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Water Testing Going Well - September 20, 2017

As City of Lawson just heard (3:00 pm) from the water department in Excelsior Springs. They are t... [more...]

Boil Advisory...not Boil Order - September 19, 2017

There is a precautionary boil advisory, Wednesday September 20th- Friday September 22nd due to s... [more...]

Final Seal on Roads - September 18, 2017

See FB for road updates. Please keep grass clippings off roads, thank you.  [more...]

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Open Records

As the legislative branch of the City of Lawson government, the City Council holds open public meetings where local laws, policies, and basic decisions for the city are discussed and decided. City Council members are elected at large.

Notice for all public meetings, along with agendas, are posted in advance of the meeting. Minutes are posted after meetings have concluded. (when available)

Open Records provides a mechanism for citizens to inspect or copy government records. It also provides for instances in which governmental bodies may elect to, or are required by law to, withhold government records from the public. The City of Lawson supports a transparency within our local government.  If you have questions, please feel free to contact us by email or

The City of Lawson provides the following ways for you to submit your public information request.

Hand Delivery or Mail

You may request a form from the City Hall and hand deliver or mail it.

Written Form

You may submit a request to any City Employee in any written form, including by electronic mail, fax, or letter.

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Please note that for a public information request to be valid, it must be submitted in writing to the City.