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5:30-7:00 p.m. 2019 Pioneer Celebration recognizing individuals and organizations that contribute their time, effort and energy to advance the mental health of the Douglas County community. (Two or more Commissioners may be in attendance)

Douglas County and partner agencies will provide an update about behavioral health initiatives during a community event “New Directions in Behavioral Health” 5:30-7 p.m. May 6 in the Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vermont St. The event is free, open to the public and being held in conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Month.

Douglas County and partner agencies will provide an update about behavioral health initiatives during a community event “New Directions in Behavioral Health” 5:30-7 p.m. May 6 in the Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vermont St. The event is free, open to the public and being held in conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Month. Light refreshments will be available.

Douglas County Newsletter April 2019

A free screening and discussion of the National Geographic documentary, “Paris to Pittsburgh,” April 7 at Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vermont St. The documentary celebrates how Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change. And as the weather grows more deadly and destructive, they are not waiting on Washington to act.

 6:00-8:00 p.m. - Growing Good Neighbors event hosted by the Food Policy Council. Two or more Commissioners may attend. No County business will be conducted.

2:30-4:30 p.m. - Yvonne Rapp's (Treasurer's Office) retirement reception in the County Courthouse Commission Chamber. Two or more Commissioners may attend. No County business will be conducted.

The Kansas Supreme Court will hear two cases in a special session Monday, April 1, at the Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, as part of its ongoing outreach to familiarize Kansans with the high court, its work, and the overall role of the Kansas judiciary.

It will be the Supreme Court’s first visit to Lawrence in the court’s 158-year history, and it will be only the 10th time the court will hear cases in the evening.

The Kansas Supreme Court will hear two cases in a special session at the Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, Lawrence, as part of its ongoing outreach to familiarize Kansans with the high court, its work, and the overall role of the Kansas judiciary. It will be the Supreme Court’s first visit to Lawrence in the court’s 158-year history, and it will be only the 10th time the court will hear cases in the evening. The court will be in session from 6:30 p.m. to about 8 p.m. Monday, April 1, in the Lied Center.

The 7th Judicial District Nominating Commission is seeking nominations to fill a district judge vacancy in Douglas County created by the June 15 retirement of Judge Paula Martin.

The 7th Judicial District is composed of Douglas County.

Justice Eric Rosen, the Supreme Court departmental justice responsible for the 7th Judicial District, said individuals can apply or be nominated, but nominations must come on a nomination form and include the nominee's signature.

A nominee for district judge must be:

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