Lawrence City Commission approves Horizon 2020 changes Blog News 11/12/2015 Tweet The Lawrence City Commission approved the proposed changes to the Horizon 2020 project. The proposal was passed in a unanimous 5-0 vote and will now be passed on to the Douglas County Commission. The long term comprehensive plan will work to guide policy and developmental decisions in the city of Lawrence. The policies described in the plan will work to support small businesses, affordable housing, transportation, and Lawrence’s general growth. Not everyone approves of the plan however as some Lawrence residents don’t like the idea of more development in Lawrence’s downtown area. The city commission will take another look at this project again in their meeting on December 8, 2015.