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No Jury Trials on Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 new

There are no jury trials on Wednesday, December 4th. The service ...

Trial Assistant (Job ID: 19-057) new

Deadline to Apply: 28 Feb 2020 @ 5:00 p.m.
Douglas County Newsletter August 2019

Douglas County, Baldwin City and the Kansas Department of Agriculture will host a public open house to discuss the draft Flood Insurance Rate Map from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at the American Legion Hall, 705 High Street, in Baldwin City.

The Flood Insurance Rate Map and Flood Insurance Study for some areas near Baldwin City are being updated to provide more accurate information regarding a property owner’s flood risk.

Watkins Museaum Anniverary of Quantrill's Raid  (Two or more Commissioners may be in attendance.)

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

 Swearing in and Reception for Mark Simpson as District Judge for the 7th Judicial District. (two or more Commissioners may be in attendance.)

2:00 p.m. Funeral for Honorable Terry L. Bullock (two or more Commissioners may be in attendance.)

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Law Enforcement Contact Study. (two or more Commissioners may be in attendance)

The Douglas County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) will host a public presentation about the Law Enforcement Contact Study from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, in the Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vermont St.

 Mom's Demand Action Open House (Two or more Commissioners may attend)

Douglas County Commissioners set the 2020 county budget for publication during their July 17 meeting.

They recommended a .379 mill levy increase, which raises the mill levy from 46.015 to 46.394. The owner of a $185,000 home will pay the county about $8 more in property taxes.

The 2020 budget includes additional funding for:

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