Morton County, Kansas 1025 Morton St., Elkhart, KS 67950-1116 Phone 1-800-697-4807

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CodeRed Emergency Notification System - Click Here To Sign Up & View Emergency Notifications
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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. And to provide citizens with information that will be beneficial to them.

Kiwanis 2015 Scholarship Application

Morton County 2015 Levy Sheet

Deadline to File for City & County Elections

If you intend to file for an elected City office the deadline is January 26, 2016, at noon.  Local office up for election ths year are:  Elkhart:  Mayor and 3 City Council positions, one from each ward.

If you plan to file for a Morton County Office the deadline is June 1, 2016, at noon.  County Offices up for election are:  Commissioner Districts 2 and 3, County Clerk, Register of Deeds, Treasurer, Sheriff and County Attorney.

As of January 14, 2016, the following individuals have filed:  Mayor, Jeremy Lavielle; City Council Ward 3, Ethan Harder.

U.S. Forest Service Issues Closure Order for Portion of Cimarron National Grassland

Access within or using any motorized vehicle on the Restricted Roads are prohibited on/within the Stirrup Oil Field on the Cimarron National Grassland.  For questions regarding the Closure contact District Ranger Lance Brown at  Read Closure order & See Map for further Details.
Map of Closed Area     Read Closure Order

Morton County Health Department Accepting Applications for Public Health Nurse II

The Morton County Health Department is accepting applications for Public Health Nurse II (a) position.  Full job description and application may be obtained at the Morton County Clerk's office 1025 Morton St Elkhart, KS 67950.  For additional information contact Rhianna Shaw, Administrator at Morton County Health Department (620) 697-2612 ext.12. E.O.E.

Job Description    Job Application

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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