Lawrence, Kansas

oread neighborhood

a quality, mixed density neighborhood
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about the neighborhood

Oread Historical District

Watkins Museum of History

Castle Tea Room

Oread Area Map (full screen opens in new window

neighborhood organizations


ONA Meeting Minutes and Newsletters

ONA Bylaws


ORA Mission

oread residents association

Dedicated to preserving its unique qualities to benefit all residents of the neighborhood.

ORA held an annual Fall meeting on 10-24-13. Elections were held and Candice Davis and Dustin Brown were elected as co-chairs.

ORA continues to support the city-wide rental registration/inspection program.


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oread neighborhood association

Annual Meeting and Board Elections Results

President: Serina Hearn
Vice Pres: Rick Kupper
Secretary: Jon Davis
Treasurer: David Holroyd
District 1: Glen Skulborstad
District 2: marci francisco
District 3: Imran Wahla
District 4: Tom Devlin
District 5: Bill Schulteis
District 6 Steve Watts,
At Large 1: Bill Gadberry
At Large 2: Alecia Chance

Membership is open to any person eighteen years of age or older living or owning property within the geographical boundaries of the neighborhood. All members of the neighborhood association can serve on the Board of Directors.

The ONA depends on active residents and property owners of the neighborhood to issues such as short and long range planning and development, historic preservation, neighborhood character, city ordinances, and residential safety.

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responsible alcohol use in the neighborhood

Oread Neighborhood advocates responsible alcohol use.

Click here to go to the Alcohol and KU web site
Click here for Important Health Information about Alcohol
Click here for "Hosting Smart Parties" brochure from the University of Colorado at Bolder
Click here to report a City Code Violation

good neighbor ordinances from the city of lawrence

PETS - You are responsible for control of your pets--Animals should not disturb the peace. Long-term barking, howling or other sounds are distracting and can annoy your neighbors.

Animals should be under owner's supervision and on a leash when off their owner's property to prevent creating a hazard or disturbance to people, animals and property.

TRASH - Please don't put trash out earlier than Monday, or 24 hours before collection:
Tues: Mississippi St. -- Downtown;
Wed: Mississippi St. -- Michigan St.

NOISE - Music should not be heard outside of your house. It is illegal to play music from a vehicle that can be heard from 50 feet away.

Brawling and offensive language are a disturbance of the peace and aren't allowed in public. Fireworks are not permitted within the City limits.

PARKING - Do not park on lawns or sidewalks. Vehicles parked on streets must be moved every 48 hours.

Never park your bike where it can get in another person's way. If you park in an alley, make sure it doesn't block stairs or doors.

It is illegal to lock your bike to a tree, fire hydrant, street sign, stop sign, or streetlight. A parking meter is acceptable unless it is in front of a handicapped parking spot.

MOWING - Property owners are responsible for mowing, trimming and maintaining their property including areas in the right-of-way.

OUTSIDE STORAGE - You may not store loose items of trash in your yard or on your front porch

This page last updated on Tuesday 10 December 2013