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Lee's Summit, Missouri (U.S.)

Jackson County, Cass County

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[flag of Lee's Summit, Missouri] image by Randy Young, 26 August 2014



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Description of the flag

The newly adopted flag of Lee's Summit. At a Flag Week ceremony in June 2014, Mayor Randy Rhoads said of the flag, "To the untrained eye ... it is green, but to the more refined, it is olive. That color represents character, environmental well-being, safety, all excellent traits for our vibrant community." The flag is three bars of olive green, white, and olive green, with the two olive green bars each equal to one-quarter the height of the flag. In the center of the white bar is the city logo, which features the white, stylized, interlocking letters "L" and "S" on an olive green square.
Randy Young, 26 August 2014


Previous flag

[flag of Lee's Summit, Missouri] image by Randy Young, 26 August 2014
Based on a photo at www.waymarking.com/ located by Valentin Poposki, 28 December 2011

Information from email from Kelli Welch - Administrative Specialist for the City of Lee's Summit, Mo.

The City of Lee's Summit logo was selected through a contest at Lee's Summit's bi-centennial event in 1976. Our City Seal differs from the City logo. Below you will find more facts about our logo:

Logo (our city seal is different from the logo)
Contest in 1976 - US Bi-Centennial
Colors tie in with national flag
Symbolism and graphic illustration work together
Bust of founder William B. Howard - facing west, direction country growing
Wide dark furrows - rich soil - well-known for fruits and vegetables in late 1800's
Furrows go to a point to represent the highest between St. Louis and Leavenworth
Across furrows - railroad tracks - major contributor to growth
Sunrise at apex of point - representing the promising future of LS
Border - 110 stars representing LS 110 birthday in 1976

located by Valentin Poposki, 28 December 2011