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Morton County Accepting Applications

The Morton County Road Department is accepting applications for a General Laborer.  Duties may include manual labor and the safe operation of trucks or heavy equipment.  CDL required.  Full Job Requirements & applications may be obtained at the Morton County Road Department Shop, south of Wilburton.  697-2592  (EOE)
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The Morton County Law Enforcement Center is accepting applications for the position of Dispatcher.  The applicant must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays.  Must be self-motivated and work well under pressure.  Applicant must be at least 18 years of age with a valid Kansas Driver's License and have no serious misdemeanor or felony convictions on their record.  Applications can be picked up at the Morton County Law Enforcement Center.  1026 Richards St., Elkhart, KS 67950 or on line.(EOE)
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The Morton County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a full-time Deputy Sheriff.  The applicant must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays.  Must be self-motivated and work well under pressure.  Applicant must be at least 21 years of age with a valid Kansas Driver's License and have no serious misdemeanor or felony convictions on their record.  Applications can be picked up at the Morton County Law Enforcement Center.  1026 Richards St., Elkhart, KS 67950 or on line.(EOE)
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Morton County Hospital Accepting Applications (04-09-2018)

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Welcome to Morton County's Official Website!

It is our mission to provide an accurate and informative site to help you discover Morton County. To provide citizens with information that will be beneficial to them.


Due to the Extreme Fire Danger Caused By Current Drought Conditions a County Wide Burn Ban is in Effect Until Further Notice.  Thank-You for your cooperation.

The Jury Trial set to begin on April 30th, 2018, has been canceled.

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A Note From The Morton County Commissioners

The Morton County Commissioners wish to express the most sincere thank you to all who were a part of stopping the wildfire that entered Morton County April 17th, 2018.   Because of the incredible outpouring of resources locally and regionally, damage from this fire was greatly reduced in our county.   A large army of dedicated and courageous people made this possible.   We would specifically like to thank the following fire department members from Elkhart, Richfield, Rolla, Texhoma, Stevens County, Texas County and the U.S Forest Service for their assistance.  We are grateful also for the tremendous voluntary response of area farmers and ranchers who brought tractors with discs, loads of water and fuel.

In addition we greatly appreciate the support and cooperation of the Morton County Road Department, Morton County Emergency Management, Morton County Sheriff and LEC, Morton County EMS, Morton County Health Department, Morton County Health Officer, Public Information Officer, Local Board of Health, Morton County IT, City of Elkhart Manager and Council Members, Elkhart Water Superintendent, Ministerial Alliance, SW Regional Coordinator with KDHE, U.S. Forest Service, Pioneer Electric, Morton County Medical Clinic and the numerous community members who provided prayers, water, food and additional support.   Your efforts saved lives and property.   WE THANK YOU!

Randy Bane, District 1
J.W. Finn, District 2
Jim Tucker, District 3

New Morton County Resource Guide (updated 04-18)

Crystal Bashford and Rhianna Eudy Shaw would like to share a new Morton County Resource Guide with you!!  This resource will be updated quarterly and/or as needed and will be available through UnitedWay 211, Morton County, Kansas Chamber of Commerce office, Morton County Extension & the Morton County Health Department.  Please feel free to share and print.  Click Here for the Resource Guide.

Market Study Analysis for the Assessment Year 2018

Pursuant to L 1991. CH279. sS2.  A study of the Residential real estate market indicated that the market is stable with no general upward or downward trend.

A study of the Commercial and Vacant lot real estate market indicated that the market is stable with no general upward or downward trend.

Values on specific properties may not follow the general trend because of changes in the property, correction of descriptive information or adjustment of values based on sales of similar properties.

In accordance with the provisions in KSA 79-1476, the Division of Property Valuation is required to annually furnish each county the results of its study relating to changes, if any, of the Use Value of agricultural land.  ¬† Changes can and do occur as a result of several factors including cropping practices, commodity prices and production costs.

Morton County Implements CodeRED Emergency Notification Service

CodeRed Emergency Notification ServiceWhat is CodeRED and why is it important to me?  CodeRED is an emergency notification service that allows emergency officials to notify residents and businesses by telephone, cell phone, text message, email and social media regarding time-sensitive general and emergency notifications.  Only authorized officials have access to the CodeRED system.  Read or listen to the alert message, view a map of the affected area.  Just Click on the CodeRED icon.
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