2020 Lawrence Chamber Annual Meeting - Two or more Commissioners may be in attendance.
The County Commission will meet on January 29 at 4:00 p.m. for a Work Session and at 5:30 p.m. for the regular Business Meeting.
Kay Pesnell has worked in the Douglas County Register of Deeds office for three decades. She was hired in 1990 as a recording clerk, became Deputy Register of Deeds in 2001, and in July 2002 was appointed Register of Deeds after the retirement of Sue Neustifter. She has been re-elected every four years since then. “I’ve always liked the job because it has a lot of variety to it,” she said.
Douglas County has been selected by SAMHSA’s GAINS Center to participate in a Sequential Intercept Mapping (SIM) workshop that will result in a community-wide strategic plan for addressing behavioral health needs for those involved or at risk for involvement in the criminal justice system. The workshop also will help the community establish priorities for change and produce a local systems map.
Douglas County and the City of Lawrence are hosting an informational meeting about the 2020 Census from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the auditorium of Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. The meeting is open to the public.
Local Census experts will share information about the 2020 Census, including timing, job opportunities and next steps.
Getting an accurate Census count is important to the State of Kansas and Douglas County. Here's why: