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A work group is recommending that Lawrence’s Community Police Review Board should have more oversight of complaints against the police department.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday voted down a plan to seek federal funding for a project that aimed to close a portion of the Lawrence Loop downtown and build a new bridge across the Kansas River.
The Lawrence City Commission approved on a 4-1 vote Tuesday a comprehensive plan amendment that brings a development south of Iowa Street and K-10 one step closer to fruition.
Lawrence and Douglas County leaders are building a roadmap for entrepreneurial growth and doing work toward equitable entrepreneurship.
Wages have not kept pace with rising rent rates and utility costs, and that has contributed to Douglas County’s increase in homelessness, subject matter experts told commissioners during a special meeting Wednesday.
City commissioners on Tuesday received an update on the city’s new land development code, which aims to update zoning regulations to allow for more sustainability, affordable housing and equity.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved the replacement of the Conservation of Historic Resources Code with an updated version.
The Lawrence City Commission and Douglas County Commission on Wednesday will hold a joint meeting to review the strategic plan to address homelessness and hear updates on progress.
Amid the heavy snowfall and more severe weather in the forecast for Lawrence, city commissioners on Tuesday discussed but took no action to expand emergency sheltering options for people experiencing homelessness.