City Government

Commissioner Lisa Larsen files for reelection to Lawrence City Commission

Commissioner Lisa Larsen has filed for reelection to the Lawrence City Commission. Larsen was appointed by the commission to fill a vacancy in 2015 and ran to keep the seat in 2017. She finished with a significant lead over the other winning candidates and served as mayor in 2019. Regarding ...

Lawrence City Commission to consider setting 11 p.m. end time to meetings

The City Commission’s Tuesday evening meetings have been known go into the wee hours of Wednesday, but that could soon change if city leaders decide to amend rules governing their meetings. As part of its meeting Tuesday, the Lawrence City Commission will consider adopting an amendment to ...

City of Lawrence wins $564K KDOT grant for Lawrence Loop project

The City of Lawrence was awarded a $564,000 grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation for the Lawrence Loop project, according to a news release Thursday from the city. Lawrence received the award for the shared-use path from Michigan Street to Sandra J. Shaw Community Health Park, ...