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No Jury Trials on Monday, November 18th, 2019 new

There are no jury trials on Monday, November 18th. All ...

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST (Job ID: 19-055) new

Deadline to Apply: 22 Nov 2019 @ 5:00 p.m.

The community is invited to an open house to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Community Health Facility, 200 Maine Street, which houses Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center, Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association and Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department. It also serves as a community meeting space.

The open house will be 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, in the second floor meeting rooms. The program will begin at 4:30 p.m. and include:

Douglas County Newsletter July 2019

See it all at the Douglas County Free Fair where everyone comes for good old-fashioned fun! It’s a great event for all ages in Lawrence, Kansas. The fair includes exhibits, live music performances and a demolition derby.

For the full schedule of events, visit: https://dgcountyfair.com.

I.    Action Item: Administrative Items 
    A. Determine quorum of members, agenda approval 
    B. Approval of June meeting minutes 
    C. Budget overview and requests 
        i. Review and discuss Fall Community Food Policy Forum proposal 
II.    Public Comment 
III.    Action Item: Farmers Market Permanent Location Priority 
    A. Resolution for National Farmers Market Week (August 6 City, August 7 County) 
    B. Next steps for showing KU Architecture designs at market 
IV.    Staff Report 
V.    Future Agenda Items 

Douglas County Public Works announces a portion of Route 460 (N 700 Road) at Vinland will be closed on Tuesday, July 16, and Wednesday, July 17, for two culvert replacements, weather permitting.

One culvert location is just east of the Vinland airport runway, and the other culvert is located between E 1719 Road and E 1725 Road. Route 460 will be opened at the end of each workday. There will be no posted detour given the relatively short duration for the closures. An available detour route is Route 1057 (E 1900 Road) to Route 458 (N 1000 Road) to Route 1055 (E 1600 Road).

Two or more Commissioners will be attending the Lawrence City Commission meeting.

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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.

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