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Lecompton nominated for "Best Small Town Kansas"

Post Date: 
Thu, 03/31/2016 - 3:30pm

Office of the County Commission 
Douglas County, Kansas 
Recognition to the City of Lecompton
for being nominated as
“Best Small Town Kansas”

WHEREAS: Lecompton has been nominated as “Best Small Town Kansas” through Kansas! Magazine; and

WHEREAS: Only 15 towns in the state of Kansas have been nominated; and the town of Lecompton has an amazing history that affected the entire country. Lecompton now has two museums devoted
 to the its history, along with other historic sites that are open to the public, plus eateries, shops and businesses, river access, public events and celebrations related to the history of Lecompton, etc.; and

WHEREAS: Lecompton needs votes in order to win one of five towns to receive the title “Best Small    Town Kansas;” and

WHEREAS: The honor of “Best Small Town Kansas” would bring great economic benefits to the City of   Lecompton and Douglas County.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of County Commissioners of Douglas County, Kansas, urge the Citizens of Douglas County to vote for Lecompton for the title of “Best Small Town Kansas” by voting on Kansas! Magazine’s website: /ks-mag/small-towns/; or, citizens can vote through the Kansas! Magazine Facebook page Voting is open through May 31. Voters may vote once a day. 

ADOPTED this 30th day of March, 2016.
       Jim Flory, Chairman

       Mike Gaughan, Vice-Chair

       Nancy Thellman, Member