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Montgomery County Searching for New Executive Director of Judicial Services


Montgomery County is looking for a new Executive Director of Juvenile Services.  Duane Powell, currently in the role, will be retiring in June of 2023. Powell made the decision to retire a couple of weeks ago and announced it to the board this week.


The Executive Director of Juvenile Services is responsible for managing grant funding and programs that have been approved and initiated by the JCAB, as well as reviewing and reporting all juvenile offender grievances.


Other items of note from the county commissioner meeting was the approval of an Occupational License for Coffeyville Country Club, an update on the Broadband program with the county computer department, as well as the coordination with KDOT on a new bike path through the public works department.


Montgomery County Commissioner meetings are each Monday at 9 a.m. in the lower level of the Judicial Center in downtown Independence. The meetings are also streamed live on Facebook and Zoom.

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