Douglas County government
Patients who need more help than what the Douglas County Treatment and Recovery Center can provide are often stuck waiting for longer-term care that isn’t available in town, according to local behavioral health administrators.
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Members of the Lawrence and Douglas County community are invited to learn about the county’s open space planning progress and share their feedback during an open house this week.
Douglas County commissioners on Wednesday approved a policy for county staff to pay people who have lived experience for their time and work on boards.
Douglas County commissioners on Wednesday will consider a new policy that would allow the county to pay people who have lived experience for their input on community issues and initiatives.
The Douglas County Commission on Wednesday voted 2-1 in favor of tax breaks for First Management Inc. to renovate a downtown building into its new corporate headquarters.
The Lawrence school board and Douglas County Commission will soon weigh whether to give First Management Inc. tax breaks to renovate a downtown building into its new corporate headquarters.
Douglas County commissioners on Wednesday will hear about city and county staff members’ efforts to engage the community around a draft strategic plan that aims to reach functional zero homelessness by 2028.
Douglas County commissioners on Wednesday approved a request for permits from NextEra Energy Resources in connection with the West Gardner Solar project.
Douglas County commissioners on Wednesday will consider approving permits for NextEra Energy Resources to conduct testing related to the West Gardner Solar project.
Douglas County commissioners on Wednesday signed off on a plan for Lawrence-based nonprofit DCCCA to increase distribution of Narcan, the lifesaving opioid overdose reversal drug, throughout the county.