”We encourage the planning commission to recommend the utility-scale solar Kansas Sky Energy Project to the Douglas County Commission,” writes Carol Williamson, president of the League of Women Voters of Lawrence-Douglas County.
”I’m sure homeless services for the general public who fall on hard times are needed. Those services will not meet the needs of the severely mentally ill, nor will they serve the desires of the community at large,” Bill Simons writes in this letter to the Times.
”Repeating lies doesn’t change them into truths. More civic engagement, not cynicism, is what democracy needs to survive,” Sonja Czarnecki writes in this letter to the Times.
”I was just so surprised that the distinguished professor lecture on barriers and self-determination will not be available by Zoom or webinar or as audio,” Juanita Carlson writes in this letter to the Times.
”There is a long-term financial advantage for cities to stabilize their modest housing stock and the infrastructure which already exists by utilizing district overlays that provide a level playing field for working families to buy into the market and become long-term residents,” Deborah Snyder writes in this letter to the Times.
“Careful planning decisions must be made to allow for a proper balance of living opportunities that promote healthy, safe and affordable neighborhoods,” Candice Davis writes in this letter to the Times.
”Living beyond one’s means seems a common philosophy these days,” Tom Guba begins this letter to the Times.
”This is Lawrence … and this is the way we do things here. We speak out because ’we are the people’ and we care about this town,” Kathleen Christian writes in this letter to the Times.
”If we have a sexist and transphobic ordinance that the police won’t enforce because it’s sexist and transphobic, why are we keeping it as part of city code?” Chris Flowers writes in this letter to the Times.
“For future restoration and stewardship efforts to succeed for the City of Lawrence, at Prairie Park and beyond, they should be done in direct consultation and collaboration with Native people,” Brett Ramey writes in this letter.
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