East Ninth Street Construction

  FYI neighbors, the City has a timeline available for the repair of East 9th St.  The project will be completed in four construction phases:         Phase 1: The project will begin in July with the reconstruction of the 9th & Connecticut intersection.       Phase 2:  Reconstruction from New Hampshire to Connecticut.  Work will not begin prior … Continue reading »

River Clean Up Thanks

Better late than never…  ELNA, neighbor Mike Myers, and Friends of the Kaw — Kansas River Keeper, would like to thank everyone who came down to help clean up our riverfront this last Earth Day. “What a great day cleaning up the banks of the Kansas River and the riparian zone in the East Lawrence … Continue reading »

Drainage Project, Results

If you recall, our neighbor Penn Pennel has appeared at ELNA meetings in recent months and at the Yart Sale to collect your input on areas of East Lawrence that have poor drainage, for an urban planning project.  The project results and final product poster can be viewed below.  Zoom in for easier reading.  Thanks, … Continue reading »

New Draft — Rebuilding East Ninth Together

Cindy Maude of the Lawrence Arts Center presented a new draft of the Rebuilding East Ninth Together proposal to utilize the Arts Place grant funds at ELNA’s June 4th meeting. Small changes in the draft, as it was proposed at the April ELNA meeting, have been made based on public input and clarification of language. Arts … Continue reading »

Summer Meetings at Delaware St Commons

ELNA monthly meetings will be held at the Delaware St Commons Common House through the summer months June, July, and August 2018.  The Common House is located in the center of the Delaware Street Commons, address 1222 Delaware St.  Parking is located in the lot east of the Common House, with an entrance off 13th … Continue reading »

June ELNA Meeting

There’s an ELNA monthly meeting Monday June 4th, from 7pm to 9pm. Through the summer, we’ll be meeting at the Delaware St Commons Common House,1222 Delaware Street. Parking is located in the lot east of the Common House, entrance off 13th. The agenda, as it is known, can always be viewed here.

Bylaw Update Pending

We’re updating our bylaws again.  You can view the current bylaws here, and the suggested changes Bylaws Suggestions.     TLDR: Should we move the November annual meeting to the second Monday?  Instead of the first?  as it often conflicts with national and local elections. Should we move all meetings to the second Mondays? We move … Continue reading »

It’s Lawn Mowing Season!

You can rent a lawn mower from ELNA for $10 per half day.  Please be prepared to provide your own transportation. Heather, on the south end of the neighborhood has one mower.  You may contact her, preferably by text to 785-830-9085, to arrange rental. Phil, on the northern end of the neighborhood, has a mower … Continue reading »

Kansas River Kings Walking Tours!

Kansas Riverkings Museum Exhibition Guided Walking Tour and Coffee Discussions Beginning in Spring 2018 the Kansas Riverkings Museum exhibition will provide guided walking tours to the public. Education director, Barbara Higgins-Dover will lead the group on a journey into the past when 19th century rivermen worked the waters and sold what they caught to a … Continue reading »