Our Mission

We are committed to providing excellent city services that enhance the quality of life for the Lawrence community.

Our Values

In order to fulfill our mission, we have established several guidelines.

We are committed to these basic principles:

  • Integrity
  • Courtesy
  • Fairness
  • Honesty

How we get the job done is as important as getting the job done.

Our interaction with the community will be professional, responsive, direct, personal, caring and appropriate.

We will promote teamwork, employee satisfaction, and professional development in order to provide innovative, cost effective, efficient service.

We want our citizens, clients and customers to have high expectations of government service, and we will do our best to meet and exceed those expectations.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

The City of Lawrence does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, ancestry, sexual orientation or disability.