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Ninth Street Corridor project’s Citizen Advisory Committee meeting will meet Monday

March 21, 2015

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The Ninth Street Corridor Citizen Advisory Committee will meet for the first time Monday evening to discuss the planned revitalization project.

The committee is a group of neighborhood, city and business representatives who will act as the project's sounding board for city staff and the design team, the city said in a release.

Committee meetings are open to the public. Monday's meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the Lawrence Public Library Auditorium.

Project leaders plan to renovate a seven-block area from Delaware to Massachusetts streets, incorporating artwork and making the area more pedestrian and bicycle friendly.

Public Workshops and Presentations:

  • Public Art Workshop No. 1: Complete Street Design and Urban Landscaping. 7-9:30 p.m. April 8 at New York Elementary.
  • Public Art Workshop No. 2: The Role of Public Art in the Project. 7-9:30 p.m. April 9 at New York Elementary.
  • Public Art Workshop No. 3: Site History. 7-9:30 p.m. April 20 at New York Elementary.
  • Public Presentation: Complete Street Document. 7-9:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Lawrence Public Library Auditorium.
  • Public Presentation: Design Development. 7 p.m. Nov. 18 at New York Elementary.

Future Citizen Advisory Committee Meetings Dates:

  • April 22 at 7 p.m. at New York Elementary.
  • May 27 at 7 p.m. in the Lawrence Public Library Auditorium.
  • June 24 at 7 p.m. in the Lawrence Public Library Auditorium.
  • July 29 at 7 p.m. in the Lawrence Public Library Auditorium.
  • Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Lawrence Public Library Auditorium.

Citizen Advisory Committee members are: East Lawrence Neighborhood representatives Phil Collison, Dave Loewenstein and John Sebelius; city at-large representatives Burdett Loomis, Rev. Verdell Taylor; Downtown Lawrence, Inc. representative Emily Peterson; Warehouse Arts District Area representative Tom Larkin; Lawrence Arts Center representatives Tom Carmody, Ben Ahlvers; business representatives Marcia Hill, Will Ogle; Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission representative Katherine Simmons; LiveWell Lawrence Healthy Built Environment Workgroup representative Tim Herndon; design team contact Josh Shelton; city staff contacts

Assistant City Manager Diane Stoddard, City engineer David Cronin, Director of Public Works Chuck Soules.

Meetings times may change. A full schedule and more information can be found at www.lawrenceks.org/9th-street-corridor-project.

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