Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting (ZBA)

The Village of Lawrence Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) shall convene July 12, 2018 at 6:30 pm at the Lawrence Village Hall, 157 N. Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, Michigan, for purposes of hearing a request from Scott and Amanda Horn/Fleetwood Homes, LLC regarding a variance to current requirements of the Village of Lawrence Zoning Ordinance concerning the use of the trailer at this address, 312 Blackman Street, Lawrence, Michigan, identified as Van Buren County Tax Parcel Number 80-44-350-002-00


If granted, a variance would allow the existing trailer to be used for hardship purposes.


2018 Notice of Public Hearing (Truth in Taxation)

Notice of Public Hearing on Increasing Property Taxes

The Village Council of the LAWRENCE VILLAGE will hold a public hearing on a proposed increase of 0.1844 mills in the operating tax millage rate to be levied on property in 2018

The hearing will be held on July 10, 2018 at 6:30 pm at the Lawrence Village Hall at 157 N. Paw Paw Street, Lawrence MI. 49064.

The date and location of the meeting to take action on the proposed additional millage will be announced at this public meeting.

If adopted, the proposed additional millage will increase operating revenues from

ad valorem property taxes 1.20% over such revenues generated by levies permitted

without holding a hearing. If the proposed additional millage rate is not approved, the

operating revenue will increase by 2.6% over the preceding year’s operating revenue.

The taxing unit publishing this notice, and identified below, has complete authority to establish the number of mills to be levied from within its authorized millage rate.

This notice is published by:


157 N. Paw Paw Street

PO Box 217

Lawrence MI. 49064



May/June Meetings Notice



Village of Lawrence Committee Meetings Posting

(Unless indicated otherwise, all meetings are held at the Village Hall)

Regular Meetings This Month

Administration Committee (3rd Tuesday) Tuesday, May 15th, 6:00pm
Community Development Committee

(1st Thursday)

Thursday, May 3rd, 6:00pm
DDA (4th Wednesday) Wednesday, May 23rd, 6:30pm
LDFA (4th Wednesday) Wednesday, May 23rd, 6:00pm
Joint Parks & Rec Committee Meeting

@ Lawrence Fire Department

Sunday, May 20th, 7:00pm
Ox Roast Committee Thursday, May 17th, at 6:00pm
Personnel Committee Monday, May 21nd, 6:00pm
Planning Commission (4th Monday) Monday, June 25th, 7:00pm
Public Service Meeting (1st Wednesday) Wednesday, June 6th, 6:00pm
Regular Council Meeting (2nd Tuesday) Tuesday, June 12th, 7:00pm







If you are experiencing a water or sewer emergency outside of normal Village business hours, please contact the Department if Public Works at 269-312-4040.

Hydrant Flushing

The Village water department will be flushing Hydrants starting April 30th.  The flushing will be performed during the daytime and we ask that you refrain from washing clothes during the daytime hours while the activity is being performed.

History of Lawrence April 11, 2018

This is a friendly reminder that there is a History of Lawrence scheduled at the Conference Center on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. for 150 people.


Your set up is as follows:


Rm: (150)

Classroom Style

LCD Projector and Laptop Computer

Microphone and Podium



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