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No jury trials for the week of September 21st to 25th. new

The jury trial that was set to begin on September 21st has been ...


June 15, 2015

Lawrence, Kan.—A full-scale emergency exercise will take place in Lawrence Thursday, June 18.  Participating agencies include Douglas County Emergency Management, Kansas University Public Safety, Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lawrence Police Department, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Kansas Highway Patrol, Douglas County Emergency Communications Center, Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center and Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department.  

Schedule for 2015 Summer Food Service Program, a program offering free meals to all youth between the ages of 1-18. An adult must accompany anyone under the age of 4 years old. Adults can purchase lunch for $3.45 and breakfast for $2.15. Meals are served Monday - Friday.
Terms and conditions for all purchase orders made with Douglas County, Kansas.
The Child Support Order Information Sheet from the Kansas Payment Center. This is a fillable form.
Local Administrative Order 15-08: Electronic Filing Procedures
Local Administrative Orders for 2014

The Douglas County Public Works Department announces that beginning Thursday, March 26, 2015, E 1750 Road between N 400 Road (Route 12; State Lake Road) and N 500 Road will be closed to through traffic.  The closure is temporary, and will remain in place while Route 1055 is closed to through traffic between N 400 Road and N 500 Road for construction work.


Residents along E 1750 Road will be able to access their properties from N 400 Road only.  There will be no traffic allowed on E 1750 Road between N 500 Road and ¼-mile south of N 500 Road.


2014 was a busy year for Emergency Management spent reviewing and enhancing emergency plans, as well as continuing programs that increased the overall level of community preparedness in Douglas County. As we reflect on the year’s accomplishments, we can certainly be proud of the work we did and the partnerships developed, with other agencies, focused on the health and public safety of the citizens of Douglas County. We hope you will enjoy our 2014 Annual Report.


Effective immediately, Douglas County has lifted the Burn Ban. If you plan to burn, log it with Dispatch by calling 785-843-0250.

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