Public Works is accepting applications for the 2020 user-fee dust palliative program. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, March 6.
Funeral. Two or more Commissioners may be in attendance.
The County Commission will meet at 4:00 p.m for a Work Session and at 5:30 p.m for the Business Meeting.
Douglas County Government’s general and satellite offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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.
November 12th, 2019
11:00am – 12:30pm
Meeting at Douglas County Fairgrounds, Flory Building
1. Review and approve CJCC meeting minutes from September 10, 2019 – Pam Weigand
2. Stepping Up Initiative CSG Justice Center Technical Assistance
– Risë Haneberg and Kati Habert
The Stepping Up Initiative work group will join the discussion
3. Discussion on CSG recommendations – Mike Brouwer
4. Updates – Mike Brouwer
a. Law Enforcement Contact Study
b. Data Analyst position
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:
2020 Goal Setting Session, 9 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Two or more Commissioners may be in attendance.
Douglas County Public Works was recently awarded a federal grant to help with the cost of constructing an ADA-accessible viewing platform with shelter and an ADA-accessible picnic shelter at Wells Overlook Park, which is a few miles south of Lawrence along N1000 Road.
The Land & Water Conservation Fund grant will reimburse 50 percent of the eligible expenses, up to $44,790, and it is administered by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism. County Commissioners approved the project agreement during their Jan. 15 meeting.
The project includes: