This page contains official information that pertains to COVID-19.
Public Hearing Notice
Economic Development Applications
The County of Montgomery County is posting this notice for the purpose of considering an application to be submitted to county funds under the our CDBG-CV Micro-business Grant and the Regular business Grant for the effects of COVID-19 on local businesses. The funds will be available for job retention and inventory of maximum $25,000 per job for micro-businesses. And $35,000 per job retained for the regular business grant applicants. The funds will be used to purchase inventory in order to reopen and will create or retain at least 1 job. The estimated fund available will be $200,000 for the Grant Assistance to Business Entities and $300,000 for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Meal Programs. Oral and written comments will be recorded and become a part of Montgomery County CDBG Citizen Participation Plan.
The Public Hearing will be available via a zoom link which may be found at http://mgcountyks.org/ The link is active 15 minutes before the meeting will start on
May 20, 2020 at 9:15am in the Montgomery County Judicial Center basement, located at 300 E. Main Street, Independence, KS 67301.
Reasonable accommodations will be made available to persons with disabilities. Requests should be submitted to Charlotte Scott Schmidt by May 15, 2020
PRESS RELEASE – July 2, 2020
PRESS RELEASE – May 5, 2020
PRESS RELEASE – May 5, 2020
PRESS RELEASE – May 4, 2020
PRESS RELEASE – March 24, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 Virus the Homestead filing deadline has been extended to October 15, 2020. With this extended time, the Montgomery County Clerk’s staff will not be assisting the public with filing their homesteads until the Courthouse has reopened to the public.
If you have any questions please call the County Clerk’s Office at (620)-330-1200 between 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. Staff will be available to answer any questions.
State-wide Stay at Home Order Issued by Kansas State Governor’s Office
Click here to view the official order
Governor’s Executive Order Pertaining to Unemployment Insurance
Click Here to view the official order
Click Here to view the Department of Labor Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer paid leave requirements
Governor’s Church Service Guidance
Click Here to view the church service guidance issued by the Governor’s office
Clarification Statements Pertaining to Governor’s Stay At Home Executive Order
DCF News Release Pertaining To Food Assitance
Click Here to view the DCF news release pertaining to food assistance work requirements.
CRMC Press Release – March 30, 2020
Click here for the press release issued by Coffeyville Regional Medical Center on March 30, 2020
More information pertaining to the “Essential Businesses” list may be found by clicking here