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No Jury trials scheduled for the June 22nd to July 3rd Service Period new

The service period for the June 22nd to July 3rd jurors has ...

Election Clerk (Job ID: 20-020) new

Deadline to Apply: 03 Jul 2020 @ 5:00 p.m.

Using guidance from the Kansas Supreme Court and public health agencies, Chief Judge McCabria has issued several administrative orders since March 13 that will maintain critical functions of Douglas County District Court during increased concern over spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Douglas County Modifies Public Meeting Procedures through June 17, 2020

The Kansas Supreme Court announced April 17  that its Office of Judicial Administration worked with judicial districts to create a process that will allow some district courts to resume issuing marriage licenses while courts remain closed to in-person contact due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Douglas County buildings are open to the public. The public should wear a face covering when inside buildings and maintain six feet of distance between employees and others in the building. Departments and elected officials may have additional screening tools for clients and visitors, depending on the services provided.

Lone Star Lake campgrounds, restrooms and the swimming beach are open. Visitors should practice good hygiene and social distancing.

Registration is now open for the Virtual 2020 Douglas County Behavioral Health Prevention Summit, July 27-August 7. A session will be held each weekday from noon to 1 p.m. 

Topics include: drug abuse prevention, mental health impact of COVID, Good Behavior Game, working with youth who engage in self-harm, brain science and trauma, and prevention in the age of vape.

Registration is free for anyone working or living in Douglas County and $25 for others.

Two for more Commissioners may attend a retirement reception for Keith Browning, Director of Public Works.

Douglas County Modifies Public Meeting Procedures through June 17, 2020

The bridge carrying East 1400 Road (old Louisiana Street alignment) over the Wakarusa River will be closed beginning Monday, March 30, 2020, for a rehabilitation project.  The bridge is located on East 1400 Road approximately ¾-mile north of North 1100 Road. Douglas County Public Works anticipates the project will be completed and the bridge reopened to traffic by June 13, 2020.

The CJCC meeting will be held on Zoom. Please see invitation below:

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