Historic Bauer Building Project

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The Bauer Building Advisory Group, appointed by the mayor, has been meeting regularly since December of 2019 to determine how to handle the building donation in a responsible way that makes sense for Baldwin City citizens.

The Advisory Group currently consists of these citizens, as well as city staff and the mayor:

  • Susan Pitts, city councilmember
  • Cory Venable, city councilmember
  • Casey Wright
  • Arlena McLaren
  • Darrell Bauersox
  • Kassadie Burton
  • Matt McClure


Tuesday, December 15th, the Advisory Group will present their work to the City Council at the regular Council Meeting - 7pm at the Baldwin City Library. Council Meetings are typically live-streamed.


  1. December 2020 Sales Tax Survey Results

    Beginning December 1st and running through December 13th, the City of Baldwin City surveyed individuals using a standard digital input form with three questions. Read on...
  2. Would you vote for a .5% sales tax for a community center?

    This survey is now closed. Take the survey
  3. Proposed Community Center Discussion

    Meet and talk with the Bauer Building Advisory Group between 5:30pm and 7:30pm on Thursday, October 22, in Sullivan Square. Read on...
  1. Q & A Regarding the Historic Building Located at 712 Chapel Street

    We’ve heard a lot of questions over the past few months regarding the proposed donation of the old USD 348 gymnasium located at 712 Chapel Street. Here are some of the questions that have come up, and answers to the best of our ability. Read on...
  2. Community Center Survey Number 1

    Click through to take the survey. Read on...
  3. Community Center Survey Number 2

    Click through to take the survey. Read on...
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