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The Lawrence school district’s Futures Planning Committee members expressed frustration during their meeting Thursday evening, saying that the process to select and implement a budget cut proposal has felt performative rather than collaborative.
Indigenous community advocates on Thursday will discuss potential harm that could come from the proposed roadway extension of Wakarusa Drive just south of Lawrence, and they invite the public to participate.
Lawrence city Commission
The City of Lawrence ordinance banning single-use plastic bags goes into effect Friday. Here are answers to what it means, where you can get reusable bags, who could face fines and more.
A work group is recommending that Lawrence’s Community Police Review Board should have more oversight of complaints against the police department.
Douglas County Commission
Controversy in Pottawatomie and Douglas counties about expansion of county commissions to 5 members surfaced Monday with a Kansas House committee backing a bill mandating new seats be filled at the next general election.
The Douglas County Commission on Wednesday voted 2-1 against the next step in a plan for the New Boston Crossings development south of Lawrence. However, the denial won’t likely have much of an impact on the project overall.