In the nine months since the Lawrence City Commission unanimously approved creating historical markers to memorialize two teenagers killed by Lawrence police, the conversation on what those markers might look like, where they’ll be placed, and how much they’ll cost has mostly gone silent.
The Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday gave a nod of approval to a program that will allow residents to donate to a utility assistance program to help others who can’t pay their bills.
Responding to community pushback about the proposed master plan for downtown, the city has extended the comment […]
The Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday will consider a contract that would pay Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas $250 for each application approved for a utility assistance program. That’s roughly equivalent to two or three months’ worth of the average residence’s city utility bills.
Douglas County’s elections will soon be run from the corner of 23rd and Louisiana Streets — in a location double the size of its current location on the first floor of the county courthouse.
The chair of a city task force examining Lawrence’s form of municipal government shared some context and background on the latest episode of the Lawrence Talks! podcast.
The Lawrence City Commission is headed for an Aug. 3 primary election after nine candidates filed to run for the three seats up for election this November.
Twelve candidates have filed for seats on the board of Lawrence Public Schools, which means a primary election will be necessary to narrow down the field.
After a steering committee asked for three more weeks to gather and review public comment on the draft Downtown Lawrence master plan, staff is suggesting that the city commission should allow another two months.
The people of Lawrence should directly elect a mayor to serve a four-year term and six city commissioners broken down by districts, according to the city government study task force.