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Celebrate I-Lan's Lunar New Year

Please join us for an evening ushering in the Year of the Rat with Mayor Peggy Dunn, the Leawood City Council, and the I-Lan Sister City Committee.

Sunday, January 26, 2020
Events begin at 5:00 pm
Cocktails, Asian Cuisine and Traditional Entertainment

Vista 154 at Ironhorse Golf Club
15400 Mission Road
Leawood, KS 66244

$35 per person – Cash Bar – Limited Seating

Reservation Deadline is January 14th, 2020

Contact Julie Berger at 913.663.9325 or email I-Lan@leawood.org
Mail Checks:  I-Lan Sister City – 4201 Town Center Drive – Leawood, KS 66211
For Credit Cards:  Call 913.663.9154

Annual Pet License Renewal Information

Annual Pet License Renewal invoices are mailed the week between Christmas & New Year’s; and are due on/before February 28. Late penalty fees of $5.00 per pet, per month are assessed beginning March 1st. All applications and renewals without proper payment, a current rabies certificate, and spay-neuter documentation will be returned. ALL documents MUST BE submitted together with payment.  (No payments will be taken over the phone.) Expiration dates for rabies are listed on each renewal invoice for your convenience. If you have additional questions, please contact us at licensing@leawood.org.

WaterOne - Winter Edition

WaterOne – Winter Edition

In this issue, read about:

  • WaterOne Wins National Sustainability Award
  • Service Project Brings Water to Historic Kansas Cemetery
  • Bowl Raised on Johnson Drive Water Tower
  • And More!

Read it now

Mission Road – 119th to 127th Street - Updated 11/26/2019

Mission Road in now OPEN in both directions from 119th Street to 123rd Street.

Please note there is still NORTHBOUND ONLY traffic from 123rd Street to 127th Street.  The main storm sewer line is complete, the contractor is working to tie in the side street storm sewers and will work on the storm sewer street crossings beginning the week of December 9th.  The contractor expects to complete the storm sewer installation by December 15th.  The remaining construction from 127th Street to 123rd Street (curbs, sidewalks, and new street lights) will be constructed in the spring of 2020, also at which time the entire roadway (119th Street to 127th Street) will be milled and overlayed.

The intersection of 123rd and Mission will remain a WB stop condition for 123rd and traffic on Mission will not stop.

Utility Companies continue to work on the undergrounding of their facilities between 119th Street and 123rd Street and should be complete by early December 2019.

Restoration of properties north of 123rd Street is complete on the west side.   South of 123rd Street  and on the east side from 119th Street to 123rd Street will have areas disturbed by the utility work (that are outside of our construction area) restored in the upcoming weeks, as well as the east side sidewalks repaired and open.

2019-2020 Snow Removal Program Book

The 2019-2020 Snow Removal Program Book is now available.

More information about Snow Removal Operations and Snow Removal Guidelines may be found on the Public Works’ Infrastructure and Maintenance page.

Johnson County Waste System Back-up Prevention Program

To all Leawood residents,

The frequent and sizable recent rain events are causing water related problems for some of our Johnson County Wastewater customers (JCW).

Thus – I wanted to briefly let you know about the Johnson County Waste System Back-up Prevention Program (BUPP) which has available funds.  The program began in 1998 due to large rain events and the Commission has continued to fund the program.

Northeast Johnson County includes some of the oldest areas (greater than 50 years old)  and is primarily made up of clay pipes.  As these pipes age, cracks can develop allowing rain and groundwater to enter the pipes.  Water in basements can be caused by many things other than sanitary sewers including rainwater coming in and around home foundations, blocked foundation drains, or improperly sloped ground around the house.

Johnson County Wastewater wants to help Johnson County residents better protect their homes during these rains. This program is voluntary and provides funding to eligible home owners, so they may install a backup prevention device or make plumbing modifications on their property.

JCW staff will investigate all calls to determine if the water in the basement was due to a sanitary sewer back up or water from some other source.

If you hear from constituents regarding sewer backup issues,  please feel to direct them to JCW’s website https://jocogov.org/dept/wastewater/engineering/backup-prevention

 

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Leawood False Alarm Reduction Program

Effective Friday July 26, 2019, the Leawood False Alarm Reduction Program will be managed by Cry Wolf Services.  It is very important for all of our residents and businesses to understand that the level of Police services provided in response to an alarm will not be affected.  All fees associated the False Alarm Reduction Program are controlled by the City.  The Police Department continuously works to provide the best possible level of services  to the community and we believe this transition is in line with that goal.  We have a long standing working relationship with Cry Wolf Services and we are confident in their ability to manage this program with the same level of customer service as you have grown accustomed to.

Contact information for the Leawood False Alarm Reduction Program is:

Cry Wolf customer service: (833)279-5535

Email: leawoodks@alarm-billing.com

Website: www.crywolfservices.com/leawoodks

Mail:      Leawood False Alarm Reduction Program
PO Box 310808
Des Moines, IA 50331-0808

JoCo Monthly - Johnson County monthly e-newsletter

JOCO Monthly

JoCo Quarterly, the county’s external e-newsletter is now moving to a monthly format. This change reflects feedback recently received from residents. The first edition of JoCo Monthly was distributed Wednesday, July 31. Look for future editions at the end of each month.

Subscribe to JoCo Monthly

Free Gun Locks Available at Police Department

The Leawood Police Department has free cable gun locks available for residents at
the Justice Center, 4201 Town Center Drive. The locks (limit one per household)
are available Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If you own a firearm, please be a responsible gun owner and make sure it is
stored securely.

Attention: New Leawood Governing Body Meeting Time

Beginning on May 1, 2019, most Leawood Governing Body meetings will start at 7:00 p.m.  If there is a work session scheduled prior to the regular meeting, the regular meeting will commence at 7:30 p.m. An easy way to verify the starting time is to click here.

Best Kept Secret Around - The DMV in Overland Park

OP Driver’s License Bureau
Kansas Department of Revenue
7600-D W. 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66210
913-942-3059

2019 Construction Projects

The Leawood Public Works department has released a map locating construction projects taking place in 2019.

2019 Construction Projects (PDF)