KCUR: Mayor plans meeting with Delaware Tribe in Oklahoma

Lawrence, Kansas, Mayor Mike Dever plans to meet with leaders of the Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma as soon as Monday:
Dever is ready to meet tribal leaders at their Bartlesville, Okla. headquarters as early as Monday, or as the mayor put it,“almost as soon as I can pack a bag.”

Dever said he expects someone from the Douglas County Commission and Lawrence city manager to also take part.

He hopes the Delaware chief is open to listening to a city-county master plan that keeps most of the land in agriculture.

The mayor understands that only one person has final authority on what happens to the land and that is the tribal Chief.

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