Lawrence City Hall closed because of power outage

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Lawrence City Hall and City Hall Riverfront will be closed for the day on Tuesday, May 24, because of a power outage affecting phone and internet systems.


“City Hall and Riverfront offices include utility billing customer service, solid waste customer service, the planner of the day and Municipal Court. All will be unable to receive calls and unavailable for in-person assistance today,” according to a news release from the city.

As of just before 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Evergy’s online outage map showed that the cause of the outage was unidentified but a crew had been assigned to work on it. The outage in the area of City Hall was the only one shown in Lawrence.

Solid waste collection, transit service and parks and recreation were operating normally, according to the city’s release.

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