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: http://www.travelks.com /ks-mag/small-towns/; or, citizens can vote through the Kansas! Magazine Facebook page woobox.com/y6j9g6/h2kfy2. Voting is open through May 31. Voters may vote once a day.
ADOPTED this 30th day of March, 2016.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS
Jim Flory, Chairman
Mike Gaughan, Vice-Chair
Nancy Thellman, Member