PLANNING COMMISSION - The Barton County Planning Commission monthly recurring date and time has changed. Effective immediately the new regularly scheduled meeting date and time will be: The Second Thursday of every month at 9:00am in the Barton County Courthouse, First Floor Conference Room, 1400 Main, Room 107, Great Bend, Kansas, 67530. Focus is to plan for proper growth and development in Barton County through enacting planning and zoning laws for protection of public health, safety and welfare. For questions contact Judy Goreham, Barton County Zoning Administrator, Barton County Environmental Management Division, 1213 Baker, Great Bend, KS 67530. Office 620-796-4300.
L&M Contractors of Great Bend plans to begin work the week of February 13th for the replacement of a bridge deck over Cow Creek on NE 70 Road. The bridge is located on NE 70 Road approximately 1/4 mile west of NE 150 Avenue, or approximately 4.5 miles southeast of Claflin. L&M was awarded the $168,697.50 project that will involve the removal of the existing deteriorated steel bridge deck and the construction of a new reinforced concrete deck. NE 70 Road will be closed at the bridge site, and work is anticipated to last for around two months. Bridge Location Map Bridge Location Map Zoomed In
PLANNING COMMISSION - Barton County is soliciting applicants for three uncompensated positions on the Barton County Planning Commission until filled. Three Positions Term March 31, 2026. All successful applicants must reside in Barton County. Focus is to plan for proper growth and development in