City Government

Lawrence City Commission agenda set for Dec. 18 meeting

Consent agenda 1. Approve City Commission meeting minutes from 12/11/18. 2. Receive minutes from various boards and commissions. 3. Approve all claims. The list of claims will be posted by the Finance Department on Monday prior to the meeting. If Monday is a holiday, the claims will be ...

Discussions about catch and release of feral cat colonies to continue at City Hall

The conversation at City Hall will continue about potentially allowing colonies of feral cats to live in the city as long as the cats have been vaccinated and spayed or neutered. Though Lawrence city commissioners didn’t provide much input on the “community cats” program proposed by the ...

Lawrence City Commission agenda set for Dec. 11 meeting

Consent agenda 1. Approve City Commission meeting minutes from 12/04/18. 2. Receive minutes from various boards and commissions. 3. Approve all claims. The list of claims will be posted by the Finance Department on Monday prior to the meeting. If Monday is a holiday, the claims will be ...

Lawrence Humane Society asks city to allow catch and release of feral cat colonies

The Lawrence Humane Society wants the city to consider allowing colonies of feral cats to live in the city as long as the cats have been vaccinated and spayed or neutered. Currently, allowing cats to roam free is against city code, and humane society representatives say the animal shelter ...

Since South Lawrence Trafficway’s completion, accidents have spiked on western leg

Three intersections on the western leg of the South Lawrence Trafficway have become so dangerous that they’ve produced 53 accidents in 20 months, Kansas Department of Transportation statistics show. It is the latest sign that a completed South Lawrence Trafficway has become a more dangerous ...

City Commissioner Leslie Soden says she will not run for re-election

Story updated 5:34 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018: Lawrence City Commissioner Leslie Soden has announced that she will not seek re-election next year, but she says there are several things she still hopes to accomplish in her last year in office. Soden let her fellow commissioners know of her ...

Lawrence City Commission agenda set for Dec. 4 meeting

Consent agenda 1. Approve City Commission meeting minutes from 11/20/18. 2. Receive minutes from various boards and commissions. 3. Approve all claims. The list of claims will be posted by the Finance Department on Monday prior to the meeting. If Monday is a holiday, the claims will be ...

Road project that includes pedestrian tunnels under 19th and Iowa to begin soon

Story updated at 6:05 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26: A multimillion-dollar project that includes the construction of two pedestrian tunnels under the intersection of 19th and Iowa streets will begin in coming weeks. The tunnels are part of a more than $6 million project scheduled to begin in January ...

Meeting to gather community input on art installations for East Ninth Street

Fifteen art projects are coming to East Ninth Street, and community meetings will soon gather input on what those projects should be. The first of three community input meetings will take place Dec. 1, according to a news release from the East Ninth project team. Project Facilitator Mandy ...