County Government

Douglas County Commission to begin process of updating zoning regulations

The Douglas County Commission will soon begin a process to change zoning regulations in the unincorporated parts of the county. During a work session on Wednesday, the commission will get its first look at the proposed zoning regulation changes, which include adding a public feedback step to ...

Douglas County Commission to discuss buying out properties in flood-prone areas

Updated at 10:23 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 There may be more Douglas County residents living in flood-prone areas than once thought, and the county's leaders will soon consider whether to buy some of those residents’ homes to allow them to move to safer areas. The Douglas County Commission on ...

Douglas County Commission selects interim county administrator for permanent role

The Douglas County Commission will forgo a search to fill its vacant county administrator position and will instead appoint interim County Administrator Sarah Plinsky to the permanent position. At their meeting Wednesday, commissioners unanimously approved directing the county counselor to ...

County postpones Lone Star Lake herbicide treatment for a week

A planned herbicide treatment at Lone Star Lake has been postponed for a week. Karrey Britt, a spokeswoman for the county, said the Douglas County Public Works department will now treat the lake for Eurasian watermilfoil, an invasive plant species, on Aug. 14 and 15 if weather permits. Water ...