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Agritourism back on Douglas County Commission agenda

The Douglas County Commission will again talk agritourism regulation at its meeting Wednesday. Two weeks after receiving recommendations from the Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission, commissioners may vote to adopt new regulations, County Administrator Craig Weinaug said.

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County inches closer to agritourism solution

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners took a step closer to solving its agritrourism regulations snafu Wednesday when it received recommendations from the Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission.

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Douglas County commissioners to be brief on heritage grant program

Cultural and natural conservation grants to be awarded in May

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Douglas County treasurer says commercial vehicles will have to register elsewhere

New law, new state computer system behind snafu

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County puts brakes on wind farms

Potential developer reportedly seeking easements for windmills in southern Douglas County.

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County to hear flood insurance update

County commission to meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday

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Historic Douglas County Courthouse may have to adapt to new gun law

Douglas County officials may have to sacrifice some of the historic character of Lawrence's century-old county courthouse to comply with the state's new concealed carry gun law.

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County OKs bonds for Baldwin City broadband despite concerns from competitor

Douglas County commissioners gave their blessing today to Baldwin City's plans to issue $5 million in industrial revenue bonds to finance construction of a fiber-optic broadband network in the community.

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County commission sends agritourism issue back to planning commission

Move comes in wake of pumpkin patch application for southeast Douglas County

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County commission to consider agritourism moratorium

Proposed moratorium stemmed from southeast Douglas County pumpkin patch

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Flory seeks moratorium on some agritourism permits

Douglas County commissioners looking to review measure adopted in January

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County asked to fund children's services after change in state policy

Within in the county's 2014 budget is $44,102 in new funding for The Shelter Inc., an agency that provides services to juvenile offenders and children in need of care.

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County budget reflects added cost of voter ID laws

Measure expected to cost county $32,500 next year

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Douglas County commissioner agree to publish 2014 budget with $64.6 million in spending

Hearing on budget set for July 31

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Douglas County commissioners to start crafting 2014 budget

County learns of surprising 1-percent increase in overall valuation as process starts


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