CARES ACT GRANT PROGRAMS
10/14/2020 Update: The application deadline for the Small Business Working Capital Grant has been extended two weeks. The new deadline is October 30th, 2020.
Kiowa County has received its share of Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) that were allocated to state and local governments as part of the CARES Act passed by congress earlier this year. The county has allocated a substantial portion of its CRF share to a number of grant programs intended to help local businesses, nonprofits, and individual families cope with the economic impact of the Coronavirus. Grant information and applications for the three programs can be found below.
Small Business Working Capital Grant
Preventative Measures Grant
Rent/Utility Assistance Grant
For more information on the grant programs, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 620-723-1343.
Hospital Board Election Notice
Due to the Kiowa County Hospital Board no longer having Primary elections pursuant to the Resolution 2015-8 notice that two positions that will appear on the November Election ballot was omitted from the Primary Election notice. The filing deadline for these positions is June 1st at noon. Anyone interested filing for these positions please contact our office at 620-723-3366.
Public Auction Notice
The County Sheriff will be holding a public auction for the property of the Belvidere School House on May 7th at 10:00 a.m on the Courthouse steps located at 211 E Florida Ave, Greensburg.
Kiowa County partners with Code Red to provide emergency alerts to citizens. If you would like to be informed by phone, text, and/or e-mail in the event of a local emergency, please follow the link above and provide your prerferred contact methods. Please carefully review the privacy options and terms/conditions. For further information about this service, please contact Emergency Management at 620-723-4154.
Treasurer Office Operations
Even though the Courthouse is temporarily closed to the public the Treasurer’s Office Staff will still be available to assist you. Renewals can still be processed by mail, online at www.ikan.ks.gov.org, or left in the white drop box located by the east entrance to the courthouse. Tax payments can also be mailed or placed in the box. If you have title work that needs to be processed, please call our office at 620-723-2681 and we will do our best to assist you by mail or through use of the drop box. Please keep in mind that with the new process you will want to get your documents to us before the expiration date since your new registration will be sent to you by mail. Right now, we are unable to process driver’s licenses until we resume business as normal.
Clerk Office Operations
Due to the change of operations for public access which went into effect today. I wanted in inform all patrons that the Clerk’s Office/County Elections are here to assist your needs. Temporally we have set up a drop box on the east side of the Courthouse that you can use for voter registration applications, advance voting applications or Candidate filing forms. If you are needing any of those documents, please go to www.sos.kansas.gov for those mentioned forms above. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call our office at 620-723-3366. As things are changing daily please know that we will keep you updated as they come available to us.
Deeds Office Operations
Although the Courthouse is temporarily closed to the public, the Register of Deeds Staff will still be working. We will be processing mail and any documents that are left in the white drop box located on the east side of the Courthouse by the door. Our office number is (620) 723-2441. Please call if you leave a document in the drop box, and if you have any questions.