Drafted 2017-2021 capital improvement plan May 22, 2016
A preliminary, five-year plan for large projects drafted by the City of Lawrence.
City manager’s memo on capital improvement plan May 22, 2016
Memo from City Manager Tom Markus on May 20, 2016 about a recommended five-year capital improvement plan.
2016 pavement maintenance projects May 20, 2016
Pavement improvement projects are planned around Lawrence starting in mid May, with expected completion by the end of August.
Yokohama restaurant inspection report (May 2, 2016) May 20, 2016
Yokohama Sushi, 811 New Hampshire St., voluntarily closed its doors temporarily on May 2, 2016, after a health inspector discovered nearly 100 live roaches on the premises.
USD 497 teacher salary schedule May 17, 2016
USD 497 teacher salary schedule
Ken Willard Statement on Federal Transgender Policy May 17, 2016
Kansas State Board of Education member Ken Willard's statement and motion reacting to the Obama administration's policy regarding transgender student rights and Title IX, May 17, 2016.
Lawrence 2017 budget calendar May 16, 2016
Key dates in Lawrence's process to develop its 2017 budget
Gene Bicknell Statement on Tax Dispute May 10, 2016
Retired businessman and Kansas Republican activist Gene Bicknell accuses the state, and Gov. Sam Brownback's administration, of "tax extortion" regarding his long-running income tax dispute.
Breastfeeding Coalition of Douglas County resource list May 10, 2016
A list of resources for breastfeeding mothers in the Lawrence-Douglas County area.
Blended learning report May 9, 2016
Lawrence school district report on blended learning
Douglas County petition in Case No. 2016- CV-000181 May 6, 2016
This is the petition that Douglas County filed last week that says an 1890 schoolhouse is a junk yard, a nuisance and a danger to area citizens.
Subsidized developments in Iowa City offering affordable housing May 6, 2016
From January to September 2015, Iowa City negotiated a total 57 affordable housing units in four residential developments receiving public financial assistance. New Lawrence City Manager Tom Markus, who was then the city manager of Iowa City, helped craft those agreements. Chicago-based CA Ventures is a partner in the last project on the list, The Rise. CA Ventures is also a partner in the new HERE Kansas development near Kansas University.
KU, K-State Joint Letter on Higher Ed Cuts May 4, 2016
Joint letter to alumni from Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Kansas State University Interim President Gen. Richard Myers regarding proposed funding cuts to higher education.
KU chancellor letter on Multicultural Student Government May 4, 2016
On Wednesday, KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little sent a letter to the Student Senate informing them that she was vetoing a $2 student fee marked to provide $90,000 for a Multicultural Student Government.
Discrimination and harassment policy May 3, 2016
The Lawrence school district's discrimination and harassment policy
City Commission undecided about East Ninth Project, votes to discuss it in coming weeks
May 24, 2016 · 6 comments
KU professor who said N-word in class will lose job at university
May 23, 2016 · 79 comments
Columnist Leonard Pitts tells Lawrence crowd it's time for white Americans to 'stop eating Jim Crow'
May 21, 2016 · 172 comments
On the street:
What advice do you have for high school graduates?
May 25, 2016 · 1 comment
Kansas lawmakers expect to consider transgender restroom use
May 23, 2016 · 37 comments
Developer raising red flag about slow pace of East Ninth Street corridor project; plans for new East Lawrence microbrewery moving ahead
May 23, 2016 · 14 comments
Judge says Kansas can’t require citizenship proof to vote
May 17, 2016 · 66 comments
On the street:
Would you like to see more or less development in East Lawrence?
May 24, 2016 · 11 comments
Opinion: Gun sale like victory lap on boy’s grave
May 19, 2016 · 41 comments
Opinion: Effort undermines independent judiciary
May 25, 2016 · 1 comment