OTTAWA COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
307 N Concord
Minneapolis, KS 67467
||James P. Kay
||Karen S. Brumbaugh
The Ottawa County Board of Commissioners serve as the governing body of Ottawa County. The Ottawa County Commissioners are vested by Kansas State Statutes, with both legislative and administrative powers and duties. These powers and duties include but not limited to:
Supervision of county property; control of the financial affairs of the county; approve the annual budget; designate depositories for the county; approval of land use and zoning policies recommended by the zoning board; issuance of bonds; awarding of contracts; creation of special districts; setting of salaries of all county officials; provide a jail, courthouse, office space for county officers, district court and extension district; appoint members of various boards and commissions. The Ottawa County Commissioners also serve as the Board of Canvassers for Ottawa County elections.
The three member board meets weekly on Monday, beginning at 8:00 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. The Ottawa County Commissioners office is located on the second floor of the courthouse at the North end of the hallway. To get on the county commissioners agenda, please contact the Ottawa County Clerk, 785-392-2279.