Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday voted 4-0 to approve the creation of a steering committee that will help the city pick a spot for an improved downtown bus station.
Mayor Bart Littlejohn on Tuesday proclaimed “Advocating for Peace Month,” a response to months of community pressure for the city to take action on the conflict in Gaza. Many of those same community members, though, said the measure fell short.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday will hear an update on transit staff members’ process to pick a spot for a downtown bus station and vote on a draft resolution to create a steering committee.
From major updates to Lawrence’s public transportation system to the election of every seat in the legislature, 2024 is going to be a big year for Lawrence and for Kansas as a whole. Here’s a roundup of big changes to know about, dates to mark and more.
City commissioners on Tuesday gave initial approval to a preliminary development plan for a strip of duplexes in northwestern Lawrence months after they denied an earlier plan for the property.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a $2.7 million funding agreement with the Lawrence Community Shelter, which is vastly expanding its services to support people amid a growing homelessness crisis.
As Lawrence city commissioners are set to consider an agreement with the Lawrence Community Shelter, the shelter’s unionized workers are demanding higher pay, cohesive benefits and better support in their work.
The Lawrence Community Shelter board on Thursday did not review a draft agreement that’s set to go to the Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday. The shelter will likely seek around $2.1 million for operations in 2024.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday approved proposed increases to stormwater and solid waste rates that will add an average of about $2 to residents’ monthly utility bills.
Community members, Lawrence Chamber of Commerce staff members and Lawrence city commissioners gathered Monday to celebrate the end of the East 23rd Street reconstruction project finally coming into clear view on the horizon.
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