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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.
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As freezing temperatures draw ever closer, the city of Lawrence is preparing to provide emergency shelter for community members experiencing homelessness and houselessness.
People living in Brookwood Mobile Home Park say they’ve faced challenges ranging from delayed maintenance and sewage in the streets to rejection of rental assistance and threats of eviction.
The Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday received an update from city staff about the progress of the Climate Action Plan and expressed excitement about moving it forward.
The Lawrence-Douglas County Sustainability Office wants to hear from local residents about how to address and protect the community from potential climate change risks. In addition, the Lawrence City Commission will receive an update on the Climate Action Plan on Tuesday.
The Lawrence City Commission hesitantly approved a proposed 319-bedroom duplex project on Clinton Parkway west of Iowa Street at Tuesday night’s meeting, following arguments from several neighbors about why it should be denied.
Plans for a consolidated field operations campus and review of a draft citywide public camera policy progressed at Tuesday’s City Commission meeting.
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.