Lee's Summit Mayor Apologizes After Cancelled Swim Park Party Social Media Deluge

Begging forgiveness for what he calls "inappropriate & insensitive" concern about crowd size . . . Check the suburban mayor's warm & fuzzy response to a wave of online hateration . . .

"We must intentionally embrace a culture that is welcoming and inclusive, and we must continually denounce any urge or impulse to exclude. I want to expressly denounce comments posted by a Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation employee on social media. The comments were appalling and not condoned by Parks and Recreation, and are inconsistent with the culture I know the City of Lee’s Summit strives to reflect," Lee's Summit Mayor Bill Baird said.

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Lee's Summit mayor calls for change after Summit Waves incident

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - An investigation is underway after a Lee's Summit family said it was discriminated against at the city's waterpark. Lee's Summit Mayor Bill Baird also weighed in on what happened Saturday. "Unfortunately, statements were made by a Parks and Recreation manager at Summit Waves that were inappropriate and insensitive," Baird said in a statement.

Lee's Summit Mayor Baird urges Parks and Rec to make changes after Summit Waves incident

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Lee's Summit Mayor Bill Baird said in a statement Tuesday he denounces "inappropriate and insensitive" comments made by a Parks and Recreation manager Saturday at Summit Waves water park in Lee's Summit, Missouri, after pool staff canceled a scheduled party organized by two teenagers .

Lee's Summit Parks and Rec apologizes to family after birthday party at waterpark canceled

The Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation Department is out with an apology after a family's birthday party was canceled at the Summit Waves waterpark.

Family of teens who planned pool party in Lee's Summit calling for change

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The father of two teenagers who had planned a pool party at the Summit Waves water park in Lee's Summit is calling for changes after the party was cancelled at the last minute. Speaking with reporters Tuesday, Chris Evans said he believes the last-minute cancellation by pool officials represented "racial profiling and discrimination."

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