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East Lawrence Votes!

Because there is great interest in School Board and City Commission vacancies this year, there will be a Primary Election on Tuesday August 3rd.  A General Election for a final determination of City Commissioners and School Board members will take place on Tuesday November 2nd.   As you know, as an organization, ELNA cannot endorse any … Continue reading »

ELNA Meeting Monday July 12th

The ELNA Board, attending membership, and guests will meet again on Monday July 12th, 2021, from 7 to 9pm on zoom. The zoom link is available on our agenda, which is always available here.

New Bylaws

The ELNA Board and attending membership approved amendments to the ELNA Bylaws at our Monday June 14th meeting. The majority of bylaw changes were made to include language required by federal law to enable us to apply for official non-profit status. You can view those new bylaws on this page.

BLOCK PARTY 2021!

Save the Date, dear neighbors. We’ve reserved Hobbs Park for Saturday September 25th 2021 for our annual neighborhood party from 5-9pm. Potluck, games, music, info tables, etc. We’ll be so glad to see you all!

ELNA Meeting June 2021

ELNA Board and attending membership will meet again on Monday June 14th, from 7-9pm, via zoom. The agenda, as it is known, is always listed at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gB0AhiF0GfBBCEDo_1bORk-EvjSc5ygIIDMyeWAnl-w/edit?usp=sharing. The zoom link is listed at the beginning of the agenda, but, if you have trouble accessing the meeting, email eastlawrence@yahoo.com.

Proposed ELNA Bylaws, June 14, 2021

ELNA’s Officers and Board are proposing new bylaws.  The new bylaws closely resemble the existing bylaws, with some important changes that will allow our neighborhood association to apply for non-profit tax exempt 501(c)(3) status with the IRS.  Other changes strengthen our non-discrimination and inclusion policies, strengthen our statement of purpose and make changes to our … Continue reading »

ELNA MEETING MAY 10TH 2021

The ELNA Board and attending membership will meet again on Monday May 10th, via zoom, from 7-9pm.  The agenda as it is known, is always available at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gB0AhiF0GfBBCEDo_1bORk-EvjSc5ygIIDMyeWAnl-w/edit?usp=sharingThe zoom information is listed at the top of the agenda.  If you have trouble accessing the zoom information, contact phil@pcollison.com.  

ELNA Meeting April 2021

The ELNA Board, attending membership, and guests will meet again on Monday April 12th 2021, from 7-9pm via zoom. Agenda items include guests from a new La Yarda film and updates from City and Community projects. The agenda, as it is known, can be viewed at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gB0AhiF0GfBBCEDo_1bORk-EvjSc5ygIIDMyeWAnl-w/edit?usp=sharing. The zoom link is listed at the top … Continue reading »

ELNA MOWER AND TILLER FOR RENT

You can rent a tiller or a mower from ELNA for a very reasonable fee.  Please be prepared to provide your own transportation Rent the tiller for $20 per half day, or the mower for $10. To arrange to borrow the mower or tiller, contact Phil by phone, text, or email at 785-843-8098 or phil@pcollison.com.

Become an ELNA Sponsor

ELNA has been the advocacy voice for East Lawrence for nearly a half century.  For over 40 years, our work has been partially funded by small annual Community Development Block Grants.  After a significant funding cut last year, we were disappointed to be informed by City staff in January that we should not expect to … Continue reading »