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The Administration Department handles...

Adult Services

The Adult Services Department handles...

Community Corrections

Community Corrections of the District Court.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Division handles...


Sustainability means balancing the needs of the economy, environment, and society.

Voting and Elections

The Voting and Elections Office handles planning and operation of all elections held in the county and maintaining all records relating to such elections.


The Appraiser's Office handles...

Community Service Work CSW

The Community Service Work (CSW) program of the District Court.

Court Services

Court Services of the District Court.


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

Youth Services

The Youth Services Department handles...

Consolidated Fire Department

CFD #1 is a combination department that serves approx 228 sq. miles of Douglas County, KS. 

Court Trustee

Court Trustee of the District Court.

Human Resources

Human Resources 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.


PreTrial of the District Court

Behavioral Health Court Supervision

Behavioral Health Court Supervision of the District Court


Budget maintains 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.

Clerk of the District Court

Clerk of the District Court

County Clerk

The County Clerk's Office handles...

Citizen Review Board (CRB)

Citizen Review Board (CRB) of the District Court.

Criminal Justice Services

The Criminal Justice Services Department handles...

House Arrest

House Arrest of the District Court.

District Attorney

The District Attorney's Office handles...

Drug Court

Drug Court of the District Court.

District Court

The 7th Judicial District of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas.

Emergency Communications (911)

The Emergency Communications (911) Department handles...

Emergency Management

The Emergency Management Department handles...

Information Technology (IT)

The Information Technology (IT) Department handles...


The Maintenance Department handles...

Public Works

The Public Works Department handles...

Register of Deeds

The Register of Deeds' Office handles...


The Sheriff's Office handles...


The Treasurer's Office handles...

Zoning and Codes

The Zoning and Codes Department handles...

Department Contacts

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
Douglas A. Hamilton Clerk of the District Court
Amber Ballard Supervisor / Jury Manager 785-832-5111
Evie Schlife Accounting Technician 785-832-5252
Beverly Sigafoose Juvenile Clerk 785-832-5253
Brian Garton Jury Clerk 785-832-5213
Cindy Winger Traffic Clerk 785-832-5231
Stephanie Weeks Domestic Clerk / Marriage License / PFA Administrative Assistant 785-832-5227
Jordan Moore Records / Juvenile Clerk 785-832-5141
Kassandra Meyer Limited Civil Clerk 785-832-5257
Michael Preut Criminal Clerk 785-832-5236
Brenda Hensley-Hughes Probate / Adoptions Clerk 785-832-5132
Rachell Orce Appeals / Small Claims / Liens Clerk 785-832-5254
Civil 785-832-5228
Jury Service Recording 785-832-5108