In response to the May 7 STEM School shooting, County Commissioners will hear collaborative mental health services and school security funding recommendations

Special Work Session July 16, 2019MEDIA ADVISORY

On Tuesday, July 16, at 6 p.m., in a Special Work Session, the Board of Douglas County Commissioners will hear funding recommendations and status reports regarding plans for $13.3 million re-appropriated for school security and mental health services for students.


  • Commissioner Opening Remarks
  • John and Maria Castillo Remarks
  • School Resource Officers Update
  • Youth Community Response Team Update
  • Supportive Mental Health for Students Funding Committee Recommendations
  • Physical School Safety & Protection Funding Committee Recommendations
  • Commissioner Closing Remarks

Presentations will be posted on the County’s Website immediately following the Work Session


Commissioner’s Hearing Room, Douglas County Government Administration Bldg., 100 Third Street, Castle Rock, CO

This meeting will also be livestreamed on the County’s YouTube channel


Three weeks after the STEM School shooting, the County Commissioners, at their May 28 public hearing, unanimously approved a resolution appropriating $13.3 million for school security and mental health services for students in Douglas County.

For Committee details visit:

Wendy M. Holmes, APR,
Director, Communications and Public Affairs
Douglas County Government
303.880.7785 |

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