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No Jury Trials on February 19th, 2018 new

The service period for the February 18th through March 1st has ...
  1. Action Item: Administrative Items

    • Determine quorum of members, agenda approval

    • Approval of December meeting minutes

    • Election of 2019 Council officers


ADDRESSING THE COMMISSION:  Public comment will be taken for each regular agenda item as each item is discussed.  Individuals will be limited to one comment per agenda item.
Individuals are asked to come to the microphone, sign in, and state their name.  We ask that you sign in so that we can get the spelling of your name correct in the minutes of the meeting.  Speakers should address all comments/questions to the Commission.


4:00 p.m.
-Consider approval of the minutes for February 6 and February 13, 2019.

Beginning March 6, Douglas County Commission meetings will be at 5:30 p.m. to help make it easier for the public to attend. Currently, meetings are at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Douglas County Commission meetings are held on Wednesdays on the second floor of the County Courthouse, 1100 Massachusetts Street. The day of the week and location will remain the same.

*Public comment will be received for each item as it is discussed.

Consider approval of the minutes for January 23 (deferred from 02/06/19) and January 30, 2019.

5:30-6:30 p.m. - Kansas Leadership Center Tranformation Grant Information Session, Thursday, February 21 at the Flory Building, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper Street, Lawrence, Kansas. Two or more Commisioners may attend.

Public Works is accepting applications for the 2019 user-fee dust palliative program. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, March 1.

Results of the Market Study 2019

Join us for a discussion about the history and future of the southwest corner of Dougls County from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Marion Springs Event Center, 316 E. 900 Road in Baldwin City. The center is the old Marion Spring Elementary School, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2018.

Douglas County is seeking applications for the 2019 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge!

The competition — open to students in grades 6 through 12 — consists of up to 20 teams preparing a written business plan or executive summary, a tradeshow booth, an elevator pitch and final presentation. Students compete for $3,500 in prize money.

Douglas County, in partnership with the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department and Kansas Department of Health and Environment, will provide for free the MyStrength app to Douglas County residents. MyStrength offers individuals support for managing depression, anxiety, stress, sleep and other health issues. It also allows users to set health goals and track their changes over time.

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