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Sep 01, 2022
Opioid Dashboard
The opioid dashboard is a website with up-to-date statics on opioid use and abuse in Saline County, information about contributing factors, education on how to identify opioid abuse and overdose, what to do to prevent it, and what resources are available and how to acce

Sep 01, 2022
Senior Services - News and Information
DID YOU KNOW… … that you can help the Senior Center fulfill its mission to foster healthful aging by joining our volunteers. We need volunteers in the dining room at lunchtime and to deliver Meals On Wheels to those who are homebound. Volunteers deliver at lunchtime t

Aug 22, 2022
28th Judicial District Community Corrections earns national achievement award for Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Saline & Ottawa Counties 28th Judicial District Community Corrections has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for clien

Aug 22, 2022
Simpson Road Closure between Magnolia and Crawford
This notice is an update on the status of the Simpson Road closure between Magnolia Road and Crawford Street.
We understand the public’s frustration with the road being closed and not seeing active construction. However, we ask for patience as we wait for the should

Aug 22, 2022
Healthy Workplace Roundtable
Are you an HR representative or executive at your company?
We want to talk to YOU!
The Saline County Health Department is hosting a Healthy Workplace Roundtable on August 25 for HR representatives and executives. This is an open forum discussion designed to share

Aug 18, 2022
Boil Water Advisory Issued for Sundowner West Mobile Home Park
TOPEKA The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the Sundowner West Mobile Home Park public water supply system located in Saline County.
Customers should observe the following precautions until further notice:
Boi

Aug 18, 2022
Fidget Quilts?!!? What the Heck is a Fidget Quilt?
Fidget quilts?!!? What the heck is a fidget quilt? Well, for the sewers in the Piece Makers at the Salina Senior Center, it’s a 15”x 25” set of squares with various “fidgety” items sewn on. What are they for? They are to help calm or soothe Alzheimer’s and dementia pati

Aug 08, 2022
Residents to begin receiving RNR Notices
RNR (Revenue Neutral Rate) Notices will start arriving in Saline County residents' mailboxes today.
"The revenue neutral rate is the tax rate for next year that would give the taxing entity the same dollar amount of property tax revenue that was collected this year w

Aug 01, 2022
Childcare Recruitment Fair

The Saline County Health Department is proud to host a Child Care Recruitment Fair Thursday, August 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. at 125 W. Elm St. 


Phillip (Phil) Smith-Hanes - County Administrator
Jul 14, 2022
Saline County Jail: Walls are going up!
Phillip (Phil) Smith-Hanes - County Administrator
Jun 06, 2022
Update on Jail Project
Phillip (Phil) Smith-Hanes - County Administrator
Mar 02, 2022
Progress continues on the new Saline County Jail and Sheriff's Office
Phillip (Phil) Smith-Hanes - County Administrator
Jan 03, 2022
Update on Jail
Phillip (Phil) Smith-Hanes - County Administrator
Oct 27, 2021
County Breaks Ground on New Jail
The Saline County Jail project took a big step forward on October 27th. Officials gathered to officially break ground on the project.
The project was approved by voters last November. A one-half percent sales tax to help pay for the new building went into effect on A
Phillip (Phil) Smith-Hanes - County Administrator
Oct 12, 2021
Saline County Jail Groundbreaking
Phillip (Phil) Smith-Hanes - County Administrator
Jul 13, 2021
Jail Project Progressing
Phillip (Phil) Smith-Hanes - County Administrator
Jun 21, 2021
Two More Milestones for Jail Project
Phillip (Phil) Smith-Hanes - County Administrator
Jun 02, 2021
County Moving to Next Phase of Jail Project
Phillip (Phil) Smith-Hanes - County Administrator
May 03, 2021
County continues to make progress on new jail
Phillip (Phil) Smith-Hanes - County Administrator
Jan 15, 2021
Jail Project Update