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DEPUTY SHERIFF (Job ID: 18-007) new

Deadline to Apply: 09 Mar 2018 @ 5:00 p.m.


4:00 p.m.

(1) (a)  Consider approval of Commission Orders;
(b)  Consider recommendation of vehicle purchase for the Sheriff’s office (Steven Buchholz); and
(c) Consider request to waive formal bidding process for an x-ray body scanner for the Sheriff’s Office (Gary Bunting)

Hear from Commissioner Nancy Thellman and jail staff about the jail plan.

Lawrence Public Library
Room B
Monday, February 19
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.


Have a question about the jail configuration and expansion plan or the vision for an integrated system to provide mental health care and substance use disorder services? Read our Frequently Asked Questions.


Douglas County has proposed a half-cent sales tax to finance a jail configuration and expansion and mental illness and substance use disorder crisis center and campus.


The County Commission has adopted ballot language proposing a half-cent sales tax to be decided by county voters by May 15, 2018.

The County has proposed this new half-cent sales tax to finance:


Douglas County is working to build an integrated system of care that moves from crisis and illness as a norm to recovery and prevention as a practice.


The County Commission has approved several measures to serve residents with mental illness and substance use disorders, including building a crisis center and supporting staffing and programming in newly constructed transitional housing.


4:00 p.m.

(1) (a)  Consider approval of Commission Orders;
(b) Consider authorization to renew pavement markings contract (Keith Browning);
(c) Consider approval of 2018 Tow Service Provider Agreements (Jill Jolicoeur); and
(d) Consider approval of Annual Noxious Weed Management Plan and   Eradication Progress Report (Keith Browning)

This document was prepared for and presented to the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) at the June 28, 2016 meeting.
Presentation by Treanor Architects updating the County Commission on project design and process to date.
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