Local government

Lawrence-Douglas County planning commission advises against proposed sand pit near Eudora
April 26, 2011
Lawrence-Douglas County planning commissioners are recommending that a proposed Kansas River sand pit operation just north of Eudora be denied by Douglas County commissioners.
White Dog Road improvements slated
March 17, 2011
The city of Eudora is tentatively closing N1300 Rd (White Dog Road), located just east of Route 1061, as of Tuesday, March 22, for road improvements. Keith A. Browning, director of Public Works and Douglas County engineer, announced the road closing in an e-mail to public officials and media outlets.
Eudora questioning effects of proposed sand pit operation
February 14, 2011
On Feb. 23, the Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission and the Eudora Planning Commission will play host to a joint hearing on a conditional use permit for a sand pit operation that would sit along North 1500 Road.
Eudora pedestrian safety group moves meeting to October
September 14, 2010
Next month, the Eudora Pedestrian Safety Committee will meet to discuss short-term solutions for having foot and bike traffic safely cross Kansas Highway 10.
A conversation with two Eudora chiefs
August 11, 2010
This has been a busy year, full of turnover, for Eudora public safety. The city has welcomed two new officials to the top jobs in both the police and fire departments. Several months after taking over, the chiefs said they’re quickly learning how to protect the town on small budgets.
Ambulance, LifeStar leave scene of ‘traumatic’ injury accident without transporting patient
03:36 p.m., July 30, 2010 Updated 04:58 p.m.
Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a traumatic injury accidet south of Eudora shortly after 3:15 Friday, Douglas County Undersheriff Steve Hornberger said.
Eudora High football stadium proposal moves forward
March 22, 2010
A new athletic facility on the Eudora High School campus cleared its final hurdle Monday night when the Eudora City Council unanimously approved the use permit for the Eudora school district.
City Council decision coming soon
March 22, 2010
The deadline for applications required to fill the vacant Eudora City Council seat has come and gone. As of Monday night’s deadline, four people have expressed interest in the position.
Council clarifies process for filling vacant seat
March 11, 2010
The Eudora City Council at a meeting Monday set a timeline for filling the seat former Councilman Fred Stewart vacated two weeks ago.
Stewart resigns from Eudora City Council
February 25, 2010
Eudora City Councilman Fred Stewart will resign from his position on the council because of health issues.
Council moves forward with water plant upgrades
February 11, 2010
The plan to improve water quality in Eudora is progressing as the Eudora City Council at a meeting Monday unanimously approved a design contract for upgrades to the city’s water plant.
Council examines nuisance codes
January 28, 2010
After setting a public hearing to recognize a dilapidated mobile home as a public nuisance, the Eudora City Council at a meeting Monday began discussing how to refine the process of cleaning up such properties.
Contract with lobbyist renewed
January 14, 2010
The Eudora City Council on Monday received a Legislative update from lobbyist Kevin Barone.
Sidewalk snow removal ordinance in effect
January 14, 2010
Removal of snow from city sidewalks made its way into discussions at Monday’s Eudora City Council meeting.
Rep. Anthony Brown responds to question on state budget crisis
January 11, 2010
Read more of Brown’s views Thursday in 5 questions section on Page 2