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No jury trials for the week of March 1st to March 5th new

There are no jury trials scheduled for the week of March 1st ...

November 10, 2020

11:00 – 12:30

 

Join by Zoom Webinar:  https://douglascountyks-org.zoom.us/j/94528293607?pwd=bll4K2x5Y29kVCtJaUNsUDZCOTZ3dz09

Webinar ID: 945 2829 3607          Passcode: 949143             Telephone: 1-669-900-6833

 

Chief Judge McCabria will administer the oaths to new elected officials in the order as follows beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Zoom. Normally we would conduct the swearing-in ceremony with a full adience but due to COVID we will observe the event with COVID restrictions. Please join us on Zoom for the event.

County Commissioner-elect  Shannon Reid - District 2

County Commissioner-elect  Shannon Portillo - District 3

Due to the Governor’s Emergency Declaration and the Health Officer’s orders, for safety, public meetings and public comment during those meetings will require modification. Douglas County is committed to transparent public meetings and will continue this commitment during the COVID-19 crisis. Douglas County is also committed to public safety and compliance with the current order of the Governor of the State of Kansas. These modifications will be in place between the date of this release and upon further notice.

Douglas County is host to a wide array of individuals who make their living doing what they love. In the spirit of entrepreneurship, many residents have started a business in their very own home. While home businesses can be great, many unintentionally lead to adverse effects on adjacent neighbors and properties. For this reason, home based businesses have been categorized into Type 1, Type 2, and Conditional Use’s. All home based businesses are required to register their business through Douglas County Zoning and Codes.

The Douglas County Heritage Conservation Council is hosting an information session using Zoom about the 2021 Natural & Cultural Grant program. Each year, the HCC encourages applications that focus on the conservation of cultural, natural, agricultural or environmental resources or projects that produce educational programs or products on these topics. All projects must take place in Douglas County, Kansas, and be completed within two years.

The Douglas County Heritage Conservation Council (HCC) announces that up to $200,000 in funding is available through the 2021 Natural & Cultural Grant program.

Each year, the HCC encourages applications that focus on the conservation of cultural, natural, agricultural or environmental resources or projects that produce educational programs or products on these topics. All projects must take place in Douglas County, Kansas, and be completed within two years.

To be eligible for funding, projects must fall into at least one of the following categories:

Douglas County Government’s offices will be closed Friday, Jan. 1, for New Year's Day. Additionally, the Douglas County Commission will not meet on Wednesday, Dec. 30. 

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.

Federal and State contacts for the NFIP, Kansas Department of Ag, and FEMA

Douglas County and its Unified Command partners announce the opening of a new hotel-based shelter for members of the public in need of isolation or quarantine following a positive COVID-19 test or confirmed exposure. Led by the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) and local community referral partners, the new shelter opened Nov. 24 at the Baymont Inn and Suites, 740 Iowa Street. Funding is being provided through KDEM.

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