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Jury Trial on Monday, December 9th, 2019 new

The service period for the December 9th through December 20th ...

Douglas County Government’s general and satellite offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28-29, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Emergency Dispatch Center and Criminal Justice Services will be operating. If you have an emergency, please call 911. If you have a non-emergency, call 785-843–0250.

The Douglas County Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge trade show is open the public and will be 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the Lawrence College and Career Center, 2910 Haskell Ave. A dozen student teams will have a booth about their business and may have products to buy.

Here are the businesses and the students’ descriptions of them:

Brownie Points sells an assortment of brownies.

Bubbles Swimming School offers private swim lessons for children.

Douglas County is hosting an open house from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 1006 New Hampshire Street. The building houses the following programs and services: Sustainability, Heritage Conservation, Criminal Justice Services, Community Corrections and Community Service Work. The event is open to the community.

This building previously housed Municipal Court, which relocated in February 2019 to the top floor of the City Hall Riverfront at One Riverfront Plaza.

Douglas County Newsletter November 2019

 Watkins Museum Annual Meeting, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Two or more Commissioners may be in attendance.


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. Speakers are asked to sign in so that the spelling of names is correct in the minutes of the meeting. Speakers should address all comments/questions to the Commission.


5:30 p.m.


1.1. Consider approval of Accounts Payable.

Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC)

General Election Canvass - Two or more Commissioners may be in attendance.

Annual Planning Commissioners Orientation. Two or more Commissioners may be in attendance for the lunch.

United Way Conversation on Homelessness. Two or more Commissioners may be in attendance.

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