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Douglas County Newsletter September 2019

Douglas County is seeking applications for the 2019/2020 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge!

The competition — open to students in grades 6 through 12 — consists of preparing a written business plan or executive summary, a tradeshow booth, an elevator pitch and final presentation. Students compete for $3,500 in prize money:

Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC)

Notice of Sheriff's Sale of real estate situated in Douglas County, Kansas on October 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the County Commission Chambers, on the second floor of the Douglas County Historic Courthouse, 1100 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, Kansas.

Property Map

Public Works announces that pavement rehabilitation on portions of Routes 438 and 1029 will likely begin Wednesday, Sept. 25,  or Thursday, Sept. 26. It was previously scheduled to begin Monday, Sept. 23. The postponement is due to a contractor delay in completing previously contracted work outside of Douglas County.

Work will occur on Route 1029 (East 600 Road) from North 2050 Road (East Seventh Street in Lecompton) to Route 438 (North 1800 Road, or Farmers’ Turnpike), and on Route 438 from Route 1029 to the existing pavement widening near the Berry Plastics facility.

Public feedback session for proposed county zoning regulations at the Douglas County Zoning and Codes Office, 3755 E. 25th Street.

The Douglas County Zoning and Codes Department is proposing changes to the Zoning and Subdivision Regulations for unincorporated Douglas County. Staff will provide an overview of the changes at the meeting and then encourage residents to share feedback.

Public feedback session for proposed county zoning regulations at Lawrence Virtual School (formerly Wakarusa School), 1104 E. 1000 Road.

The Douglas County Zoning and Codes Department is proposing changes to the Zoning and Subdivision Regulations for unincorporated Douglas County. Staff will provide an overview of the changes at the meeting and then encourage residents to share feedback.

Public feedback session for proposed county zoning regulations at Historic Taylor Barn, 1827 E. 1150 Road.

The Douglas County Zoning and Codes Department is proposing changes to the Zoning and Subdivision Regulations for unincorporated Douglas County. Staff will provide an overview of the changes at the meeting and then encourage residents to share feedback.

The public is invited to an open meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Marion Springs School Building, 316 E. 900 Road, to learn about the historic building survey process and to meet Susan Ford and Stan and Joni Hernly, the consultants who will be conducting the survey.

The survey will begin this fall and is scheduled to be completed by January 2020.

Community Education Breakfast (two or more Commissioners may be in attendance).

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