Statewide Listening Tour Meetings Seek Public Comment

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Secretary Roderick L. Bremby and the KDHE Executive Team will hold public listening meetings across the state starting in late September. The meetings will be held:

· Wednesday, October 1, Chanute: KDHE Southeast District Office, 1500 W. 7th, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

· Thursday, October 9, Lawrence: KDHE Northeast District Office, 800 W. 24th St., 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

· Tuesday, October 28, Dodge City: KDHE Southwest District Office, 302 W. McArtor, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

· Wednesday, October 29, Hays, KDHE Northwest District Office, 2301 E. 13th St., 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

The meetings will be to discuss health and environment related issues and seek comments from business and community partners, customers, area legislators and the public. All the meetings are free and open to the public.

Bremby and the KDHE Executive Team will provide a short agency overview and 2008 legislative recap before opening the floor for questions and comments from the public.