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 P R O C L A M A T I O N
 EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION WEEK
 OCTOBER 23-27, 2017

WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Douglas County, Kansas having met at a regular session on this the 18th day of October, 2017, would like to honor the employees of Douglas County for their dedication and service to the residents of Douglas County; and

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2017
2:30 p.m. Work Session – Discuss oversight of Community Corrections. 

-Proclamation for “Employee Appreciation Week” in Douglas County

CONSENT AGENDA
(1) (a)  Consider approval of Commission Orders; and
(b) Consider approval of Quarterly Budget Adjustment report for Community Corrections (Deborah Wright); and
(c) Review and Approve 7th Judicial District FY2018 Reinvestment Grant Application and Review FY2018 Regional Collaboration Grant Information. (Weigand)

 

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 P R O C L A M A T I O N
 NATIONAL 4-H WEEK
 OCTOBER 1-7, 2017

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 P R O C L A M A T I O N
 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH
 OCTOBER 2017

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017
-2:30 p.m. Work Session – Update on Behavioral Health projects, strategies and partnerships.    Work session will be led by Bob Tryanski, but with significant contributions from the five community partners involved: LMH, Bert Nash, Heartland, LDCHA and DCCCA.

-4:00 p.m.
-Proclamation for “Domestic Violence Month” (Will Averill)

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2017
2:30 p.m. Work Session on various financing mechanisms to fund capital improvements. 

4:00 p.m.
-Proclamation for “National 4-H Week”

 

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PROCLAMATION
First Responder Appreciation Week
Douglas County, Kansas

WHEREAS, there is no day in recent history more terrifying than September 11, 2001 and no day in recent history that better exemplifies the dangers faced and sacrifices made by first responders. September 11, 2001 was a day which changed our nation forever; it was a day in which over 400 fire and medical and law enforcement personnel made the ultimate sacrifice.

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P R O C L A M A T I O N
Recognizing September 2017 as “Recovery Month”

 

WHEREAS, mental and substance use disorders affect all communities nationwide, but with commitment and support, people with these disorders can achieve healthy lifestyles and lead rewarding lives in recovery; and

WHEREAS, by seeking help, people who experience mental and/or substance use disorders can embark on a new path toward improved health and overall wellness; and

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P R O C L A M A T I O N
To Honor EARL NEHRING

WHEREAS, Friends and colleagues would like to take this opportunity to recognize Earl Nehring for his volunteer work and leadership services to Douglas County, Kansas; and

WHEREAS, Earl was raised in Montana, but met his wife Harriet in Pasadena, CA while in the military during World War II. He moved to Lawrence and raised two children here. Earl continues to live in and contribute in many ways to the vibrancy of this community; and

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2017
-2:30 p.m. Work Session on expanded residential options for supportive housing in the behavioral health continuum of care including LDCHA, Bert Nash and DCCCA (Jolicoeur/Oury)

-4:00 p.m.

-Proclamation honoring Dr. Earl Nehring (Mitizi McFatrich)   

CONSENT AGENDA
(1) (a)  Consider approval of Commission Orders; and
(b) Y2017 Douglas County Community Corrections Year End Outcomes Report
(Deborah Wright)

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