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Lawrence, Indiana 46216

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The City of Lawrence offers award-winning schools, affordable housing, beautiful Fort Harrison State Park, and a friendly atmosphere – all just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. It’s a great place to live, work, play and raise a family.

Upcoming Events

Date Event Location
June 13-17  Summer Art Camp  Theater at the Fort
 June 17-19  Charlotte’s Web  Theater at the Fort
 June 24-26  Charlotte’s Web Theater at the Fort
 June 28  Poets Laureat of Lawrence School Play Theater at the Fort
 May 27-30  Red Storm Classic  Veteran’s Park
 June 3-5  State Cup Finals  Soccer Park
 June 5  David Manlove Invitational  Veteran’s Park
 June 17-19  Balloon Event  Soccer Park
 June 22-26  All-Star Tournaments  Fall Creek Park
 June 29-July 3  All-Star Tournaments  Community Park
 July 1  Weekend at the Fort
 6:00 pm  Winging It with our First Responders  Sterrett Center
 7:30 pm  Heartland Big Band  Theater at the Fort
 July 4  Lawrence 4th Fest
 9 am  Parade Line up  52nd & Richardt
 10 am  Parade
 10 am-4 pm  Car Show  Picnic Area
 11 am-8 pm  Lion’s Fish Fry  Community Center
 1 pm-5 pm  Inter-League Baseball  Community Park
 4-9 pm  Kidz Zone  Community Center
 4-10 pm  Live Music & Food Vendors  Stage & East Parking Lot
 5-10 pm  Balloon Life  North Soccer Fields
 10 pm  Fireworks  North Soccer Fields


DPW Director of Administration & Code Compliance, William Anthony announced an update to permitting policies in the City, “In a continuing effort to improve permitting and inspection procedures, effective June 1, 2016, companies and/or individuals undertaking construction activities within Lawrence will be required to obtain separate building and/or craft permits for each building or structure on a parcel as provided for by Lawrence Municipal Code § 2-1-1-10(A).” He said questions could be directed to the DPW staff by contacting the Department of Public Works at 317-545-5566.

Mayor Steve Collier, Blue Star Banner Coordinator Mary Jo Rothenbush, and Sara Gutting led the way in celebrating the contributions of Blue Star Banner founder Candy Davis in the George E. Keller Public Address Room at the Government Center. Read more 

Commander Randy Cordero and Auxiliary President Jessica Smith announced the recipients of their annual awards program recently.
Voice of Democracy: Chase Erwin (1st), Charles Moffitt (2nd) and Tierra Sydnor (3rd)
Police Officer of the Year: Timothy Christy
Firefighter of the Year: Mike Williams
EMT of the Year: John Davis
Rookie of the Year: Dustin VanTreese

Downtown Marriott hosts summit

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Meet the Mayor

Steve Collier was elected mayor in November 2015 and he is the seventh mayor of Lawrence. Learn more in the Meet the Mayor section.
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Lawrence Utilities announces changes to Red Tag

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Partnerships for Lawrence Executive Director Judy Byron announced the winner of the Show Wagon Design competition and volunteers gathered on Community Day to paint Floyd’s design on the show wagon.

Republic’s policy for yard waste:
If citizens have accumulated yard waste at a time when Republic is not scheduled to dispose of it, residents can collect it in their carts (black cart for regular trash) when it does not fall within one of the two 3-month time periods (May-June-July OR Sept-Oct-Nov.) If, during the first heavy trash pick-up of the month, they can bag or bundle twigs in 3-feet sections tied together and set out as another heavy item for pick-up from Republic.

Please be aware that there are non-payment “Red Tag” program changes coming in May 2016:
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Republic announces calendar changes for recycling

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Contact Us

Mayor’s Action Line: 317-545-6191
Utilities: 317-542-0511
Controller's Office: 317-549-4804
Public Works Office : 317-545-8787
Parks & Rec: 317-545-7275
Fire (non-emergency): 317-547-4371
Police (non-emergency): 317-549-6404


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