Archive for Tuesday, February 24, 1998


February 24, 1998


* Receive proposals from the public for specific capital improvement projects to be considered for the city's ``1999-2004 Capital Improvement Plan.'' Among the possibilities: new streets, sewers, sidewalks, bike trails, parks and other tangible projects. The plan does not guarantee that included projects will be financed, but it does make them known to the city's elected officials and planners. The deadline for submissions is March 2.

  • Approve a final plat for Stormont-Vail Addition, a one-lot area covering three acres northeast of Legends and Biltmore drives. Requested by Bob Billings, president of Alvamar Inc., which owns the property.
  • Consider annexation of 14.3 acres west of Wakarusa Drive and north of Legends Drive. Also requested: rezoning of the property from agricultural to research industrial uses. Requested by Bob Billings, president of Alvamar Inc., which owns the property.
  • Consider a final plat for the Cracker Barrel Addition, a three-lot area covering 16.8 acres southwest of North Third Street and the Kansas Turnpike's East Lawrence interchange. Also requested: rezoning 17 acres to allow for construction of a Cracker Barrel restaurant and hotel north of the existing Sonic Drive-In. The development's preliminary development plan also would be revised to reflect the proposed changes. Requested by Tanger Properties Limited Partnership, which owns the property.
  • Consider the Lawrence City Commission's desire to annex two properties into the city without the property owners' consent. One of the sites, owned by Harold Seele, is 10.3 acres northeast of Overland Drive and Eldridge Street. The other, owned by Richard and Sherryl Wright, is an acre at the southwest corner of 33rd and Iowa streets.

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