2024
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Family Friendly Fun & Activities!

  • Hot dogs & cookies (while supplies last)
  • Fire Station tours
  • Fire Apparatus tours (fire engines & trucks)
  • Historic 1949 Ford Pumper (Leawood’s first fire engine)
  • Hands-only CPR training
  • Fire extinguisher training
  • Interactive fire safety house
  • Specialty Rescue & EMS Equipment displays

Provide input on the future of the 96th & Lee site including historic City Hall & original Fire Station 1

Open House Flyer

City of Leawood Names Brad Robbins as next Chief of Police to succeed Chief Dale Finger

Brad RobbinsThe City of Leawood announces the appointment of Leawood Police Captain Brad Robbins as the city’s 11th Chief of Police effective May 4, 2024. Robbins replaces Chief Dale Finger, who is retiring on May 3, 2024, after more than 50 years of law enforcement service to the City of Leawood and State of Kansas.

“Thank you for the honor of choosing me to lead the Leawood Police Department.” said Captain Robbins. “As the Chief of Police, I look forward to working with our city leaders and residents while continuing to promote the high level of service and professional behavior that the citizens of Leawood have come to expect.”

Captain Robbins has most recently been the Support Services Division Commander for the department, supervising the Investigation, Traffic Safety and Community Education units in addition to serving as the agency’s public information officer. He previously oversaw the Administrative Services and Operations Divisions.

Robbins has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Kansas. He is also a graduate of the State of Kansas’ Certified Public Manager program and the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy leadership program.

“Captain Robbins’ extensive experience in leadership positions within the City of Leawood Police Department and his 29 years of service to the City of Leawood will serve him well in this new role as the Department continues to provide outstanding services enhancing the public safety of Leawood”, said Mayor Marc Elkins.

Press Release

Tomahawk Creek Parkway Project

The City of Leawood is designing road improvements for Tomahawk Creek Parkway, from south of College Blvd to Roe Ave. These improvements include: constructing a roundabout at Town Center Dr and Tomahawk Creek Pkwy, raising certain portions of the roadway out of the regulated floodplain, adding bike lanes in each direction from College Blvd to 119th St, sidewalk improvements for ADA and trail connections from the west side of the Parkway to the trail system, as well as excavating and grading within Tomahawk Creek to address flooding.

If you need more information or want to provide feedback, please click on the project fact sheet and comment form below. You may also email City Engineer, Brian Scovill Brians@Leawood.org.

Fact Sheet
Comment Form

Google Fiber

Description: For additional internet opportunities, Google Fiber is installing new fiber and network facilities in the City of Leawood. Ervin Cable Construction, LLC is contracted to complete the work on behalf of Google Fiber. The work is expected to occur in the City regulated right-of-way along roads and in front yards. If you have questions or concerns regarding Google Fiber work, please use the contact information provided below.

Customer Concerns / Questions: All construction-related concerns and inquiries must be directed to Google Fiber’s 24/7 Construction Line – 1-877-454-6959. This includes matters regarding restoration and repair

What to Expect:

  • Ground Markings: Various colors of paint, flags and other ground markings are required to denote the locations of utilities to minimizing conflicts.
  • In-Ground Box Installation: Small, underground fiber-optic boxes will be installed within the right-of-way of homes and developments.
  • Orange Construction Fencing: Fencing will be installed to denote and secure all open excavations. Removal of the fencing indicates the area has been restored and is secure.
  • Sod Restoration:
    • Sod will be installed for restoration purposes during the defined “sod season” of March 1st to May 15th, and September 1st to November 15th, each year.
    • Temporary measures of restoration consists of the installation of seed and matting, which are installed during “non-sod seasons”. In the event the seed and matting solution does not take, sod will be placed during the following sod season.
  • White Flags: Upon completion of underground construction, white flags are set to denote where newly placed sod needs watering.
    • To ensure a complete watering schedule, these flags need to remain in place until removed by the contractor.
  • Restoration / Property Damage: Google Fiber will repair property damage that was a result of Google Fiber work, as applicable. This includes, but is not limited to irrigation and invisible dog fences.

Internet Service: For information related to internet service, please contact Google Fiber by calling 844-36-FIBER, visiting www.fiber.google.com, or scanning the QR code provided below:

Google Fiber QR Code

Google Fiber FAQ

AT&T Light Gig

Description: AT&T is installing new fiber, to upgrade their network. This should allow for better and faster internet. Some work will be performed in the City regulated right-of-way along roads and in front yards. Most of the work will occur within public utility easements located in residential side yards and along rear property lines. Please note, the City does not regulate these easements. If you have questions or concerns regarding AT&T work, please use the contact information below.

Contractor: Heartland Midwest LLC, 913-397-7613

Customer Concerns: 913-676-1801

Affected Subdivisions & Developments
AT&T Service Map

For more information, or to get notified when AT&T Fiber becomes available, scan the QR code below, or visit www.att.com/fiberfaqs:

Mission Road (133rd to 143rd) Project Website

The City of Leawood is working on improvements to Mission Road from 133rd Street south to just north of 143rd Street. Additional information about the improvements can be found on the project website.

www.missionroadimprovements.com