-No Budget Hearings
Fireworks can be legally discharged in the unincorporated areas of Douglas County as long as the property owner has given permission and provides supervision. Fireworks are allowed at the following times:
- Monday, July 1 - 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Tuesday, July 2 - 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Wednesday, July 3 - 7 a.m. to midnight
- Thursday, July 4 - 7 a.m. to midnight
Fireworks should not be discharged on a public street or roadway.
Congresswoman Sharice Davids' listening session from 4:00 to 5:00 PM at Lawrence Beer Company, 826 Pennsylvania. Two or more Commissioners may be in attendance.
Part-time: 20 hours per week
Grade 44: $30,221 annually with step increases at 6 months and 12 months; includes insurance and benefits.
This position is a county funded position subject to the State of Kansas Judicial Branch Personnel Rules.
Job Duties: Day-to-day administration of contract with the Office of Judicial Administration to collect court debt and restitution assessed in Douglas County criminal cases, supervision of experienced criminal staff of three, and working closely with other district court offices.
TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2019
2020 BUDGET HEARINGS
8:30 a.m. Emergency Services (Emergency Communications Center and Emergency Management)
9:00 a.m. Sheriff
10:00 a.m. Economic Development (Lawrence Chamber, Baldwin Chamber, BTBC, Peaslee Tech)
10:45 a.m. Youth Services (Van Go, CASA, Children’s Shelter, Legal Aid, CJS)
MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2019
2020 BUDGET HEARINGS
9:30 a.m. Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical
10:30 a.m. Criminal Justice System
11:15 a.m. Infrastructure (Public Works, Zoning and Codes)
12:00 p.m. District Court
Douglas County has opened two woody debris disposal sites for those who are clearing tree and brush storm debris. These sites will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Sunday, June 9, to residents and contractors helping residents. The sites are located:
- Southeast corner of 31st Street and Haskell Avenue in Lawrence.
- Northeast corner of N1250 Road/E1600 Road (O'Connell Road).
Only woody debris (trees and brush) will be accepted at these sites. For all other storm debris, follow these guidelines:
3:00-5:00 p.m. - Joint City, County and School District Quarterly meeting. Two or more Commissioners may be in attendance.
Douglas County is seeking proposals from contractors for the removal of disaster generated construction and demolition (C&D) debris from public lands, easements, and rights-of-way, the reduction of woody debris by grinding at one Debris Management Site, and the hauling off of the woody debris mulch generated by grinding from the same Debris Management Site. Removal of private property disaster debris moved to within reach of public rights-of-way is included.