City Government

City further extends deadline for residents to make sidewalk repairs

The City of Lawrence has again extended the deadline for those who want to make or arrange their own sidewalk repairs. The city previously extended the deadline to file self-repaired hazards from April 30 to May 31, and will now extend it another month until June 30, according to a city news ...

Lawrence City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St., is pictured Thursday, July 7, 2016.

City of Lawrence releases plan to reopen City Hall and other buildings to the public

City leaders, staff and the public will soon be able to return to City Hall under the city’s new reopening plan, though not without added precautions related to the coronavirus pandemic. The City of Lawrence released its reopening plan earlier this week, and on Friday it revised dates on ...

Lawrence outdoor pool to remain closed this summer

The Lawrence outdoor pool will remain closed for the summer under the city’s phased reopening plan for parks and recreation facilities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the city’s plan, the Outdoor Aquatic Center, 727 Kentucky St., and the South Park wading pool will remain closed ...

Lawrence Parks and Recreation facilities won’t reopen on May 18

Lawrence Parks and Recreation facilities won't be reopening from their pandemic-induced shutdown on the previously scheduled date of May 18, the city said Friday in a news release. The city’s Parks and Recreation department originally closed its facilities in March by order of the ...

City compost facility to reopen on Saturday with new guidelines

The City of Lawrence has announced it will reopen its compost facility on Saturday with new safety guidelines. Under the new guidelines, a maximum of 15 customers will be allowed at any given time in the facility, 1420 E. 11th St, according to a city news release. Customers should stay 6 ...