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Jury Trial on Monday, July 22nd, 2019 new

Attention Douglas County District Court Jurors for the 7/22 ...

Douglas County and eight community agencies now offer residents a new online resource for wellness and mental health. Livongo for Behavioral Health by myStrength, an innovative leader in digital behavioral health care, provides digital self-care resources 24/7, including treatment-inspired exercises, mindfulness meditations and self-care activities.

Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Kansas businesses and residents affected by tornadoes and severe storms that occurred May 28, announced acting Administrator Christopher M. Pilkerton of the U.S. Small Business Administration. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response to a request SBA received from Governor Laura Kelly on June 12.

The disaster declaration makes SBA assistance available in Douglas, Franklin, Jefferson, Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami, Osage and Shawnee counties.

Amy Roust, Douglas County Senior GIS Analyst, has received first place in the 2019 GIS Certification Institute Map Contest for her entry titled, “Risk Assessment for Alien Abduction.” It’s a statistical analysis on the probability of being abducted by aliens based on sightings around the world.

Douglas County GIS Coordinator Bryce Hirschman described the contest as fiercely competitive. “All of the exhibits are very well done,” he said.

Douglas County Newsletter June 2019

Jasmin Moore describes sustainability as “living today like you really believe that there’s going to be a tomorrow.” The definition was developed by a youth group she worked with in Central Arkansas. She likes it because it’s relatable.

“It’s easy for kids to digest and understand that if they throw their can on the ground, it probably will be there tomorrow and the next day and 10 years from now, unless somebody picks it up and places it in the recycling bin,” she said.

 

Judge Paula B. Martin’s Retirement Reception, June 14, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM in the Douglas County Commission Room at the Old Courthouse. Two or more Commissioners may be in attendance.

The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council will meet from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council will meet from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council will meet from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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