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For Immediate Release
May 20, 2020
CONTACT
Kate Flavin

316-660-9370

This Week in Sedgwick County

Board of County Commissioners

  • Assistant County Manager Tania Cole gave an update regarding the reopening of County facilities to the public.
    • The Main Courthouse and Juvenile Courthouse will be open for normal hours effective May 26.
      • Court Hearings will be appointment only.
    • A health screening questionnaire will be given before entering the building and facemasks will be issued to visitors.   
    • Employees will wear masks while working closely with the public and while in public common areas.
    • Other facilities will see phased openings now through July 3.
    • Please visit www.sedgwickcounty.org to find specific details regarding the County department or program agency or facility with which you plan to do business.
  • The Board received a Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act update from Chief Financial Officer Lindsay Poe Rousseau and Deputy County Manager Tim Kaufman. 
    • The Board approved up to $250,000 in spending authority for a mobile COVID-19 testing service, including costs for: 
      • Vehicle procurement
      • Hiring staff
      • Supply procurement
  • Commissioners declared May 17 - 23, 2020 as Emergency Medical Services Week in Sedgwick County.
  • Commissioners declared May 17 - 23, 2020 as National Public Works Week in Sedgwick County.

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 View the meeting here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Nm4OEUuRps

 

 

For questions, contact Public Information Officer Kate Flavin at (316) 660-9370.