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No jury trials for the weeks of March 8th to March 19th, 2021 new

There are no jury trials scheduled for the March 8th to March ...

Communications Officer (Job ID: 21-112) new

Deadline to Apply: 04 Jun 2021 @ 5:00 p.m.

General Election 2020 results for Douglas County will be published at:

Douglas County Government’s offices will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day. The Douglas County Commission will not have a meeting.

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.


The Douglas County District Attorney's Office is pleased to announce the launch of a new restorative justice program being developed in Douglas County. The District Attorney’s Office is collaborating with the Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution ( at Bethel College (North Newton) to bring this initiative to Douglas County.

The County Commission will not meet on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 for Veteran's Day.

A temporary, supported campground was set up on Nov. 3 in Woody Park. The campground will provide temporary shelter for up to 20 individuals with underlying health conditions living in unsheltered, unsafe living environments as screened and identified by the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center Homeless Outreach Team (HOT).

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for The Cottages at Green Lake, 930 W. Second St., will be at noon Friday, Nov. 6. The Cottages will provide permanent supportive housing for individuals with serious persistent mental illness. Supportive housing is a combination of affordable housing and supportive services designed to help vulnerable individuals and families use stable housing as a platform for health and recovery.

The Election Canvass for the August 4 Primary Election will be held on Monday, August 17 at 9:00 a.m. on Zoom.

We encourage you to join our Election Canvass live using Zoom, a web-based communications tool.
Via computer:

9:00 a.m. Election Canvass Zoom Meeting ID:
1. Follow this link:
2. Use the meeting ID:

Meeting ID: 934 3573 1080

Douglas County Modifies Public Meeting Procedures until further notice:

If you have a traffic, probation or unsupervised case that is being monitored by the Court Trustee, you may make payments in person, over the phone or through our online payment system. Our office can only accept payments on cases that the Court has referred to us for collection. If you are unsure if your case is being monitored by our office, please call 785-832-5315 before making any online payment, or you risk losing any convenience fees paid.
Douglas County Newsletter October 2020
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