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Information Technology

Bourbon County Information Technology Department
Shane Walker
Director of Information Technology

210 S National Ave
Office 12
Fort Scott, KS 66701
620-223-3800 X127

The Bourbon County Information Technology Department provides services to County Departments to aid in the effective delivery of IT services that support the business needs of the county. County Information Technology is a vital part of the organization, providing faster and better ways for our employees to do their jobs and for our residents to access our services. We continue to keep our technology current and to work with members and management of all departments to provide the computing capabilities that are needed.

Our vision is to enable each County department to better serve the public through the best and highest use of appropriate technology, using creative, progressive, and economical IT solutions with uncompromising quality, reliability and efficiency.

To provide organizational and individual leadership in IT by researching, evaluating, planning, implementing, and supporting appropriate technologies, designed to assist our County departments in accomplishing their visions and missions, and to apply technology and best practices that make the delivery of government services affordable, efficient, accessible, and responsive to the citizens of Bourbon County.


  • Continue to develop and implement IT practices in the areas of information handling, requesting and processing standards.
  • Complete and implement approved IT components of The Bourbon County Continuity of Operations Plan.
  • Perpetually refine the data and telecommunications infrastructure and its related security, and assure appropriate network performance and capacity.
  • Continually evaluate and, as appropriate, upgrade technical resources to protect against hardware and software obsolescence and assure all systems are properly supported.