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Douglas County seeks to understand your high-speed internet access needs

Your response is needed to help Douglas County gain a clearer understanding of high-speed internet (also known as broadband) availability, service options, and connectivity quality in all Douglas County communities. With that in mind, please complete the Douglas County residential and/or business Internet Survey by Oct. 31, 2021, and provide information about high-speed internet access… Read On

Douglas County Commissioners adopt resolution Creating and Appointing five to a Board of Health for Douglas County’s Public Health Department

The Board of Douglas County Commissioners today, by resolution, officially finalized the second of three steps fulfilling the organizational process for governance of its own single-county public health agency: the creation of a Board of Health (BOH) for the Douglas County Public Health Department (DCHD) – a department established by resolution on Sept. 7, 2021…. Read On

Douglas County Commissioners adopt resolution withdrawing from Tri County Health Department, form the Douglas County Public Health Agency

A Special Business Meeting on Sept. 7 was the setting for the Board of Douglas County Commissioners’ unanimous adoption of a resolution withdrawing from the governance of the Tri-County Health Department and establishing its own single-county public health agency. By state law, Douglas County has the authority to withdraw from Tri-County Health by resolution at… Read On

Local and state agencies announce wildlife fencing safety project along I-25 in Douglas County

Recent and historical incidents of vehicle/animal collisions along the Interstate 25 corridor in Douglas County, paired with growing public concern for safety in the area, led to a multi-agency plan to install 16 miles of wildlife fencing on the east and west side of I-25, from the Ridgegate exit (MM192) in Lone Tree to the… Read On