Welcome to the Official Montgomery County Web Site
This is your source for news, information and links about Government in Montgomery County, Kansas. In creating this web site, we have tried to provide information that will be beneficial to you. These offices and the people who staff them, are here for one primary reason, to be of service to you.
Everyone in the Courthouse is pleased to have the opportunity to assist you at any time. When you are in Independence please feel free to visit us, our address is 217 E. Myrtle. We think Montgomery County is a great place to live and raise a family, and all of us at Montgomery County thank you for the privilege of serving you.
SPECIAL TEMPORARY ADA ACCOMMODATIONS
Until further notice pending completion of our repairs, any person(s) with special needs for accessibility to the court house may contact (620)-330-1190 and reasonable accommodations will be afforded them.
The Montgomery County Courthouse is closed to the public due to the flood damage caused by the freezing of a 2″ water pipe on the 3rd floor, causing excessive damages to several offices on the 1st floor, 2nd floor, and basement.
Until further notice, pending completion of our repairs, any person(s) with special needs for accessibility may call 620-330-1190 and reasonable accommodations will be afforded to them.
If anyone has a scheduled hearing with the Appraiser’s Office, please contact that office at 620-330-1150 for instructions on entering the building.
The Coffeyville Tag Office is open for taxes and Motor Vehicles. The Independence Treasurer and Tag Office is now open in the basement of the Judicial Center during the hours of 8:30 to 4:00.
The County Health Office is opened in Coffeyville to provide services for those coming to Independence.
The Court Services Office will be fully operational on Tuesday, January 9th, 2018. Use the east door of the Court House to access Court Services as this will be the only open access point. If you have any questions call Court Services at 620-330-1060.
The Register of Deeds office is currently is open and operating out of the Appraiser’s office. They have been recording deeds since the 17th of January and would be happy to be of service.
RULES CONCERNING VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WITHOUT PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP
This notice covers persons who have applied to register to vote and have not yet provided proof of citizenship. Due to recent court rulings, if you have applied to register to vote at a Kansas Division of Motor Vehicles office or if you have applied to register to vote using the “Federal Form” voter registration application (as opposed to the standard ‘state form’) and have not yet provided proof of citizenship, you are registered to vote unless you receive official notice stating otherwise. Your name will appear on the poll book for your voting location and you will be given a standard ballot. There is nothing further you need to provide unless and until you receive further notice.
If you have questions concerning your eligibility or this notice you may contact your local county election office or the Secretary of State’s office at (800) 262-8683.
Kansas VINE Victim Services
The new Kansas VINE system is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or internet to search for information regarding the custody and status of an offender and to register to receive telephone and e-mail notification when the offender’s custody status changes. The VINE toll-fee number fro the Kansas VINE system is (866) 574-8463. This service is provided to assist victims of crime who have a right to know about an offender’s custody status.
The link to the VINE website is here.
The link to the VINE mobile app is here.