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Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday leaned more toward siding with the city in an ongoing impasse with one of the employee unions, but they agreed to some compromises.
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Lawrence City Commission candidates shared their ideas to make Lawrence more “climate resilient” during Thursday’s Douglas County Democrat forum.
The Lawrence city manager gave city staff and commissioners an update Tuesday on the winter weather shelter program, which is anticipating demand of about 200 people and so far only has the capacity for 40. The commission also discussed a $1.5M soccer field project.
The Lawrence City Commission heard a presentation on Tuesday night about a transportation project that seeks to add connectivity and access to the Kansas River.
The Lawrence Police Department headquarters will soon feature a new piece of public art.
Members of the Lawrence City Commission received an update about the Lawrence Police Department’s progress toward a lengthy list of improvement goals at Tuesday’s meeting.
The Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday will hear about progress Lawrence police have made on a consultants’ recommendations, plus updates on 8 Can’t Wait policies and decriminalization of poverty.
The Lawrence City Commission agreed to proceed with a 2022 budget that increases utility rates but keeps property taxes flat after a public hearing on Tuesday.
Just about an hour passed Tuesday evening between the first and the final unofficial election results, and months of campaigning came to an end for several candidates for local office. For others, a new race among a smaller field of competitors began. And for a few more, it was still unclear whether they’d move on to the Nov. 2 general election.
The eight candidates campaigning for seats on the Lawrence City Commission took questions on affordable housing and police reform, among other topics, during a forum hosted by the Lawrence chapter of the NAACP on Saturday.