I saw a parking attendant issuing tickets on Columbus Day. I asked them about it and was told it wasn’t a city holiday. What other national holidays does the city not observe and will still issue tickets?
Megan Gilliland, the city’s communications manager, provided this information: The city closes on New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving (and the day after Thanksgiving) and Christmas Day. The city distributes a news release about how services will be affected on those days. Those news releases are available by email if you subscribe to the “City News” list at lawrenceks.org/
subscriptions. Additionally, the city web site lists closures at lawrenceks.org/days_city_offices_are_closed and posts closures on the home page prior to closing at