Wednesday, June 03, 2020
     

Marion County Strategy - Individual responsibility 5/27/2020 Memo and flyer.

Information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Marion County Health Department.

County offices are open with some restrictions.  Wearing a mask is highly encouraged during any face to face meeting, along with proper social distancing.  Driver's License services will be offered beginning June 8th by appointment only. The Department on Aging and the Planning & Zoning Office are open by appointment only.  In person attendance at the County Commission meetings will not be allowed at this time. 
 
Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we work to safely transition back to full public access over time.  The safety of our citizens and employees is of paramount importance.  County staff is available to answer your questions by phone or email.  Please don't hesitate to contact us. 

Treasurer:  620.382.2180
Vehicle Dept:
  620.382.3106
County Clerk:  620.382.2185
Register of Deeds:  620.382.2151
County Attorney:  620.382.2243
District Court:  620.382.2104
Appraiser:  620.382.3715
Mapping:  620.382.3778
Road & Bridge:  620.382.3761

PUBLIC ATTENDANCE OF COUNTY COMMISSION MEETINGS BY TELECOMMUNICATION ONLY.  In-person attendance at the County Commission meetings is not allowed at this time due to mass gathering restrictions.  We encourage attendance by telecommunication which also allows public interaction.
To join the County Commission meetings from your computer, tablet or smartphone, go to https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/639484901 or by phone dial 1-866-899-4679.  The access code is 639-484-901#.

Please contact individual County offices directly for any questions or assistance.

PROGRAMS

NATIONAL CHILD SAFETY COUNCIL - The Council provides safety educational materials to law enforcement agencies and schools nationwide.   NCSC works with local police departments, sheriff departments and schools to develop programs which are both educational and entertaining.  NCSC provides pamphlets, manuals, posters and folders and loans films on bicycle safety, child safety, drug education and crime prevention.  Materials are geared to children’s various levels of understanding and experience.

IDENT-A-KID – The Child Identification Program is a “Parent Option Program” that is offered through the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and furnishes the participating parents with an Ident-A-Kid thumbprint and important information about what to do if your child is missing.  All information received is confidential and returned to the parents with the completed cards.

D.R.A.G.N.E.T. - Decision Making, Responsibility, Assertiveness, Goal Setting, Needs, Ethics and Trust.  Is a program taught to the 6th grade level in public schools.  DRAGNET is a 10 lesson program designed to build trust between the students and Law Enforcement. 

OFFENDER WATCH-A nationally recognized sex offender registration, management, and community notification tool which enables local citizens to search for registered offenders near them. This tool is available to schools, daycares, churches or any concerned parent or citizen.  The program provides a data base of all registered sex offenders in the included area.  Interested persons may sign up for notifications of registered offenders who reside in or recently moved to their local area.  This information is provided in an effort to better aid in the protection of local children.