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Archive for Sunday, August 19, 2012

25 years ago: Schwegler residents air concerns to commissioners

August 19, 2012

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From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for Aug. 19, 1987:

  • About 30 residents of the Schwegler neighborhood had met this week to discuss with city commissioners the issues of drainage, code enforcement, and traffic in the area. The get-together was the third in a series of problem-solving meetings in different neighborhoods. The Schwegler neighborhood, made up almost entirely of single-family homes, was located directly south of the Kansas University campus and west of the Naismith drainage ditch.
  • The planned southwest Lawrence trafficway received official support from the city commission for the first time since the April 7 elections. The commission voted 4-1, with Commissioner Dennis Constance opposed, to approve its version of a joint city-county resolution outlining planning policies for the proposed road.

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