Historic Bauer Building Project

This page is intended as an information hub for all relevant information about the Historic Bauer Building Project. Check back for updates and current information.

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

Coming Up

Thursday, October 29, at 4pm, join the advisory group on social media for an open question and answer session.


  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. Community Center Survey Number 1

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

    Click through to take the survey. Read on...
  2. Results: 2nd Community Center Survey

    175 total responses, with 45 long form answers. Read on...
  3. Results: 1st Community Center Survey

    281 total responses, with 204 long form answers. This will take a while to read. Read on...
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