County Government

Potential jurors might soon have an alternate telephone number to call and check in for jury duty when their numbers come up to serve for trials in district court.

A vision to revitalize and restore some apartment living to the original YMCA building within the downtown corridor has been put into motion.

County Chairman Eric Noll and Commissioner Henry W. “Bill” Pohl toured some fracture-critical bridge sites Thursday as county leaders narrow down specifics for countywide bridge replacement project.

Even though county leaders are mulling a possibility to sell the county-run residential care facility, the operations at Atchison Senior Village roll on as usual.

After a few rounds of discussions resolution to settle voter-approved countywide sales tax controversy is on hold until members hear the Kansas Attorney General’s opinion.

County leaders unanimously approved the 2019 proposed budget as presented with a 1.303 mill levy reduction following a scheduled public hearing on the matter.

Atchison Senior Village, the Atchison County Commission and certain others are named defendants in a negligence, abuse and wrongful death lawsuit arising from the demise of a resident in 2016.

County leaders expect to pick up discussions where they left off earlier in year with prospective buyers for Atchison Senior Village, the county long-term care facility.

County leaders are tuning to a crystal ball on what the future might bring in effort to better serve Atchison County as a whole.

The 2019 Atchison County budget season is in full swing as county commissioners are receiving proposals from department heads and appropriation requests from outside nonprofit entities.