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Administrative Services

Administrative Services provides a support system for all County departments and related agencies in the areas of Personnel, Budget, Purchasing, Finance, Risk Management, and Special Projects. The Department provides a central source of information and record keeping in these areas.

Our Services

Budget

Budget maintaines the budgets for all taxing entities within Douglas County including the County, Cities, Townships, Cemeteries, Drainage Districts, and Northeast Kansas Library. Budget also sets all tax mill levies within Douglas County and the tax abstract.

Personnel

Personnel places ads for new jobs, boards new hires, and handles health insurance as we are self insured and working with third party vendors for voluntary benefits and flexible spending. We work with all employees to answer questions regarding health insurance, pay ranges and job descriptions.

Purchasing

Purchasing enforces the Douglas County Purchasing Policy, maintaines an active list of vendors, prepares specifications, and issues requests for bids and proposals for county departments.

Audit Reports

Financial statements, required communications, independent auditors reports, and single audit reports.

Commission Meetings

Commission meetings information, including agendas and minutes.

County Administrator

County Administrator Craig Weinaug.

Department Contacts

Name Job Title Email Address
Sarah Plinsky Asst. County Administrator splinsky@douglas-county.com
Julie Clouse Mgt. Information Analyst jclouse@douglas-county.com
Kari Wempe Personnel Specialist kwempe@douglas-county.com
Debbie Sparkes Budget Director dsparkes@douglas-county.com
Jackie Waggoner Purchasing Director jwaggoner@douglas-county.com