City Government

City Commission agenda set for March 21 meeting

Consent agenda 1 CLAIMS: a) Consider approving 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 posted as soon as possible the next business day. ACTION: Approve claims. 2 APPROVE LICENSES ...

City proposes cutting some projects amid slowdown in sales tax collections

The City of Lawrence is collecting less in sales taxes than anticipated, and city officials are now projecting that the city will not have money for some of the projects it previously planned to complete in the next five years. At its work session Tuesday, the Lawrence City Commission ...

Agenda set for May 14 City Commission meeting

Consent agenda 1. Approve City Commission meeting minutes from 05/07/19. 2. 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 posted as soon as possible the next business day. 3. Adopt ...

Lawrence City Commission selects Bob Billings Parkway site for bus-transfer hub

City leaders have officially chosen a site on the edge of the University of Kansas' West Campus for the city's new bus-transfer hub. At its meeting Tuesday, the Lawrence City Commission selected a site on Bob Billings Parkway, between Crestline Drive and Iowa Street, for the Lawrence Transit ...

Lawrence City Commission to consider future site of bus-transfer hub

After years of debate, city leaders will soon consider selecting a site on Bob Billings Parkway for the location of a future bus-transfer hub. As part of its meeting Tuesday, the Lawrence City Commission will consider selecting the area along the south side of Bob Billings Parkway, between ...

Commissioner Matthew Herbert announces he will not seek reelection

Commissioner Matthew Herbert will not seek reelection, opening up the Lawrence City Commission to have at least two newcomers next year. Herbert, who has a 7-year-old daughter, said his decision was mainly family-oriented. He said part of his consideration had to do with his recent career ...

Lawrence City Commission to consider controversial downtown apartment project

City leaders will soon consider controversial plans to build a five-story apartment and retail building near the southern entrance of downtown Lawrence. The Hub at Lawrence would stretch the width of the block between Massachusetts and New Hampshire streets and include more than 550 bedrooms ...