Governor Brownback's office released the following statement at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3:
TOPEKA – Governor Sam Brownback today announced State offices in Shawnee County will be closed on Feb. 4, 2014 in advance of a major winter storm predicted to carry with it several inches of snow followed by frigid temperatures and windy conditions.
Closing the offices will affect non-essential Executive Branch employees in the affected counties scheduled to work between 6:00 am, Tuesday, February 4, 2014 to 6:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 5, 2014.
This declaration does not include state employees in the Board of Regents, Regents Institutions, the Judicial Branch, nor the Legislative Branch of Government. Their designated representative will make a separate declaration for those employees if appropriate.
State employees can find further information at www.kansas.gov/employee.