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(as of Jan. 22)
266,653
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(as of Jan. 22)
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(Updated Jan. 21, 2021)

Harvey County government facilities are open. However, some operational changes and safety precautions have been put in place to protect the health of visitors and staff.

Temporary plastic barriers have been placed at customer service desks. Maintenance staff are conducting additional and routine sanitizing of touch points such as door handles, countertops and bathrooms. Additional sanitizer stations have been placed throughout facilities. Seating in waiting areas has been realigned to allow for social distancing. Face masks are required to be worn inside county government facilities. 

Specific department changes are detailed below.

Commission

Harvey County Commission meetings are regularly held Tuesdays at 9 a.m. In accordance with a local health order that limits mass gatherings to 10 people or less, meetings are not open for the public to attend in person. However, meetings continue to be broadcast online via Zoom. You can view meetings through the following resources:

Online: https://zoom.us/j/408180699

Phone: 1 301 715 8592

Additionally, the citizen's forum/public comment portion of the meeting will not be conducted in person. To provide feedback to the commissioners, please use the following options:

Communications

Dispatchers are asking additional precautionary questions for callers that report symptoms related to COVID-19.

Department on Aging

Interurban transportation is running normal schedules. Patrons are required to wear a mask. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 316-284-6802. 

Questions on home services and Medicare assistance will be conducted by appointment. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 316-284-6880.

Health

Appointment only. Offices are closed daily from noon to 1 p.m.

Parks

Park areas remain open for visitors. Appropriate social distancing is encouraged. Rental facilities for parks buildings, with the exception of the Cabins at Camp Hawk, are temporarily closed to the public due to mass gathering limits in Harvey County.

Register of Deeds

Appointment only by calling 316-284-6950. No passport work will be completed at this time.

Sheriff's Office

In-person visitation and fingerprinting services at the Detention Center have been temporarily suspended due to an identified COVID-19 cluster.

Inmates still have access to phone calls and video conferencing. Video conferencing is also available through Securus Technologies

Treasurer's Office

Driver's license transactions are by appointment only. Appointments can be made through the following site: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040B49AFA72BA7FC1-drivers

Driver's License Renewals: Qualifying renewals can be done here:  https://ikan.ks.gov/

Tag Renewals: Payments can be done by mail with copies of insurance cards included. Payments can also be left in the drop box on the south side of the Harvey County Courthouse. Qualifying renewals can be done here: https://ikan.ks.gov/

Real Estate Taxes: Payments can be done by mail. Payments can also be left in the drop box on the south side of the Harvey County Courthouse. Payments can also be made by phone. Additionally, payments can be done online: https://www.kansas.gov/propertytax/.