douglas county http://kios.org en Douglas County sets salary for combined Assessor/Register of Deeds office http://kios.org/post/douglas-county-sets-salary-combined-assessorregister-deeds-office <p>Douglas County’s new Assessor/Register of Deeds will be paid $120,000 a year. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 20:27:41 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 40177 at http://kios.org Douglas County board approves 2013-14 budget http://kios.org/post/douglas-county-board-approves-2013-14-budget <p>Douglas County homeowners will pay more in property taxes this fiscal year. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 17:52:59 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 32686 at http://kios.org Sunshine on Omaha's skyline: Douglas County chooses its official seal http://kios.org/post/sunshine-omahas-skyline-douglas-county-chooses-its-official-seal-0 <p>Omaha’s skyline is the centerpiece of <a href="http://www.douglascounty-ne.gov">Douglas County</a>’s new official seal. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 15:18:17 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 22003 at http://kios.org Sunshine on Omaha's skyline: Douglas County chooses its official seal Douglas County gets 26 entries for new official seal http://kios.org/post/douglas-county-gets-26-entries-new-official-seal <p><a href="http://www.douglascounty-ne.gov">Douglas County</a> has chosen five finalists for a new official seal. Fri, 05 Oct 2012 16:05:48 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 20166 at http://kios.org Douglas County gets 26 entries for new official seal Douglas County Board approves 2012-13 budget http://kios.org/post/douglas-county-board-approves-2012-13-budget <p></p><p></p><p>Douglas County Commissioners have approved a $325 million 2012-13 budget.</p><p>The county&rsquo;s new fiscal year began July first. The new fiscal year budget contains no tax increase and keeps the budgets of most offices flat.</p><p>Finance Director Joe Lorenz says it&rsquo;s a responsible and aggressive spending plan, but achievable.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 14:07:03 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 15870 at http://kios.org Douglas County voters to decide on consolidation of two offices http://kios.org/post/douglas-county-voters-decide-consolidation-two-offices <p></p><p>Douglas County voters will decide in November whether the Assessor and Register of Deeds offices should be consolidated.</p><p>County Commissioners voted 5-2 Tuesday in favor of a proposal to merge those offices. It&rsquo;ll go on the November ballot for voters to decide.</p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 18:42:05 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 15826 at http://kios.org Douglas County voters to decide on consolidation of two offices Douglas County asking for the public's help to design a new official seal http://kios.org/post/douglas-county-asking-publics-help-design-new-official-seal <p>Douglas County is looking for a new official county seal, and Commissioners want the public&#39;s help to design it.</p><p>A contest is underway through August 15. Douglas County residents who participate are asked to design a county seal that includes the name and &ldquo;1854,&rdquo; the year the county was incorporated.</p><p>Commissioner Pam Tusa says right now, Douglas County has five unofficial county seals, but no background as to their origin or meaning.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 13:11:59 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 15595 at http://kios.org Douglas County asking for the public's help to design a new official seal