Archive for Friday, July 20, 2018

Leavenworth County Commission approves petition to put expanded commission question on ballot

A World War I doughboy statue stands outside the Leavenworth County Courthouse.

A World War I doughboy statue stands outside the Leavenworth County Courthouse.

July 20, 2018

Leavenworth County voters will decide in November whether the county commission will expand to five members from three.

The Leavenworth County Commission approved a resolution July 10 to put the question on the November ballot.

A group pushing for the expanded board had 3,000 signatures, far more than the required 2,153, which is 5 percent of registered county voters, according to County Clerk Janet Klasinski.

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