Documents

Chamber letter on economic development incentives policies
June 23, 2016
The Lawrence Chamber of Commerce board of directors sent a letter to the Lawrence City Commission on Thursday voicing their opposition to proposed changes to the city's economic development incentives.
Fish vs. Kobach Injunction
June 21, 2016
U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson's order directing state election officials to register voters who had signed up through their local motor vehicle offices.
Kids Count profile
June 21, 2016
Kansas and National Kids Count profile
Belenky vs. Kobach
June 21, 2016
Shawnee County District Judge Franklin Theis' decision saying the Secretary of State has no legal authority to conduct a dual election system.
Lawrence Loop
June 20, 2016
This map shows the Lawrence Loop, proposed to one day circle the city, and the segments remaining to complete it.
A Century of Newspapering: The Simons of Lawrence
June 17, 2016
The following document is a pdf of a booklet from a Kansas Meeting of the Newcomen Society on Dec. 12, 1991. The booklet includes an introduction by then Kansas University Chancellor Dr. Gene Budig, a detailed history of The Lawrence Journal-World on its 100th anniversary by Dolph Simons Jr. and a history of the United States Bill of Rights by Professor David A. Anderson. Simons’ enclosed speech provides a detailed account of how one of the newspaper industry’s most storied families started and built the Journal-World into one of the country’s most renowned community newspapers.
University Place survey results
June 17, 2016
Steve Evans, president of the University Place Neighborhood Association, distributed a survey to gain feedback from neighbors about the proposed transit hub in Lot 90 of the Kansas University campus, which the neighborhood surrounds.
Transit hub concept plan
June 17, 2016
This May 4 concept plan shows the proposed site and traffic pattern for a transit hub on Kansas University's Lot 90.
Zogby Kansas Poll, June 2016
June 10, 2016
Kansas statewide poll of state government issues, 2016 presidential race.
Lawrence Public Library 2017 budget request
June 3, 2016
The 2017 budget request for the Lawrence Public Library includes a $300,000 increase from 2016.
Lawrence Public Library 2016 budget
June 3, 2016
Lawrence Public Library 2016 budget
Lawrence Public Library draft 2017 budget
June 3, 2016
2017 Lawrence Public Library budget
Drafted 2017-2021 capital improvement program
May 31, 2016
This draft, released May 24, 2016, shows capital improvement projects planned in Lawrence from 2017 through 2021. The City Commission will decide on any changes to the plan before it passes a 2017 budget in August.
Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority tenants by location
May 27, 2016
This chart, which correlates with a map, also shown, breaks out the 1,225 tenants housed by the Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority, by location. The highest number of individuals and families living in a single tract are in an area bounded by Massachusetts Street to the west and extending as far as Noria Road to the east, 23rd Street to the south and the Kansas River to the north. Most of the families living in that area, 78 percent, are in public housing, versus 22 percent using vouchers.
Health impacts of affordable housing
May 27, 2016
This slide from Partridge's presentation to the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee in April shows how improving affordable housing could improve a community's health.