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No jury trials on for the week of September 28th to October 8th, 2020 new

There are no jury trials scheduled from the week of September ...

 Douglas County Modifies Public Meeting Procedures until further notice:

The State of Kansas received $1.034 billion from the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund. Of that money, the state allocated $450 million in July to Kansas counties based on their population to improve health and economic outcomes. Douglas County received $24.9 million.

 

Douglas County Modifies Public Meeting Procedures until further notice:

Douglas County Commissioners set the 2021 county budget for publication during a public meeting July 9. They recommended a budget of $125.5 million with a flat mill levy of 46.430 mills.

Commissioners reviewed $2.8 million in requests for additional funding. Of those requests, they approved four for a total of $285,318. They are:

On Monday, August 10, Douglas County Public Works is planning to close East 2300 Road south of North 1137 Road to all traffic for a drainage maintenance project. The project is expected to take about two weeks, weather permitting.

The project includes increasing the size of an existing culvert, installing two new culverts where they do not currently exist, and increasing the ditch capacity.

The County Commissioners will test in person sound equipment for the 4:00 and  5:30 p.m meetings on Zoom.

 

To listen to the test from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:
    Please click this URL to join. https://douglascountyks-org.zoom.us/j/92042002431
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Douglas County Modifies Public Meeting Procedures until further notice:

Douglas County Public Works will treat reemerging areas of Eurasian Water Milfoil in isolated areas of Lone Star Lake with an herbicide. The treatment with an herbicide called Navigate is scheduled for Thursday, August 6, weather permitting.

Due to the treatment, Lone Star Lake will be closed Thursday, August 6, to all water activities and signs will be posted. Public Works will reopen the lake on Friday, August 7.

Douglas County Newsletter July 2020

Douglas County Modifies Public Meeting Procedures until further notice:

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