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No Jury Trials the week of November 18th to November 22nd, 2019 new

There are no Jury Trials the week of November 18th to November ...

DATA ANALYST (Job ID: 19-053) new

Deadline to Apply: 29 Nov 2019 @ 5:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.

(1) (a) Consider approval of Commission Orders;
(b) Consider approval of acquisition of easement for Project No. 2204-65 (Bridge No. 2046N-16.00E) (Michael Kelly);
(c) Consider authorizing the Sheriff to complete the purchase of a 2017 Chevrolet, 15 passenger van at a cost of $30,066.00.

Lawrence Douglas County Valor Awards

-5:30 p.m. at the Crown Toyota Pavilion. Two or more County Commissioners may attend. No county business will be conducted.

The County Commission will not meet Wednesday, September 14, 2016.

Retreat for Criminal Justice Coordinating Council; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Training Room in the Douglas County Public Works Facility located at 3755 E 25th Street, Lawrence, Kansas.

Commission Gaughan will be in attendance.

 The County Commission will not meet Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Emergency Management takes a look back at the highlights of 2015 with their Annual Report!


4:00 p.m.

- Consider approval of the minutes for May 11, 2016.

(1) (a) Consider approval of Commission Orders;
(b) Consider accessing NJPA contract to purchase equipment for Public Works
 (Jackie Waggoner); 
(c) Adopt regional committee report on annual review of Solid Waste Management Plan (Keith Browning); and
(d) Consider approval of right-of-way easement for ingress and egress and consent of tenant (Craig Weinaug) 

The Douglas County Treasurer’s Office is implementing a new way to more efficiently help our customers.  Starting Tuesday July 12, 2016, we will be using a program called Qless which will allow our customers to check in and reserve their spot in line without physically standing in line.  Once you check in, you will receive periodic status updates, including one about 15 minutes before you reach the front of the line. Please allow enough travel time to be at the office when you reach the front of the virtual line.

2016 Mental Health Month
in Douglas County, Kansas

WHEREAS: The U.S. Surgeon General states that mental health is fundamental to health, personal well-being, family, and interpersonal relationships, and contributes to community and society; and

WHEREAS: Mental illness affects one in four Americans every year, regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or economic status; and

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