Douglas County Commission to meet in executive session again; new commissioner to be sworn in

photo by: Rochelle Valverde

The west side of the Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Massachusetts St., is pictured on Sept. 23, 2021.

As of Tuesday, there’s just one item on the Douglas County Commission’s regular agenda for Wednesday: an executive session to consult with the Douglas County counselor regarding “matters that would be deemed privileged in the attorney-client relationship.”

This is the third time commissioners will meet in an executive session since their Aug. 17 meeting. Executive sessions are not open to the public.

New District 3 Commissioner Karen Willey, who is replacing outgoing Commissioner Shannon Portillo, will also join the group for her first meeting; she’ll be sworn in ahead of the meeting at 4 p.m.

Wednesday’s business meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Massachusetts St. The meeting will also be available by Zoom. For meeting information, visit the county’s website:


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