County Government

Douglas County Commission finalizes $24.9 million CARES funding plan

The Douglas County Commission on Friday finalized a plan for nearly $25 million of coronavirus relief funding and will soon submit it to the state for review. The commission met during a special meeting to put the final touches on its allotment of federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic ...

Douglas County Commission approves 2021 budgets for county, new fire district

The Douglas County Commission approved two separate 2021 budget plans on Wednesday, both of which aim to keep tax rates flat, but additional spending changes could be coming to the county’s budget in the future. After holding public hearings, the commissioners unanimously approved the 2021 ...

A look at the spending Douglas County proposes for $24.9 million in CARES funding

Covering health and medical expenses caused by the coronavirus pandemic accounts for a large portion of a proposed spending plan for Douglas County's nearly $25 million of federal aid. Almost half of the $24.9 million of funding from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security ...

Douglas County deputy treasurer wins primary race for office’s top position

Douglas County’s deputy treasurer appears to have won the election to become the office’s next leader. Adam Rains, 32, who has served as the deputy treasurer for about five years, held a hefty lead over Timothy Morland, 44, a registration and tax clerk, for the Democratic primary election ...